Oprah Winfrey Net Worth

Oprah Winfrey Net Worth

How much is Oprah Winfrey Worth?

Net Worth:$3.5 Billion
Age:66 years
Country of Origin:United States of America
Source of Wealth:Professional Talk Show Host
Last Updated:2020

Oprah Winfrey’s Net Worth in 2020


Oprah Winfrey’s net worth is 3.5 Billion dollars as of 2020. Oprah Gail Winfrey is an American media mogul, talk show host, actress, television producer, and philanthropist.

Oprah Winfrey was born on January 29, 1954, in Kosciusko, Mississippi, to mother; Vernita Lee (1935–2018) as Orpah Gail Winfrey. Her name was spelled Orpah (not Oprah), but people regularly mispronounced it as Oprah, so she accepted “Oprah” as her name.

How Oprah Winfrey makes her money

Oprah Winfrey
Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Winfrey is a businesswoman and media mogul well known for her talk show host, “The Oprah Winfrey Show,”. Oprah has a net worth of 3.5 Billion dollars as of 2020, making her America’s richest self-made women in history. 

Oprah Winfrey’s the only Black woman billionaire in the United States of America.  

How Oprah Winfrey became a billionaire? Her national television talk show “The Oprah Winfrey Show” was the highest-rated television show of its kind in history. She has been the Chairwoman and CEO of Harpo Productions since 1986 and the Chairwoman, CEO, and CCO of the Oprah Winfrey Network since 2011. She is popularly regarded as the “Queen of All Media.” 

Oprah was born into poverty. She started her career on the radio while still in high school. By age 19, she became the co-anchor for the local evening news. She was eventually transferred to the daytime talk show arena, which kick-started her very successful talk show career. 

Oprah became a self-made millionaire at the age of 32 after her famous talk show received national syndication.

Currently, Oprah Winfrey has a very highly lucrative diversified media empire that earns her about 315 million dollars per year. She was rated the richest African American of the 20th century and first black multi-billionaire in North America. 

Apart from being a talk show host, Oprah is also an actress and a producer. She made her film debut in 1985 with the film “The Color Purple.” Oprah Winfrey had since starred in more than 20 movies and television series, some of which are: Native Son (1986), The Women of Brewster Place (1989), Brewster Place (1990), Ellen (1997), Before Women Had Wings(1997), Beloved (1998) and The Butler (2013). 

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