A celebration is in order for Oprah! The media mogul—who landed on InStyle’s The Style 100 list for 2013 for the fabulous 3-lb.-plus afro wig she rocked on the cover of O magazine’s hair issue—is going into her sixth decade in fine form and Oprah has every reason to live it up. For one, her return to acting in Lee Daniel's The Butler has earned her acclaim and a best supporting actress Screen Actors Guild Award nomination. And in November, she was one of 16 recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom—the highest civilian honor in the United States (fellow recipients included former President Bill Clinton and feminist icon Gloria Steinem).
Earlier in the year, Oprah—whose net worth is an astonishing $2.9 billion according to Forbes—landed the worldwide exclusive interview with disgraced Tour de France champ Lance Armstrong, which aired on her OWN network. And she continues to inspire and deserving young students in South Africa with her Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls. Oprah Winfrey is definitely living her best life! To celebrate Oprah’s birthday, look through our gallery of her best classic fashion moments ever.