Alesha Dixon dreams of emulating Oprah Winfrey
- Bang Showbiz
- 18 December 2014
Alesha Dixon has revealed she wants to emulate her idol Oprah Winfrey by working on TV shows in the US
Alesha Dixon wants to emulate her idol Oprah Winfrey.
The 36-year-old beauty - who first found fame as part of R&B group Mis-Teeq - has recently held meetings with TV moguls in the US and Alesha admits she would like to enjoy success in the country by making a "difference in people's lives", just like her hero.
Reflecting on her admiration of Oprah, Alesha explained: "She's so incredible and she uses her fame for good. She tries to help other people.
"Oprah is a powerful woman proving you can do a lot of things against the odds.
"The way she lives her life is very centred, grounded and spiritual. It would be a dream to meet her."
Alesha, who has appeared on reality TV shows 'Strictly Come Dancing' and 'Britain's Got Talent', also cited Madonna as one of her heroes.
She revealed to The Sun newspaper: "What I love about Madonna is she does what pleases her. She writes her own script. She was a huge influence on me. I really loved her music and admired her as a female performer."
What's more, Alesha confirmed she would like to make more documentaries in the future, having explored the issue of domestic violence for the BBC in 'Don't Hit My Mum'.
She explained: "I love making documentaries and the ones I've done have been really rewarding.
"I would absolutely love to do more things like that. I think it's important to do things that make a difference in people's lives."