American Program Bureau A Global Speaker, Celebrity & Entertainment Agency

Celebrity & Entertainment


As instantly recognizable faces, APB's celebrity speakers put their dazzling star power to excellent use, whether by drawing attention to a cause dear to their hearts or discussing their craft. Audiences will be riveted and entertained by their inspirational tales and personal keynotes.


Comedian / Actor / Talk Show Host

D.L. Hughley, star of the hit comedy sitcom The Hughleys and keynote speaker, has proven himself as one the hardest working men in show business. Over the past 10 years, he has grown his television and film resume while continuing to sell...

Lead Singer of The Beach Boys

Member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as lead singer and a founding member of The Beach Boys, Love has been a long-time advocate for living in harmony with the environment. From crafting music about the environment to leading the way at the...

Emmy-Winning Actress

With an award-winning career spanning across a diversity of roles in television, theater and film, Light is best known for having captivated audiences with her portrayal of “Angela Bower” on the hit comedy series Who's the Boss? A...


Cynthia Nixon has completed her final season of HBO's celebrated series, Sex and the City, in which she played "Miranda Hobbes," a role that garnered her 2002 and 2003 Emmy nominations. Whether on television or on stage, Nixon is known...

Award-Winning Actress

Angela Bassett is known for her emotional performances on screen in such films as Malcolm X and How Stella Got Her Groove Back. She offers a powerful, inspirational message to women.

Emmy Award-Winning Sportscaster, CBS Sports

A veteran of sports television for more than 25 years, Gumbel covers America's favorite games. In his motivational presentation, he offers humorous glimpses into the behind-the-scenes world of professional sports.

Lawyer, Judge "Cristina’s Court," Community Activist

Known as the internationally popular judge on Telemundo’s La Corte de la Familia and the acclaimed Cristina's Court, Perez is also a sought after lawyer with a practice specializing in immigration and nationality law. She's a 2005...

Grammy-Winning Singer

A soulful maven, Labelle has earned her place in Grammy-winning music royalty with her powerful high octave voice. She is also a New York Times best-selling author, television star, celebrity speaker and healthcare advocate who is...

Award-Winning Actress, Dancer & Singer

Rita Moreno is one of a select group of only eight living performers to have achieved entertainment's grand slam, having won all four of the most prestigious awards in show business: the Oscar, the Emmy, the Tony, and the Grammy.

Actor & Musician

Actor Jim Belushi has been seen on Saturday Night Live, According to Jim and a number of feature films. He shares his humorous perspective on life and the male/female relationship.

Actor / Patient Safety Advocate

With over 30 years of professional acting experience, Dennis Quaid has established himself as a fixture on the silver screen. Quaid has received honors from the New York Film Critics Circle, Independent Spirit Awards, the Emmys and the Screen...

Actress & Youth Volunteer

Tracee Ellis Ross is a NAACP Image Award-winning actress who starred in CW's hit comedy Girlfriends and is currently the star of the new hit ABC comedy series Black-ish. She works closely...

Journalist & Financial Analyst

An expert on Wall Street and the co-founder of, speaker Jim Cramer appears regularly on CNBC's Squawk Box and is the co-host of America Now.

Award-Winning Spoken Word Artist

Slam poet Black Ice was discovered by Russell Simmons and went on to appear in five episodes of HBO's Def Poetry Jam.

Academy Award Nominated Actor

Respectfully labeled as one of the hardest working actors in Hollywood and an exceptional public speaker, Samuel L. Jackson is an undisputed star. He has made an indelible mark on American cinema in his riveting roles in hits such as Pulp...

Civil Rights Activist / Television Personality

In 1995, Judge Greg Mathis was elected one of the youngest Judges in America. His election became a national success story and a symbol of hope for urban youth who are struggling to overcome the modern-day pressures and hardships of poverty,...

Legendary Director, Screenwriter & Actor

A legendary filmmaker, Woody Allen redefined the comedy genre in the '70s. He is known for such films as Vicky Cristina Barcelona and the Oscar-winning Annie Hall.

Emmy-Winning Journalist & Host

From television news journalist and host, to radio personality, producer and businesswoman, Gibbons has been a part of America's living rooms for over 20 years. She hosts Lifetime's successful primetime magazine, What Should You Do?, and...

Actress & Singer

Known for her roles in Eve's Bayou and Friday Night Lights, speaker Jurnee Smollett is also a member of ANSA, which combats HIV/AIDS and assists at-risk youth.

Actress & Women's Rights Activist

Actress, model, and speaker Gabrielle Union is one of America's top young stars, appearing in Bring It On and Ugly Betty. She also advocates for women's rights.

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