Here are some of her Trivia.
"O" and "Deepak Oprah" are her two
Wa born at 7:51 PM EST.
Her original name Orpah was misspelled on her birth certificate.
Began her career in broadcasting at age 19.
Got her first pair of shoes in 1959 at age 6.
Learned to read at age 2½.
Was the youngest news anchor and the first African-American
female news anchor at Nashville's WTVF-TV.
In 1986 she was nominated for an Academy Award for Best
Supporting Actress for her role as Sofia in Steven Spielberg's
epic adaptation of Alice Walker's award-winning novel The Color
Was once chosen to serve on a murder trial jury in Chicago,
Starts The Angel Network, an organization that collects millions
of dollars a year for charities.
Publishes her own magazines "O, The Oprah Magazine" and "O at
Home," and has the women's cable television network dubbed
Was the recipient of the first Bob Hope Humanitarian Award at
the 2002 Emmy Awards.
According to the 2005 Forbes Magazine Issue, she is believed to
be worth over $1.3 billion.
Listed in Entertainment Weekly's list of the Most Powerful
People in Industry; #1 in 1998 and #6 in 1999, becoming the only
African-American woman performer ranked that high.
Has become the first woman in history to own and produce her own
Listed as one of twelve "Promising New Actors of 1985" in John
Willis' Screen World, Vol. 37.
She's been reported to receive $130,000,000 for continuing her
talk show through the 1999-2000 TV season. [15 September 1997]
Chosen as one of the 50 Most Beautiful People in the World by
People magazine. 
Was elected to the National Women's Hall of Fame in Seneca, NY.
Along with Stedman Graham they're teaching "Dynamics of
Leadership" class at Northwestern University's Kellogg Graduate
School of Management. [fall 1999]
Received an honorary National Book Award for her "influential
contribution to reading and books." [October 1999]
Was awarded (lst) 50th Anniversary Medal by National Book
Foundation, NYC, Nov 1999.
Builds Harpo Productions, Inc., which name is Oprah spelled
backwards and also the name of a character in her debut film
"The Color Purple" (1985) played by Willard E. Pug.
Has had a baby when she was just 14 and after 2 weeks the baby
died from complications of being born 2 months premature.
Involved in the passage of the "Oprah Bill" in early 1990s,
which was later signed into law by President Bill Clinton and is
aimed at stopping child abuse.
In February 2003 she was listed in Forbes Billionare list,
making her the first African American woman to do so.
Ranked #1 on VH1's list of the "200 Greatest Pop Culture Icons"
By 2004, her net worth is estimated to be at around 1.1 billion
USD, while in 2005 Forbes magazine mentions her net worth is
Has never married, but has lived with her partner Steadman
Earned a spot on the Vanity Fair Best-Dressed list for a second
year in a row by March 2005.
Has been listed on People magazine's annual "50 Most Beautiful
People" list conducted in April 2005.
Ranked the World's Most Powerful Celebrity in the roll of who's
who and how much they have, published by Forbes magazine in June
Received the National Freedom Award in November 2005 from
National Civil Rights Museum for her work to improve the lives
of poor children in Africa.
Released "The Oprah Winfrey Show: 20th Anniversary DVD
Collection" via Winfrey's Harpo Productions Inc. as a way to
celebrate the 20th anniversary of her show (July 2005).
Was one among few celebrities who have made it onto Forbes
magazine's 400 Richest People in America, in which she came at
4th with $1.4 billion fortunes (September 2005).
Agreed to invest more than $1 million in a Broadway musical
version of Steven Spielberg's "The Color Purple", for which she
ever performed and was nominated for an Oscar (September 2005).
Received the Founders Award from the International Academy of
Television for her international broadcast career and
philanthropic initiatives in November 2005.
In December 2005 her private plane was forced to make an
emergency landing in Santa Barbara after a collision with a bird
cracked the windshield.
Has been named as one of the Top Newsmakers for 2005 by US TV
show Access Hollywood (December 2005).
In February 2006 she signed a three-year, $55 million deal with
XM Satellite Radio Holdings Inc. to introduce a channel on the
top U.S. subscription radio service called "Oprah And Friends."
Ranked 562nd on the Forbes Magazine's list of Richest Americans
issued in March 2006.