2. Oprah Winfrey (Net worth $3 Billion)
Probably the most familiar name on this list, she is a major icon for the African American community. she is considered the example of how much persistence, hard work and a positive outlook on life could help you achieve. She is famously known for her talk show Oprah and for her trademark ‘ Oprah’s Favourite Things’, a segment on her shoe in which she gives her audience gifts. She is a philanthropist and entrepreneur with her interests in many industries. She has her own television channel, breakfast cereal, and a lifestyle magazine. She has earned the right to be called the ‘Queen of all Media’.