Many celebrities are given a good life but not all of them are willing to share what they have with the people who are around them. If you are going to look at the world and the majority of the people who are living in it, you would realize that almost 90 percent need the help of the people who have more than enough. Thankfully, some of the blessed celebrities know the importance of helping. In this section, you will find the top 5 most generous celebrities. These are famous people who never settled for the good life that they have; instead, they made it a point to share a major part of their earnings to make the world a better place for more people.
Here are the five most generous celebrities and their corresponding contributions to the world:
5. Mel Gibson
There are different things that this guy has contributed to different organizations around the world. Mel Gibson was able to donate 9 million dollars to one of the churches in Malibu, California. With this certain move, he was able to help people who want to stay closer to God. Another thing that he was able to do is to give reimbursement to the hospitals that are helping children from different remote areas where there are no accessible hospitals. He was able to give 10 million dollars for this.
When Hurricane Stan hit Mexico in 2005, he donated one million dollars. If you were going to compare these different things that he was able to give, you would realize that this is something that men who have earned so much during the last years of their career can do.
4. Paul Newman
Paul Newman is one of the elite Hollywood celebrities who are willing to help even when they are already in their last parts of their lives. Many celebrities are saying great things that this person was able to give when he was still alive. His donations to different charitable organizations cannot be placed into oblivion. When he died in September 2008 because of a complication in the lungs, many people were able to speak up about what he did when he was still alive.
One of the living examples of his goodness is his 10 million dollar donation to Kenyon College, Gambier, Ohio. He is someone who can prove that life should be spent helping people. His life is indeed a record of charitable deeds.
3. Barbra Streisand
Barbra Streisand is a famous singer who has been very generous throughout her career. One of her focuses is to help in combating different problems that are related to problems regarding education, women’s rights, and civil rights.
She also helped in researching different solutions for AIDS. As a singer, she helps earn money with her concerts. She is one of those celebrities who are helping in making people aware of global warming. This is one of the most important things that are really needed in the world today. She is also focusing on gun control and dealing with the war in Iraq.
2. Herb Alpert
With his willingness to help, this person was able to make sure that being a celebrity and a legend in the industry comes with the responsibility to help other people. Herb Alpert is an American musician and he is one of the legendary people who helped build A&M Records.
He has his own music foundation and in 2012, he was able to give 13 million dollars as a donation to a certain charity. He is a 73-year-old musician and his willingness to help is something that is really commendable and highly appreciated not only by ordinary people but also by musicians who do not have enough resources to work on their passion for music.
Oprah is not just famous because of her shows but she is also known as one of the most successful and one of the richest in the United States of America. She is worth one billion dollars. With her success, she never forgot her humble beginnings and she has been helping different charities.
In 2012 alone, she gave 50 million dollars to different charities including her very own Oprah’s Angel Network. One of her focuses is to give assistance to women and children who want to be educated. With the past experiences of Oprah in her early life, it is understandable why she is focusing on this type of problem.
No matter what type of organization celebrities choose to support, it is still very overwhelming to know that these people who are already on the most successful point in their lives have the heart to do something for the different issues around the world. Aside from the people who are presented above, there are also different celebrities who have been helping a lot of people while they are busy going up the ladder of their career.