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Sir Bob Geldof

Humanitarian, Entrepreneur, and Nobel Man of Peace

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 Sir Bob Geldof Biography

Best known for organizing the mammoth Live Aid extravaganza and political activism on behalf of Africa, Sir Bob Geldof was the founder of the widely acclaimed pop group The Boom Town Rats and has had an illustrious singing/songwriting career spanning 25 years.

As the inspirational force and leader behind Band Aid, Live Aid, and Sport Aid, Geldof raised more than $120 million for famine relief in Africa from 1984 to 1986 and organized simultaneous concerts in London and Philadelphia to raise £50 million. He remains chairman of the Band Aid Trust.

Geldof has been awarded numerous honors for his work, including a knighthood in 1986, a UN World Hunger Award, FAO Medal, EEC Gold Medal, Irish Peace Prize, and several other foreign state awards. He has been nominated three times for the Nobel Peace Prize and was made a freeman of the City of Newcastle in 1986.

An astute businessman, Geldof, together with Charlie Parsons and Waheed Alli, formed the multi-award-winning Planet 24. A radio and television production company, it has become one of the largest independent television production companies in the UK through its daily broadcasts, which amount to over 600 hours of UK television per annum.

Planet 24 Radio has produced a string of successful shows for all BBC radio channels and the BBC World Service. The company supplies all the daily entertainment output to IRN and it provides daily syndicated programs worldwide to some 1000 stations in Australia, the US, the Far East, and Africa. Planet 24's television interests are now expanding internationally with a cable music venture in Poland and Planet 24 America is working on a number of projects with the Disney Corporation.

Incredibly well informed, Sir Bob Geldof is not only knowledgeable about African famines and aid organizations, but also about London and Washington politics. His presentations are highly provocative and inspiring, as he motivates his audiences by sharing his own personal experiences and the lessons he learned from Live Aid.

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  • Lessons Learned from Live Aid

  • Making Poverty History

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Sir Bob Geldof

Humanitarian, Entrepreneur, and Nobel Man of Peace

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Sir Bob Geldof Biography

Best known for organizing the mammoth Live Aid extravaganza and political activism on behalf of Africa, Sir Bob Geldof was the founder of the widely acclaimed pop group The Boom Town Rats and has had an illustrious singing/songwriting career spanning 25 years.

As the inspirational force and leader behind Band Aid, Live Aid, and Sport Aid, Geldof raised more than $120 million for famine relief in Africa from 1984 to 1986 and organized simultaneous concerts in London and Philadelphia to raise £50 million. He remains chairman of the Band Aid Trust.

Geldof has been awarded numerous honors for his work, including a knighthood in 1986, a UN World Hunger Award, FAO Medal, EEC Gold Medal, Irish Peace Prize, and several other foreign state awards. He has been nominated three times for the Nobel Peace Prize and was made a freeman of the City of Newcastle in 1986.

An astute businessman, Geldof, together with Charlie Parsons and Waheed Alli, formed the multi-award-winning Planet 24. A radio and television production company, it has become one of the largest independent television production companies in the UK through its daily broadcasts, which amount to over 600 hours of UK television per annum.

Planet 24 Radio has produced a string of successful shows for all BBC radio channels and the BBC World Service. The company supplies all the daily entertainment output to IRN and it provides daily syndicated programs worldwide to some 1000 stations in Australia, the US, the Far East, and Africa. Planet 24's television interests are now expanding internationally with a cable music venture in Poland and Planet 24 America is working on a number of projects with the Disney Corporation.

Incredibly well informed, Sir Bob Geldof is not only knowledgeable about African famines and aid organizations, but also about London and Washington politics. His presentations are highly provocative and inspiring, as he motivates his audiences by sharing his own personal experiences and the lessons he learned from Live Aid.

Sir Bob Geldof Videos

  • Sir Bob Geldof discusses the social impact of mobile technology ...

Sir Bob Geldof Books

Sir Bob Geldof Speaking Topics

  • Lessons Learned from Live Aid

  • Making Poverty History

FAQs on booking Sir Bob Geldof

  • How to book Sir Bob Geldof?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Sir Bob Geldof for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Sir Bob Geldof, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Sir Bob Geldof or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Sir Bob Geldof?

    Booking fees for Sir Bob Geldof, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Sir Bob Geldof, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Sir Bob Geldof?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Sir Bob Geldof for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Sir Bob Geldof for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Sir Bob Geldof or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Sir Bob Geldof or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Sir Bob Geldof is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as Lessons Learned from Live Aid and Making Poverty History. The estimated speaking fee range to book Sir Bob Geldof for your event is $5,000 - $10,000. Sir Bob Geldof generally travels from UK and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are John Wood, Joseph P. Kennedy II, Magic Johnson, Linda Armstrong Kelly and Hugh Evans. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Sir Bob Geldof for an upcoming live or virtual event.

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  • Sir Bob Geldof discusses the social impact of mobile technology ...

Sir Bob Geldof Speaking Topics

  • Lessons Learned from Live Aid

  • Making Poverty History

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