Here are the philanthropic endeavors of six well-known Hollywood celebrities and their foundations.
In the glitzy world of Hollywood, where fame and fortune often take center stage, there are shining stars who use their success to make the world a better place.
These celebrities are not just about red carpets and awards; they’re passionate about giving back.
Let’s take a closer look at six incredible superstars who are committed to making a positive impact on the world through their foundations.
Beyoncé, the powerhouse performer known for her mesmerizing music and dazzling stage presence, is also a force for good.
Through her foundation, Beygood, she’s been shining a spotlight on mental health and environmental issues.
From raising awareness to taking proactive steps, Beyoncé has shown that she’s not just a Queen on stage but a humanitarian Queen in real life.
Angelina Jolie’s love affair with Cambodia began when she visited the country while filming “Tomb Raider” in 2000.
Struck by its beauty and the resilience of its people, she decided to give back.
Jolie’s dedication to humanitarian causes has made her a global ambassador for goodwill. According to the Maddox Jolie-Pitt Foundation website, the foundation’s vision is “dedicated to alleviating extreme rural poverty, protecting the environment and conserving wildlife in rural northwestern Cambodia.”
Emma Watson, famous for her role as Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter series, has used her platform to advocate for gender equality.
She is a U.N. Women Goodwill Ambassador and a prominent figure in the HeForShe campaign.
Watson donated a substantial $1.4 million to the U.K. Justice and Equality Fund, supporting the fight against sexual harassment.
The Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation is committed to safeguarding the Earth’s fragile ecosystems and vulnerable wildlife.
Through collaborative efforts, he’s making a significant impact on the planet’s well-being.
Lady Gaga, the pop sensation who’s taken the music world by storm, is also passionate about mental health. The Born This Way Foundation Instagram account says that they are “on a mission to support youth mental health and work with young people to build a kinder + braver world.”
Alongside her mother, Cynthia Germanotta, she works tirelessly to support young people’s mental well-being.
She also encourages kindness and bravery in a world that sometimes needs it most.
Hugh Jackman, famous for his portrayal of Wolverine, is a hero off-screen as well.
He’s dedicated 100% of his profits to the Laughing Man Foundation, a venture he founded.
This foundation supports educational programs, community development, and social entrepreneurs worldwide, making the world a better place one laugh at a time.
In a world often enchanted by glamor, these stars remind us that fame and fortune can be a powerful force for positive change.
They are not just stars; they are caring individuals using their influence and resources to touch lives across the globe.
These charity foundations are their way of leaving a lasting legacy, showing that making the world a better place is a role they take seriously.
Banner photo via Instagram @leonardodicaprio.