The media mogul's meteoric rise to success
A truly inspirational role model, billionaire Oprah Winfrey has battled through grinding poverty and a troubled childhood to become the most powerful woman in TV and a shining example of the American Dream. Today, the media mogul is worth a stunning $2.6 billion (£2bn). Read on to discover more about Oprah Winfrey's incredible rags-to-riches journey. All dollar amounts are US dollars.