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Famous Male Motivational Speakers

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List of famous male motivational speakers, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest male motivational speakers list contains the most prominent and top males known for being motivational speakers. There are thousand of males working as motivational speakers in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic motivational speakers have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a male aspiring to be a motivational speaker then the people below should give you inspiration.

These people, like Bear Grylls and Steve Pavlina include images when available.

While this isn't a list of all male motivational speakers, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male motivational speakers?" and "Who are the best male motivational speakers?"

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    Mr. T
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    Mr. T is an American actor known for his roles as B. A. Baracus in the 1980s television series The A-Team, as boxer Clubber Lang in the 1982 film Rocky III, and for his appearances as a professional wrestler. Mr. T is known for his trademark African Mandinka warrior hairstyle, his gold jewelry, and his ...more

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    • Age: age 63
    • Birthplace: USA, Chicago, Illinois
    • Profession: Wrestler, Bodyguard, Actor, Voice acting, Motivational speaker, + more
    • Credits: The Blues Brothers, Rocky III, Rocky IV, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, Not Another Teen Movie, + more
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    Cesar Millan
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    Cesar Millan, is a Mexican American self-taught dog trainer. He is widely known for his television series Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan, broadcast in more than eighty countries worldwide from 2004 to 2012. Prior to The Dog Whisperer series, Millan focused on rehabilitating especially aggressive dogs ...more

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    • Age: age 46
    • Birthplace: Mexico, Latin America, Culiac├ín, Americas, Sinaloa
    • Profession: Canine Professional, Author, Writer, Motivational speaker, Dog trainer, + more
    • Credits: Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan, Beethoven's Big Break
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    Edward Michael "Bear" Grylls is a British adventurer, writer and television presenter. He is widely known for his television series Man vs. Wild, originally titled Born Survivor: Bear Grylls in the United Kingdom. Grylls is also involved in a number of wilderness survival television series in the United ...more

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    • Age: age 41
    • Birthplace: Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
    • Profession: Author, Actor, Writer, Motivational speaker, Presenter
    • Credits: Man vs. Wild, Worst-Case Scenario, Escape to the Legion, The Island with Bear Grylls, Short Poppies, + more
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    Hilary Hinton "Zig" Ziglar was an American author, salesman, and motivational speaker.more

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    • Age: Died at 86 (1926-2012)
    • Birthplace: Alabama, United States of America
    • Profession: Author, Writer, Motivational speaker
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    Norman Vincent Peale
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    Dr. Norman Vincent Peale was a minister and author and a progenitor of "positive thinking". His ideas were not accepted by mental health experts.more

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    • Age: Died at 95 (1898-1993)
    • Birthplace: Bowersville, Ohio, United States of America
    • Profession: Author, Pastor, Writer, Motivational speaker, Preacher
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    Stephen Covey
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    Stephen Richards Covey was an American educator, author, businessman, and keynote speaker. His most popular book was The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People. His other books include First Things First, Principle-Centered Leadership, The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Families, The 8th Habit, and ...more

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    • Age: Died at 80 (1932-2012)
    • Birthplace: Salt Lake City, Utah, United States of America
    • Profession: Professor, Manager, Author, Writer, Motivational speaker, + more
    • Credits: The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
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    Aron Lee Ralston is an American outdoorsman, engineer and motivational speaker. He survived a canyoneering accident in south-eastern Utah in 2003, during which he amputated his own right forearm with a dull pocketknife in order to extricate himself from a dislodged boulder, which had him trapped for ...more

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    • Age: age 40
    • Birthplace: Marion, Ohio, United States of America
    • Profession: Actor, Motivational speaker, Mountaineer, Engineer
    • Credits: 127 Hours
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    Gary Hamel
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    Dr. Gary P. Hamel is an American management expert. He is a founder of Strategos, an international management consulting firm based in Chicago.more

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    • Age: age 61
    • Profession: Professor, Manager, Author, Motivational speaker, Consultant
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    Chetan Bhagat
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    Chetan Bhagat is a well known Indian English writer, known for his bestselling about young urban middle-class Indians. Bhagat is also columnist for newspapers such as The Times of India and Dainik Bhaskar, where he writes about the youth, career development and current affairs. In 2008, The New York ...more

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    • Age: age 41
    • Birthplace: New Delhi, India
    • Profession: Columnist, Screenwriter, Author, Banker, Writer, + more
    • Credits: Nanban, Hello, Brothers for Life, Kick, 2 States, + more
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    Morris Cerullo is an American pentecostal televangelist.more

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    • Age: age 84
    • Birthplace: Passaic, New Jersey, United States of America
    • Profession: Businessperson, Missionary, Author, Televangelist, Motivational speaker
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    Bruce L. Tulgan is an American writer specializing in business topics. His books include It's Okay to Manage Your Boss, Not Everyone Gets a Trophy, It's Okay to be the Boss, and Managing Generation X. He founded the management training firm RainmakerThinking, Inc. in 1993 and is a keynote speaker and ...more

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    • Age: age 48
    • Birthplace: Pittsfield, Massachusetts, United States of America
    • Profession: Manager, Author, Motivational speaker
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    Barry Farber is an American sales consultant,speaker, radio and TV personality and author.more

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    • Birthplace: United States of America
    • Profession: Entrepreneur, Author, Motivational speaker
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    Dan Poynter is an American author, consultant, publisher, professional speaker and parachute designer. Since 1969, he has written more than 130 books, many reports, and more than 800 magazine articles, most of them on book publishing. The writing and publishing of The Self-Publishing Manual in 1979 ...more

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    • Age: age 77
    • Birthplace: United States of America
    • Profession: Publisher, Author, Motivational speaker
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    Robert Kiyosaki
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    Robert Toru Kiyosaki is an American investor, businessman, self-help author, motivational speaker, financial literacy activist, financial commentator, and radio personality. Kiyosaki wrote the Rich Dad Poor Dad series of motivational books and has created other material published under the Rich Dad ...more

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    • Age: age 68
    • Birthplace: Hilo, Hawaii, United States of America
    • Profession: Pilot, Businessperson, Investor, Entrepreneur, Author, + more
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    Nicholas James "Nick" Vujicic is an Australian Christian evangelist and motivational speaker born with tetra-amelia syndrome, a rare disorder characterised by the absence of all four limbs. As a child, he struggled mentally and emotionally as well as physically, but eventually came to terms with his ...more

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    • Age: age 33
    • Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia
    • Profession: Pastor, Preacher
    • Credits: The Butterfly Circus, The Lost Sheep
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    Andrew Fetterly Wilkes-Krier, better known by his stagename Andrew W.K., is an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, entertainer, motivational speaker, and music producer. He was the host of the television series Destroy Build Destroy. As a musician, he is known for his singles "Party Hard" ...more

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    • Age: age 36
    • Birthplace: Palo Alto, California, United States of America
    • Profession: Record producer, Musician, Singer-songwriter, Actor, Singer, + more
    • Credits: Jackass: The Movie, Destroy Build Destroy, The Great Debate, Punk Rock Holocaust, I Love the New Millennium, + more
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    Jesse Duplantis is an Evangelical Charismatic Christian minister based in New Orleans, Louisiana, US, and the founder of Jesse Duplantis Ministries.more

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    • Age: age 66
    • Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America
    • Profession: Evangelist, Author, Televangelist, Motivational speaker
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    Steve K. Munsey is the pastor of the Family Christian Center in Munster, Indiana. He is frequently seen on the Trinity Broadcasting Network, DayStar, and local stations throughout the United States.more

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    • Age: age 62
    • Birthplace: United States of America
    • Profession: Television producer, Missionary, Author, Televangelist, Pastor, + more
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    C. K. Prahalad
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    Coimbatore Krishnarao Prahalad was the Paul and Ruth McCracken Distinguished University Professor of Corporate Strategy at the Stephen M. Ross School of Business in the University of Michigan, USA. He was the co-author of "Core Competence of the Corporation" and "The Fortune at the Bottom of the ...more

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    • Age: Died at 69 (1941-2010)
    • Birthplace: Eurasia, Coimbatore, India, Coimbatore district, Tamil Nadu
    • Profession: Professor, Manager, Author, Motivational speaker, Consultant
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    Tony Robbins is an American life coach and self-help author. He became well known through his infomercials and self-help books, Unlimited Power, Unleash the Power Within and Awaken the Giant Within. In 2007, he was named in Forbes magazine's "Celebrity 100" list. Forbes estimated that Robbins earned ...more

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    • Age: age 55
    • Birthplace: Los Angeles, USA, North Hollywood, California
    • Profession: Author, Actor
    • Credits: Men in Black, Shallow Hal, Reality Bites, Mrs. Winterbourne, Anthony Robbins: Love & Passion, + more
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