Who is Oprah Winfrey?
Orpah Gail Winfrey is an American talk show host, producer, and philanthropist. She is known for her talk show The Oprah Winfrey Show. Which became one of the highest-rated television programs.
Winfrey started as a radio host while still in high school. She began co-anchoring the local evening news at the age of 19.
Later she started a daytime-talk-show. And soon started her own production company. She became internationally known. She won the Golden Globes Cecil B. DeMille Award for lifetime achievement.
She was nominated for an Oscar at the 2015 Academy Awards for Best Motion Picture of the Year with her movie Selma.
N540W – G650
Winfrey is the owner of a Gulfstream G650 private jet with registration N-540W. The jet was built in 2015 and delivered to Winfrey in 2016.
The N540W has serial number 6172. A G650 has a price tag of US$ 75 million. The aircraft can accommodate 148passengers.
Winfrey has owned other jets with the same registration tag, such as a 2013 G550 (which has now changed registration to N640W). The G550 was put for sale through Guardian Jet.
The Gulfstream G650 is a twin-engine business jet airplane produced by Gulfstream Aerospace. In general the G650 is considered to be the best private jet money can buy.
The new build price for a Gulfstream G650 is approximately US$ 65 million, but customization can quickly increase the price with several millions.
Oprah Winfrey Net Worth
She became the richest African-American of the 20th century. Her net worth is US$ 3 billion. She is the first black woman billionaire in the US.
The media mogul is an active philanthropist through her Oprah’s Angel Network. The network is involved in various projects such as educational supplies, school construction, and disaster relief. Her donations exceed US$ 400 million.
As far as we know Winfrey does not own a yacht. She is often spotted on yachts. Which she probably charters. She is also often invited by yacht owners.
Oprah has been spotted on David Geffen’s yacht Rising Sun. The 138 meter (454 ft) was originally built for Oracle founder Larry Ellison. He considered the yacht too big as most nice marines are too small for the yacht. He ordered a ‘smaller’ 88 meter (288ft) yacht named Musashi.