Oprah Winfrey
#410 Overall Influence

Oprah Winfrey

American businesswoman, talk show host, actress, producer, and philanthropist


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Oprah Gail Winfrey is an American talk show host, television producer, actress, author, and philanthropist. She is best known for her talk show, The Oprah Winfrey Show, broadcast from Chicago, which was the highest-rated television program of its kind in history and ran in national syndication for 25 years from 1986 to 2011. Dubbed the "Queen of All Media", she was the richest African American of the 20th century and North America's first black multi-billionaire, and she has been ranked the greatest black philanthropist in American history. By 2007, she was sometimes ranked as the most influential woman in the world.

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University of Tennessee, Knoxville
University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Public university in Knoxville, Tennessee, United States

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Tennessee State University
Tennessee State University

Public land-grant university in Nashville, Tennessee, United States

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