Top 10 Fun Facts About Oprah Winfrey
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Learn 10 fun facts about Oprah Winfrey. She was originally named Orpah, but it was misspelled Oprah on her birth certificate. As a teen, she won a beauty pageant with the title of Miss Black Tennessee. She has a condition titled Chiclephobia, more commonly known as a fear of chewing gum.

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Oprah Winfrey - Top 10 Fun Facts - as part of the celebrities series by GeoBeats. 10 - She was originally named Orpah, but it was misspelled Oprah on her birth certificate. [people.com] 9 - As a teen, she won a beauty pageant with the title of Miss Black Tennessee. [museum.tv] 8 - She has a condition titled Chiclephobia, more commonly known as a fear of chewing gum. [contactmusic.com] 7 - In her youth, Oprah would wear dresses made from potato sacks. [people.rit.edu] 6 - Oprah skipped kindergarten and the second grade due to her intelligence. [nndb.com] 5 - Oprah is the first black woman to be listed on the Forbes Billionaire list. [nytimes.com] 4 - She was reading by age 3. [imdb.com] 3 - She grew up very poor and did not get her first pair of shoes until 6 years of age. [imdb.com] 2 - She owns a 42 acre home called 'The Promised Land' which she paid $50 million for. [wikipedia.org] 1 - Oprah was born to a single, teenage mom. [achievement.org]