Oprah Winfrey is known for her incredible generosity and has always led the way in donating and giving. Oprah used her show as a platform for such acts and her audiences often went home with unbelievable gifts. In recent events, Oprah donated $10 million to Coronavirus and $1 million went specifically to America’s Food Fund. She previously donated $10 million to Hurricane Katrina relief and has spent over $60 million on efforts to improve medication in different parts of the world.
Angelina Jolie is known for making an impact with regards to aiding humanitarian efforts, particularly in Africa. She was previously appointed Special Convoy to the United Nations High Commissioner for refugees. Angelina just donated $200,000 to the NAACP Legal Defense Fund for her recent birthday. She also donated $1 million to No KId Hungry to assist in any way possible in the midst of COVID-19. If you think her efforts are great just wait till you see #6
Beyoncé is known for using her social media platforms and her fame in order to draw much attention and awareness to a whole bunch of causes. Bey recently donated $6 million to COVID-19 relief, she has also taken to her Instagram in discussing the aspect of being a feminist as well as uniting her fan base and the world to stand for equality. We bet you had no idea the next celebrity was so generous?
It has been revealed that Nicki Minaj has been secretly donating to villages in India. Minaj has been able to help contribute to the creation of a computer center, two water-wells and the overall improvement of educational institutions. She took to Instagram and said, “This is the kind of thing that makes me feel the most proud.” She also vowed to help some of her Twitter followers student loans off.
Mel Gibson is ranked third on Forbes list of the 30 Most Generous Celebrities. Mel donated $6,853,020 to the AP Reilly Foundation which he in fact set up to assist Holy Family Church. He also reportedly donated $500,000 to the El Mirador Basin Project which aimed at protecting what is left of the virgin rain forest in Central America. Additionally, in all his generosity he donated $10 million to American hospitals that aided sick children who were unable to receive the necessary treatment in their home regions. What generous guy, but wait till you see who’s next…
Michael Jordan has donated $100 million to fight for racial equality. The money will be distributed to organizations that are fighting for social justice and racial equality, him alongside with the Jordan brand are truly leading the way. This is the biggest celebrity donation. Jordan also donated all his proceeds from the new docu-series The Last Dance to charitable causes, this was between $3-$4 million. Previously Jordan has donated $30 million to activist and hurricane relief causes. He is extremely charitable and aiming to make a change.
Cristiano Ronaldo is known as the most charitable sportsman and soccer player. Ronaldo donated $1.8 million to hospitals in Portugal fighting VID-19, he donated lifesaving equipment and more. He has also previously donated his entire Champion’s League bonus to charitable causes in the past. Ronaldo is admired worldwide and known for always making a scene and treating his fans right, especially when they are children.
Salma Hayek And François-Henri Pinault
Salma Hayek and her husband donated 100 million euros to the reconstruction of Notre Dame. In more recent news the couple donated 3 million masks. However, in the past Hayek donated $100,000 to earthquake relief. Hayek uses her fame to discuss the violence and discrimination against women and wishes to greatly change this, she is also known for discussing the social injustices against immigrants.