6 Hollywood Celebrities And Their Foundations

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.

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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.

Through Beygood foundation, Beyoncé's been shining a spotlight on mental health and environmental issues. 
Beyoncé & Jay Z/Photo via Instagram @beygood

Angelina Jolie

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.”

Angelina Jolie. In 2003 she set-up the Maddox Jolie Program that is today the Maddox Jolie-Pitt Foundation (MJP).
Angelina Jolie/Photo via Maddox Jolie-Pitt Foundation’s website

Emma Watson

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.

British actor Emma Watson was appointed UN Women Goodwill Ambassador in July 2014. The accomplished actor, humanitarian and recent graduate of Brown University will dedicate her efforts towards the empowerment of young women and will serve as an advocate for UN Women’s HeForShe campaign in promoting gender equality.
Emma Watson/Photo via UN Women’s official website

Leonardo DiCaprio

Leonardo DiCaprio, known for his captivating performances on the silver screen, is equally captivating when it comes to environmental activism. 

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.

DiCaprio presented the Healer Award to Brazil's first-ever Minister of Indigenous Peoples, Sonia Guajajara, a heroic guardian of planet.
Leonardo DiCaprio with Sonia Guajajara/Photo via Instagram @leonardodicaprio

Lady Gaga

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.

A sweet photo of Lady Gaga with her mother showing off her book.
Lady Gaga with her mother Cynthia Germanotta/Photo via Instagram @momgerm

Hugh Jackman

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.

Hugh Jackman provided 145 major home renovation projects for families in the coffee farming community and have an additional 29 on the way. This included plumbing, roofs, kitchens, flooring, windows, water storage tanks, electricity, additions for growing families and even some entirely new homes.
Hugh Jackman/Photo via The Laughing Man’s official website

Star Philanthropy

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.

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