If success was to be measured from how and where a person started off in life, these 10 billionaires are a living definition of it. These 10 billionaires proved that wealth is not just inherited but can also be created by sheer perseverance.
The talk show queen was born into a poor family in Mississippi. She won a scholarship to Tennessee State University and became the first African-American TV correspondent at the young age of 19. She began her career-defining journey in 1983 when she moved to Chicago to work for an AM talk show which was later renamed – The Oprah Winfrey Show.