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.