Oprah Winfrey

Founder at The Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy Foundation

Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Winfrey

Founder at The Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy Foundation

Overview
Career Highlights

The Oprah Winfrey Network LLC
Harpo Productions, Inc.
The Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy Foundation

RelSci Relationships

379

Primary Location

Antigua and Barbuda

Number of Boards

10

Birthday

01/29/1954 - Kosciusko, MS, United States

Age

66

Number of Awards

83

Estimated Net Worth

$3.1B

Interests

Artwork Collecting

Relationships
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Co-Host, CBS This Morning at CBS News, Inc.

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Employee at The Oprah Winfrey Charitable Foundation

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Director at The Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy Foundation

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President, Director & General Manager at The Oprah Winfrey Network LLC

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Director at The Oprah Winfrey Foundation

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Chairman at The Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy Foundation

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Former Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at One Digaital Media (Pty) Ltd.

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Former Chief Operating Officer at WW International, Inc.

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Former Vice President/General Counsel at The Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy Foundation

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President at University of London - The School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)

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Oprah Winfrey
Founder at The Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy Foundation
Career History
Special Contributor
2017 - Current
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
2009 - Current

The Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN), named after talk-show presenter Oprah Winfrey, is an American general entertainment television channel produced by Harpo Productions and Discovery Communications. It debuted on January 1, 2011, in approximately 80 million homes, replacing the former Discovery Health Channel (DHC). The programming includes a mix of original programs, strips, specials, documentaries and acquired movies. In late 2012, Tyler Perry partnered with the Oprah Winfrey Network to provide it with scripted television programming. In 2013, one of Perry's television series for OWN The Haves and the Have Nots achieved record-setting ratings for the network.

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The Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls - South Africa is a female boarding school founded in January 2007 and located in Henley on Klip near Meyerton, south of Johannesburg, South Africa. The academy was founded by Oprah Winfrey with the goal of providing educational and leadership opportunities for academically gifted girls from impoverished backgrounds. Through personal donations made by Ms. Winfrey, the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy Foundation contributed more than US$40 million toward the Academy's creation. The Foundation will continue to operate the school and its boarding facilities. The Foundation is a Section 21A company registered in South Africa, as well as an Illinois not-for-profit corporation and a US 501(c)(3).

Political Donations
$35.8K
2012
$2,300
2007
$5,000
1997
Investments
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Apeel Technology, Inc. operates as a biotechnology company. It offers Edipeel and Invisipeel solutions. The firm specializes in sustainable technologies, crops, food, agricultural services, health, environment and organic. The company was founded by James Rogers in 2012 and is headquartered in Santa Barbara, CA.

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WayWire LLC provides cloud-based video curation solutions to the online publishing, non profit, community, and ad network markets. It solution enables website to curate, upload, and aggregate content. The company was founded by Cory A. Booker, Nathan A. Richardson and Sarah Ross in 2012 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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Oxygen Media LLC operates female-focused cable television network stations. It is a multiplatform lifestyle brand that delivers relevant and engaging content to young women. The firm provides Bad Girls Club, It Takes A Killers, Snapped, Killision Course, Last Squad Standing and The Battle of The Ex-Besties shows. The company was founded by Marcy Carsey, Geralsine B. Laybourne, Caryn Mandabach and Oprah G. Winfrey in 1998 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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Co-Chief Executive Officer & Director at IMG Worldwide, Inc.

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Managing Partner at Creative Artists Agency LLC

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Founder at Pat McGrath Labs

Awards & Honors
Rank #298
2018
Forbes Magazine - 400 Richest People in America
Rank #51
2018
Fortune Magazine - 50 Most Powerful Women in Business
2018
Hollywood Foreign Press Association - Cecil B. DeMille Award
Events
Attendee
Sun Valley, ID, United States
2012 Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference

The Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference is an annual conference hosted and wholly independently funded by private investment firm Allen & Company. The conference has taken place in Sun Valley, Idaho for one week each July since 1983. The conference typically features business leaders, political figures, and major figures in the philanthropic and cultural spheres.

Attendee
Sun Valley, ID, United States
2011 Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference

The Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference is an annual conference hosted and wholly independently funded by private investment firm Allen & Company. The conference has taken place in Sun Valley, Idaho for one week each July since 1983. The conference typically features business leaders, political figures, and major figures in the philanthropic and cultural spheres. Previous conference guests have included Bill and Melinda Gates, Warren and Susan Buffett, Tony Blair, Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin, Allen alumni and former Philippine Senator Mar Roxas, Google CEO Eric Schmidt, Yahoo! co-founder Jerry Yang, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, Media Mogul Rupert Murdoch, eBay CEO Meg Whitman, BET founder Robert Johnson, Time Warner Chairman Richard Parsons, NBA player LeBron James, entertainer Dan Chan, Katharine Graham of The Washington Post, Diane Sawyer, InterActiveCorp Chairman Barry Diller, Linkedin co-founder Reid Hoffman, and Washington Post CEO Donald E. Graham.

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