7 businesses owned by Oprah Winfrey that you probably didn’t know

Abu Mubarik July 05, 2023
Oprah Winfrey, Philanthropist and Global Media Leader, at The 2019 Women In The World Summit in New York City. Image via YouTube/Women in the World

Oprah Winfrey has established herself as one of the most renowned media personalities, not only in the US, but across the globe. She started her career in media as a teenager and eventually cemented her position as the queen of talk shows.

Her journey has been quite a roller coaster, nonetheless, she overcame challenges and trauma to reach a height where she became a global idol, icon, and entrepreneur with a net worth of over a billion dollars. 

At age 19, she landed a radio job as a co-anchor for the local evening news while in high school. She was re-assigned to the daytime talk show, which exposed her to a world of opportunities. As a talk show host, she popularized and revolutionized modern-day TV. Today, Winfrey is one of the richest women in the world.

Aside from being a media personality, she has a business life that is rarely talked about. Winfrey is a prolific investor with stakes in several businesses. Her numerous businesses and other revenue streams made her one of the earliest Black females to become a billionaire.

With the ‘Queen of talk shows’ in the spotlight, here are 7 businesses owned by Oprah Winfrey that you probably didn’t know: (Click next to continue)

Last Edited by:Sandra Appiah Updated: July 6, 2023


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