Oprah Winfrey : by Tynajah Thomas
Oprah Gail Winfrey was born on jan.29, 1954 in Kosciusko, Mississippi. After a trouble adolescence in a small farming community,where she was sexually abused by a number of male relatives and friends of her mother vernita, she moved to Nashville to live with her father, veron a barber and began working in radio and television broadcasting in Nashville. In 1974, Oprah Winfrey moved to Baltimore, Maryland , where she hosted the tv chat show people are talking. her success led to nationwide fame and a role in steven spiel bergs 1985 film the color purple for which she was nominated for an academy award for best supporting actress. billionaire Oprah Winfrey is best known for hosting her own internationally popular talk show from 1986. Oprah Winfrey is a talented person because she host her own show and can be an actress at the same time.