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List of famous motivational speakers, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top motivational speakers in the world? Popular motivational speaker Tony Robbins has helped many celebrity clients. (If you're looking for motivation, this list of positive actions might help!) This includes the most prominent motivational speakers, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable motivational speakers is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic motivational speakers were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned motivational speakers.

This list of public speakers who are motivational and inspirational includes people like Tony Robbins, Zig Zagler, and more. Featuring male and female self help speakers, this list has a variety of motivational gurus helping people lead great lives.

From reputable, prominent, and well known motivational speakers to the lesser known motivational speakers of today, these are some of the best professionals in the motivational speaker field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous motivational speakers ever?" and "What are the names of famous motivational speakers?" then you're in the right place.

Norman Vincent Peale is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Motivational Speakers
Dr. Norman Vincent Peale was a minister and author and a progenitor of "positive thinking". His ideas were not accepted by mental health experts.
Stephen Covey is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Motivational Speakers
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 ...more
Zig Ziglar is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Motivational Speakers
Hilary Hinton "Zig" Ziglar was an American author, salesman, and motivational speaker.
Tony Robbins is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Motivational Speakers
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 ...more
Naomi Judd is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Motivational Speakers
Naomi Judd is an American country music singer, songwriter, and activist.
Eckhart Tolle is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Motivational Speakers
Eckhart Tolle is a German-born resident of Canada, best known as the author of The Power of Now and A New Earth. In 2011, he was listed by the Watkins Review as the most spiritually influential ...more
Nick Vujicic is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Motivational Speakers
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 ...more
Dave Ramsey is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Motivational Speakers
David L. "Dave" Ramsey III is an American financial author, radio host, television personality, and motivational speaker. His show and writings strongly focus on encouraging people to ...more
Mr. T is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Motivational Speakers
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 ...more
Cesar Millan is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Motivational Speakers
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 ...more
Lillian Müller is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Motivational Speakers
Lillian Müller is a Norwegian model and an actress in motion pictures and television.
Suze Orman is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Motivational Speakers
Susan Lynn "Suze" Orman is an American author, financial advisor, motivational speaker, and television host. Orman was born in Chicago and received her B.A. in social work. She worked ...more
Bear Grylls is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Motivational Speakers
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 ...more
Joe Simpson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Motivational Speakers
Joe Simpson is an English mountaineer, author and motivational speaker. He is best known for his book Touching the Void and the 2003 film adaptation of his book.
Bif Naked is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Motivational Speakers
Bif Naked is a Canadian singer-songwriter, actress and motivational speaker.
Marilyn Hickey is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Motivational Speakers
Marilyn Hickey is an American Christian minister and televangelist who teaches Bible studies both nationally and internationally.
Paula White is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Motivational Speakers
Paula Michelle White is an international Christian evangelist and teacher, TV personality, author and philanthropist. She is the Senior Pastor of New Destiny Christian Center in Apopka, Florida, ...more
Susan Powter is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Motivational Speakers
Susan Powter is an Australian-born motivational speaker, nutritionist, personal trainer and author, who rose to fame in the 1990s with her catchphrase "Stop the Insanity!", which was ...more
Robert Kiyosaki is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Motivational Speakers
Robert Toru Kiyosaki is an American investor, businessman, self-help author, motivational speaker, financial literacy activist, financial commentator, and radio personality. Kiyosaki wrote the ...more
Ben Tankard is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Motivational Speakers
Ben Tankard
Ben Tankard is a 6'6" former professional basketball player and an American gospel, jazz keyboardist producer, author, recording artist, and songwriter with over 200 songs recorded. Tankard ...more
Aron Ralston is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Motivational Speakers
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 ...more
Gary Hamel is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Motivational Speakers
Dr. Gary P. Hamel is an American management expert. He is a founder of Strategos, an international management consulting firm based in Chicago.
Stacey McKenzie is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Motivational Speakers
Stacey McKenzie is a Canadian fashion model, runway coach and most recently a model coach and judge on the Canadian reality television show Canada's Next Top Model.
Tom Hanks is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Motivational Speakers
Thomas Jeffrey "Tom" Hanks is an American film actor, director, voice-over artist, writer and film producer. Hanks worked in television and family-friendly comedies before achieving ...more
Wayne Dyer is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Motivational Speakers
Wayne Walter Dyer is an American self-help author and motivational speaker. His first book Your Erroneous Zones is one of the best-selling books of all time, with an estimated 35 million copies