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

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.
Rafael NadalRafael Nadal
(Tennis player)

03 June 1986

Spanish

Roger FedererRoger Federer
(Tennis Star)

08 August 1981

Swiss

Jennifer LopezJennifer Lopez
(Singer, Actress, Dancer & Fashion Designer)

24 July 1969

American

Scarlett JohanssonScarlett Johansson
(Actress, Model, Singer)

22 November 1984

American

Arnold SchwarzeneggerArnold Schwarzenegger
(Former Governor of California)

30 July 1947

American

Brad PittBrad Pitt
(Actor)

18 December 1963

American

Angelina JolieAngelina Jolie
(Actress, Filmmaker, Activist)

04 June 1975

American

Will SmithWill Smith
(Actor)

25 September 1968

American

Tom HanksTom Hanks
(Academy Award Winning Actor)

09 July 1956

American

Nicole KidmanNicole Kidman
(Actress)

20 June 1967

Australian,American

Mark ZuckerbergMark Zuckerberg
(Co-founder of Facebook, Computer Programmer)

14 May 1984

American

Audrey HepburnAudrey Hepburn
(Film actress)

04 May 1929

British

Cameron DiazCameron Diaz
(Actress)

30 August 1972

American

Harrison FordHarrison Ford
(American actor)

13 July 1942

American

Zoe SaldanaZoe Saldana
(Actress)

19 June 1978

American

Joaquin PhoenixJoaquin Phoenix

28 October 1974

American

Mother TeresaMother Teresa
(Founder of Missionaries of Charity)

26 August 1910

Albanian,Indian

Pamela AndersonPamela Anderson
(American-Canadian actress)

01 July 1967

Canadian

Amitabh BachchanAmitabh Bachchan
(Film actor)

11 October 1942

Indian

Michael SchumacherMichael Schumacher
(Racing driver)

03 January 1969

German

Pope FrancisPope Francis

17 December 1936

Argentinian

Ewan McGregorEwan McGregor

31 March 1971

Scottish

Chris CornellChris Cornell
(Musician)

20 July 1964

American

B. R. AmbedkarB. R. Ambedkar

14 April 1891

Indian

Steven SeagalSteven Seagal
(Actor & Martial Artist)

10 April 1952

American

Elizabeth TaylorElizabeth Taylor

27 February 1932

British,American

Swami VivekanandaSwami Vivekananda
(Leader)

12 January 1863

Indian

Olivia WildeOlivia Wilde
(Actress, Model)

10 March 1984

American

Robbie WilliamsRobbie Williams

13 February 1974

British

Jerry LewisJerry Lewis
(Comedian, Actor, Singer, Film Director)

16 March 1926

American

Enrique IglesiasEnrique Iglesias
(Singer)

08 May 1975

Spanish

Charles DickensCharles Dickens
(Writer)

07 February 1812

British

Quincy JonesQuincy Jones
(Musician, Conductor, Producer, Arranger, Composer, Film Composer)

14 March 1933

American

Colin FarrellColin Farrell
(Actor)

31 May 1976

Irish

Fidel CastroFidel Castro
(Cuban Revolutionary Leader)

13 August 1926

Cuban

AvicennaAvicenna
(Persian Plymath)

0980 AD

Lionel RichieLionel Richie
(Singer-Songwriter)

20 June 1949

American

Robert DuvallRobert Duvall
(Actor, Director)

05 January 1931

American

Elijah WoodElijah Wood

28 January 1981

American

Danny GloverDanny Glover
(American actor)

22 July 1946

American

Dustin HoffmanDustin Hoffman

08 August 1937

American

Maria BelloMaria Bello
(Actress)

18 April 1967

American

Justin LongJustin Long
(Actor)

02 June 1978

American

Cat StevensCat Stevens
(Singer-songwriter)

21 July 1948

British

Maya AngelouMaya Angelou
(Author)

04 April 1928

American

Herbert HooverHerbert Hoover
(31st U.S. President)

10 August 1874

American

Cindy CrawfordCindy Crawford

20 February 1966

American

Kathy BatesKathy Bates
(Actress and film director)

28 June 1948

American

Joan CollinsJoan Collins
(Actress & Author)

23 May 1933

British

Jane SeymourJane Seymour

15 February 1951

British

Rob SchneiderRob Schneider
(Actor, Comedian, Director, Screenwriter)

31 October 1963

American

Julian LennonJulian Lennon

08 April 1963

British

Cliff RichardCliff Richard
(Singer)

14 October 1940

British

Billy GrahamBilly Graham
(Evangelist)

07 November 1918

American

Richard MaxRichard Marx
(Singer-songwriter)

16 September 1963

American

Kurt VonnegutKurt Vonnegut
(American writer)

11 November 1922

American

Kristin DavisKristin Davis
(Actress)

24 February 1965

American

Christina Milian Christina Milian

26 September 1981

American

Kate MossKate Moss
(Supermodel)

16 January 1974

British

Trey SongzTrey Songz
(Singer-songwriter)

28 November 1984

American

Oliver StoneOliver Stone
(Film Director, Screenwriter, Producer)

15 September 1946

American

Michael BoltonMichael Bolton
(Singer, Songwriter)

26 February 1953

American

Camilla Parker BowlesCamilla Parker Bowles
(British duchess)

17 July 1947

British

Angela Davis Angela Davis
(Political Activist)

26 January 1944

American

Queen Rania of JordanQueen Rania of Jordan
(Queen consort of Jordan.)

31 August 1970

Jordanian

Natalie ImbrugliaNatalie Imbruglia
(Singer-songwriter)

04 February 1975

Australian

Jerry RiceJerry Rice
(Former NFL Star)

13 October 1962

American

Nick LacheyNick Lachey
(Singer-songwriter and Actor)

09 November 1973

American

Paul StanleyPaul Stanley
(Musician, Singer, Songwriter and Painter)

20 January 1952

American

Connie StevensConnie Stevens
(Film actress)

08 August 1938

American

Wyclef JeanWyclef Jean
(Rapper)

17 October 1969

American

Arnold PalmerArnold Palmer
(Golf Player)

10 September 1929

American

Laura BushLaura Bush
(Former First Lady)

04 November 1946

American

Joyce MeyerJoyce Meyer
(Author)

04 June 1943

American

Alice WalkerAlice Walker
(Author)

09 February 1944

American

 Dadabhai NaorojiDadabhai Naoroji

04 September 1825

Indian

Al-Waleed bin TalalAl-Waleed bin Talal
(Business magnate)

07 March 1955

Saudi Arabian

Danny ThomasDanny Thomas

06 January 1912

American

Annie BesantAnnie Besant
(Member of the London School Board)

01 October 1847

British

Jane RussellJane Russell
(Actress)

21 June 1921

American

James R. Jim JarmuschJim Jarmusch
(American film director)

22 January 1953

American