Oprah Winfrey (biography)
Birthday: 29/01/1954 Year
Place of birth: Kosciusko, Mississippi, United States
Nationality: United States
Height: 169 cm
Weight: 65 kg
Original name: Oprah Gail Winfrey
The most influential woman US
The most popular Oprah was thanks to his show ‘Oprah Winfrey Show’ (The Oprah Winfrey Show), which aired from 1986 to 2011. and became one of the most popular TV show in the history of American television. To date, Winfrey has the title of ‘Queen of the world media’, is one of the most influential celebrities world, and is recognized as the richest black woman of the XX century with a fortune of 2.8 billion dollars; Oprah is also among the most generous philanthropists in the world. According to many experts, Oprah Winfrey is the most influential woman in the world, but other experts spread its influence only in the United States, leaving the world championship for Angela Merkel (Angela Merkel). In 2013, the year Winfrey was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, which she received from the hands of the president; This award was the official recognition of its loyalty to the White House administration of US President. According to unofficial statistics, political activities Oprah Winfrey during the election campaign of 2008 brought the Democratic Party more than 1 million votes.
Oprah Winfrey – American television host, political and social activist, producer and philanthropist.
Oprah Winfrey was born January 29, 1954-the year in Kosciusko, Mississippi (Kosciusko, Mississippi). Her mother was pregnant at the time she was a teenager, and his father was a miner, who later became the military, and after returning to the United States began working hairdresser. Together with her mother, she moved to the north of the United States, where my grandmother grew up. Recalls his childhood Oprah with tears in her eyes, it often pestered her brothers and uncles, as well as their friends; 9 years she had been raped, and at 14 she became pregnant. Despite the problems in the family, the girl loved school and was interested in literature and other subjects. As a teenager, she moved to live with his father, who made his life a priority education Oprah: he helped her with homework and only because of his care after graduating from high school she was able to enroll in the University of Tennessee. By that time, Winfrey is fond of journalism and worked in radio – later it was her talent for public speaking at the girl drew the attention of producers. However, accustomed to achieving everything herself, Oprah has proved in his youth, was not ready to rely on anyone but itself: a radio station in Chicago, Illinois (Chicago, Illinois), which was the first place to work Oprah, with the arrival of a talented leading fast start to gain popularity, then to become the most popular urban radio station, and on a wave of popularity Winfrey founded her media company ‘Harpo Productions’, which later became one of the largest companies in the United States, but around the world. The name of her Oprah also invented myself – it’s her name written backwards. Today, the company consists of separate compartments: the largest and most well-known ‘Harpo Films’, and ‘Harpo Radio, Inc.’, ‘Harpo Print, LLC’ and 50 per cent of the channel ‘Oprah Winfrey Network’.
Great fame Oprah Winfrey received through their influence on the political situation in the United States. So, in 2008, she supported the Democratic Party and its candidate – at that time still quite unknown Barack Obama (Barack Obama). Experts believe that a huge proportion of its electoral success belongs to Oprah, who not only believed in his program, but failed to convince his audience that Obama – just the president, which requires every American. ‘Oprah has more influence than any politician, president of the university and religious leaders – except, perhaps, the Pope’ – wrote about the media tycoon in the magazine ‘Vanity Fair’.
Since 1994. Winfrey is engaged in spiritual activities, but her views on righteousness does not repeat the usual dogma of the church and Christianity, to which Americans are accustomed. Focused on the female audience, philosophy Oprah has become extremely popular in the early 2000s, and even became a topic for the book ‘The Gospel According to Oprah’.
During the war in Iraq Oprah strongly disagreed with the government, arguing that their policy is contrary to the ideas of peace, which are the basis of modern culture of America. However, experience has shown that the public was not ready for criticism of the government, and any attempt Winfrey were in vain.
Charity was an important part of its activities since the early years of his career. Remembering his difficult childhood, Oprah supports a huge number of organizations, so that by 2012, the total amount of donations it closer to $ 400 million. In the same year she joined the list of the greatest philanthropists ’50 America ‘, becoming the first African-American woman on the list.
To date, Oprah Winfrey continues to work on television and is actively involved in the life of the country. According to experts, it is the most powerful woman in America, avoiding the popular first lady Michelle Obama and Hillary Clinton (Hillary Clinton).
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