Famous Speakers: Celebrity Names & Headliners For Your Event

If you’re searching for famous speakers to draw in audience and wow the crowd at your next event, WSB features the well-known names who have been making headlines and changing the world in recent decades. From beloved athletes to accomplished journalists, television personalities, and world leaders, WSB works with some of the most well known and sought after voices who will bring the crowd to their feet at your next event.

What are you looking for from famous speakers? It is not just a celebrity or a household name–you need someone with visibility combined with impeccable presentation, stage presence, and a compelling story to share with your audience.

Review just some of our roster of headliners below, and be sure to connect with our team of experts to guide you in your search:

Famous Speakers and Celebrities for Keynotes and More:

Famous Speakers Katie Couric

Katie Couric

Global Anchor, Yahoo News and Executive Producer/Narrator, Fed Up

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Award-winning journalist and tireless cancer advocate was the first female to solely anchor a nightly network news program. Katie Couric sheds light on the hard hitting—and hopeful—stories making news worldwide.

Famous Speakers Arianna Huffington

Arianna Huffington

Founder of The Huffington Post, Founder and CEO of Thrive Global

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At the forefront of one of the world’s most successful news site and a key figure in the current communications revolution, Arianna Huffington discusses the new media, politics, the economy and lessons she has learned on the road to success.

Terry Bradshaw

Terry Bradshaw

Co-host and Analyst, FOX NFL Sunday and NFL Legend

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Terry Bradshaw, with amazing humor and down-home common sense, looks at attitude, adversity and relentless competition as to what makes us successful.

 

Tom Brokaw

Tom Brokaw

Legendary Newsman, NBC News and New York Times Best-Selling Author

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A journalistic icon whose trusted insights change the way we think about the world, Tom Brokaw has traveled the globe to cover elections, summits, political turmoil, war, the climate crisis and major news stories of every description.

Earvin “Magic” Johnson

Role Model, Sport Legend and Successful Entrepreneur

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Magic Johnson inspires audiences with the story of his stunning ascent, his philosophy for success, and his vision for a bright and promising future.

 

Meredith Vieira

Meredith Vieira

Emmy Award-Winning Host, Executive Producer and Co-anchor, Today, NBC (2006-2011)

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One of the most admired women in journalism, Meredith Vieira offers a candid, in-depth conversation about the stories she has covered and the lessons they have taught her.

Sugar Ray Leonard

Sugar Ray Leonard

Boxing Legend, Successful Entrepreneur and Author, The Big Fight: My Life In and Out of the Ring

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An Olympic athlete and world champion boxer, Sugar Ray Leonard shows us how to set our fears of the unknown aside with preparation, focus, discipline, determination and attitude.

Famous Speakers - Jenna Hager

 Jenna Hager

Best-Selling Author; Contributing Correspondent, NBC’s Today; Chair, UNICEF’s Next Generation and Editor-at-Large, Southern Living Magazine

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A fresh voice with a positive message, Jenna Hager shows how lives can be changed when provided with compassion, community support and educational opportunities.

José Andrés

Culinary Innovator, Television Personality and Owner, ThinkFoodGroup 

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One of TIME magazine’s most influential people in the world, José Andrés has captured the zeitgeist of a nation: not only as one of the most popular chefs in America, but with his dynamic personality and diverse projects aimed at making the world a better place.

Brian Grazer

Brian Grazer

Legendary Academy Award- and Emmy Award-Winning Producer; New York Times Best-Selling Author; Founder and Chairman, Imagine Entertainment

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One of the most prolific and acclaimed producers of our time, Brian Grazer inspires audiences to unleash their curiosity by revealing the secrets of his extraordinary success behind some of Hollywood’s most famed movies and television shows, and importantly, how anyone can exercise their own curiosity to create a more fulfilling life and career.

Famous Speakers - Shane Battier

Shane Battier

Director of Basketball Development and Analytics, Miami Heat; Member of the 2012 and 2013 NBA Championship Miami Heat; Captain of the 2001 NCAA Championship Duke Blue Devils; “No-Stats All-Star”

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Dubbed the “No-Stats All-Star” by author Michael Lewis, Shane Battier shows audiences how to identify and cultivate the intangibles of life that winners possess—and how sports and technology are converging to give anyone the tools to become a champion.

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