NOT only is Oprah Winfrey a multi-platform media mogul but she's also become a trailblazing activist for equality across gender and race. Here's the lowdown on the international superstar who's attending the Royal Wedding between Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. Born in January , Oprah Gail Winfrey is a producer, talk show host, actress and philanthropist. Often hailed as the most influential woman in the world, Oprah was born into poverty in Mississipi to a teenage single mother and has spoken out about experiences of molestation and teenage pregnancy. Oprah is best known for the wildly popular The Oprah Winfrey Show which ran between and She's co-authored five books but is yet to release her long-awaited memoirs, originally pencilled for a release.
Stedman Graham Shares the Secret to His and Oprah Winfrey's Decades-Long Romance
Odd things about Oprah and Stedman's relationship
Oprah Winfrey and Stedman Graham have been together since , which is far longer than most celebrity marriages, yet the pair has never walked down the aisle, despite getting engaged a few years into the relationship. Instead, they found their own groove and forged a bond that works for them, even if it may look strange to outsiders…and involve a lot of Gayle King. In fact, it seems like their biggest problem is family members who like to talk to the tabloids or shop book deals about the intensely private couple. With family like that, who can blame Oprah and Stedman for keeping their inner circle tight? But that still hasn't stopped some strange tidbits about their unusual relationship from slipping out. In , Oprah and Stedman's engagement was a huge event.