10+ Humble Celebs Who Love Performing Random Acts Of Kindness

With great fame comes great responsibility.

Instead of looking out for number one, many celebs use their fame and fortune to help others out.

In some cases, they were simply at the right place, at the right time. Like the time Jamie Foxx saved a man from his burning vehicle.

For more heartwarming stories, here are 10+ humble celebs who love performing random acts of kindness.

1. Matthew McConaughey

In order to advocate against drinking and driving, the actor took time out of his busy schedule to promote the SURE Walk program at the University of Texas.

These lucky students got to have Matthew drive them home!

2. Prince Harry

When a gust of wind knocked over an athlete in a wheelchair at the Invictus Games, Prince Harry saw it as his royal duty to help the girl out.

He even stayed by her side, cracking jokes that cheered the athlete up.

3. Jamie Foxx

If you can believe it, the actor once saved a man’s life!

This happened when a man lost control of his truck and skidded off the road. This caused his car to flip multiple times.

Tragically, it also burst into flames right next to Jamie Foxx's Hidden Valley home.

But without hesitation, the Django Unchained actor proved to be a hero when he called 911 and even got the man out of the engulfed truck.

4. Mila Kunis

When a 50-year-old worker collapsed in her home and started coughing up blood, she spurred into action.

In the end, her actions to assess the seizing man by grabbing his head and turning it to the side made it so he didn’t swallow his tongue.

5. Amy Adams

When a fully-dressed soldier was waiting for his departure back home, the actress didn’t hesitate to give up her first-class plane ticket to the hero.

Given her background, being raised on a military base, it wasn’t surprising that she performed such a selfless act.

6. David Beckham

It could be raining outside and the soccer superstar is still down to greet his fans.

One time, he brought cups of coffee and tea to a young paramedic who was tending to a fallen elderly person in London.

7. Angelina Jolie

When a young fan was having a panic attack over Jolie arriving for her guest appearance on The Daily Show, she remained cool and collected.

She grabbed the girl and rushed her to an open area, comforting her and even cheering her up with a quick selfie. So sweet!

8. Ryan Gosling

As if we couldn’t love the actor anymore, we go and find out that he once broke up a fight in New York City. Ugh, could he be more perfect?

As it turns out, the fight was over a painting of all things. Gosling said to MTV that he was “embarrassed” about the situation that he had to mediate.

9. Sandra Bullock

When an 89-year-old Beverly Hills Hotel manager found himself homeless, the Miss Congeniality star lent a helping hand.

She gave $5000 to help him get back on his feet. A GoFundMe was also started.

10. Cher

When the people of Flint found themselves with no clean water due to lead poisoning, Cher donated 181,000 bottles of clean water.

She has been an advocate for the city since 2014, bringing awareness to the crisis.

11. Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson

Behind all those big muscles is a real softie.

When a puppy needed money for surgery to save his life, he donated $1500 to make it happen.

In the end, the dog survived. He's even named Dwayne!

12. Justin Timberlake

The singer was so moved when he heard about the fundraiser to buy a wheelchair-accessible van for a 17-year-old with cerebral palsy.

He ended up buying the van for the family before Thanksgiving and even hopped on Zoom with them.

According to the 17-year-old and his dad, Justin said, "I heard your story and saw a little news clip about it and I was just so moved."

"I want you guys to have a great holiday, and you inspire me Jake," Timberlake added. Such a sweetheart!

13. James McAvoy

Back when the coronavirus pandemic first started, the actor wanted to give back to the frontline workers who have been working tirelessly.

He ended up raising $275,000 for these workers through the Masks for NHS Heroes campaign.

14. Bill Gates

Who was your secret Santa this year? Well, for one lucky user during the Reddit Secret Santa, it was the ever-generous Bill Gates!

They received an adult-level Lego set, a Harry Potter Santa hat, sweets, and even treats for her cat.

15. Colin Farrell

A homeless man got a lot more than he could have hoped for when he approached the actor to bum a cigarette.

He got a wad of cash, a new wardrobe, and money for rent!

16. Emma Watson

How perfect is this woman? She once halted an interview just to let the interviewer know that they had a dab of pen on their face.

She even took the time to walk over and rub the dark spot off the woman's face.

17. Keanu Reeves

After the plane he was on made an emergency landing, Keanu rode a bus with fellow passengers.

But instead of letting people feel sad, he read facts about Bakersfield and played “Bakersfield Sound” music for everyone.

18. Tom Hanks

Tom Hanks has a well-earned reputation for being one of the nicest people in Hollywood.

He once stumbled upon a newlywed couple taking their wedding photos and was kind enough to partake. Can you imagine having Tom Hanks in your wedding party?!

19. Harrison Ford

A not-so-little known fact about Harrison Ford is that he's an aviation enthusiast.

On multiple occasions, Ford has flown his helicopter in an effort to help rescue stranded and lost hikers. Hopefully, Harrison is better at landing than his character Indiana Jones.

20. Christian Bale

During a screening of The Dark Knight Rises in Colorado, a horrific mass shooting took place inside the theater.

Upon hearing the news, Christian took time to visit the hospital and speak with some of the surviving victims.

21. Johnny Depp

One thing that I think the majority of us can agree on is that visits to the hospital are never fun — that bodes double for children.

In an effort to help spread cheer and laughter, Johnny makes regular appearances at numerous children's hospitals dressed as Jack Sparrow.

22. Zach Galifianakis

Zach Galifianakis has such a big heart that they went and made a documentary all about it.

Queen Mimi tells the story of Zach's unlikely friendship with a homeless woman and his quest to get her off the streets.

23. Chris Evans

Captain America has a busy schedule. What with saving the universe from the threat of invasion, fighting the Hydra corruption from within the ranks of the U.S. government — it's a lot.

The fact that he finds the time to read the kids of the world a bedtime story is beyond admirable.

25. John Cena

Just because he plays a bad guy in the ring doesn't mean that John Cena doesn't have a heart as pure as gold.

John regularly participates in children's charities and has donated countless hours of his time meeting young fans around the world.

24. Shaq

Dr. Shaquille O'Neal donated all of the proceeds raised from his Super Bowl party to the Kobe & Vanessa Bryant Family Foundation.

He also recently purchased a brand new laptop for a random fan who offered condolences for the loss of his sister and his former teammate, Kobe Bryant.

25. Nicki Minaj

Did you know that in America, students graduate college with an average of $35,000 worth of student debt?

To help ease the financial burden of a select number of fans, Nicki offered to pay off their remaining student loans in-full.

26. Chrissy Teigen

A woman by the name of Mercedes Edney started a GoFundMe to help raise funds for aesthetician school.

Chrissy had been following Mercedes on her journey and decided to donate the remaining funds to help her reach her goal.

27. Lebron James

Sometimes something as simple as a hug can have the power to seriously change and impact someone's life.

During a half-time intermission, King James went over to a Special Olympian (in a Celtics shirt no less) and put his arm around him.

28. Taylor Swift

Loyalty goes a long way in the eyes of Taylor Swift. After receiving a bridal shower invitation from a long-time fan, T-Swift decided to take her up on her offer.

She flew to Ohio with bags full of presents.

29. Tupac Shakur

2pac was a rapper, but Tupac Amaru Shakur was a poet, a philosopher, and a philanthropist.

After receiving a letter from a dying fan, Tupac flew to meet the young boy. When the child passed, the hip-hop mogul renamed his publishing house Joshua's Dream.

30. Dave Grohl

Dave Grohl has earned the reputation for being Rock and Roll's greatest ambassador. He's done everything from surprise appearances to drum battling a ten-year-old.

What do you think — did Dave get bested or was he just being polite?

31. Russell Brand

Russell is incredibly passionate about helping the homeless. He has regular visits with people living on the street and has even been known to treat the occasional stranger to a hot meal.

That's what I call putting your money where your mouth is.

32. Miley Cyrus

Miley was asked to attend the high school prom of one of her young fans. When she wasn't able to make the date, Miley tweeted out this response with an alternative suggestion in mind.

Do you have any stories of celebrities dolling out random acts of kindness to you? Leave a comment and let us know!

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