Saturday, September 10, 2011

Oprah Winfrey ethnicity

Orpah Winfrey ethnicity African American.
She is ethnic background of Liberian and Native American / Black.

Oprah Winfrey
Born name's: Oprah Gail Winfrey
Age: 57
Date of Birth: 29 January, 1954
Birthplace: Kosciusko, Mississippi
Nationality: American
Religion: Protestant
Height: 5' 6½" (169 cm)

Known for:
    first African American syndicated talk show host
    first African American woman billionaire (Forbes, 2003) Now make a year 315 Million Dollars
Net worth: 2.8 Billion Dollars
    The Oprah Winfrey Show, Harpo Productions, O Magazine, Oxygen Network
    Oprah's Angel Network, Oprah's Book Club
    campaign for the "Oprah Bill" (1993), providing a national database of convicted child abusers

Background, Family:
    Father: Vernon Winfrey (coal miner, barber)
    Mother: Vernita Lee (maid)
    Born in Kosciusko, Mississippi, to parents who were not married, Oprah Winfrey moved at age six from her grandmother's Mississippi farm to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with her mother, and at age fourteen to Nashville, Tennessee, to live with her father.
    Oprah Winfrey has never married; her long-time companion is Stedman Graham, a business executive, educator, speaker, and writer. Oprah was pregnant at fourteen but lost the baby soon after birth.
Father: Vernon Winfrey (barber, city councilman, possibly not Oprah's biological father)
Mother: Vernita Lee (never married father)
Mother: Stepmother: Zelma Winfrey (d. 1996)
Sister: Patricia (half-sister)
Son: (d. 1968 at age two weeks, when Oprah was 14)
Boyfriend: Roger Ebert (dated in 1970s)
Boyfriend: John Tesh (dated in 1970s)
Boyfriend: Stedman Graham (self-help author, cohabiting since 1986)


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