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Oprah Winfrey


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Oprah Winfrey owns a business called Harpo Inc. She is the richest lady in the world.

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Oprah Winfrey

  1. 1. Oprah Winfrey By Taylor McDonald
  2. 2. <ul><li>She lived on a farm with her Grandma until she was 6 </li></ul><ul><li>Oprah learned how to read before she was 3 </li></ul><ul><li>Oprah skipped two grades and by the time she was 13 she received a scholarship to attend Nicolet High School but couldn’t afford it </li></ul><ul><li>She then ran away from home and ran the streets </li></ul><ul><li>When she was 14, she became pregnant, but lost the baby shortly after birth </li></ul><ul><li>her mother sent her to live with her father in Nashville Tennessee </li></ul><ul><li>Her father was strict and made school the main priority </li></ul><ul><li>Oprah became an honors student, was voted Most Popular Girl, joined her high school speech team, and placed second in the nation in dramatic interpretation studied communication </li></ul><ul><li>At age 18, Winfrey won the Miss Black Tennessee Beauty Pageant </li></ul><ul><li>She is now the chairman of Harpo Inc. </li></ul><ul><li>She now lives in Chicago </li></ul>
  3. 3. Some of Harpo’s competitors are Martha Stewart, the Lifetime channel, and Nickelodeon There is no stock price, financial information, or revenue listed for Harpo Inc.
  4. 4. <ul><li>Oprah owns Harpo Inc. </li></ul><ul><li>Harpo is Oprah’s name spelled backwards </li></ul><ul><li>Oprah’s company makes a TV show, they have a web site and a magazine </li></ul><ul><li>Harpo Inc. controls the entertainment business of talk show host/actress/producer Oprah Winfrey </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;The Oprah Winfrey Show&quot; is the highest-rated TV talk show in history </li></ul><ul><li>Her business is in Chicago </li></ul><ul><li>Her show can be viewed in 120 countries </li></ul><ul><li>She lives in Chicago </li></ul><ul><li>Oprah Winfrey is now the richest woman in the world </li></ul><ul><li>Oprah has 341 employees </li></ul><ul><li>Oprah’s main competitors are Martha Stewart, Lifetime channel, and Universal Studios </li></ul><ul><li>Oprah owns the Oxygen channel </li></ul><ul><li>“ The Oprah Winfrey Show” started in 1985 </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Oprah’s best selling product is her magazine </li></ul><ul><li>The magazine is titled O </li></ul><ul><li>The magazine sells for about 24 dollars for 12 issues </li></ul><ul><li>This magazine is succesful because Oprah puts her personal touches in it </li></ul><ul><li>Oprah might talk about her favorite make up or something like that </li></ul><ul><li>Harpo also has a website and Oprah owns a TV channel </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Oprah has a TV channel called Oh Oxygen </li></ul><ul><li>This channel shows mostly romantic movies </li></ul><ul><li>This channel is successful because it shows movies that most women like to watch </li></ul><ul><li>This channel is ment for women to watch and be able to chill </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Oprah is the richest woman in the world </li></ul><ul><li>She has her own TV channel and talk show </li></ul><ul><li>She also has her own magazine </li></ul><ul><li>She is a great communicator because she listens to people and turns their dreams into real life </li></ul><ul><li>She is fun, nice, sweet and caring </li></ul>