Oprah Winfrey, what an amazing and influential personality! Agree? I know the answer is yes.
Most of us know Oprah Winfrey as a TV host of the show, The Oprah Winfrey Show. But she is not only a host, actor, producer, author but also a survivor. Being raped at the age of 9 and pregnant at 14 is certainly not easy. But our favorite Oprah survived. She is the first black multi-millionaire in America. Crazy fans of Oprah not only want to know everything about her but also the people closely related to her.
Here, we gathered some information about the Family Life of Oprah Winfrey
Oprah Winfrey’s Mother: Oprah was born to a teenage woman named Vernita Lee in 1954. Vernita was only 14 when she became pregnant. She worked as a housemaid. She died at the age of 83 on 22 November 2018 in her home.
The relationship of Oprah with her mother was quite complicated. Once in an interview, Oprah revealed that she didn’t want to be a mother because she was not cared well.
Oprah Winfrey’s Father:
Oprah called Vernon her dad. Her father lived in Nashville. When Oprah was sexually assaulted, she turned to her father in Nashville. Vernor was a former Army man. He also worked as an actor in the movie named Charlie War. Oprah credits her father for motivating her to pursue her education.
Oprah Winfrey’s love:
Stedman Graham was born to Jacobs Graham on 6 March 1951. He is an American businessman, author, and speaker.
Oprah and Stedman Graham met each other at a charity event in Chicago in 1986 and start dating. They got engaged in 1992 and were about to marry the same year, but the marriage never took place. The couple has been together for 30 years. Oprah once in an interview said that if we married, we would not be together today.
Graham on the show of Ellen said:
“ I’m dedicated to her happiness, so that’s great for her, and I want her to be the best she can be, and she’s done a pretty good job of doing it.”
Patricia Lee: Patricia Lee was born to Vernita Lee and Willie Right on 26 April 1963. At the time of Patricia’s birth, Vernita was already living a hard life. So she decided to put up her newborn daughter for adoption. At the age of 7, Patricia finally left foster homes and joined her new family. In 2007, she discovered the truth about her real family.
Jeffery Lee: Jeffery lee was born to Vernita Lee in 1960. He only lived up to 29 years and died of AIDS in 1989.