Oprah Winfrey thanked his nightmares for his father, Vernita Lee, after he was 83 years old.
Winfrey published an Instagram photo with himself and his mother's family.
He said: "Thanks to my mother, to talk about the passion and passion of Vernita Lee. Our family is very comfortable knowing how to live a good life and now it's peace."
According to a spokesman, Lee died in Milwaukee on November 22, on Thanksgiving day, and private funeral services were already held.
No other details were given.
Vernita Lee was a teenager when Winfrey was born in 1954.
He was six years old with the billionaire of his future with his grandmother, before going to Milwaukee, that his mother was a maid.
Lee's daughter's show appeared in 1990, getting a makeover.
Another daughter, Patricia Amanda, and four grandchildren are still alive. He had two other children, Jeffrey and Patricia, who had died before him.