Oprah accumulated many awards and honors, both for her highly-rated talk show and for her work as a philanthropist.
For more than two decades, she hosted her successful and popular TV talk show, perhaps the first black woman to be so successful as a talk host.
Oprah currently operates her own TV network, called OWN (the Oprah Winfrey Network).
sion fame, she also became one of the world's wealthiest people, as well as a major force in popular culture.
Protege: Prince and Vanity on a 1983 Rolling Stone cover (right).
They dated for a few years, during which Prince renamed her Vanity, instead of Denise Matthews.
This year, he paid tribute to their love after she died She would go on to have relationships with artists rockers Billy Idol and Nikki Sixx of Motley Crue before marrying football player Anthony Smith in 1995, one year after becoming a born-again Christian following an overdose of crack cocaine.
Prince paid tribute to Vanity during a concert in Australia shortly after he death, where he performed songs in her honor while also highlighting the hits he wrote while the two were together, including his classic 'Little Red Corvette.' Moonsie was just a teenager at the time and had been a member of Vanity 6, later joining Apollonia 6 and ending her relationship with Prince in 1983 or 1984, possibly because he began dating Susannah Melvoin.
Melvoin also got some songs written in her honor during her time with Prince, including 'Nothing Compares 2 U,' the haunting ballad which was later performed by Sinead O'Connor and earned Prince a Song of the Year Grammy nomination.