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These famous celebrity speakers can cover a wide range of topics including inspiration, humor, courage, hope, following your dreams, business, and more.

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Dave Chappelle

Forty-Third on Comedy Central’s “100 Greatest Comedians of All Time”, Chapelle has returned to stand-up on the Late Night Show with David Letterman.

He is famously known for The Chapelle Show which ran on Comedy Central.

Paired with childhood idol Eddie Murphy in “The Nutty Professor”, he has also supported actors like Tom hanks and Martin Lawrence.

The non-profit Seeds of Peace International Camp is his brainchild, where kids from America, Israel, Palestine and Middle East not only train for basketball, but learn a deeper understanding of each other.

Considered one of the best celebrity keynote speakers, Dave likes to inspire and entertain his audiences and can cover a wide range of topics.

Some of his quotes include:

“The hardest thing to do is to be true to yourself, especially when everybody is watching.”

“You know, be able to do something great in your life, you’re gonna have to realize your failures. You’re gonna have to embrace them and figure out how to overcome it.”

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Angelina Jolie

Oscar for Best Supporting Actress, also Best Actress Nominee, she was named the most highly paid actress in the World by Forbes.

She was the Lead Actress in “Maleficent” (fourth highest grosser in 2019), “Mr. & Mrs. Smith”, and “Lara Croft”.

Angelina Jolie was the Debut Director of “In The Land of Blood and Honey”.

She is an inspirational celebrity speaker who is a Goodwill Ambassador for UNO High Commissioner for Refugees where she is passionate about raising awareness about many social causes.

She has parented six children (three adopted, three biological) with Brad Pitt.

Some of her quotes include:

“If you ask people what they’ve always wanted to do, most people haven’t done it. That breaks my heart.”

“I like someone who is a little crazy but coming from a good place. I think scars are sexy because it means you made a mistake that led to a mess.”

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Carrie Underwood

Legendary Country Music Singer, she rose from winner of the fourth season of American Idol to become the only country artist to debut at No.1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart with her hit single “Inside Your Heaven”.

She has won three Grammy Awards, including Best New Artist, for debut album “Some Hearts” (2005).

She is not only a singer, but a songwriter, fashion designer, and an actress.

As a motivational celebrity speaker, she loves to talk about following your dreams and never giving up hope inspiring millions of young girls and women.

Some of her quotes include:

“I can’t believe this is happening to me. The weirdest thing is it was just a dream, and now it’s actually real. It’s hard to believe sometimes.”

“Every day is a new day, and you’ll never be able to find happiness if you don’t move on.”

“I’ve learned this, that haters wanna hate. You could sing a song perfectly, you could write the songs perfectly, and some people are absolutely going to hate you.”

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Ben Affleck

Born Benjamin Geza Affleck-Boldt, in 1972, he has already won two Academy Awards and three Golden Globe Awards.

Ben was the script-writer, along with Actor Matt Damon, of the Golden Globe winning Best Original Script-play, for the classic “Good Will Hunting”.

A leading man in studio films, his films like “Armageddon”, “Pearl Harbor”, “Forces of Nature” and “The Sum of all Fears” have all topped at the Box Office.

Some of his quotes include:

“It’s important for me to try my hand at philanthropy because I want to leave behind a record of someone who did more than just gobble up stuff for themselves. I realized that a life lived for yourself is not much of a life.”

“I’m much more interested in what an actor has to say about something substantial and important than who they’re dating or what clothes they’re wearing or some other asinine, insignificant aspect of their life.”

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Adrien Brody

Revered as one of the truly great actor’s, Brodie’s performance in Roman Polanski’s “Pianist” won him an Academy Award.

He has starred in hit Hollywood films like “Solo”, “King of the Hill”, and “The Last Time I Committed Suicide”.

He is a major supporter of charities like UNICEF.

If you are looking to find an experienced famous speaker, Brody can deliver speeches on topics that include slavery, human trafficking, AIDS and HIV.

Some of his quotes include:

“A little bit of attention and kindness can totally change a whole life, and a lack of that can do the same.”

“I grew up without a lot of money and my parents grew up with far less money. And that’s kept me in line. Really in line.”

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Mark Cuban

Cuban is well-known as one of the main “shark” investors of ABC Reality TV series “Shark Tank”.

He is also co-owner of 2929 Entertainment, and Chairman of AXS TV.
He owns NBA’s Dallas Mavericks.

Renowned as an serial Entrepreneur and investor, his net worth in February 2019 was $3.9 Billion.

If you are looking to hire a celebrity guest speaker, Mark can cover many topics that range from business to entertainment.

Some of his quotes include:

“What I’ve learned in these 11 years is you just got to stay focused and believe in yourself and trust your own ability and judgment.”

“I still work hard to know my business. I’m continuously looking for ways to improve all my companies, and I’m always selling. Always.”

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Jay Leno

James Douglas Muir Leno is at the same time a revered comedian, writer, producer, actor, and late night host.

Well-known as the host of NBC’s The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, from 1992 to 2009.

Since September 2009, Leno started a show titled The Jay Leno Show, also on NBC Primetime.

A gut-wrenching funny celebrity speaker, he is loved for his dry wry humor and is able to connect with many audiences on multiple levels.

Some of his quotes include:

“You can’t stay mad at somebody who makes you laugh.”

“You’re not famous until my mother has heard of you.”

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Tommy Lee Jones

This legendary American Hollywood Star has a basketful of Awards, which includes 1 Academy, 1 Golden Globe, 2 Screen Actors Guild Awards, and many others.

He is not only a famous Actor, he is also a Director, Producer and Screenwriter.

A Harvard University graduate, he is a famous speaker who is invited everywhere for his public speeches in his inimitable style.

Some of his quotes include:

“Kindness and politeness are not overrated at all. They’re underused.”

“Acting is fun for me and it doesn’t really matter how, whether it’s hard work or easy work, it’s always fun.”

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Jamie Oliver

James Trevor Oliver MBE is an Internationally renowned Master Chef, loved for his approachable recipes and homely country-accent worldwide.

He is a well known TV personality, with a number of high TRP shows like Jamie’s 30-Minute Meals, Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution, and many more.

He is a Super Restaurateur, with a series of top class restaurants like Barbecoa, Jamie Oliver’s diner, Fifteen Restaurant and so on.

As a highly sought after celebrity chef, he has prepared meals for famous athletes, actors, and politicians.

Some of his quotes include:

“I want Americans to enjoy food. I want them to celebrate food. I want them to, on occasions, to have big cakes and great things. And I want them to indulge.”

“All I ever wanted to do was to make food accessible to everyone; to show that you can make mistakes – I do all the time – but it doesn’t matter.”

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Hugh Jackman

Hugh Michael Jackman AC is an Australian film actor, famous for his record-breaking “Wolverine” series from 2000 to 2018, as for his stellar roles in “Prestige”, “Kate and Leopold”, “Van Helsing”, “The Fountain” and others.

As Jean Valjean in “Les Miserables”, he received the Golden Globe Award, and was Nominated for the Academy Award (2012).

Acclaimed for the Grammy he received for the Best Soundtrack Album in the Musical “The Greatest Showman” (was also lead actor).

Some of his quotes include:

“When your dreams becoming reality, they’re no longer your dreams.”

“With age, you see people fail more. You see yourself fail more. How do you keep that fearlessness of a kid? You keep going. Luckily, I’m not afraid to make a fool of myself.”

“I can look back on my life, where there have been moments where things might have gone the other way. Everything is like stepping stones, and I’ve seen people I admire falter. We’re all vulnerable.”

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David Beckham

His legendary ability to bend the ball at the net brought David Robert Joseph Beckham OBE high honors from the beginning, first at Manchester United Club’s wondrous run, then for Spanish Real Madrid and US Galaxy, and also for England as Captain in the World Cup 2002.

He is the first English Player to win League Titles in Four countries. He won 13 major trophies in his 21-year career.

His marriage, in 1997 to Posh Spice Girl Victoria Adams, is feted to this day.

Some of his quotes include:

“The only time you run out of chances is when you stop taking them.”

“In my career, there’s many things I’ve won and many things I’ve achieved, but for me, my greatest achievement is my children and my family. It’s about being a good father, a good husband, just being connected to family as much as possible.”

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Mehmet Oz M.D.

Dr. Oz (Mehmet Genghiz Oz) is a renowned Turkish-American Cardiothoracic Surgeon, who is also a popular TV personality with mass-appeal .

He is also a Columbia University Professor, Pseudoscience Promoter, and Author.

He was a regular at The Oprah Winfrey Show from 2004, after Oprah became his first guest at his Second Opinion program on Discovery Channel, with more than 60 appearances in 2009 alone.

Dr. Oz has been a keynote speaker at many Hollywood and political functions where he uses wit and humor to talk about the importance of health.

Some of his quotes include:

“No matter how old you are, no matter how much you weigh, you can still control the health of your body.”

“A lot of folks believe their best years are behind them. But I want Americans to recognize that’s not true.”

“True health care reform cannot happen in Washington. It has to happen in our kitchens, in our homes, in our communities. All health care is personal.”

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Chris Rock

Christopher Julius Rock is not just a very funny stand-up guy, but also a writer, an actor, producer, and director.

With starring roles in hit comedies like The Longest Yard, Head of State, and the Madagascar series, he has also been acclaimed for his stand-up special series for HBO.

He wrote, developed, and narrated the famous biographical sitcom Everybody Hates Chris.

Known for his direct and in-your-face approach to stand-up, as a celebrity event speaker his speeches are very similar.

Some of his quotes include:

“You can be anything you’re good at.”

“Put your heart, mind, and soul into even your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.”

“You know, some people say life is short and that you could get hit by a bus at any moment and that you have to live each day like it’s your last. Nonsense. Life is long. You’re probably not going to get hit by a bus. And you’re going to have to live with the choices you make for the next fifty years.”

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Dr. Phil McGraw

Dr. Phil is a Doctorate in clinical psychology (non-practicing), but also a famous American TV Personality and Author, and one of the most trusted mental health professionals in the world.

He first gained celebrity status when appearing in The Oprah Winfrey Show in the late 1990’s.

Dr Phil McGraw is the host of the TV show “Dr. Phil”, which is reckoned to be TV’s No.1 daytime talk show.

As a motivational celebrity speaker, Dr. Phil inspires audience to dream big and become the best version of themselves.

Some of his quotes include:

“You’re only lonely if you’re not there for you.”

“Sometimes you just got to give yourself what you wish someone else would give you.”

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Anderson Cooper

Primary Anchor of CNN news show “Anderson Cooper 360”, Anderson Hays Cooper is a world-famous Journalist, TV Personality and Author.

He is widely admired as the son of celebrated Heiress, fashion designer, and writer Gloria Vanderbilt (Deceased, 1924 – 2019).

Known also as Correspondent for “Sixty Minutes”, Cooper often travels to actual locations for his breaking news, or broadcasts from CNN’s studios in Washington DC.

Some of his quotes include:

“Anyone who has experienced a certain amount of loss in their life has empathy for those who have experienced loss.”

“In my opinion, the ability to love another person is one of God’s greatest gifts, and I thank God every day for enabling me to give and share love with the people in my life.”

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