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Oprah Winfrey (An Entrepreneur )


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Its about OPRAH WINFREY ,her life,her venture and lessons given by her for being successful in business.

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Oprah Winfrey (An Entrepreneur )

  2. 2. WHO IS OPRAH WINFREY ?  Oprah Gail Winfrey is an American entrepreneur, TV show host, actress, producer, and philanthropist.  She's the chairman of Harpo, Inc.  She is the only African American billionaire with an estimated net worth of $2.9 billion.  She's the first black woman to own and run a television network, OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. Launched on January 1, 2011 .
  3. 3. TIMELINE ….  Born : January 29,1954.  1970: at age 19 she became the first African woman to anchor the news in Nashville at WTVF.  1984: became the host of AM Chicago.  1986: The Oprah Winfrey show was born.  1988: Harpo studios was established.
  4. 4.  1993: Bill Clinton signed the “Oprah Bill” which was the national child protection.  1997: Oprah’s Angel network was founded.  2000: Oprah started her magazine O,the Oprah magazine.  2004: O at home her home magazine was published.
  5. 5. HER BEGINNING Winfrey was born into poverty in rural Mississippi to a teenage single mother and later raised in an inner-city Milwaukee neighborhood. She experienced considerable hardship during her childhood.
  6. 6. OPRAH AT COLLEGE  Oprah began her college at Tennessee State in 1972  She won the “Miss Black Tennessee beauty pageant”  Was offered an on-air job at WVOL, a radio station serving the African American community in Nashville  Auditioned for a television show and “became the first black person ever to be a news –show anchor on Nashville television”
  7. 7. HITTING THE BIG TIME  1976, she moved to Baltimore she co-hosted her first talk show , People are Talking.  In 1984,she was invited to Chicago to host a faltering half -hour morning program on WLS-TV.  In less than a year ,she turned AM Chicago into the hottest show in town, The format was soon expanded to an hour ,and in september1985 it was renamed The Oprah Winfrey show .  The Oprah Winfrey show broadcast nationally, and quickly become the number one talk show in national syndication.
  8. 8. THE OPRAH WINFREY SHOW The Oprah Winfrey Show is the highest-rated TV talk show in history, seen in 110 countries and was internationally syndicated from 1986 to 2011. The series finale of The Oprah Winfrey Show aired on May 25, 2011.
  9. 9. ENTERTAINMENT ENTREPRENEUR  In 1988, Oprah founded her own production facility, Harpo Studios which employs around 250 full-time people in television and film production, magazine publishing, and online media.  She is also co-founder of Oxygen Media, which operates the Oxygen Network, a cable network for women reaching more than 54 million viewers.
  10. 10. MOVIES:  In 1985 Oprah gave a breakout performance as "Sofia" in Stephen Spielberg's The Color Purple, garnering both Golden Globe and Oscar nominations.  In 1990, she founded Harpo Films to work on projects based on contemporary and classic literature  Harpo has a long-term deal with ABC to produce the "Oprah Winfrey Presents" telefilms.
  11. 11. O MAGAZINE:  In 2000, in partnership with Hearst Magazines, Oprah launched O, The Oprah Magazine, a monthly magazine.  It become one of today's top women's lifestyle publications.  It now has a circulation of more than two million monthly readers  Fortune called it "the most successful startup ever in the industry".  In 2004, she launched O at Home, a seasonal home design magazine.
  12. 12. INTERNET INNOVATOR  With three million users per month generating 45 million page views, is one of the top women's lifestyle websites.  It's also the home of Oprah's Book Club, now the largest book club in the world with more than half a million members.  It's also the home of Live Your Best Life, an multimedia section featuring Oprah's personal life stories, life lessons, and an interactive workbook.
  13. 13. OPRAH’S GENEROSITY  Gives presents to children in Africa during Christmas time where she is known as”Mama Oprah”  She donates funds to historically black colleges all over U.S  She is known for giving away elaborate gifts to her guests and audience members
  14. 14. MONEY MONEY MONEY……..!!!!  Net Worth:$2.9 Billion  Annual Salary:$300 Million Per Year  The Oprah Winfrey Show:$315,000,000/year Winfrey owns: - a beautiful apartment in Chicago, - a big house in New Jersey, - an estate in Florida, - a ski house in Colorado, - a house in Douglasville, Georgia, and land on Maui, Hawaii and Antigua. -currently lives on “The Promised Land” where she has 14 bathrooms and 10 exquisite fireplaces.
  15. 15. AWARDS AND ACHIEVEMENTS  1987:First Emmy award for best talk/service show host and best show.  1989:Entertainer of the year award from The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People's  1991:Initiated the National Child Protection Act  1995:won an Emmy for Best Talk Show -Best Host for the second year in a row, -Became the first woman and the only black on Forbes list of 400 richest Americans  1996:The George Foster Peabody's Individual Achievement Award
  16. 16.  1998:A Lifetime Achievement Award from the Daytime Emmy Awards  2002:The Bob Hope Humanitarian Award  2005: Oprah was named by Time magazine as one of the 100 most influential people of the year  2011: the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award -Ranked in 9th place in public poll of the greatest Americans -First black person listed by Business Week as one of America's top 50 most generous philanthropists -she is the only person to have been included in the list of Time Magazine's 100 Most Influential People in the World, all eight
  17. 17. 15 INSPIRING BUSINESS LESSONS FROM OPRAH WINFREY 1.) Be True to Your Self 2.) Respond to Prejudice with Excellence 3.) If You Haven’t Fallen, You Haven’t Walked 4.) Find the Good in the Bad 5.) Challenge the Status Quo 6.) Follow Your Gut 7.) Make Your Own Luck 8.) Help Yourself by Helping Others 9.) Say “Thank You” More
  18. 18. 10.) Know How to Slow Down 11.) Choose Your Friends Wisely 12.) There is No Big Secret 13.) It’s Easier to Succeed While Doing What You Love 14.) Own Everything You Do 15.) You’re In Charge
  19. 19. She appears on every list of the world’s leading opinion-makers, and has been rightly called “THE MOST POWERFUL ENTERPRENUER WOMAN IN THE WORLD”