Celebrity Speakers

Ovations offers a wide range of renowned and respected Celebrity Speakers that include entertainers, TV personalities, film actors, Academy Award winners, sports figures, authors, comedians, celebrity chefs and more. Celebrity speakers provide high-profile, prestigious entertainment—perfect for memorable events that aim to exceed expectations. Ideal for Live and Virtual Events, Presentations and Keynote Speeches. Bring the stars and watch your guests shine.

John Safran

John Safran is an Australian documentary maker and media personality, well-known for pranks and indelicate handling of controversial issues. He is known for his outlandish stunts such as rummaging through Australian television personality Ray Martin's rubbish in John Safran: Media Tycoon (an early pilot for a TV series), placing a temporary fatwa on the life of Rove McManus and sneaking nine young ...

John Silvester

Crime reporter and writer John Silvester has written, edited and published more than 30 crime books - including the best selling Underbelly series. His work was used as the basis for the top rating Underbelly television series on Melbourne's Gangland War. He is a regular speaker at police/legal functions including the Police Officers College, homicide squad, arson squad, surveillance branch, spec ...

John Tapp

Known to many simply as ‘Tappy’, John Tapp will go down in the history books as one of Australia’s all-time greatest sports commentators. He was awarded an Order of Australia Medal in 1996, and in 2007 he was recognized as an Australia Post ‘Australian Legend’.

Jonathan Tasini

Jonathan Tasini has been writing, lecturing and offering media analysis of the American political and economic landscape for more than 25 years. He has worked in electoral and legislative campaigns across the nation. In addition to deep knowledge about the details of the electoral process—polling, fundraising, media, strategy—and the experience as a prognosticator and analyst, Tasini uni ...

Jonathon Welch

Jonathon Welch is the inspiration and conductor behind the wildly successful ABC TV series, 'Choir of Hard Knocks' now known as the 'Choir of Hope and Inspiration'. The choir is made up of homeless and disadvantaged people and has performed to sold-out houses at Melbourne Town Hall and the Sydney Opera House. Jonathon believes he was placed on this earth to share his gift for music. With a career ...

Jordan Raskopoulos

Jordan is an Australian comedian, actor and singer best known for his role as a writer and performer on the Network Ten sketch comedy show The Ronnie Johns Half Hour, as lead singer for the comedy rock group, The Axis of Awesome and as a team captain on the SBS sports panel show The Squiz. Jordan's supreme skill is his ability to present absurd original material whilst remaining accessible to all ...

Josh Lawson

Best known for his returning guest appearances on the hit TV series Thank God You're Here, Josh has a long history of performing and comedy improvisation. He can also apply these skills to corporate events as a professional MC and performer. He has hosted The Short and Sweet festival in Melbourne (which also aired on The Movie Channel) and has also performed as part of an improvised group performa ...

Josh Thomas

Josh Thomas is an Australian comedian. Born in Brisbane, Queensland, he received his start in stand-up comedy when in 2005 he became the youngest ever winner of the Melbourne International Comedy Festival's Raw Comedy Competition at the age of 17. ...

Jules Lund

Jules Lund has a consuming passion for life. Jules has hosted his own weekly radio show on Melbourne's FOX FM, travelled the globe hosting the Extreme Games for an international audience, hosted the top rating show Things to Try Before You Die, been the subject of a six-part series on his adventures through Brazil, Malaysia, USA, Spain and has co-hosted the Channel Nine music show, So Fresh. But A ...

Julia Morris

With almost 30 years inspiring laughs across the world, Julia Morris is Australia’s First Lady of Comedy – making her one of the country’s most in-demand corporate entertainers and hosts who regularly thrills audiences at events ranging from award ceremonies through corporate team building to high-end functions. Julia’s career has taken her across the globe working with comedy royalty including Richard Pryor, Jason Alexander, Whoopi Goldberg, and Robin Williams.

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