13. How rich is Oprah Winfrey?
Decades of bright career and entrepreneurship have brought Oprah Winfrey to her dream life. She did not just successfully pull herself out of poverty, but also conquer the hardest obstacles. And that put her as the 15th richest self-made billionaire who were once poor.
Now, she is worth $2.9 billion thanks to her entrepreneurship instinct. Yes, her salary as TV host made her a millionaire at the age of 32. But she did not just star her talk show. She asked for ownership rights to it.
So, as the Oprah show grew bigger along with her $80 million annual salary, her net worth reached $340 million when she was just 41 years old. Now, she is the world’s 569th richest people in the world. And she keeps going as the 21st most powerful woman in the world, according to Forbes.
Oprah’s family and companies are not the only ones benefit from her wealth. Apparently, her dogs also inherit $30 million. And that is stated on Oprah’s will. Look at that, dogs that are richer than most of us.