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.
Joaquin PhoenixJoaquin Phoenix
28 October 1974, Puerto Rican, American
 
Jennifer LopezJennifer Lopez
24 July 1969, American
Singer, Actress, Dancer

Scarlett JohanssonScarlett Johansson
22 November 1984, American
Actress

Brad PittBrad Pitt
18 December 1963, American
Actor

Pope FrancisPope Francis
17 December 1936, Argentinian
 

Tom HanksTom Hanks
09 July 1956, American
Academy Award Winning Actor
Angelina JolieAngelina Jolie
04 June 1975, American
Actress, Filmmaker, Activist

Will SmithWill Smith
25 September 1968, American
Actor

Harrison FordHarrison Ford
13 July 1942, American
American actor
Arnold SchwarzeneggerArnold Schwarzenegger
30 July 1947, Austrian, American
Former Governor of California

Cameron DiazCameron Diaz
30 August 1972, American
Actress
Roger FedererRoger Federer
08 August 1981, Swiss
Tennis Player

Rafael NadalRafael Nadal
03 June 1986, Spanish
Tennis player

Nicole KidmanNicole Kidman
20 June 1967, Australian, American
Actress

Audrey HepburnAudrey Hepburn
04 May 1929, British
Film actress

B. R. AmbedkarB. R. Ambedkar
14 April 1891, Indian
Indian Jurist
Mark ZuckerbergMark Zuckerberg
14 May 1984, American
Founder of Facebook

Ewan McGregorEwan McGregor
31 March 1971, Scottish
 

Pamela AndersonPamela Anderson
01 July 1967, Canadian, American
American-Canadian Actress

Elizabeth TaylorElizabeth Taylor
27 February 1932, British, American
 
Charles DickensCharles Dickens
07 February 1812, British
Writer

Olivia WildeOlivia Wilde
10 March 1984, American
Actress, Model
Swami VivekanandaSwami Vivekananda
12 January 1863, Indian
Leader

Mother TeresaMother Teresa
26 August 1910, Albanian, Indian
Founder of Missionaries of Charity

Amitabh BachchanAmitabh Bachchan
11 October 1942, Indian
Actor
Chris CornellChris Cornell
20 July 1964, American
musician

Zoe SaldanaZoe Saldana
19 June 1978, American
Actress
Enrique IglesiasEnrique Iglesias
08 May 1975, Spanish
Singer

Colin FarrellColin Farrell
31 May 1976, Irish
Actor

Fidel CastroFidel Castro
13 August 1926, Cuban
Cuban Revolutionary Leader
Michael SchumacherMichael Schumacher
03 January 1969, German
Racing driver

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Robbie WilliamsRobbie Williams
13 February 1974, British
 
Quincy JonesQuincy Jones
14 March 1933, American
Musician, Conductor, Producer, Arranger, Composer,

Jerry RiceJerry Rice
13 October 1962, American
Former NFL Star

Maya AngelouMaya Angelou
04 April 1928, American
Author

Steven SeagalSteven Seagal
10 April 1952, American
Actor & Martial Artist
Kathy BatesKathy Bates
28 June 1948, American
Actress and film director
Elijah WoodElijah Wood
28 January 1981, American
 

Nick LacheyNick Lachey
09 November 1973, American
Singer-songwriter and Actor

Lionel RichieLionel Richie
20 June 1949, American
Singer-Songwriter

Camilla Parker BowlesCamilla Parker Bowles
17 July 1947, British
British duchess
Danny GloverDanny Glover
22 July 1946, American
American actor

Cat StevensCat Stevens
21 July 1948, British
Singer-songwriter

Robert DuvallRobert Duvall
05 January 1931, American
Actor, Director

Dustin HoffmanDustin Hoffman
08 August 1937, American
 

Herbert HooverHerbert Hoover
10 August 1874, American
31st U.S. President
Maria BelloMaria Bello
18 April 1967, American
Actress

Cindy CrawfordCindy Crawford
20 February 1966, American
 
Justin LongJustin Long
02 June 1978, American
Actor

Christina Milian Christina Milian
26 September 1981, American
 

Rob SchneiderRob Schneider
31 October 1963, American
Actor, Comedian, Director, Screenwriter
Madam C. J. WalkerMadam C. J. Walker
23 December 1867, American
Entrepreneur

Jerry LewisJerry Lewis
16 March 1926, American
Comedian, Actor, Singer, Film Director
Billy GrahamBilly Graham
07 November 1918, American
Evangelist

Danny ThomasDanny Thomas
06 January 1912, American
 

Jane SeymourJane Seymour
15 February 1951, British
 

Kurt VonnegutKurt Vonnegut
11 November 1922, American
American writer

Kristin DavisKristin Davis
24 February 1965, American
Actress
Kate MossKate Moss
16 January 1974, British
Supermodel

Joan CollinsJoan Collins
23 May 1933, British
Actress & Author

Angela Davis Angela Davis
26 January 1944, American
Political Activist

Julian LennonJulian Lennon
08 April 1963, British
 
Cliff RichardCliff Richard
14 October 1940, British
Singer

Oliver StoneOliver Stone
15 September 1946, American
Film Director, Screenwriter, Producer
Richard MaxRichard Marx
16 September 1963, American
Singer-songwriter

Natalie ImbrugliaNatalie Imbruglia
04 February 1975, Australian
Singer-songwriter

Connie StevensConnie Stevens
08 August 1938, American
Film actress
Paul StanleyPaul Stanley
20 January 1952, American
Musician, Singer, Songwriter and Painter

Tony DungyTony Dungy
06 October 1955, American
Former NFL Coach & American Football Player
AvicennaAvicenna
0980 AD
Persian Plymath

Michael BoltonMichael Bolton
26 February 1953, American
Singer, Songwriter

Alice WalkerAlice Walker
09 February 1944, American
Author
James R. Jim JarmuschJim Jarmusch
22 January 1953, American
American film director

Princess AnnePrincess Anne
15 August 1950, British
 
Laura BushLaura Bush
04 November 1946, American
Former First Lady of the United States

Wyclef JeanWyclef Jean
17 October 1969, American
Rapper

Trey SongzTrey Songz
28 November 1984, American
Singer-songwriter

Joyce MeyerJoyce Meyer
04 June 1943, American
Author
Al-Waleed bin TalalAl-Waleed bin Talal
07 March 1955, Saudi Arabian
Business magnate
Jane RussellJane Russell
21 June 1921, American
Actress

W. H. AudenW. H. Auden
21 February 1907, British
Poet

William WilberforceWilliam Wilberforce
24 August 1759, British
Abolitionist

Benny HinnBenny Hinn
03 December 1952, Israeli
 
Annie BesantAnnie Besant
01 October 1847, British
Member of the London School Board

Nicholas WintonNicholas Winton
19 May 1909, British
Humanitarian

Queen Rania of JordanQueen Rania of Jordan
31 August 1970, Jordanian
Queen consort of Jordan.

Arnold PalmerArnold Palmer
10 September 1929, American
Golf Player

Fazle Hasan AbedFazle Hasan Abed
27 April 1936, Bangladeshi
Social Worker
Rachel CarsonRachel Carson
27 May 1907, American
Marine biologist

 Dadabhai NaorojiDadabhai Naoroji
04 September 1825, Indian
 
Nancy AjramNancy Ajram
16 May 1983, Lebanese
Singer

Muhammad YunusMuhammad Yunus
28 June 1940, Bangladeshi
 
Clara BartonClara Barton
25 December 1821, American
Nurse
Tchéky KaryoTchéky Karyo
04 October 1953, French
Actor