Celebrity Keynote Speakers

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Celebrity keynote speakers give insight to endless perseverance, hard work, and activism. Celebrity speakers can inspire and invoke change and passion within an audience, and can lend a extraordinary dimension to your next gala or event. Contact GDA Speakers to explore your options.


Keynotes: 1 Books: 0 Videos: 2

Joel Cohen

Emmy winning Writer/Producer for The Simpsons

Enlightening, and funny, Joel takes you inside the innovation process and team dynamics that have made this the most successful TV show in history.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 2 Videos: 3

Barbara Corcoran

Real Estate Mogul & Business Expert

As a much-in-demand motivational speaker, and now a best-selling author, Barbara has successfully transitioned from her role as head of The Corcoran Group to that of popular television personality.

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Keynotes: 2 Books: 1 Videos: 1

Bob Eubanks

He's One of a Kind!

I’m sure when you hear the name Bob Eubanks, you think of the Newlywed Game. But, why not? TV guide named him one of the top five game show hosts of all time. He’s an eight time Emmy award winner with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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Keynotes: 2 Books: 4 Videos: 0

Bethenny Frankel

Television Host & New York Times Bestselling Author

Bethenny Frankel is a self-made businesswoman, TV producer, multiple New York Times bestselling author, and mother.  She is the Founder & CEO of Skinnygirl, a lifestyle brand offering practical solutions to women, including the recent launch of the Skinnygirl Jeanswear Collection, which sold out on HSN within hours.

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Keynotes: 2 Books: 3 Videos: 2

Leeza Gibbons

TV & Radio Host, Author, Speaker

Emmy Award winner Leeza Gibbons is one of the most well‐known pop‐culture icons on the air. In addition to her entertainment and news media background, Leeza is an instrumental advocate for healthcare, wellness, and caregiving. She is also a wife, mother, businesswoman and New York Times bestselling author.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 3 Videos: 5

Chef Jeff Henderson

Former Star of The Chef Jeff Project & New York Times Best-Selling Author of "Cooked"

From imprisoned drug dealer to renowned chef, Chef Jeff inspires audiences with his emotional journey of redemption from the streets to the stove. He reveals how lessons from the streets transfer to business, offering unique expertise on interpersonal relationships and managing a diverse workforce.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 4 Videos: 4

Robert Herjavec

Leading Shark on ABC's Shark Tank and Founder & CEO Herjavec Group

Robert Herjavec is one of North America’s most recognizable business leaders. A dynamic entrepreneur, Robert has built and sold several IT companies to major players such as AT&T. He shares his expertise with other entrepreneurs each week as a leading Shark on ABC’s Emmy Award-winning hit Shark Tank.

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Keynotes: 9 Books: 4 Videos: 5

Daymond John

Founder and CEO of FUBU; Stars in business reality TV show, Shark Tank

A young entrepreneur, industry pioneer, highly regarded marketing expert and a man who has surpassed new heights of commercial and financial success are just a few ways people have described Daymond John.

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Keynotes: 1 Books: 0 Videos: 4

Monica Lewinsky

Social Activist

Monica Lewinsky is a social activist, a global public speaker, a contributing editor to Vanity Fair and a consultant. She advocates for a safer social media environment and addresses such topics as digital resilience, reputation, privacy, cultivating compassion, overcoming shame and equality. 

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Keynotes: 8 Books: 9 Videos: 6

Joan Lunden

Award-Winning Broadcast Journalist and Women's Health Advocate

An award-winning journalist, bestselling author, motivational speaker, and women's health & wellness advocate, Joan Lunden has been a trusted voice in American homes for more than 30 years. Lunden continues to be one of America’s most recognized, trusted personalities and a sought after speaker throughout the country.

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 0 Videos: 4

Aimee Mullins

Groundbreaking Athlete, Fashion Icon, Actor, TED All-Star, and Design Innovator

Aimée Mullins revels in the continuous exploration of what is possible—both for herself and those whose lives she touches. Aimée has developed her own unique formula for creating the “invented life,” fashioned from her undeniably unique combination of life experiences.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 0 Videos: 2

Tony Plana

Former Award-Winning Star of Ugly Betty, Director, and Arts & Education Advocate

Cuban-born Tony Plana is one of the most recognizable Latino actors of stage and screen and has directed, produced, and starred in more than 60 major films. His most recognized role was the character of Ignacio Suarez, the widowed father to America Ferrera’s Ugly Betty. 

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Keynotes: 1 Books: 1 Videos: 2

Mark L. Walberg

TV Personality

Mark L. Walberg is known from Antiques Roadshow. His other TV credits include the game shows Russian Roulette and The Moment of Truth, as well as Temptation Island.

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Keynotes: 1 Books: 7 Videos: 3

Larry Winget

Pitbull of Personal Development®

Larry is unique -- no one does what he does from the platform. He's the best combination of credible content with five bestselling books and twenty years of experience speaking to over 400 of the Fortune 500 companies, plus he brings an element of celebrity from his numerous television appearances.

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