Top 20 Celebrity Speakers of 2021
So you want to book a celebrity speaker? We get it, there can be a lot of pressure in finding the perfect keynote speaker to impress your audience. Whether you’re hosting a tough crowd or coordinating an exceptionally lavish event, sometimes you have to go BIG. Our speakers bureau has you covered— from famous actors, musicians, comedians, reality TV stars, to world-class athletes, olympic champions and business gurus, here’s our list of Top 20 Celebrity Keynote Speakers of 2021.
1) Kevin O’Leary
Kevin O’Leary is a top entrepreneur speaker, author, venture capitalist, guest judge on Shark Tank, and star on Money Court. Within his various television roles, his opinionated nature has won over millions, and he continues to impress his audiences with professional tips and personal anecdotes.
2) Barbara Corcoran
Barbara Corcoran is a motivational speaker and frequent contributor on every major network including ABC’s Shark Tank and Good Morning America. It all began after Barbara quit her job as a waitress and borrowed $1,000 to start a tiny real estate company in New York City. Within 25 years, Barbara parlayed that $1,000 loan into a $5 billion real estate business building the largest and best-known brand in the business.
3) Daymond John
Daymond John is a top business and motivational keynote speaker, founder of FUBU clothing, Shark Tank judge, and the bestselling author of The Power of Broke. As a dynamic business speaker with over twenty years of hands-on proven business experience, Daymond shares the strategies that continue to bring him financial success.
4) Mark Cuban
Mark Cuban is a top entrepreneur speaker and owner of the Dallas Mavericks. He is also the owner and chairman of HDNet, one of the few remaining independently owned and operated TV Networks in the U.S. and the first in the world to be programmed exclusively in high definition. Mark takes personal responsibility for the programming, creating a unique schedule of creative and original programs, outperforming networks owned by much larger corporations and those with much greater distribution.
5) Robert Herjavec
Robert Herjavec is a top entrepreneur keynote speaker, best-selling author, and panelist on ABC’s Shark Tank. A dynamic entrepreneur, Robert has built and sold several IT companies to major players such as AT&T on his way to amassing a personal fortune. Robert recently launched The Herjavec Group, which has quickly grown from $400K in sales to $150 million. The Herjavec Group is recognized as a leader in cybersecurity and one of the fastest-growing technology companies.
6) Magic Johnson
Magic Johnson is a top business keynote speaker, former NBA great, and Chairman and CEO of Magic Johnson Enterprises. Still a commanding presence in popular culture, Johnson made history in 2012 when he became co-owner of MLB’s Los Angeles Dodgers. He also co-owns the Los Angeles Sparks of the WNBA, Major League Soccer’s Los Angeles Football Club, and eSports franchise Team Liquid.
7) Bethenny Frankel
Bethenny Frankel is a top entrepreneur speaker, reality TV star, bestselling author, and the founder of Skinnygirl Cocktails. While starring on Bravo’s The Real Housewives of New York City, Frankel single-handedly created the low-calorie cocktail category with the launch of her Skinnygirl Cocktails.
Ice-T is a top entertainment keynote speaker, rapper, and actor. As an artist, Ice’s reach has crossed from music into film and television, and interactive media. His syndicated TV show The Mediator debuted in March of 2021 to rave reviews, along with the the 4th season of his crime show In Ice Cold Blood (Oxygen). Ice also won a Grammy award in 2021, this is his 2nd Grammy and his 4th nomination. Keep an eye out for his 22nd season of Law & Order: SVU – This means Ice has been on TV longer than any other male actor on TV EVER!
9) Molly Bloom
Molly Bloom is a top inspirational keynote speaker, entrepreneur, and bestselling author of Molly’s Game. Her memoir was adapted into an award-winning film by Aaron Sorkin. Bloom has appeared on numerous shows and in media outlets such as Ellen, Vice, The Los Angeles Times, NPR, Vulture, and has been asked to speak at Fortune’s Most Powerful Women.
10) Steve Wozniak
Steve Wozniak is a top technology keynote speaker and innovation expert, cult icon, co-founder of Apple Computer, and bestselling author of his autobiography iWoz: From Computer Geek to Cult Icon. He is responsible for designing the Apple II, the first personal computer that had the ability to display color graphics. For his contributions to technology, he was inducted into the Inventors Hall of Fame in 2000.
11) Marc Randolph
Marc Randolph is a top entrepreneur and innovation keynote speaker, Netflix co-founder, angel investor, and an Amazon #1 bestselling author and podcast host of That Will Never Work. He is a frequent speaker at industry events, works extensively with young entrepreneurial programs, sits on the board of the environmental advocacy group 1% for the Planet, and chairs the National Outdoor Leadership School’s Board of Trustees.
12) Fredrik Eklund
Fredrik Eklund is a top sales keynote speaker, number one broker, star of “Million Dollar Listing,” and the bestselling author of The Sell. To date, Fredrik has closed over 5 billion dollars in real estate sales all over the world.
13) Josh Altman
Josh Altman is one of the most sought after and successful sales keynote speakers in the country. Nicknamed the shark by his peers due to his negotiating tactics, this Million Dollar Man has changed the game of real estate. Ranked year after year by the Wall Street Journal as a top 10 agent in the country, Josh has built several different real estate businesses including a team that sells $500M a year as The Altman Brothers.
14) Tracy Tutor
Tracy Tutor is a top sales keynote speaker, real estate expert, star of Million Dollar Listing: Los Angeles, and bestselling author of Fear is Just a Four Letter Word. She has an undeniably strong presence and a confidence that has propelled her into the rooms of some of the most powerful people in LA, representing some of the most noteworthy brands in real estate.
15) Jeannie Mai
Jeannie Camtu Mai is an American television host and stylist. She is best known for her work on the makeover show How Do I Look? and the syndicated daytime talk show The Real. As a fashion expert, she is frequently featured on television programs such as Today, Extra TV, Entertainment Tonight, and Insider. She has also appeared as a host for E! as well as the Miss Universe pageant. She is currently a sideline reporter on Holey Moley on ABC.
16) Tyler the Creator
Tyler Gregory Okonma, better known by his stage name Tyler, The Creator, is an American rapper, record producer, and music video director. Born in Ladera Heights, he rose to prominence as the leader and co-founder of the alternative hip hop collective Odd Future and has rapped on and produced songs for nearly every Odd Future release. Tyler creates all the artwork for the group’s releases and also designs the group’s clothing and other merchandise.
17) Bethany Hamilton
Bethany Hamilton is a top motivational speaker who has become a source of inspiration to millions through her story of determination, faith, and hope. At the age of thirteen, the young surfer lost her left arm to a 14-foot tiger shark. With resilience and tenacity, she returned to the water a month later; and within two years had won her first national title. Her remarkable story has been told in a best-selling autobiography and in the 2011 blockbuster sensation film, Soul Surfer.
18) Robin Givens
Robin Givens long oscillated between a glamorous movie star life and the domestic abuse she suffered at home. Today, she speaks out about the abuse she suffered, urging men, women, and the African American community to educate themselves about domestic violence. Her 2007 biography Grace Will Lead Me Home poignantly and intelligently recounts her abusive marriage and the strength it took to finally leave her husband. She is co-chair of the Women Who Care organization.
19) Andy Buckley
Andy Buckley is a top entertainment keynote speaker, CFO of Dunder Mifflin on NBC’s “The Office”, Real-Life financial advisor, and emcee. Since The Office he’s done recurring roles on HBO’s hit comedies VEEP and Silicon Valley. Presently, Buckley has a recurring role as Tech Billionaire Richard Elia on the hit CBS show SCORPION.
20) Taylor Armstrong
Taylor Armstrong starred in the hit Bravo reality show The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. After critical acclaim on debut in 2011, this franchise won a Critic’s Choice Television Award for the success of its inaugural season. The show enjoys a worldwide following, and each week viewers tune in to watch the drama unfold in Beverly Hills.