A successful entrepreneur, actress, producer, and talk show hostess, Oprah Winfrey is a household name across the world. Here are five more facts about the Mississippi-born star that you may not already know.
1. Oprah was the first African American woman to be listed on the Forbes Billionaires list.
2. She hosted 4,561 episodes of The Oprah Winfrey Show, which concluded its 25-year run in May 2011.
3. Approximately 40 million viewers tuned in to see her talk show every week.
4. Her alma mater is Tennessee State University.
5. Winfrey has homes in Chicago, Illinois; Montecito, California; Rolling Prairie, Indiana; and Telluride, Colorado.