Biography Of Oprah Winfrey


Oprah Winfrey

Birth name :Oprah Gail Winfrey

American Journalist and Actor

Date of birth: January 29, 1954

Place of birth: Mississippi

Height : 5' 7" (

1971 Oprah Winfrey was hired by WVOL radio in Nashville

1976 Oprah moved to Baltimore to join WJZ-TV news as a co-anchor

1978 She became co-host of WJZ-TV's "People Are Talking," while continuing to serve as anchor and news reporter.

1984 Winfrey came to Chicago to host WLS-TV's "AM Chicago"

1985 She acted in the film color Purple of Steven Spielberg, playing the role of Sofia

1986 She presented her show "The Oprah Winfrey Show" became the number one talk show in national syndication in less than a year.

1991 She initiated a campaign to establish a national database of convicted child abusers, and testified before a U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee on behalf of a National Child Protection Act. President Clinton signed the "Oprah Bill" into law in 1993, establishing the national database she had sought, which is now available to law enforcement agencies and concerned parties across the country.

2005 As a native of Mississippi, Oprah helps people that lost their homes because of  Kathrina Hurricane