1. Media mogul Oprah Winfrey was abused by a relative at age 9.

2. Singer Mary J. Blige was abused at age 5.

3. Poet Maya Angelou was abused by her mother’s boyfriend. (AP)

4. Tyler Perry was abused by four different adults during his childhood. (Retna)

5. Actress Monique was abused by a family member. (AP)

6. Queen Latifah was abused by a family member. (Retna)

7. Sugar Ray Leonard was abused by a coach when he was an amateur boxer. (AP)

8. Vanessa Williams was abused by the daughter of a family friend. (Retna)