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

Robin Sharma Robin Sharma
Canadian, Mauritian

Frank Reich Frank Reich
American
Adam Khoo Adam Khoo
Singaporean

Les Brown Les Brown
American

Robert Greene Robert Greene
British, American

Suleyman Rustam Suleyman Rustam
Azerbaijani
Lori Bakker Lori Bakker
American
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Matte Babel Matte Babel
Canadian

Jonathan LipnickiJonathan Lipnicki
American

Bryan StevensonBryan Stevenson
American
Simon SinekSimon Sinek
British
Barbara CorcoranBarbara Corcoran
American

Monty DonMonty Don
British

Daymond JohnDaymond John
American

Mel RobbinsMel Robbins
American
Chetan BhagatChetan Bhagat
Indian

Steve BackshallSteve Backshall
British

Buck AngelBuck Angel
American

Van JonesVan Jones
American

Ashish VidyarthiAshish Vidyarthi
Indian
Esther HicksEsther Hicks
American

Catelynn LowellCatelynn Lowell
American
Jim AbbottJim Abbott
American

Sean StephensonSean Stephenson
American

Rodney MullenRodney Mullen
American
Naomi WolfNaomi Wolf
American

Chris HerrenChris Herren
American
MC LyteMC Lyte
American

Steven HillSteven Hill
American

Myles MunroeMyles Munroe
Bahamian

Jairek RobbinsJairek Robbins
American

Iyanla VanzantIyanla Vanzant
American
Kathy GarverKathy Garver
American

Larry CsonkaLarry Csonka
American

Richard MarcinkoRichard Marcinko
American

Greg ValentineGreg Valentine
American
Carlos P. GarciaCarlos P. Garcia
Filipino

Lanny PoffoLanny Poffo
Canadian, Italian, American
Jayne KennedyJayne Kennedy
American

Brian TracyBrian Tracy
American

Apolo OhnoApolo Ohno
American
Tucker MaxTucker Max
American

Rob BellRob Bell
American
Sangram SinghSangram Singh
Indian

Liz MurrayLiz Murray
American

Victoria ArlenVictoria Arlen
American
Erin GruwellErin Gruwell
American

Michael GregerMichael Greger
American
Ilyasah ShabazzIlyasah Shabazz
American

Prem RawatPrem Rawat
American

Sue JohansonSue Johanson
Canadian

Kelly CutroneKelly Cutrone
American
Amy CuddyAmy Cuddy
American
James Arthur RayJames Arthur Ray
American

Carl SchurzCarl Schurz
German, American

Bruce SterlingBruce Sterling
American

Robert EmmetRobert Emmet
Irish
Gary ZukavGary Zukav
American

Shiv KheraShiv Khera
Indian

Dambisa MoyoDambisa Moyo
Zambian

Brendon BurchardBrendon Burchard
American

Richard BandlerRichard Bandler
American
François BozizéFrançois Bozizé
Gabonese

Jessica FeshbachJessica Feshbach
American
Jeffrey GitomerJeffrey Gitomer
American

Philippe Cousteau, Jr.Philippe Cousteau, Jr.
American
Brene BrownBrene Brown
American
Ken RobinsonKen Robinson
British