List of famous public speakers with their biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.

Public Speakers are individuals who speak to a large group of people with the motive of informing, motivating, influencing or entertaining the audiences. Public speakers primarily aim to persuade the audience to think about a pressing issue, motivate them to take actions or influence them to embark on a path of self-development. Public speaking is an art as it is no small feat to address large gathering and communicate to them effectively what one intends to inform them about. Greek philosopher Aristotle was one of the most prominent public speakers in ancient Greek where the art of public speaking first developed. Public speaking is a powerful medium and good orators from time immemorial have used their skills to influence people and move them to action. Abraham Lincoln, Adolf Hitler and Barack Obama are men who with the help of their oratory skills achieved tremendous political success. Leaders like Martin Luther King, Jr., and Winston Churchill were popular public speakers who left considerable impact on society. People flock to listen to motivational speakers like Wayne Dyer, Mark Victor Hansen, and Deepak Chopra who are blessed with the ability to inspire people through their talks. Browse on to learn more about the famous public speakers from around the world who inspire, motivate and influence through their speeches.

Ben Shapiro Ben Shapiro
American

Nick Vujicic Nick Vujicic
Australian

Frank Reich Frank Reich
American

Robin Sharma Robin Sharma
Canadian, Mauritian

Lori Bakker Lori Bakker
American
Adam Khoo Adam Khoo
Singaporean

Les Brown Les Brown
American

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Robert Greene Robert Greene
British, American

Suleyman Rustam Suleyman Rustam
Azerbaijani

Matte Babel Matte Babel
Canadian

Bryan StevensonBryan Stevenson
American
Ashish VidyarthiAshish Vidyarthi
Indian

Barbara CorcoranBarbara Corcoran
American

Simon SinekSimon Sinek
British

Daymond JohnDaymond John
American

Lisa WhelchelLisa Whelchel
American
Chetan BhagatChetan Bhagat
Indian

Ilyasah ShabazzIlyasah Shabazz
American
Jonathan LipnickiJonathan Lipnicki
American

Mel RobbinsMel Robbins
American

Van JonesVan Jones
American
Steve BackshallSteve Backshall
British

Monty DonMonty Don
British
Esther HicksEsther Hicks
American

Buck AngelBuck Angel
American

Larry CsonkaLarry Csonka
American

Rodney MullenRodney Mullen
American

Jennifer O'NeillJennifer O'Neill
Brazilian, American
Sangram SinghSangram Singh
Indian

Catelynn LowellCatelynn Lowell
American

Hans RoslingHans Rosling
Swedish

Steven HillSteven Hill
American
Myles MunroeMyles Munroe
Bahamian
Richard RohrRichard Rohr
American

Naomi WolfNaomi Wolf
American

Carlos P. GarciaCarlos P. Garcia
Filipino

MC LyteMC Lyte
American
Chris HerrenChris Herren
American

Jim AbbottJim Abbott
American
Lanny PoffoLanny Poffo
Canadian, Italian, American

Michael GregerMichael Greger
American

Apolo OhnoApolo Ohno
American
Jairek RobbinsJairek Robbins
American

Greg ValentineGreg Valentine
American
Kathy GarverKathy Garver
American

Richard MarcinkoRichard Marcinko
American

Victoria ArlenVictoria Arlen
American
Iyanla VanzantIyanla Vanzant
American

Brian TracyBrian Tracy
American
Jayne KennedyJayne Kennedy
American

Erin GruwellErin Gruwell
American

Rob BellRob Bell
American

Patrick MoorePatrick Moore
Canadian
Tucker MaxTucker Max
American

Kelly CutroneKelly Cutrone
American

HiawathaHiawatha
American

Prem RawatPrem Rawat
American

Carl SchurzCarl Schurz
German, American
James Arthur RayJames Arthur Ray
American

Liz MurrayLiz Murray
American
Brendon BurchardBrendon Burchard
American

Sue JohansonSue Johanson
Canadian

Robert EmmetRobert Emmet
Irish
Bruce SterlingBruce Sterling
American

Amy CuddyAmy Cuddy
American
Dambisa MoyoDambisa Moyo
Zambian

Ann BancroftAnn Bancroft
American
Shiv KheraShiv Khera
Indian

Richard BandlerRichard Bandler
American

Gary ZukavGary Zukav
American
Sean StephensonSean Stephenson
American

François BozizéFrançois Bozizé
Gabonese
Red JacketRed Jacket
American