Oprah Winfrey Accomplishments

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Oprah Winfrey, Might you know whom she is? Oprah is many things. She is an actress, a talk show host, media executive, movie producer, publishing executive, and philanthropist. At birth her name was Orpah, later on it was changed to Oprah. Oprah Winfrey was born in Kosciusko Mississippi on January 29th in 1954. She grew up on a farm. She is famous for numerous reasons, her show and her magazine also has put an impact on this world by having large fundraisers and donations, also for various other reasons. Winfrey went threw a depression over her weight. She was 54 years old and weighed a sad 200 pounds. She learned that she had hypothyroidism. That gave her sleeping issues, thyroid problems, and others. She overcame it and learned that as…show more content…
Winfrey won many nominations, and awards. Such as, Most Popular Daytime Show Host, Best Supporting Actress, Golden Globe, Oscars, Emmy (more than 40 times), Best Daytime Talk Show Host (won many times), Number One Talk Show Host for twenty-one seasons, Television performed of the year, Favorite Television Performer of the Year (people choice awards), 100 most influential people in the world, Academy award and many others. She is a big Philanthropist, she speaks to churches, schools, and at many other places. When she graduated from East High, she received a scholarship to Tennessee State. In high school Oprah had many accomplishments, she broadcasted, and also was the leader of the school's student council. Winfrey received a Bachelor of Arts in college. She acted in a couple movies, for example, The Color Purple, and Beloved. She started her own magazine, a book club, and radio incorporation. All of those became very successful. Later on Oprah began to put on weight, she had a hard time and later on last sixty pounds. She was relived, happy, and didn't feel like she needed to hide herself. Oprah was named "America's 25 Most Influential People". Some people refer to Oprah the "world's biggest piggy bank", because how many donations she gives. Oprah has too many things that she has accomplished in her life, and some soon to come for me to

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