Suze Orman has made numerous appearances on The Oprah Winfrey Show through the years to dole out financial advice to studio audience members. In 2008 the financial guru gave out 1 million electronic copies of her book Women and Money on Oprah’s show.
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Bob Greene became a frequent guest on The Oprah Winfrey Show as her celebrated personal trainer who helped whip her into shape in the mid 90’s. Through the years Greene has authored over ten book, two books he co-authored with Oprah Winfrey. Green currently hosts his own show on the Oprah and Friends satellite radio network.
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Recurrent appearances on The Oprah Winfrey Show fueled the 2006 launch of Rachael Ray’s syndicated daytime talk show produced by Oprah and King World Productions. The syndicated Rachael Ray Show has been followed up with several Food Network cooking shows.
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Some call it The Oprah Effect while others simply call it The O Factor. No matter what you call it, being associated with The Oprah Winfrey Show has launched many careers to unimaginable heights.
This year Ms. Winfrey ranks the highest on Forbes Most Powerful Celebrities list as the highest paid of her contemporaries, earning $290 million. Several of America’s well known personalities have made their fortunes from having their skills or brands associated with the queen of talk.
Here is our list of 10 people who owe their fame to Oprah.