Wendy had not had a lasting relationship until recently, family insiders say. Wendy has also worked for Oprah's company, Harpo Productions.
But now all of her dreams have come true and Oprah, 61, and Stedman, 64, who never married but have been partners since 1986, are relieved that she is a happy new wife and mother.'It took a long time but Wendy finally met a nice guy after moving to Chicago a few years ago to work with Stedman,' says the source. Spiritual leader Heidi Alfrey married Wendy and Bradley.
Oprah’s best friend, Gayle King, will allegedly be her Maid of Honor (who else?
) and even walk her down the aisle since she’s not close with her father.
The couple were married in a spiritual ceremony on March 28 by Unity in Chicago minister Heidi Alfrey.
Wendy was born shortly after her parents, Stedman and Glenda were married in 1974.
The dedicated partners have been madly in love for decades, but never saw the need to walk down the aisle and say “I do.” The media legend, 61, said back in 1991 that she didn’t think they needed a piece of paper to make their union real, but she has allegedly had a change of heart.
'" she recalled during a 2015 interview with Shonda Rhimes.
Winfrey and Graham agreed to postpone the 1993 ceremony, but neither ever mentioned it again.
However, she's been dating her longtime partner, , since 1986, but they never tied the knot. "I've lost enough weight [that] he can pick me up and carry me to the pool," Oprah joked.
Rumors recently circulated that the two secretly wed after 30 years together, but the 63-year-old was quick to negate the false talk. "I can straddle him without breaking his back." MORE: Oprah Winfrey Has an Exciting New Gig — Find out Here! Oprah candidly opened up about her choice not to become a parent last month.