[From The National Enquirer, print edition, August 27, 2007] I wonder how much Oprah is leaving to her bff Gail?
However, the East Asian may, given the imprecision of genetic testing, actually be Native American markers.
After Winfrey's birth, her mother traveled north and Winfrey spent her first six years living in rural poverty with her maternal grandmother, Hattie Mae (Presley) Lee (April 15, 1900 – February 27, 1963), who was so poor that Winfrey often wore dresses made of potato sacks, for which the local children made fun of her.
Don’t ask me how a handful of animals expected to live less than 20 years can go through $30 million, unless they have a team of experts at their disposal daily, as if they would know the difference.
The $30 million Oprah is said to be leaving her dogs is a bargain compared to the $250 million her maybe-boyfriend of 21 years, Stedman Graham, is said to have received as a “keep quiet or else” severance package.
Working her way into a position as one of the most popular hosts in American TV, she made a national debut of "The Oprah Winfrey Show" 9/08/1986.
By 1999, her fortune was estimated at 5 million, making her one of America's richest women.
Oprah Winfrey and partner Stedman Graham never married, but the two are celebrating 30 years together this year.
Dish Nation honors their union with some fun facts about the long-term couple.
Her grandmother taught her to read before the age of three and took her to the local church, where she was nicknamed "The Preacher" for her ability to recite Bible verses.