Find out more about the greatest American Public Speakers, including Jordan Belfort, Aron Ralston, Rudy Giuliani, Lizzie Velásquez and Randy Pausch.
Rudy GiulianiRudy Giuliani
28 May 1944
Former Mayor of New York City, U.S. Attorney for
Ben ShapiroBen Shapiro
15 January 1984
Political Commentator, Public Speaker

Jordan BelfortJordan Belfort
09 July 1962
Author

Mike FarrellMike Farrell
06 February 1939
Actor

Donna DouglasDonna Douglas
26 September 1932
Actress

Aron RalstonAron Ralston
27 October 1975
Outdoorsman, Motivational Speaker
Deepak ChopraDeepak Chopra
22 October 1946
Motivational Speaker, Writer

Dale Breckenridge CarnegieDale Carnegie
24 November 1888
Self-Help Writer, Motivational Guru, Public

Lizzie VelásquezLizzie Velásquez
13 March 1989
Motivational Speaker

Glennon Doyle MeltonGlennon Doyle Melton
20 March 1976
Author, Activist, Public Speaker
Jo Anne WorleyJo Anne Worley
06 September 1936
Actress

Michael PorterMichael Porter
23 May 1947
Economist, Researcher, Author, Advisor, Speaker
Randy PauschRandy Pausch
23 October 1960
Motivational Speaker, Educationist, Professor

Mary MatalinMary Matalin
19 July 1953
Political Consultant

Frank ReichFrank Reich
04 December 1961
Football Coach
Collins TuohyCollins Tuohy
29 December 1986
Public Speaker

Les BrownLes Brown
17 February 1945
Author
Dr. Heavenly KimesDr. Heavenly Kimes
17 November 1970
Reality TV star, Dentist, Inspirational Speaker

Richard HatchRichard Hatch
21 May 1945
Actor

Robert GreeneRobert Greene
14 May 1959
Writer, Playwright
Lori BakkerLori Bakker
30 August 1957
Former Televangelist, Speaker

Siohvaughn FunchesSiohvaughn Funches
06 September 1981
Dwyane Wade's Ex-wife
Jonathan LipnickiJonathan Lipnicki
22 October 1990
Actor

Bryan StevensonBryan Stevenson
14 November 1959
Lawyer

Barbara CorcoranBarbara Corcoran
10 March 1949
Business Women

Daymond JohnDaymond John
23 February 1969
Businessman
Mel RobbinsMel Robbins
06 October 1968
Television host
Buck AngelBuck Angel
05 June 1972
Adult Film Stars

Van JonesVan Jones
20 September 1968
Motivational speaker

Esther HicksEsther Hicks
05 March 1948
Writer

Catelynn LowellCatelynn Lowell
12 March 1992
Television personality
Jim AbbottJim Abbott
19 September 1967
Baseball Player

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Sean StephensonSean Stephenson
05 May 1979
Motivational speaker, Writer

Rodney MullenRodney Mullen
17 August 1966
Skateboarder

Naomi WolfNaomi Wolf
12 November 1962
Political writer

Chris HerrenChris Herren
27 September 1975
Basketball player
MC LyteMC Lyte
11 October 1971
Rappers

Steven HillSteven Hill
26 April 1978
Television personality
Jairek RobbinsJairek Robbins
26 May 1984
Motivational speaker

Iyanla VanzantIyanla Vanzant
13 September 1953
Motivational speaker

Kathy GarverKathy Garver
13 December 1945
Actress
Larry CsonkaLarry Csonka
25 December 1946
American footballer

Richard MarcinkoRichard Marcinko
21 November 1940
Navy officer
Greg ValentineGreg Valentine
20 September 1951
Wrestlers

Lanny PoffoLanny Poffo
28 December 1954
Wrestlers

Jayne KennedyJayne Kennedy
27 October 1951
Actress

Brian TracyBrian Tracy
05 January 1944
Motivational speaker, Writer

Apolo OhnoApolo Ohno
22 May 1982
Short track speed skater
Tucker MaxTucker Max
15 May 1975
Writer

Rob BellRob Bell
23 August 1970
Author

Liz MurrayLiz Murray
23 September 1980
Inspirational speaker

Victoria ArlenVictoria Arlen
26 September 1994
Television personality
Erin GruwellErin Gruwell
15 August 1969
Teacher

Michael GregerMichael Greger
25 October 1972
General Practitioner
Ilyasah ShabazzIlyasah Shabazz
22 July 1962
Author

Prem RawatPrem Rawat
10 December 1957
 

Kelly CutroneKelly Cutrone
13 November 1965
Writer
Amy CuddyAmy Cuddy
23 June 1972
Psychologist

James Arthur RayJames Arthur Ray
22 November 1957
Motivational speaker, Actor
Gary ZukavGary Zukav
17 October 1942
Soldier, Non-fiction writer

Brendon BurchardBrendon Burchard
18 February 1977
Writer

Richard BandlerRichard Bandler
24 February 1950
Psychologist
Jessica FeshbachJessica Feshbach
1976 AD
Scientology official,Member of Sea Org

Jeffrey GitomerJeffrey Gitomer
11 February 1946
Writer, Journalist
Philippe Cousteau, Jr.Philippe Cousteau, Jr.
20 January 1980
Environmental Advocate

Brene BrownBrene Brown
18 November 1965
Researcher

Spencer JohnsonSpencer Johnson
01 January 1940
writer,consultant, lecturer

Louise L. HayLouise L. Hay
08 October 1926
Writer
Eric D. ThomasEric D. Thomas
03 September 1970
Businessperson
iO Tillett WrightiO Tillett Wright
02 September 1985
Television host