Oprah Winfrey recently made headlines for her absence in the new “The Color Purple” movie. To be more precise, she played Sofia in the 1985 film but refused to star in this year’s version. But that’s a different thing. Oprah’s fans have lately been showing their curiosity about what’s going on in her love life. As the title suggested, the “Queen of All Media” has been happily related to the love of her life for 37 long years. Who is that special person?
Who doesn’t know Oprah Winfrey? Hailing from Kosciusko, Mississippi, she is now 69 years old. She is famous for hosting her talk show- The Oprah Winfrey Show. Since 1986, Oprah has served as the Chairman and CEO of the multimedia production company- Harpo Productions. Besides that, in 2011, Oprah launched her self-titled multinational basic cable network.
Well, Oprah Winfrey is also an actress. Some of her notable works in this field are- There Are No Children Here, Beloved, Selma, and The Butler. Did you not watch- The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks? She played the role of Deborah Lacks. It’s highly recommended for the new ones.
In addition to that, Oprah Winfrey also has penned a few books. The last one was made in 2021 and goes by the name “What Happened to You?: Conversations on Trauma, Resilience, and Healing.”
Moving on to Oprah Winfrey’s personal life, she has been in a relationship with her partner since 1986. The talk show host never wished to tie the knot or give birth to a baby because both were huge responsibilities. She never felt to be ready for that. Her partner also supported her in this decision, and the two stayed and are continuing their relationship. So, who is that special person in her life? Here is what we know about who Oprah Winfrey is dating now.
Oprah Winfrey Dating Now In 2023: Who Is He?
Talking about her love interest, Oprah Winfrey is now dating Stedman Graham. What’s his identity? Well, he isn’t from the entertainment industry but is an educator, author, businessman, and public speaker, all by profession. He hails from Whitesboro, New Jersey. Born in 1951, Stedman is now 72 years old.
Oprah Winfrey’s long-time partner runs a non-profit organization that aims to provide services to the youth and has awarded more than $1.5 million in scholarships. It was made since its establishment in 1985. In addition to that, it also arranged for some sports figures for the education of the children about substance abuse.
Discussing more about him, Stedman Graham also serves as a member of the Indiana Broadcasting Hall of Fame. Previously, he also served as an adjunct professor at Full Sail University. Also, he worked as a tennis instructor at the Denver Country Club.
Coming back to Oprah Winfrey’s relationship with Stedman Graham, how did it all start? Well, the two met each other for the very first time in 1986 at a charity event. Initially, they struck up a friendship, and the rest is history.
During an interview, Stedman said, “Well, the thing about our relationship is, so I’m dedicated to her happiness, so that’s great for her, and I want her to be the best she can be, and she’s done a pretty good job of doing that.” The two share a “spiritual partnership.”
It was in October 1992 when Stedman took the initiative and popped the proposal to her at her Indiana farmhouse. Even though she accepted it then, later, she called it off, having doubts. On this note, Oprah said, “I wanted to know he felt I was worthy of being his missus, but I didn’t want the sacrifices, the compromises, the day-in-day-out commitment required to make a marriage work.” She further added that to her, the priority at the time was her life with the show.
Best Wishes! We are hopeful that Oprah Winfrey’s love life with Stedman Graham stays strong like this forever. Make sure to follow Oprah on her Instagram account for more updates.