Oprah Winfrey and Stedman Graham
There’s a reason why Oprah Winfrey was named one of America’s most influential women, and that’s because she dedicated her life to her career, her iconic T.V. show and her charity endeavors. The legendary T.V. host had to make sacrifices to fulfill her professional dreams – one of them is never getting married – but ultimately, she has no regrets. Oprah never became a wife, but she’s in a long-term relationship with Stedman Graham, an American businessman, author and educator.
Stedman did get down on one knee, but according to Winfrey, she never wanted to be a wife, since the commitment it required was too much for her to handle. Although the couple has been in a relationship longer than some of us have been living (34 years and counting), Winfrey has never felt ready to take the next step and exchange vows. Despite that, they are living happily together for over 30 years, and Winfrey even says that not getting married has only made their relationship better.