Top Generous Philanthropists

I have listed a few generous Philanthropists below. The list is not conclusive. There are many more generous Philanthropists in the world today. Some are billionaires and millionaires, but there are tens of millions more who are not, yet they are great givers.


Because there are so many great givers in the world today, it would be very challenging for me to list all the them in this article.

However, I have started the list with a few of the popular ones we know of, but I will continue to add to this list, ever so often.

Here are just a few of generous givers to start the ‘ball rolling’.

1.  Michael Jackson

The world-renown singer and performer, Michael Jackson has donated more money to charity than any other performer, so far. Giving away as much as $500 million to date. Supporting organizations like:

  • The American Cancer Society
  • Childhelp USA
  • End Hunger Network
  • AIDS Project Los Angeles
  • And several more.


2.  Pierre Omidyar

Pierre Omidyar has donated over$1 Billion to various causes. Ranging from Education to helping underprivileged people in various countries become financially self-sufficient. He has also donated to humanitarian causes and health organizations.


3.  Warren Buffet

Warren Buffet is one of the largest giver in the world – Giving away in 2006,  $21.5 Billion to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. He has also supported several other charitable causes.  


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