Famous Humanitarian - List of Famous Humanitarian - page 15

Many moguls and entrepreneurs have put themselves in the spotlight for reasons apart from their bread-winning professions. They have earned the title of humanitarian by risking the public’s cynicisms and going the mile to lend a helping hand to those in dire need of help, around the world. Some of them have even taken the step to bid their glamorous careers goodbye and switch gears to spend every waking hour doing their bit to change the world for the impoverished. True humanitarianism shows no boundaries- age, gender, sexual orientation, religious views, nationality, and with these established names doing their bit to reach out, sets an example to the rest of the world. With their untiring dedication and efforts, these famous celebs have helped throw light on critical issues- both domestic and international, inspiring the rest of the world to help spread joy and health. There are tons of charities and initiatives that dig deep into the crucial matters of the poverty-stricken and the resource-deprived, which are either headed by famous celebs or play an important role in it. Stars like Angelina Jolie, Shakira, Bill Gates, and Warren Buffett are known for their selfless approach when it comes to humanitarianism. There are humanitarians who also spare no time to help those affected by disasters and natural calamities; one being the famous actor Jackie Chan who has raised millions during cases like these. From initiatives that help prevent HIV to trusts and charities that bring education to the forgotten lands, it is the sole efforts of these humanitarians that help restore complete faith in humanity.

Here's all you need to know about the humanitarians and their selfless sacrifices for the underprivileged around the world.

The Most Famous Humanitarian

NameBirthdayNationalityBio
Joyce MeyerJune 4, 1943AmericanJoyce Meyer is a Christian author and speaker
Benny HinnDecember 3, 1952IsraeliBenny Hinn is a televangelist who initiated the faith healing summit called Miracle Crusades
PeleOctober 23, 1940BrazilianPele is considered as the greatest footballer in the history of the game
Nicole KidmanJune 20, 1967Australian, AmericanNicole Kidman is one of the most talented actors that the Hollywood film industry can boast of
Brad PittDecember 18, 1963AmericanBrad Pitt is a famous American actor, known for his movies, ‘Ocean’s Eleven’, ‘The Curious Case of Benjamin Button’, and ‘World War Z’
Hadi SaeiJune 10, 1976IranianHadi Saei Bonehkohal is a former Iranian taekwondo athlete who has won 2 Olympic gold medals for his country
Natalie ImbrugliaFebruary 4, 1975AustralianAcquaint yourself with the profile, childhood, life and timeline of the Australian singer-songwriter, Natalie Imbruglia from the biography below.
Joaquin PhoenixOctober 28, 1974AmericanJoaquin Phoenix is a famed actor of Hollywood known for the films, ‘Walk the Line’ and ‘Gladiator’
Al-Waleed bin TalalMarch 7, 1955Saudi ArabianAl Waleed Bin Talal is the owner of ‘Kingdom Holding Company’ and is one of the richest individuals in the world
Anita RoddickOctober 23, 1942BritishAnita Roddick was the founder of ‘The Body Shop’, the popular cosmetic brand
Paul Farmer

Paul Farmer

Paul Farmer is an anthropologist and physician who co-founded the health organization - Partners In Health (PIH)

AmericanOctober 26, 1959288 views

Nicole Kidman

Nicole Kidman is one of the most talented actors that the Hollywood film industry can boast of

AustralianJune 20, 1967898 views

Muhammad Yunus

Muhammad Yunus is the founder of the Grameen Bank in Bangladesh and the recipient of the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize

BangladeshiJune 28, 1940299 views

Mother Teresa

All through her life, Mother Teresa served people selflessly

AlbanianAugust 26, 1910170 views

Michael Bolton

Michael Bolton is a Grammy Award winning singer and songwriter

AmericanFebruary 26, 1953416 views

Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou was a famous writer, activist, singer, and actor, known best for her autobiography, ‘I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings’

AmericanApril 4, 1928310 views

Matthew Henry

Matthew Henry was an English Presbyterian minister

BritishOctober 18, 1662176 views

Lennart Meri

Lennart Meri was the Second President of Estonia and a famous writer-filmmaker, known for his travelogues

EstonianMarch 29, 1929256 views

Kristin Davis

Kristin Davis is a famous American actress

AmericanFebruary 24, 1965150 views

Kate Moss

Kate Moss is an English supermodel and fashion designer

BritishJanuary 16, 1974545 views