There are celebrities who despite their fame and wealth, always take time to give back to the society they came from and the needy. Many of them started as nothing but eventually made it. Some of them were also helped by other people and they continue to help others to show their gratitude and to spread love. These people make it obvious that celebrities are human too and they also have feelings like everyone else.
Many other celebrities only publicly display their wealth and in no way help the needy or do charitable deeds, but some do it secretly just for the sake of helping those in need. Although, they may not intend to put it out on the media, it eventually gets there. This is quite explainable, they are celebrities and people will always talk about what they do as long as someone sees it.
Here is a list of celebrities who are continually giving to the needy, in no particular order.
OPRAH WINFREY – The billionaire media personality and former talk show host is known through her career and after, for giving lots and lots of valuable things to her audience and the charity.
Oprah personally donated Ten Million Dollars to people who were affected by Hurricane Katrina. In 2007, she reached out to women and children in education and health care with up to 20.2 million dollars.
ELTON JOHN – This legendary musician happens to be one of the most charitable celebrities having donated up to different charities. Apart from this, he started his own foundation, Elton John’s AIDS Foundation to fight HIV and AIDS all over the world, about twenty four years ago.
J.K. ROWLING – She left the Forbes’s list of billionaires some time ago, but only few people know why. After making a lot of money from her books, especially the Harry Potter series, she donated 160 million dollars to charity organizations. Despite being of the list of billionaires, it is very certain that her soul is in bliss and that she is genuinely happy.
CHANCE THE RAPPER – Apart from his expertise at writing good lyrics and delivering great music, Chance the Rapper who is from Chicago happens to be very good and fighting for the people and making lives better. He was presented the BET Humanitarian Award by the ex-first lady of the USA, Michelle Obama in 2017.
He also topped the Celebs Gone Good list, compiled annually by Do Something, an organization created for social change. All these happened after many series of charitable acts which includes raising more than 3 million dollars for public schools in Chicago.
ELLEN DEGENERES – The popular Ellen of the Ellen Tube is pretty much known for her charitable and handsome to her fans on her talk show. She has donated millions of dollars to Children Hospitals, and she has also supported the cause to free animals from abuse and infringement of animal rights.
Other celebrities including Beyonce, Nicki Minaj, John Legend, Rihanna, Laverne Cox, Barbra Streisand and others are also constantly giving back to the society and the needy.