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Oprah Winfrey smileMedia proprietor Oprah Winfrey is worth an estimated $2.9 billion.

I am sure most of you may have guessed already just how many of these female celebrities made this list. But did you know how much these women are worth? Well, according to AtlantaBlackstar these 28 black women’s net worth totals over $4 Billion. Funny, considering the caliber of black women on that list this comes as no surprise to us at all.

Check out those who made the list in no particular order.



Halle BerryOscar winner Halle Berry is worth an estimated $70 million.

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Rapper Nicki Minaj is worth an estimated $45 million.

Beyonce-IASF-beyonce-32700249-1280-960Superstar singer Beyoncé is worth an estimated $300 million.

Oprah Winfrey smileMedia proprietor Oprah Winfrey is worth an estimated $2.9 billion.

Queen-Latifah-EndorsementsActress, singer, rapper Queen Latifah is worth an estimated $60 million.

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Singer Rihanna is worth an estimated $120 million.

serena williams french openTennis great Serena Williams is worth an estimated $100 million.

Venus-Williams-1Tennis great Venus Williams is worth an estimated $75 million.

raven Actress Raven Symone is worth an estimated $53 million.

kelly rowland 1Singer Kelly Rowland is worth an estimated $20 million.

vanessa williams 1Actress, singer Vanessa Williams is worth an estimated $28 million.

monascottyoungCEO of multi-media entertainment company Mona Scott Young is worth an estimated $30 million.

mariah-carey-first-week-salesSinger Mariah Carey is worth an estimated $510 million.

alicia_keysSinger Alicia Keys is worth an estimated $50 million.

Shonda Rhimes poses backstage with her award at the 42nd NAACP Image Awards Awards in Los AngelesScreenwriter and producer Shonda Rhimes is worth an estimated $40 million.

angela-bassett-2013Actress Angela Bassett is worth an estimated $20 million.

naomi campbellModel Naomi Campbell is worth an estimated $48 million.

kimora-lee-simmons-sexyEntrepreneur and former fashion model Kimora Lee Simmons is worth an estimated $50 million.

tyra banksTV personality, producer and model Tyra Banks is worth an estimated $90 million.

kandi-burrussSinger-songwriter, TV personality Kandi Burruss is worth an estimated $35 million.

Gabrielle UnionActress Gabrielle Union is worth an estimated $12 million.

Taraji P. Henson as Detective Joss Carter in Person of Interest Season 3, Episode 3 Lady KillerActress Taraji P. Henson is worth an estimated $6 million.

110713-fashion-and-beauty-dime-nia-long.jpgActress Nia Long is worth an estimated $13 million.

jada-pinkett-smith-2014-vanity-fair-oscar-party-02Actress Jada Pinkett Smith is worth an estimated $20 million.

Kerry-washington_04Actress Kerry Washington is worth an estimated $8 million.

Zoe Saldana at Paris Armani show close-upActress Zoe Saldana is worth an estimated $8 million.

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Actress Regina King is worth an estimated $10 million.

Laila-AliRetired professional boxer Laila Ali is worth an estimated $10 million



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We are so happy for the Kenyan actress Lupita Nyong’o.This year she has not only wormed her way to the top but earned our respect.Boy, we didn’t see that coming. She got a standing ovation from Hollywood last night as she walked her way to the stage for her best supporting actress award at the Critics Choice Awards for her role in 12 years a slave. I bet you didn’t see that coming either.Actress Cate Blanchett won  for Best Actress. And oh wait that’s not all the gist,apparently the Kenyan got to meet Oprah.Just look how endearing the moment was.







Full list of winners

Best Picture: 12 Years a Slave


Best Actor: Matthew McConaughey, Dallas Buyers Club

Best Actress: Cate Blanchett, Blue Jasmine
Best Supporting Actor: Jared Leto, Dallas Buyers Club
Best Supporting Actress: Lupita Nyong’o, 12 Years a Slave
Best Young Actor/Actress: Adele Exarchopoulos, Blue Is The Warmest Color

Best Acting Ensemble: American Hustle

Best Director: Alfonso Cuarón, Gravity

Best Original Screenplay: Spike Jonze, Her

Best Adapted Screenplay: John Ridley, 12 Years a Slave

Best Cinematography: Emmanuel Lubezki, Gravity

Best Art Direction: Catherine Martin (Production Designer), Beverley Dunn (Set Decorator), The Great Gatsby

Best Editing: Alfonso Cuarón and Mark Sanger, Gravity


Best Costume Design: Catherine Martin, The Great Gatsby

Best Hair & Make-up: American Hustle

Best Visual Effects: Gravity

Best Animated Feature: Frozen

Best Action Movie: Lone Survivor

Best Actor in an Action Movie: Mark Wahlberg, Lone Survivor

Best Actress in an Action Movie: Sandra Bullock, Gravity

Best Comedy: American Hustle

Best Actor in a Comedy: Leonardo DiCaprio, The Wolf of Wall Street

Best Actress in a Comedy: Amy Adams, American Hustle

Best Sci-Fi/Horror Movie: Gravity

Best Foreign Language Film: Blue Is the Warmest Color

Best Documentary Feature: 20 Feet From Stardom

Best Song: “Let It Go” Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez, Frozen

Best Score: Steven Price, Gravity


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When the queen of talk shows, Oprah Winfrey likes your product then it is an endorsement for your product. Oprah has endorsed a lot of products over the years on the Oprah Winfrey and recently on the next chapter. What does it mean for these product makers, it means lots of people trooping into stores and shops to purchase them. For the true Oprah fans who find themselves on her show,  it means you get to own one or two or if you are lucky you get to own all  of  Oprah’s favorite things on the show. This is the ultimate.

Talking about the ulitmate. This is the ultimate, ultimate list of my Favorite Things,” says Oprah. Why? Because no matter who’s on your holiday list, you’ll find everything from the whimsical stocking stuffer to the over-the-top indulgence.

See a selection of this year’s picks here, then pick up a copy of the December issue of O, The Oprah Magazine — on newsstands November 12.

Present Cake

present cake

“Calling Sam Godfrey a baker doesn’t do the man justice: He is the Matisse of desserts. His latest creation is this moist, delicious chocolate cake, layered with salted caramel truffle cream and wrapped in fondant and a white-chocolate bow. It’s a happy way to end a holiday dinner.” — Oprah

($79; PerfectEndings.com)

Genevieve Boots

Genevieve boots

“Love, love, love! I think these new tall boots from Ugg Australia are gorgeous — they can be worn up or cuffed down, and the leather bow and piping make them extra special. Uggs are still the warmest boots I own.” — Oprah

($300; UggAustralia.com)

Carmona Canapé and Dessert Plates

canapé and dessert plates

“The only thing more chic than a white bone-china plate is a white bone-china plate with a fabulous shape. Event planner Tammy Carmona designed these.” — Oprah

(Wave Pointed Canapé, Originally $30 for 4, now 20 percent off with code OPRAH; CarmonaNY.com)

(New Leaf Dessert Plates, Originally $52 for 4, now 20 percent off with code OPRAH; CarmonaNY.com)

Oprah & Deepak’s Meditation Master Trilogy

meditation trilogy

“You’ll be profoundly changed by this meditation experience that I created with my friend Deepak Chopra. Whether you’re a first-time meditator or have been doing it for years, this master trilogy — available via CD or download — will help light a path to your most abundant destiny.” — Oprah

($100; Oprah.com/meditation)

PerfecTemp Cordless Electric Kettle

cordless electric kettle

“I couldn’t get by without my tea; I keep this electric kettle in my office so I can brew the perfect cup anytime. It boils up in a flash and—because different teas require different degrees of heat — it has six temperature settings.” — Oprah

($100; Cuisinart.com)

Washi Tins And Chai Oolong Tea

chai oolong tea

“One thing Stedman and I have without fail is our morning chai, and my favorite is Teavana’s Maharaja Chai Oolong — an intoxicating blend with notes of cinnamon, ginger, clove, and cardamom. Mmm — it’s so delicious, I often drink it for dessert.” — Oprah

(Washi Tins, $11 each; Teavana.com)

(Chai Oolong Tea, $13 per 2 ounces; Teavana.com)

T-fal ActiFry


“Anyone who follows me on Instagram knows that I went gaga over this gadget, which lets you fry four servings of potatoes using only a tablespoon of oil. A truly low-fat French fry! Heaven has arrived.” — Oprah

($250; BedBathandBeyond.com)

Kindle Paperwhite

Kindle Paperwhite

“Take this reader to the beach! A higher-contrast screen cuts glare outdoors, while a built-in light reduces eyestrain indoors. An orange leather cover makes it feel like a treasured volume.” – Oprah

(Kindle Paperwhite, $119; Amazon.com)

Bigarade Shower Gel And Body Milk

shower gel and body milk

“I don’t do perfume, but I do bodywashes and creams, and Frédéric Malle’s luscious blend of bitter orange, rose, and cedar is amazing. I love the way it smells — so clean, so fresh, just the right amount of fragrance without being overpowering.” — Oprah

(Shower Gel, $75 and Body Milk, $95; FredericMalle.com)

Quilted Nylon Barn Jacket

barn jackets

“I’m crazy about barn jackets, and this is the best of the bunch — diamond-quilted nylon in jewel tones with fancy embellishments like contrasting corduroy trim and a printed lining.” — Oprah

($128 each; CWonder.com)

Beats Studio Headphones

Beats headphones

“It’s no secret that Beats are my favorite headphones, and the latest version is the best yet: Besides the usual crisp sound and comfy ear cups, this lightest-ever model has new noise-canceling technology and can be charged via USB port.” — Oprah

($300; BeatsbyDre.com)

Organic Cotton Pajamas

organic cotton pajamas

“Now, this is the kind of thing I prefer to sleep in, because it feels like a second skin. Made of supersoft organic pima cotton, these pajamas come in three colors — my favorite is this chartreuse.” — Oprah

(V-Neck Long-Sleeved Tee, Originally $74, now 20 percent off with code OPRAH; SkinWorldwide.com)

Enrico Products Spiral Salad Bowl And Servers

salad bowl and servers

“Hand-carved out of reclaimed mango wood, this sizable bowl is perfect for dinner party salads and fruit bowl duty alike. Available in six colors, it’s a festive gift for a Christmas open house.” — Oprah

(Enrico Products Spiral Salad Bowl, $54; Amazon.com)

Qooq Touch Kitchen Tablet

kitchen tablet

“I’m a refrigerator chef — I cook whatever I have on hand. That’s why I think the Qooq touch tablet is fantastic: It’s loaded with 1,000 recipes searchable by ingredient, with videos that show exactly how that cream sauce is supposed to look.” — Oprah

($399; Qooq.com)

Custom Illustrated Pillow

illustrated pillow

“Send in a photo of your pet, and this company will create a hand-drawn illustration of her, print it on a Belgian linen case and use it to cover a goose down pillow.” — Oprah

(Originally $395, now 20 percent off with code OPRAH; CharlesFradinHome.com)

Circle Candlestick Holders

candlestick holders

“Don’t you just hate it when you’re at a dinner party and the centerpiece is blocking your view? Well, these elegant, 24kt-gold-plated candlestick holders eliminate the problem — and they’re O shaped to boot!” — Oprah

(Originally $75 to $150 each, now 20 percent off with code OPRAH; LunaresHome.com)

Amaryllis Gervase Bulb Kit
amaryllis bulb kit

“This all-in-one kit contains a white flowerpot, growing material, and a Dutch amaryllis bulb — everything you need to produce gorgeous blooms. Bonus: It comes in a pretty box topped with silk amaryllis flowers, so you don’t even have to wrap it.” — Oprah

($43; Bloembox.com)

Andre Walker Styling Products

hair styling products

“Andre Walker has saved me from more bad-hair days than I can count. Since I won’t share him, here’s the next best thing: His Gold System, which includes moisturizing shampoo and conditioner, styling gelée that defines kinky hair and styling crème for when you want to go straight.” — Oprah

(Originally $18 to $22 each, now 20 percent off with code OPRAH; AndreWalkerHair.com)

Caddylicious Stationery Set

stationery set

“E-mails are incredibly convenient, but they’ll never replace the real thing. This set of cards, envelopes, mailing labels, and notepad, all in a sleek Lucite caddy, gives new meaning to literary style.” — Oprah

(Originally $300, now 20 percent off with code OPRAH; DabneyLee.com)

Monogram Gloves

monogram gloves

“Made of supple Italian leather and lined with cashmere, these gloves are already pretty close to perfect. But add a hand-painted custom monogram by artist Logan Real, and I’m so sold.” — Oprah

(Opera length, $250; MarkandGraham.com)

(Classic length, $150; MarkandGraham.com)

Butter London Nail Polish

nail lacquers

“I absolutely love this set. Not only are all the lacquers toxin-free, they come in a range of colors, because “nude” means different things to different people.” — Oprah

(The High Tea Collection, $85 for a set of 8; ButterLondon.com)

Pickwick and Weller T Shirts


“Codesigned by Ashton Kutcher, these T-shirts are supersoft, long, and luxurious—but without the luxury price tag. I have them in every color.” — Oprah

(Originally $136 for 4, now 20 percent off with code OPRAH; PickwickWeller.com)

Harry Barker Dog Toys

dog chew toys

“What do you get the dog who has everything? Well, maybe just a little bit more! Squeaky, durable, and eco-friendly, these chew toys — made in two sizes so both little and big dogs can play — are a guaranteed pup pleaser.” — Oprah

(Originally $68 for large dog set, now 20 percent off with code OPRAH; HarryBarker.com)

Jonathan Adler Jewelry Box

jewelry box

“Here’s one storage item you won’t want to stash away: This velvet-lined jewelry box by design guru Jonathan Adler has a glossy orange marbled exterior and gold foil details, making it as stylish as the baubles you’ll put inside.” – Oprah

(Toulouse jewelry box, $295; JonathanAdler.com)

Samsung Galaxy Watch

Galaxy Gear watch

“At last, a polite way to check calls, texts, and e-mails when you’re in a meeting. This Samsung Galaxy Gear watch will discreetly notify you of incoming messages as long as it’s within a five-foot radius of your Galaxy Note 3 smartphone. And everyone will think you’re just looking at the time.” — Oprah

(Watch, $300; Samsung.com)

Turkish T Sweaters

cashmere-wool sweater

“Comfy and cozy without being schlumpy, this cashmere and Himalayan wool sweater is a terrific thing to wear for brunch or shopping.” — Oprah

(Originally $225 each, now 20 percent off with code OPRAH; Turkish-T.com)

Susan Hanover Earrings

colored gem earrings

“These earrings are just the right combination of pretty (colored gems) and interesting (they’re encircled in oxidized sterling silver and crystals). Bonus: They look much more expensive than they actually are.” — Oprah

(Susan Hanover, $220 per pair; Fragments.com)

SeeHome Desk Magnifier

reading glasses

“These reading glasses come in 12 stylish frame colors and are chained to a weighted base, so you can keep them on a desk or kitchen counter in, well, plain sight.” — Oprah

(SEE-Home Desk Magnifier, originally $49 each, now 20 percent off with code OPRAH; Ameico.com)

Baby Love

embroidered baby bibs

“Here’s what the well-dressed baby is wearing this season. Presented in a woven basket, these hand-embroidered organic cotton bibs slip right over the head, with no hard snaps or scratchy Velcro.” — Oprah

(Set of 3 bibs, originally $79, now 20 percent off with code OPRAH; BurtsBeesBaby.com)

Steak Knives Set

steak knives

“The way utensils feel is important to me, and these well-designed, cherry-red-handled, stainless-and-carbon steel knives are like magic. Handmade in Italy, each knife is created by a single artisan, whose initials appear on the blade.” — Oprah

(Coltellerie Berti for Match Convivio Nuovo steak knives, $475 for a set of 6; Didriks.com)

See the full list of Oprah’s Favorite Things at Oprah.com