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About Stedman Graham: The Man Behind Oprah’s Success

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Who is Stedman Graham?

American businessman, public speaker, author and educator Stedman Graham was born in Whitesboro, New Jersey USA, on 6 March 1951, making Pisces his zodiac sign. Stedman’s probably only known to the general public for being the long-term partner of American talk-show host, author and actress Oprah Gail Winfrey.

Education and early life

Stedman was raised in Whitesboro alongside his five siblings, by their father Stedman Graham Sr. and mother Mary Jacobs Graham; Stedman hasn’t shared many other details about his family, as he respects their privacy.

He studied at a local high school in Whitesboro, and was into several activities during his four years there, including acting with the school’s drama club and taking creative writing lessons.

Upon matriculating in 1970, Stedman enrolled at Hardin-Simmons University, from which he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in 1974; he was passionate about football during his time at Hardin-Simmons, and played for the university’s team. Stedman continued his education at Ball State University, graduating with a Master’s degree in 1979.

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Stedman’s career

Stedman then moved to High Point, North Carolina and launched a career in public relations; he found a job at B & C Associates on behalf of Black causes, and two of the most important people whom he represented included the late South-African anti-apartheid politician and activist Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, and American poet, author and civil rights activist Maya Angelou.

In 1985, Stedman founded the non-profit organization Athletes Against Drugs in Chicago, Illinois, since renamed to AAD; the organization’s awarded over $1.5 million worth of scholarships, and has collaborated with a number of famous athletes who’ve educated children about substance abuse.

He launched the corporate and educational marketing company S. Graham & Associates in 1988, and then spent some time working at Full Sail University.

Stedman’s been inducted into the Indiana Broadcasting Hall of Fame.

He’s today focused on working at his two companies, as well as on writing books.

Books

All of Stedman’s 12 books are about business and self-help – he published his first “The Ultimate Guide to Sports Event Management and Marketing” in 1995.

His second book “A Nine Step Plan for Success” was published two years later, and his third “You Can Make It Happen Every Day” in 1998. The year 2002 saw Stedman publish his seventh book “Build Your Own Life Brand: A Powerful Strategy to Maximize Your Potential and Enhance Your Value for Ultimate Achievement”, and following the publishing of his 11th book “Identity: Your Passport to Success” in 2012, he was hired to work at “The Huffington Post” as their columnist.

Most recently, in 2019, Stedman published his 12th book “Identity Leadership: To Lead Others You Mist First Lead Yourself”.

He’s been giving speeches all around the US for the past two decades, with most of these being about self-awareness and identity.

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Love life and marriage

Stedman was married once before he met Oprah, but hasn’t shared many details about his former wife Glenda Graham; the two exchanged vows in 1974, and she gave birth to their daughter Wendy Graham in the same year. Stedman and Glenda divorced in 1975, but remained equally involved in raising their daughter.

He began dating American news anchor Robin Robinson in 1982, and the two were in a relationship for three years; Stedman and Robin lived together, and it was widely believed that they would marry.

He and Oprah met in 1986, and eventually became engaged in November 1992, however, they agreed not to exchange vows.

Stedman’s yet to speak about other women whom he’s been with, he’s in a (very) long-term relationship with Oprah Winfrey as of May 2023, and has a daughter with former wife Glenda Graham; in May 2015, Stedman became a grandfather as his daughter Wendy gave birth to her daughter Cadence.

Oprah’s relationships

During her high school years, Oprah was in ‘an innocent courtship’ with her sweetheart Anthony Otey; the two occasionally spoke about marrying, but Anthony’s stated that he always knew that Oprah was ‘destined for a greater life’. She broke up from him during her senior year.

Oprah then enrolled at Tennessee State University in 1971, and began dating William ‘Bubba’ Taylor, who was her first ‘to die for love’, but they broke up in June 1976 because Oprah moved to Baltimore for work, and William preferred to stay in Nashville.

She was in a relationship with American pianist and composer John Frank Tesh in the second half of the ‘70s, but they split apparently because of the pressure of being in an interracial relationship.

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Oprah was then in a relationship with American reporter Lloyd Kramer, and after their break-up, she spent four years sleeping with a married man who didn’t want to divorce his wife, and as Oprah explained, the more he rejected her, the more she wanted him. Her obsession with the man led her to contemplate suicide, as well as to gain weight and start using cocaine.

American non-celebrity Randolph Cook’s stated that he and Oprah were together for a couple of months in 1985, and that they used drugs together, but Oprah’s hasn’t addressed this.

She dated the late American movie critic and film historian Roger Joseph Ebert in the second half of 1985, as well as Haitian moviemaker Reginald Chevalier; Oprah and Reginald split after she met Stedman.

Interesting facts and hobbies

Stedman’s a huge lover of animals, and although he and Oprah don’t have children together, they instead have three pet dogs.

He was passionate about sports while growing up and once played professional basketball in Europe; when he met his girlfriend Robin, he was working as a tennis instructor at the Denver Country Club.

On 4 May 2019, Stedman was presented with an honorary degree by Notre Dame de Namur University.

Close to 100,000 people are following Stedman on Instagram today, and he’s posted 40 pictures and videos onto the network, most of which are motivational quotes. He’s also active on Twitter, and has tweeted over 1,800 times since the launch of his account in November 2011; Stedman’s followed by more than 20,000 people on this network.

He’s passionate about travelling, and he and Oprah have visited many countries around the world; Stedman still mostly enjoys travelling around the USA.

He’s a fan of American actor and director Morgan Freeman, and some of Stedman’s favorite movies include “London Has Fallen”, “Wanted”, and “Million Dollar Baby”.

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Height, eyes and wealth

Stedman’s age is 72. He has brown eyes and gray hair, is 6ft 6ins (1.98m) tall and weighs around 220lbs (100kgs).

Stedman’s net worth’s been estimated at over $10 million as of May 2023, and his partner Oprah’s at more than $2.5 billion.

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What happened to Jordan Carver? Where did she disappear to?

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Who is Jordan Carver?

German glamour model, actress and businesswoman Ina-Maria Schnitzer, known better as Jordan Carver, was born in Trier, then-West Germany on 30 January 1986, making Aquarius her zodiac sign. She’s worked a number of other jobs in search for her call, including being a boxer, hotel manager and beautician; Jordan has only two acting credits, but attracted a lot of attention by playing Gudrun in the 2013 comedy movie “Who Killed Johnny”. It was written and directed by Yangzom Brauen, starred Melanie Winiger, Max Loong and Carlos Leal, and follows two Swiss Expats as they’re trying to write their first script; the movie won two of its four award nominations.

Education and early life

Jordan was raised in Germany alongside her brother, by their parents about whom Jordan’s yet to speak in public as she respects their privacy; she hasn’t shared many details about her brother either, but it’s believed that he’s an athlete.

She was a tomboy while growing up, spending most of her spare time playing soccer and building tree houses together with her brother and their friends. Jordan studied at a local high school and was perhaps mostly into sports during her time there, although she was also into acting in school plays and dancing.

She matriculated in 2004 and then chose to pursue a career over a college degree.

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Jordan’s career

Jordan found work as a hotel manager in 2004, and simultaneously worked for a French cosmetic company as a make-up artist and beautician. It was in 2006 that she met a photographer who was able to persuade her to move to Los Angeles, California and become a model.

In January 2010, Jordan launched her own website onto which she posted glamour pictures taken during her modelling photoshoots; she began appearing in fashion magazines a year later, and was in February 2011 featured in the men’s magazine “Zoo Weekly”, and in June in the Italian fetish publication “Alula”. While making a name for herself in the USA, Jordan was also steadily becoming popular in Germany.

In January 2012, she was featured in both the TV show “TMZ” and the German magazine “Bild”, and the second half of the year saw her release her yoga workout DVD, which was sold in both Europe and the USA; she made a guest appearance in the show “WGN Morning News” to promote the DVD.

Jordan starred in the German reality show “Wild Girls – Auf High Heels durch Afrika” in the summer of 2013, which featured her and other models trying to survive with the indigenous people in the Namibian desert. She began practicing boxing in 2014, but her only fight was against Melanie Muller at Das Grosse Prosieben Promiboxen.

In 2017, Jordan appeared in the episode “Spider-Man Homecoming Parody (Spider-Bruh)” of the comedy series “King Bachelor’s Pad”, which stars Andrew Bachelor and Jean Robert, has aired 105 episodes since 2012, and follows several actors as they’re parodying popular movies and TV series.

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YouTube channel

Jordan launched her YouTube channel “Jordan Carver” on 17 April 2021, and there are today close to 1,500 people subscribed to it, while all of her seven videos combined have been watched over 300,000 times; all of these feature Jordan showing off her attractive body, especially her large breasts, and we’re going to mention three of the most viewed amongst these, as they’ve contributed to her popularity on the internet.

Jordan’s #1 video “Jordan Carver – Rock Me Stupid” has been watched more than 160,000 times since 22 June 2021, and is a compilation of short videos featuring Jordan showing off her body; the background song is Nikki Flores’ “Rock Me Stupid”.

Her #2 video “Jordan Carver – Pole Dance” has been watched over 40,000 times since 22 June 2021, and features ‘the most beautiful blonde pole dancing’, as its bio section reads.

Jordan’s third most popular video “Jordan Carver – Penthouse” has been viewed close to 40,000 times since 22 June 2021, and features her dancing to the song “My Radar” by Ryan Pate.

Life since 2017

Jordan disappeared from the media’s attention in 2017, and stated that she no longer identified as ‘Jordan Carver’; it’s believed the she’s since been living in her hometown and has started a business there, but this is yet to be confirmed.

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Love life and relationships

Jordan’s been keeping the details of her love life hidden from media since the launch of her career – some of her fans have started rumors on the internet, claiming that she’s perhaps lesbian, which Jordan addressed some time ago, stating that she found it hard to be in a relationship because men were not comfortable with her career, especially with the attention which she was receiving from both men and women.

In January 2017 (some sources state in December 2016), Jordan gave birth to her son; the boy’s name hasn’t been revealed, nor has Jordan spoken about his father.

She seems to be unattached as of May 2023, hasn’t married and has a son.

Interesting facts and hobbies

Jordan’s a workaholic, and spends the majority of her spare time with her son.

She’s passionate about both music and acting, and although she’s tried to launch a career in both, it seems that Jordan’s been unsuccessful at these attempts.

Over 30,000 people are following her on Instagram today, and she’s posted more than 50 pictures and videos onto the social media network; most of her content features her showing off her large breasts.

It’s widely believed that Jordan’s enhanced her breasts, but this hasn’t been addressed by her.

She works out at the gym on a daily basis, thus her slim figure.

Jordan’s favorite actor is Leonardo DiCaprio, and some of her favorite films include “Catch Me If You Can”, “Shutter Island” and “The Aviator”.

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Height, eyes and wealth

Jordan’s age is 37. She has brown eyes and blonde hair (though naturally brown), is 5ft 6ins (1.68m) tall and weighs around 130lbs (59kgs).

Jordan’s net worth’s been estimated at over $2 million, as of May 2023.

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The Untold Truth Of Jeff Dunham’s Ex-Wife – Paige Dunham

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Sometimes, working together can ruin one’s marriage, and this is apparently what happened to the famous business duo, Jeff and Paige Dunham. You all most likely know Jeff from his comedy skits and puppet Walter, but how much do you know about his ex-wife, Paige, and did their marriage end on good terms?

Early life and education

Paige Dunham was born Paige Brown on 13 March 1968, in Savannah, Georgia USA – nothing is known about her parents or possible siblings.

She grew up on Amelia Island, Florida, but when she was in middle school she moved with her family to West Palm Beach, Florida, where she finished her high school classes, while learning to dance at her family’s dancing school. After matriculation, Dunham enrolled at Clemson University located in South Carolina, US, and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in business. She had a daughter, Bree Aleece Brown, with an undisclosed man, and raised her as a single parent during her first years.

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Marriage to Jeff Dunham

After returning to West Palm Beach with her daughter, Paige met the stand-up comedian Jeff Dunham, who was known for his comedic puppet characters. It isn’t known when exactly the two started dating, but their wedding was held on 13th August 1994 in Los Angeles, California, to where the new family relocated; Jeff adopted Dunham’s daughter and became her legal guardian. In 1995, the couple welcomed their first daughter together, Ashlyn Evelyn, and two years later, their second daughter, Makenna Paige was born.

However, the two began to have marriage problems around the time their business began to thrive. In 2008, Jeff filed for separation, but Dunham filed for divorce and the process ended in 2012. That same year, Jeff remarried to personal trainer, certified nutritionist and competition bodybuilder, Audrey Murdick, and the two became parents of twin boys, James Jeffrey and Jack Steven, in October 2015.

Career

During her marriage with Jeff, Dunham wasn’t just his wife but also his co-worker; in fact, she is said to be responsible for most of his success at the time.

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She was helping him to write material and make show ideas, and also ran the merchandise shop and online store that brought them a lot of income. She was the one responsible for the creation of the database of Jeff’s fans in 1994, and this helped Jeff win the Best Male Stand-Up Comic Award at the American Comedy Awards in 1997. Paige was the one creating newsletters and other promotional work, and in 1999 she launched Brasma Publications as a continuation of the family business – it published the book “Dear Walter” in 2003, which was a collection of questions asked by Jeff’s audiences, together with live answers given by Walter, a grumpy old puppet controlled by Jeff.

Dunham launched the Jeff and Paige Dunham Foundation in 2006, which focused on helping people in need. For a while, $1 from a ticket sale of Jeff’s comedy shows, and 100% of the profit from their eBay store went to the foundation. That same year, their foundation and Ronald McDonald House of Houston presented a $35,000 check to the Hurricane Katrina Relief Fund.

After the end of her marriage in 2012, Dunham became a motivational speaker for women who are going through the divorce process.

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She also has her own charity organization, The Paige Dunham Foundation.

Dunham works as an executive film producer too; her movies include the romantic film “The Face of Love” that aired in 2013, as well as the history movie “Last Days in the Desert” in 2016.

Personal Life

Dunham is a supporter of numerous children’s charities and humanitarian causes.

She is a fan of running, and she thinks of it as a therapeutic hobby for her. She even ran the San Francisco half-marathon, and raised $6,000 that she donated to the National Institution for Mental Health.

In 2015, Jeff’s wife Audrey filed a lawsuit against Dunham, because Dunham registered various domains under the name ‘Audrey Dunham’ without permission – even before Audrey took her husband’s last name! Audrey sued for damage of $100,000 per domain name, and filed a claim of unfair competition. As of May 2020, the lawsuit outcome still isn’t known to the public.

Dunham is fairly active on various social media platforms. She has official Instagram and Twitter accounts that she frequently posts on.

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Net worth

Dunham made a fortune while working behind the scenes with her former spouse. She made a lot of income herself too, through her various business endeavors. As of May 2020, her net worth is estimated at around $20 million. On the other hand, her ex-husband’s net worth is reputedly an astonishing $140 million! Just in 2011, he reportedly earned $20 million from his business and acting career.

Physical characteristics

Paige is a woman with dyed blond hair and blue eyes. Her height is 5ft 4ins (1.65m), but her weight and other body measurements and shoe and dress sizes haven’t been disclosed.

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Everything You Need To Know About Mathilde Tantot – Wiki

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Who is Mathilde Tantot?

Mathilde Tantot was born in Paris, France, on 29 December 1994 – her zodiac sign is Capricorn and she holds French nationality. She is a social media star, businesswoman and a model, perhaps known best for her Instagram account which is followed by over 8.5 million people, and counts close to 150 pictures uploaded onto it – most of Mathilde’s pictures feature her either naked or barely dressed.

Sister, childhood and education

Mathilde was raised alongside her twin sister Pauline in Paris, by their father who is a businessman and their mother who is a former model. Mathilde’s sister is also a social media star and a model, who has gathered close to five million followers onto her Instagram account and has uploaded over 550 pictures most of which feature her (and other models’) buttocks and breasts.

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Mathilde grew up being interested in modelling, as she and her peers often read girly magazines – she also dreamed about becoming an actress, and often practiced in front of her bedroom mirror. She attended a local high school at which she was physically active, as she played soccer and was a cheerleader, but upon matriculation in 2012, Mathilde chose to focus on a career on the internet rather than to pursue a college degree.

Career as a social media star

Mathilde is also active on various other social media networks including Facebook, which she’s mostly using to keep in touch with her closest friends and family, as it counts around 210 friends while its followed by only 720 people. She has launched her Twitter account just recently in July 2020, and has gathered over 21,000 followers, and she tends to tweet at least once a day.

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Mathilde has also created her TikTok account, but it seems that she’s abandoned it before uploading a single picture or a video.

Mathilde is a bit of an actress, as she played Jumelle 2 in the 2019 family comedy drama movie “Nous Finirons Ensemble”, written and directed by Guillaume Canet, and which starred Francois Cluzet, Marion Cotillard and Gilles Lellouche – the film follows friends and relatives who decide to meet up after not seeing each other for over seven years; it received mixed reviews and was nominated for two awards.

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Mathilde also appeared in a single 2019 episode of the talk-show “De Quoi J’me Mele!” hosted by Eric Naulleau, Thierry Cheze and Yann Moix.

She is an entrepreneur too, as she has founded her own bikini company called Khassani Swimwear, and she usually wears Khassani bikinis in her Instagram pictures – she is today running the company together with her sister Pauline.

Love life and boyfriend

Mathilde rarely talks about her boyfriend or features him in her pictures on the internet. She started dating Martin Offenstein on 22 January 2018, and the two moved in together after around a year.

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Martin is a French model who isn’t nearly as popular as Mathilde, as he’s only amassed around 18,000 followers onto his Instagram account – it is widely believed that he was in a relationship with another model when he met Mathilde, and then decided to start seeing Mathilde.

Mathilde hasn’t talked about any other boys she might have dated, but there are rumors circulating the internet that she was in a long-term relationship with her high school sweetheart, and that they split after matriculation as the boy decided to attend a college away from Paris.

As of October 2020, Mathilde is dating Martin Offenstein, hasn’t married and doesn’t have children.

Hobbies and other interests

Mathilde is a fitness freak who works out at the gym nearly every day of the week, thus her curvaceous figure – she is also taking good care of her mental health as she does yoga and meditates on a daily basis.

One of her main hobbies is travelling, and Mathilde has been all around Europe, vacationing in countries such as Croatia, England and Greece. Summer is her favorite season, as she enjoys sun tanning, swimming in the ocean and playing beach soccer.

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Mathilde is a lover of animals but doesn’t have a pet due to lack of time to take proper care of it.

She is keen on watching movies, and a few of her favorite actors and actresses are Leonardo DiCaprio, Natalie Portman and Julia Roberts, while a few of her favorite movies are “Titanic”, “V for Vendetta” and “Leon the Professional”.

Age, height and net worth

Mathilde’s age is 25. She has long brown hair and brown eyes, her height is 5ft 7ins (1.7m), she weighs around 130lbs (59kgs), and her vital statistics are 34-26-34 – she wears bra size 32D.

As of October 2020, her net worth has been estimated at over $2 million.

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