Celebrities Who Are Successful In Inspiring People Through Speaking Engagements

In many formal social gatherings, it is not uncommon for a celebrity speaker to be invited to an inspiring story or two to make the event even more interesting and thought-provoking. Whether it is a company event, a school graduation exercise, a community outreach program, a healthcare advocacy, or any gathering, celebrity speakers don’t only draw crowds, do meet-and-greets, create a buzz within or outside the organization, and boost the ticket sales of the event. Celebrity guest speakers would also deliver talks that would surely inspire people who are in attendance. Indeed, any event with a marquee personality in it can become a success, especially if the agenda or a cause is met.

Celebrity Guest Speakers: Beacons of Inspiration and Hope

Celebrities are not just known for appearing on TV as actors, entertainers, hosts, analysts, and the like. Many of them also do speaking engagements in events, delivering talks with regards to the industry in which they became famous. Some of them also do speaking engagements that tackle certain aspects of their lives other than the profession in which they are known for.  Indeed, celebrities today keep themselves active when they are away from the glitz and glamor of being such by pursuing other interests such as business, finance, marketing, media, and the like, as well as other advocacies that tackle certain environmental and social issues. Some of them even provide motivational speeches, prompting guests, employees, graduating students, and others to be inspired with their thought-provoking sayings.

Famous Celebrity Guest Speakers

Meanwhile, here are some of the famous celebrity guest speakers that have accepted a lot of invitations from various organizations and entities to deliver exceptional speeches and talks to people in attendance:

Martha Stewart 

An award-winning TV host, entrepreneur, and author, she is widely known for being an expert in lifestyle, providing millions of people with valuable information on how to cook, entertain, collect, and organize, just to name a few. Aside from appearing in front of TV audiences, she manages to make herself available in making speeches in events.

Richard Simmons

When it comes to motivation, he is one of the best. An expert in health and lifestyle, Simmons does speaking engagements as a celebrity speaker for educational institutions and community programs eagerly and passionately, helping spread his advocacy of being healthy and fit.

Magic Johnson

An all-time basketball great, his jolly, infectious smile and engaging personality make him one of the best keynote speakers. After his retirement from the game, he continues to be active towards the community, especially in efforts to help raise awareness of HIV and AIDS. He is likewise an entrepreneur who has owned sports teams in Los Angeles, most recently the Dodgers baseball team.

Donald Trump

Not only is he a very successful businessman and entrepreneur, but he is also a well-known philanthropist. Having owned businesses nationally and internationally, his experiences have surely made them one of his talking points in his many speaking engagements.

Larry King

He may be retired from doing asking questions in his talk show, but the “King of Talk” continues to speak his mind full of insights, but through speaking engagements. Any event would surely be a hit with him telling the best stories, leaving audiences captivated and entertained.

Spike Lee

One of the famous directors in the U.S., he is also a talented actor, writer, and author. Most of his work focuses on social and political issues, especially with regards to race and even gender identity. Apart from displaying his artistic, he also gets to share his mind with regards the topics of his films and his many advocacies through his speeches and speaking engagements.

These are just some of the many celebrities who also serve as invited speakers in a lot of events. They are easily recognized just by mentioning their names, and with that, any event organizer, company, school, or organization can have great success in their conferences and talks just by having them there and delivering inspiring messages.