Famous Humanitarian - List of Famous Humanitarian - page 2

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
Alice Walker

Alice Walker

Alice Walker is a Pulitzer Prize-winning African-American novelist

Matilda Joslyn Gage

Matilda Joslyn Gage was a prominent nineteenth century suffrage leader, abolitionist and writer

AmericanMarch 24, 1826158 views

Mary Edwards Walker

Mary Edwards Walker was an American feminist, an alleged spy, women’s right activist, an abolitionist and a prisoner of war

AmericanNovember 26, 1832165 views

Mary Lyon

Mary Mason Lyon was an American pioneer in women's education during the 19th century

AmericanFebruary 28, 1797121 views

James Oglethorpe

James Edward Oglethorpe was a British general and social reformer who founded the colony of Georgia

BritishDecember 22, 1696218 views

Lillian Wald

Lillian D

AmericanMarch 10, 1867139 views

Maria Bello

Maria Bello is an American TV and film actress most celebrated for her role in ventures such as ‘E.R.’, ‘The Cooler’, and ‘A History of Violence’.

AmericanApril 18, 1967188 views

Maximilian II, Holy Roman Emperor

Maximilian was the Holy Roman Emperor who served as the King of Germany, Bohemia, Hungary and Croatia

HungarianJuly 31, 152799 views

Madam C. J. Walker

Madame C.J Walker was an entrepreneur and philanthropist of African-American descent

AmericanDecember 23, 1867104 views

Al-Waleed bin Talal

Al Waleed Bin Talal is the owner of ‘Kingdom Holding Company’ and is one of the richest individuals in the world