Oprah Winfrey's Top 10 Hairstyles Over the Past 70 Years of Her Life (Yes, She's 70 Years Old!)

Oprah Winfrey's various hairstyles

Media mogul and actress Oprah Winfrey will be 70 soon. In fact, she hits the big 7-0 on January 24, 2024, to be exact. With a television career that has spanned almost 50 years, one thing that can be noted is how much and how often her hairstyle has changed. Here are some of our favorite photos of Oprah wearing her hair over the past seven decades, even before she was famous.

#1 - In 1956 at just two years old with a normal typical toddler hairstyle:

Oprah as a baby

#2 - Here she is again as a young child with pigtails:
Oprah as a toddler
#3 - She was reportedly 13 years old with this typical 1960s look:

Oprah as a teenager

#4 - This is her high school graduation picture in 1971 where she used a press and comb:

Oprah's high school graduation photo

#5 - In the early 1970s working her first job in Nashville and also wearing an afro:

Oprah's first job

#6 - Here she is in 1983 during an audition for a Chicago morning show:

Oprah at an audition in Chicago

#7 - On the set of The Oprah Winfrey Show in 1999 wearing a longer, straight style:

Oprah on set of her own show

#8 - By 2004, she was wearing her hair shoulder-length and straight:

Oprah wearing her hair at shoulder-length

#9 - In 2006 wearing braids:

Oprah wearing braids

#10 - On one of the 2012 covers of O Magazine with an all-natural hairstyle that she says required no blow-drying or straightening:

Oprah wearing her hair all-natural
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