Oprah Winfrey’s Father Passes Away At The Age Of 89

Vernon Winfrey, the father of renowned American actress, author, and host Oprah Winfrey pass away at the age of 89. He died on Friday in Nashville, Tennessee.

The actress takes it to her Instagram and leaves a heartfelt note for her beloved father. She had posted a photograph with him with the caption saying

‘Less than a week ago we honored my father in his own backyard. My friend and gospel singer Wintley Phipps saluted him with song. He FELT the love and reveled in it until he could no longer speak. Yesterday with family surrounding his bedside, I had the sacred honor of witnessing the man responsible for my life, take his last breath. We could feel Peace enter the room at his passing.

That Peace still abides. All is well. Thank you for your prayers and good thoughts 🙏🏾

He was a former Metro Nashville Council member and also managed Winfrey barber and beauty shop for a long duration. He unfortunately died after being unwell on Friday. Oprah has shared a video of him at an Independence day backyard barbecue at his home.

Who is Oprah Winfrey?

Oprah Gail Winfrey, is a renowned American tv host, author, philanthropist, and actress. She is the wealthiest woman in the tv industry and was born on Jan 29, 1954, to a poor couple mother Vernita Lee and Father Vernon Winfrey. She has been a table turner in successfully running her show titled,’ The Oprah Winfrey Show. This 68-year-old author has many achievements recorded by her name. Some of them are:

  • International Emmy Founders Award in 2005.
  • People’s Choice Award For Favourite Talkshow in 2004.
  • TCA Lifetime Achievement Award in 2011.

…and a lot more.

Today she is a billionaire with an incredible amount of 2.6 billion USD giving her the title of the most influential woman in America several times. Her very famous writings include

  • What I know For Sure.
  • Food, Health, and Happiness.
  • Oprah.

Vernon Winfrey, 1933-2022.

Oprah’s family, friends, and fans are deeply saddened by his demise, and will always remember him in their prayers. Some reports suggest that Meghan Markle and Prince Harry will visit Oprah after the unfortunate event to make their condolences

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