Life can sometimes get rocky and when it does, we turn to people who motivate us. We are inspired by their life stories and the amount of success that they have achieved. Having public speakers remind us that "anything is possible" can really change our lives.
Whether it be a sports star, an author or even an actor, these people are doing something right in their lives. They share their stories of success and empower us to better our lives in all facets. Let's take a seat and get ready to listen to why the following 10 public speakers are the richest of 2019...
10 Arianna Huffington
Arianna Huffington is a well-known name throughout the world. This woman is responsible for the creation of The Huffington Post, a hugely successful American news website. She has also written fifteen books so far in her career. Her most recent book is The Sleep Revolution: Transforming Your Life, One Night at a Time, written in 2016.
Like most of her books, this was an instant bestseller. The success of her business allowed her to gain public recognition and fame. She regularly gives motivational speeches and talks around the globe. Arianna Huffington is worth an estimated $50 million today.
9 Tony Robbins
Everyone has heard of Tony Robbins. He is best known for influencing your life in a positive way and giving you the motivation to live your best life. He has been a huge help with many people all over the world. He even gives tips on how to be a good public speaker!
It seems like he really does it all. He currently has six best-selling books and regularly speaks to sold out audiences. His goal in life is to help others in their life as well as in business. He has amassed a huge following and is raking in the big bucks for it!
8 Jack Canfield
You may or may not have heard of Jack Canfield. He is a professional author and motivational speaker. He is best known for helping create the Chicken Soup for the Soul book series. He seems to have always led a very successful life. He attended Harvard University studying Chinese History.
He went on to inspire millions of people around the world through his books. Today, he continues to motivate people through his speaking engagements. He believes that everyone should maximize their potential. He is someone who helps people get where they want to be in business and in life.
7 Oprah Winfrey
It is hard to know where to begin when it comes to speaking about Oprah Winfrey's accomplishments in life. She is a woman who has forged her way to the top and continues to succeed. She is a strong believer in education and has even opened up schools. She is most famous for her talk show The Oprah Winfrey Show.
With her fame, she has been able to give a lot back to the world. Her life story is an inspiration in itself. She projects that anybody can do anything in life, they just need to believe in themselves and work hard.
6 Arnold Schwarzenegger
Arnold is best known for being The Terminator. After becoming famous for this popular role, he led a very successful acting career. Acting was not the only success he had, he later went on to become the governor of California. Arnold is a man who is not afraid to go after what he wants.
He motivates his fans through strong messages. He remains popular in the fitness world thanks to his success in his bodybuilding career. Today, he is often a Keynote speaker at conferences around the world. He is unafraid to fail and pushes his audience to be 'go getters'.
5 Les Brown
Leslie Brown is a former politician and Radio DJ. He currently is a motivational speaker and can be heard often saying "It's possible!". He was persistent in wanting to be an on air radio personality. He continued to visit the same station on a regular basis until finally, he got a position. Brown is a perfect example that persistence pays off.
He inspires his audience through his life story and how he has risen to success. He has received a few awards including an Emmy Award. He preaches to his audience to not listen to others' negative opinions. He continues to book speaking engagements and sells out theaters. He is at the peak of his career and is a name that you will see more often.
4 Jeff Bezos
Jeff Bezos is one of the richest and most successful men of our time. He is responsible for creating Amazon. The story about how he was able to get this multimillion-dollar business started is very inspiring. One thing that really helped Bezos climb to the top was his work-life harmony. He believes that work and life should be intertwined.
He has given a lot back to the world through many large donations. His time is precious and he is very structured. He inspires people to go big or go home. He is known to have given some of the best speeches of all time throughout his career.
3 Joe Rogan
Joe Rogan has a very fierce personality. He tells it like it is and is open to other people's opinions. He likes to educate himself in many different fields. He has a huge fan base that he has amassed through being a public figure. He takes part in the hugely famous MMA enterprise.
He is a comedian, actor and hosts his own podcast. He is able to reach out to the world via his podcast and express his opinion. His entire life is inspirational because he is so open to anything and everything. He is able to take on any challenge.
2 Lance Armstrong
Lance Armstrong is most famous for being a professional cyclist. He founded the Livestrong Foundation that helps care for cancer survivors. The famous yellow Livestrong bracelets were able to rake in an estimated $325 million for the foundation. He has inspired the world because he suffered from cancer himself.
Despite having this illness, Armstrong was able to achieve many things. He motivates people, especially suffering from cancer that there is still hope. Since recovering he has gone on to open businesses, including a clothing deal with Nike. Lance is definitely a great role model in the athletic and business world.
1 Richard Branson
Richard Branson is a hugely successful billionaire. He is the owner of the Virgin brand and lives one hell of a life. Branson has admitted that he used to loathe giving public speeches. It is a funny concept to wrap your head around because he is constantly speaking to others in the business. He gave himself some tips in order for him to get over his fear of public speaking.
He believes that practice makes perfect. He also likes to think of his speeches as just having a friendly chat instead of an official speech. Even the most successful and powerful people still sometimes get nervous like the rest of us.