Oprah Winfrey Was Born on January 29,1954 In Kosciusko Ms. She is Best know as a Speaker. In 2004 Oprah hosted the Nobel Prize concert. in 2005 The color purple was made into a broadway musical.In 2006 February ninth she signed a 3-year contract with XM Satelitte Radio.Oprah was named as the greatest woman in American history as part of the Greatest Americans in which she ranked in 9th place in the list of Greatest Americans. Oprah also appeared in the Tv show Drake&Josh. Oprah Winfrey is best known for hosting her own internationally popular talk show from 1986 to 2011. She is also an actress, philanthropist, publisher and producer.Winfrey is a dedicated activist for children's rights; in 1994, President Clinton signed a bill into law that Winfrey had proposed to Congress, creating a nationwide database of convicted child abusers. She founded the Family for Better Lives foundation and also contributes to her alma mater, Tennessee State University. In September 2002, Oprah was named the first recipient of the Acandemts Television Arts & Sciences' Bob Hope Humanitarian Award.