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WE ARE WHO WE BELIEVE WE ARE; THE STORY OF OPRAH WINFREY Family wealth or privileged background does not quantify this billionaire’s unparalleled success. Beyond wealth and accolades, Oprah's story is not only self-inspiring but a wake-up call to many people worldwide. Oprah Winfrey's net worth now stands at an estimated 3.1 billion, according to Forbes. Oprah Gayle Winfrey was born in rural Mississippi to a teenage single mother in the year 1954. She grew up in Milwaukee with her grandmother but was always moving houses between her mother's and grandmother's places. The living conditions were nothing short of elevated poverty indexes, surviving with no water or electricity. These conditions were hardly a recipe for billionaire status. They say we thrive by using what we have, not lingering on what we might have had. By focusing on school, working at a radio station, proceeding to the radio’s affiliate in Baltimore, Oprah was using what

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