Oprah Winfrey

By Trevor6
  • Oprah Winfrey's birth

    Oprah was born to an unwed teenage mother and spent her first years at her grandmothers farm in kosciusko.
  • Oprahs early influence

    Oprah lived a hard life as a child. Oprahs parents were strict and Oprah lived with her grandmother intel her mother found a job
  • Oprahs early influence

    Oprah lived a hard life but learned to do things at an early age. Oprah learned to read at the age of three and was reciting Bible verses at local Churches.
  • Oprah as a young adult

    In 1971 Oprah was chosen to attend the white house confrence on youth of colorado and represent tennessee with another student.
  • Oprah as a young adult

    In 1976 Oprah moved to Baltimore to join WJZ-TV news as a co-anchor, there she co-hosted her first talk show.
  • Oprahs influence on the world

    Oprah influenced the world by becoming the first African American women to host a talk show.
  • Oprahs online start

    Oprah Online” started on American Online (AOL) in partnership with ABC
    1996 Became co-author of the book A Journal of Daily Renewal.
  • Oprahs annocment

    Oprah announced the start of her successful on-air book club
    1997 Formation of Oprah’s Angel Network encouraging people to make charitable contributions and volunteer work.
  • Oprahs fundraiser

    In 2008 presidential election Oprah endorsed a poolitical candidate for the first time, hosting a fundrasier for senator Barack Obama.
  • First black TV host

    Oprah Winfrey Became the first woman and the only black on Forbes list of 400 richest Americans.