Oprah Winfrey Has Donated $2M To Puerto Rico Relief

Oprah Winfrey on stage at the unveiling of Apple's new streaming service Apple TV+.
April 10, 2019 - 13:59 / Clemens Fanger

While Puerto Rico is still recovering from the devastation caused by hurricane Maria in 2017, Oprah Winfrey is pitching in with an astonishing amount of money.

TV personality, actress and producer Oprah Winfrey is donating $2 million dollars to help rebuild Puerto Rico after if suffered the loss of nearly 3,000 people after hurricane Maria hit in 2017.

Oprah Winfrey at an Event honoring the late Nelson Mandela at the Soweto Campus in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Oprah Winfrey was "moved by Lin-Manuel Miranda's commitment..."

"I was so moved by Lin-Manuel Miranda's commitment to bring 'Hamilton' to Puerto Rico and support the community that served him growing up that I wanted to join in the revitalization efforts of an island so rich in culture, beauty and heritage," Winfrey said in a statement on Monday, April 8th 2019.