Oprah Winfrey Net Worth: $3.5 Billion

Oprah Winfrey is an American media mogul, television host, and author. Oprah's net worth is $3.5 billion. Today she earns around $315 million per year thanks to her highly lucrative diversified media empire.

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Key Facts About Oprah Winfrey 

– First became a millionaire in 1989 – By 1995 her net worth crossed $500 million

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Key Facts About Oprah Winfrey 

– Became a billionaire in 2000 – Makes $300 million per year – Owns $200 million worth of real estate

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Key Facts About Oprah Winfrey 

– Has donated at least $400 million to charity to date – Is the richest self-made woman in America

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Oprah Winfrey Net Worth Milestones

Year                        NetWorth 1985                        $500,000 1989                      $1,000,000 1995                 $500,000,000 2000                $1,000,000,000 2007               $2,000,000,000 2014               $3,000,000,000 2019                 $3,100,000,000 2020                $3,500,000,000

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Profession 

Media proprietor, Actor, Presenter, Businessperson, Television producer, Film Producer, Journalist, Philanthropist, Voice Actor

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Oprah Winfrey Real Estate Investment

Oprah owns hundreds (potentially over 1,000) of acres of real estate in the United States with a minimum value of $200 million.

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Oprah Winfrey Real Estate Investment In Chicago

From 1985 to 2015, Oprah's primary residence was a 9,625-square-foot Chicago home which she sold in 2015 for $4.625 million. She also previously owned a penthouse in Atlanta which she sold in 2008 for $1.8 million.

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Oprah Winfrey Real Estate Investment In Colorado

In 2014 she spent $14 million for a home in Telluride, Colorado.

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Oprah Winfrey Real Estate Investment In Washington:

From 2018 to 2021 Oprah owned a 43-acre estate on Orcas Island in Washington State. She purchased the property for $8.275 million in 2018 and sold it for $14 million in July 2021.

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Oprah Winfrey Real Estate Investment In Maui:

Oprah bought her first property in Maui in 2002. Over the years she has spent as much as $60 million to piece together 160+ acres in Maui. She spent $32 million in one transaction alone to buy the property next door.

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Oprah Winfrey Real Estate Investment In Montecito:

Her most impressive real estate asset is a 23,000-square-foot mansion in Montecito, California (near Santa Barbara) which she purchased in 2001 for $50 million. Today this home is worth at least $90 million.

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Oprah Winfrey Real Estate Investment In Montecito:

In 2016 she purchased a 23-acre farm estate, also in Montecito, for $29 million. In 2019 she bought the house next door for $6.85 million which expanded her Montecito footprint by four acres. In total, Oprah owns 67 acres in Montecito.

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Philanthropy

Oprah has given more than $400 million to charity, mostly focusing on educational causes. She has paid for more than 400 scholarships to Atlanta's Morehouse College.

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Philanthropy

In 1998, she launched Oprah's Angel Network, a charity that supports nonprofits around the world. Oprah's Angel Network has raised more than $80 million to date for a variety of organizations.

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Philanthropy

In 2007 Oprah established the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls in South Africa. To date, she has personally given $40 million to fund the school

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Philanthropy

In 2013 she donated $12 million to the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture. That same year, Oprah received the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Barack Obama.

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