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

Monty Don Monty Don
British

Nick Vujicic Nick Vujicic
Australian
Dave Ramsey Dave Ramsey
American

Robin Sharma Robin Sharma
Canadian, Mauritian

Frank Reich Frank Reich
American

Adam Khoo Adam Khoo
Singaporean
Lori Bakker Lori Bakker
American

Robert Greene Robert Greene
British, American
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Matte Babel Matte Babel
Canadian
Les Brown Les Brown
American

Suleyman Rustam Suleyman Rustam
Azerbaijani

Ashish VidyarthiAshish Vidyarthi
Indian

Van JonesVan Jones
American

Simon SinekSimon Sinek
British
Rodney MullenRodney Mullen
American

Steve BackshallSteve Backshall
British
Lisa WhelchelLisa Whelchel
American

Jonathan LipnickiJonathan Lipnicki
American

Ilyasah ShabazzIlyasah Shabazz
American
Erin GruwellErin Gruwell
American

Larry CsonkaLarry Csonka
American
William TellWilliam Tell
Swiss

Jennifer O'NeillJennifer O'Neill
Brazilian, American

Sangram SinghSangram Singh
Indian

Clementine FordClementine Ford
Australian

Mel RobbinsMel Robbins
American
Steven HillSteven Hill
American

Esther HicksEsther Hicks
American

Greg ValentineGreg Valentine
American

Fran LebowitzFran Lebowitz
American
Catelynn LowellCatelynn Lowell
American
Buck AngelBuck Angel
American

Jim AbbottJim Abbott
American

Zig ZiglarZig Ziglar
American

James Arthur RayJames Arthur Ray
American
Kathy GarverKathy Garver
American

Richard MarcinkoRichard Marcinko
American
MC LyteMC Lyte
American

Apolo OhnoApolo Ohno
American

Iyanla VanzantIyanla Vanzant
American
Naomi WolfNaomi Wolf
American

Jayne KennedyJayne Kennedy
American
Myles MunroeMyles Munroe
Bahamian

Hans RoslingHans Rosling
Swedish

Dave PelzerDave Pelzer
American
Jairek RobbinsJairek Robbins
American

Michael GregerMichael Greger
American
Richard RohrRichard Rohr
American

Kelly CutroneKelly Cutrone
American

HiawathaHiawatha
American

Brian TracyBrian Tracy
American
Tucker MaxTucker Max
American

Chris HerrenChris Herren
American

Patrick MoorePatrick Moore
Canadian

Rob BellRob Bell
American

Victoria ArlenVictoria Arlen
American
Dambisa MoyoDambisa Moyo
Zambian

Prem RawatPrem Rawat
American
Liz MurrayLiz Murray
American

Carl SchurzCarl Schurz
German, American

Carlos P. GarciaCarlos P. Garcia
Filipino
AntiphonAntiphon
Greek

Shiv KheraShiv Khera
Indian
Bruce SterlingBruce Sterling
American

Sue JohansonSue Johanson
Canadian
Amy CuddyAmy Cuddy
American

Robert EmmetRobert Emmet
Irish

Leo BuscagliaLeo Buscaglia
American
Julia Butterfly HillJulia Butterfly Hill
American

Gary ZukavGary Zukav
American
Brendon BurchardBrendon Burchard
American