The life of Oprah Winfrey is itself an example which work as a source of motivation for people who have suffered a lot throughout their lives and are still looking for opportunities.We have been including her as one of the richest women in the world, and here comes a glimpse of the journey that has changed her life completely.
Oprah Winfrey-As the world knows her
Oprah Winfrey is one of the most famous philanthropists of this world and is recognized by hundreds and thousands of people all around the globe, as she has created the most outstanding school for girls located in South Africa. Almost all of the celebrities has started their lives from zero but Oprah Winfrey have lived the most unfortunate childhood among all but once she had her part of money she has used it for the betterment of the people and the world that has gotten her the kind of clarity she always needed.
The early age hardships
She was born in 1954 in the house of two unmarried teenagers in Kosciusko, Mississippi. Her family was a Baptist family and it was due to her mother that her name was Oprah since it is a name from the bible. Her parents were still figuring out their options when she was born and so she had to live with her grandmother until she was six years old. When her grandmother died she moved back in with her parents and other three half-brothers.
During the time she used to live with her mother, she got abused by many of her relatives that her family actually trusted. This abuse started at the age of nine and it was because of these calamities that she was a very hard to handle teenager. She used to run away from her house and break glasses just so she could buy herself more stylish ones. She even got pregnant at the age of fourteen and but the baby sadly died after the birth.
The beginning of her career
She then joined a high school in Nashville, Tennessee and became an excellent student. She used to take part in the international competitions of her school and it was due to her incredible speaking manner she earned a scholarship to the Tennessee State University. And from this point on, she started become the kind of celebrity that we all are aware of today. She became a major part of the news anchoring business right after that and was positioned as an anchor in Baltimore as the co-anchor of the six o’clock news. After 26 years of non-stop exertions and pains she is now one of the most powerful women of the world and is among the 100 people who have influenced the 20th century the most. She is the perfect example of “from zero to hero” and is the biggest example of hard work and triumph.
So much has she faced and still stand firm enough to serve humanity equally,this is what her followers appreciate about her.