Over their 32-year relationship, the couple has had to fight off rumors of a split, a cheating scandal, and more.The partners, who have chosen not to marry, are very private about their relationship, but we've compiled a timeline of some of the highs and lows they've shared over the years.

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Her other properties in Santa Barbara, Maui, Colorado and Nashville are worth a combined $117 million (£84m).

Her customised jet is thought to be worth $42 million (£30m), according to the Wall Street Journal.

After suffering a childhood of sexual abuse, at the age of 13, Oprah ran away from home and soon became pregnant with her son Canaan, who died prematurely in 1968.

Oprah then went to live with her father in Nashville, Tennessee who was strict but ensured that she considered her education a priority.

Profits from The Color Purple, Beloved and Selma that were co-produced by Harpo, add up to just under $2 billion (£1.4bn) when taxes and other costs have been eliminated, according to Forbes. Through Harpo, Oprah also made money from shows like Rachel Ray, Dr.

Phil and Nate Berkus in addition to all the series on her own network, OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network.

Her role in the 1985 film The Color Purple got her an Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actress and she later produced a Broadway musical based on the film.

Despite it being 2018, Oprah is the only female African-American billionaire on the Forbes list of America’s richest.

In 1978, Oprah was a co-host of WJZ’s talk show People Are Talking and a local version of Dialing for Dollars.

Oprah relocated to Chicago to host WLS-TV’s morning talk show AM Chicago which was later transformed to become The Oprah Winfrey Show after booming ratings success.

She became a spokesperson for the company and the ‘Oprah bump’ that was sen after her 2018 Golden Globes speech made Weight Watchers stock spike by 13 percent.