Oprah Winfrey – poor no problem at all
One of the most influential women in the world, Oprah Winfrey is a worldwide phenomenon who was once able to give all her talk show audience members motor cars! But Oprah’s early days were far removed from all this.
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She was born into a poor family in Mississippi, but this never stopped her from nabbing a scholarship to Tennessee State University and becoming the first African-American TV correspondent in the state. The rest is history… Her net worth: $2.8-billion. She is ranked as the greatest black philanthropist in American history.