The biggest unknown when booking motivational celebrity speakers for events is determining the keynote speaker fees of the desired speakers on your list. At Celebrity Speakers Bureau, our sales and research team stay up-to-date on current keynote speaker fees for industry-leading speakers and can assist you in determining the costs to hire one of these influential personalities to headline your event. Our list of the top trending keynote speakers for hire this week is broken down by booking fee to give you a better idea of what your budget for talent can afford at your upcoming event:
($20K – $50K)
Brian Smith: There are some great inspirational keynote speakers available in the $20-$50K range beginning with UGG Australia founder Brian Smith. Brian is the entrepreneurial visionary who introduced sheepskin boots to the American marketplace after founding the UGG brand with only $500 in startup money. He now travels the globe as a highly sought-after keynote speaker for corporate conferences and business events. Brian’s personal stories and breakthrough business strategies spur innovation and compel audiences to follow their passion and find creative ways to overcome obstacles to achieve their own success.
Dara Torres: 12-Time Olympic Medalist Dara Torres became the oldest swimmer ever to compete in the Olympic Games when she raced her way to 3 Silver Medals at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing. Dara didn’t let critics or the status quo define her or her goals. She is now a bestselling author, health & fitness icon, mother and one of the most beloved U.S. Olympians in history. Her story of dedication, the desire to succeed and the hard work to show for it inspires others to take hold of their life and write their own story to success.
Jason Dorsey: Jason is the #1 researcher and consultant on marketing to millennials and future generations. He is the co-founder of The Center for Generational Kinetics and leads the team of researchers who help companies solve generational challenges for fast growth in today’s marketplace. He has also published a bestselling book on how companies can recruit, motivate and retain Millennial employees. In recent years, Jason has shared his research findings and key insights as a keynote speaker at internal meetings and events for companies including GE, VISA, Wells Fargo and Frito Lay just to name a few.
Joan Lunden: Many know Joan Lunden best as an award-winning journalist , author and the former co-host of ABC’s Good Morning America during the 1980’s and 1990’s. Following her public battle with cancer in recent years, Joan has become a leading health & wellness advocate sharing her story at women’s conferences and various fundraising and corporate events. She uses her own personal experiences and life challenges to encourage and inspire others to create a healthy lifestyle for a better tomorrow.
($50K – $100K)
Kevin O’Leary: Affectionately known as Mr. Wonderful, Kevin is one of the most popular entrepreneurs and business keynote speakers in the world after building his own successful entrepreneurial empire and appearing as a featured investor on CNBC’s hit show Shark Tank. Given his industry clout, most would assume his keynote speaker fees are astronomical but Kevin falls in the $50-$100K range depending on travel and scope of work. During his speeches, Kevin brings the spirit of entrepreneurship and business success to life as he shares stories and tips from his own business ventures and Shark Tank partnerships.
Steve Young: Former 49ers quarterback and current ESPN NFL analyst Steve Young is a 3-Time Super Bowl champion and a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Away from the football field, Steve has worked with several private equity firms and is a managing director of Huntsman Gay Global Capital which he helped co-found with former Bain Capital executive Robert C. Gay in 2007. As a keynote speaker, Steve offers a unique experience for audiences as he discusses lessons in sports, business, and life. He is a humble star who’s down-to-earth nature helps him connect and engage audiences at corporate conferences and college speaker series.
Kris Jenner: Where would the Kardashians be without Kris Jenner? The overwhelming success of the Kardashian family is due largely in part to mom/manager Kris and her ability to monetize the value of celebrity in pop culture today. She currently operates her own production company and has a hand in most all of the new signature products lines and ventures from her famous children. Her global fame and reputation for innovative business strategies have made her a top choice for companies and organizations looking for a well-known celebrity keynote speaker to headline their annual women’s conferences, leadership summits, and industry networking events.
Steve Wozniak: Groundbreaking innovation has defined the career of inventor and tech entrepreneur Steve Wozniak. This Silicon Valley icon and Apple co-founder has had a hand in creating and/or inspiring countless technological advancements in the last few decades since the Apple computer first hit the market in the late 1970’s. His influence transcends the technology industry to inspire innovation and creativity in other industries as well. He is a versatile keynote speaker who can tailor his message to relate to the specific audience he will be speaking to at each event.
Ty Pennington: Ty rose to fame as the fun-loving carpenter on TLC’s home renovation show Trading Spaces and as the host of ABC’s Extreme Makeover: Home Edition. His successful TV career eventually led to other opportunities as a celebrity spokesperson for well-known brands and the creator of his own signature products. Ty has been a go-to choice for many organizations when looking to hire keynote speakers for home & garden trade shows, real estate conferences and other special events. He brings a special energy to any event he attends, entertaining the audience and connecting with them on a personal level.
Marcus Lemonis: Marcus is a leading entrepreneur and investor who serves as the CEO of Camping World and Good Sam Enterprises. He also hosts his own popular show on CNBC called The Profit. The show follows Marcus as he helps struggling businesses revamp their business for success by focusing on 3 key factors: people, process and product. Away from the TV set, Marcus is a highly-sought after industry expert and keynote speaker for business conferences, internal corporate meetings, leadership summits and other industry events. He provides audiences with a crash-course in successful brand building, corporate development and strategies to grow and adapt in today’s ever-changing marketplace.
Is there a speaker on this list or another great speaker from our database you would like to hire to headline your next event? Contact us today! We will help you determine the keynote speaker fees, execute contracts and provide event support to ensure a memorable event for your audience! You can contact our sales team via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (212) 410-2853 to speak with a representative about your event and the keynote speaker fees associated with the desired names on your list.