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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?"
  • Mr. T (born Laurence Tureaud; May 21, 1952) is an American actor, bodyguard, television personality, and retired professional wrestler, known for his roles as B. A. Baracus in the 1980s television series The A-Team and as boxer Clubber Lang in the 1982 film Rocky III. Mr. T is known for his distinctive hairstyle inspired by warriors of Mandinka nation in West Africa, his gold jewelry, and his tough-guy image. In 2006, he starred in I Pity the Fool, a reality show shown on TV Land; the title of the show comes from the famous catchphrase used by his character, Clubber Lang....  more
    • Age: 69
    • Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA

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    César Felipe Millán Favela (; Spanish: [ˈsesaɾ miˈʝan]; born August 27, 1969) is a Mexican-American dog trainer with over 25 years of canine experience. He is widely known for his Emmy-nominated television series Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan, which was produced from 2004 to 2012 and is broadcast in more than 80 countries worldwide.Millan is a New York Times best-selling author and has his own line of dog products and instructional DVDs. Prior to The Dog Whisperer series, Millan focused on rehabilitating severely aggressive dogs and founded a rehab complex, the Dog Psychology Center, in South Los Angeles (2002–2008). In 2009, the Dog Psychology Center moved to Santa Clarita, California....  more
    • Age: 52
    • Birthplace: Culiacan, Sinaloa, Mexico
  • Edward Michael Grylls (born 7 June 1974), better known as Bear Grylls, is a British former SAS serviceman, survival instructor, and honorary lieutenant-colonel, and, outside his military career, an adventurer, writer, television presenter and businessman. He is widely known for his television series Man vs. Wild (2006–2011), originally titled Born Survivor: Bear Grylls for the United Kingdom release. Grylls is also involved in a number of wilderness survival television series in the UK and US. In July 2009, Grylls was appointed the youngest-ever Chief Scout of the United Kingdom and Overseas Territories at age 35, a post he has held for a second term since 2015....  more
    • Age: 47
    • Birthplace: Isle of Wight, England, UK

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    Hilary Hinton "Zig" Ziglar (November 6, 1926 – November 28, 2012) was an American author, salesman, and motivational speaker....  more
    • Age: Dec. at 86 (1926-2012)
    • Birthplace: Alabama