Oprah @ 60: Take A Look At The Superstar Through The Years...

Oprah @ 60: Take A Look At The Superstar Through The Years (PHOTOS)

By Ani Afuekwe | Staff Writer on January 30, 2014
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Media mogul, Oprah Winfrey, turns 60 years old today January 29th 2014 and has received many wishes from friends all around the world.

To celebrate her big day, Winfrey gave her employees at OWN the day off.

Also in the spirit of celebration, Winfrey has recalled some of the biggest moments in her life so far in an open, and very heartfelt, letter to those who have stuck by her through the years.

READ: Oprah On Turning 60: ‘Every Day And Every Breath Is Magic’ (OPEN LETTER)

The Trent celebrates the queen of Talk Show with this album of the superstar through the years.

March 1986: The year her show premiered, Winfrey at the 58th Annual Academy Awards luncheon in Beverly Hills. (Photo Credit: Jim Smeal/WireImage.com)
March 1986: The year her show premiered, Winfrey at the 58th Annual Academy Awards luncheon in Beverly Hills. (Photo Credit: Jim Smeal/WireImage.com)
December 1987: Winfrey and longtime love Stedman Graham attended the Good Morning Vietnam premiere in L.A. (Photo Credit: Jim Smeal/WireImage.com )
December 1987: Winfrey and longtime love Stedman Graham attended the Good Morning Vietnam premiere in L.A. (Photo Credit: Jim Smeal/WireImage.com )
February 1989 (Photo Credit: Ron Galella/WireImage.com)
February 1989 (Photo Credit: Ron Galella/WireImage.com)
February 1989: The TV mogul attended the 9th Annual Conference for Women in New York City. (Photo Credit: Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage.com)
February 1989: The TV mogul attended the 9th Annual Conference for Women in New York City. (Photo Credit: Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage.com)
January 1993: At an event in San Francisco (Photo Credit: Jim Smeal/WireImage.com)
January 1993: At an event in San Francisco (Photo Credit: Jim Smeal/WireImage.com)
May 1995 (Photo Credit: Ron Galella/WireImage.com)
May 1995 (Photo Credit: Ron Galella/WireImage.com)
October 1998 (Photo Credit: Barry King/WireImage.com)
October 1998 (Photo Credit: Barry King/WireImage.com)
September 2002 (Photo Credit: Gregg DeGuire/WireImage.com)
September 2002 (Photo Credit: Gregg DeGuire/WireImage.com)
July 2004: Winfrey in Paris at the Christian Dior Haute Couture fashion show (Photo Credit: Tony Barson/WireImage.com)
July 2004: Winfrey in Paris at the Christian Dior Haute Couture fashion show (Photo Credit: Tony Barson/WireImage.com)
February 2005: Winfrey at the 2005 Academy Awards. (Photo Credit: KMazur/WireImage.com)
February 2005: Winfrey at the 2005 Academy Awards. (Photo Credit: KMazur/WireImage.com)
July 2005: The host took the stage to present an award at the 2005 ESPYs in Hollywood. (Photo Credit: M. Caulfield/WireImage.com)
July 2005: The host took the stage to present an award at the 2005 ESPYs in Hollywood. (Photo Credit: M. Caulfield/WireImage.com)
December 2005: Winfrey premiered her Broadway hit The Color Purple in New York City. (Photo Credit: Jemal Countess/WireImage.com)
December 2005: Winfrey premiered her Broadway hit The Color Purple in New York City. (Photo Credit: Jemal Countess/WireImage.com)
October 2006: The TV host at the inauguration of NYC landmark Hearst Tower in 2006. Winfrey's O Magazine is headquartered at the location and helmed by her friend Gayle King. (Photo Credit: Stephen Lovekin/WireImage.com)
October 2006: The TV host at the inauguration of NYC landmark Hearst Tower in 2006. Winfrey’s O Magazine is headquartered at the location and helmed by her friend Gayle King. (Photo Credit: Stephen Lovekin/WireImage.com)

 

 

June 2007: Orpah at New York's CFDA Fashion Awards (Photo Credit: Evan Agostini/Getty)
June 2007: Orpah at New York’s CFDA Fashion Awards (Photo Credit: Evan Agostini/Getty)
January 2008: Winfrey at The Color Purple curtain call with singer Chaka Kahn in New York City. (Photo Credit: Jemal Countess/WireImage.com)
January 2008: Winfrey at The Color Purple curtain call with singer Chaka Kahn in New York City. (Photo Credit: Jemal Countess/WireImage.com)
June 2008: Oprah in London for Nelson Mandela's birthday dinner. (Photo Credit: Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images)
June 2008: Oprah in London for Nelson Mandela’s birthday dinner. (Photo Credit: Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images)
September 2008: The star when she took the stage at the 60th Annual Emmy Awards in L.A. (Photo Credit: Kevin Winter/Getty)
September 2008: The star when she took the stage at the 60th Annual Emmy Awards in L.A. (Photo Credit: Kevin Winter/Getty)
November 2008: A delighted Winfrey at the victory rally for newly elected President Barack Obama in Chicago. (Photo Credit: Stephen Douglass/Digital Beach Media/Sipa Press)
November 2008: A delighted Winfrey at the victory rally for newly elected President Barack Obama in Chicago.
(Photo Credit: Stephen Douglass/Digital Beach Media/Sipa Press)
December 2008 (Photo Credit: Jim Smeal/BEImages)
December 2008 (Photo Credit: Jim Smeal/BEImages)
May 2009 While delivering the commencement address at Duke University, Winfrey shared this life wisdom: "If you can see the possibility of changing your life, of seeing what you can become and not just what you are, you will be a huge success." (Photo Credit: Credit: Sara D. Davis/Getty)
May 2009
While delivering the commencement address at Duke University, Winfrey shared this life wisdom: “If you can see the possibility of changing your life, of seeing what you can become and not just what you are, you will be a huge success.” (Photo Credit: Credit: Sara D. Davis/Getty)
December 2010 (Photo Credit: Lisa Maree Williams/Getty)
December 2010 (Photo Credit: Lisa Maree Williams/Getty)
May 2011 (Photo Credit: Barry Brecheisen/WireImage.com )
May 2011 (Photo Credit: Barry Brecheisen/WireImage.com )
October 2012 (Photo Credit: Parveen Negi/India Today Group/Getty)
October 2012 (Photo Credit: Parveen Negi/India Today Group/Getty)
August 2013: (Photo Credit: Charles Sykes/Bravo)
August 2013: (Photo Credit: Charles Sykes/Bravo)



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