She lived in rural Mississippi in the first six years of her life under the care of her maternal grandmother, Hattie Mae.
Feeling depressed and worried from the experience, she ran away from home. Sadly her son died in his early childhood because he was born prematurely.
While still healing from all the bad experiences, Oprah enrolled at Lincoln High School, Milwaukee.
Oprah Winfrey lives on her property named “The Promised Land”.
The house is located on a 42-acre estate in Montecito Califonia. Other properties to her name include a house in Lavallette, New Jersey, an estate on Fisher Island, properties on Maui, Antigua and Hawaii, Florida, a ski house in Telluride, Colorado, and an apartment in Chicago.1.
Additionally, in 2008, the media personality produced and co-starred in some episodes of .