Born: January 29,1954 Kosciusko, Mississippi, United States
Height: 5 feet 5 inches
Biography: Oprah Winfrey is an American talk show host, actress, producer and philanthropist. She is most known for her very popular multiple-award-winning talk show The Oprah Winfrey Show. She has also acted in Steven Spielberg's The Color Purple (1985). For her performance in this movie, Winfrey won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. In 1998, Winfrey produced and starred in the film Beloved. She has also lent her voice for animation films such as Charlotte's Web (2006), Bee Movie (2007) and The Princess and the Frog (2011). The talk show host has also co-authored five books and also published magazines. In the year 2013, Oprah Winfrey was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Barack Obama and also an honorary doctorate degree from Harvard University. Touted as the Queen of All Media, she has been ranked the richest African-American of the 20th century. She has made it to the list of Forbes’ most worlds’ most powerful people. In addition, Forbes' international rich list has Winfrey as the world's only black billionaire (2004-2006), thus making her the first black woman billionaire in world history.