10 of the Most Humble Celebrities In Hollywood

Johnny Depp

Once people reach a certain level of success, you almost expect them to change.  With so much money and attention, it can be easy to fall into the traps of arrogance and obnoxiousness.  However, although there are plenty of stuck-up stars, there are also plenty who haven’t let the fame go to their heads.  These people have managed to stay grounded in an industry that tries to force them to be otherwise.  Whether it be donating money to charity, spending time with fans, or just flat-out being a good person, these people seem to have a pretty good understanding of what’s really important in life.  As a result, they have gained the love and respect of millions of people all across the world.  Here are 10 of the most humble celebrities in Hollywood.

Will Smith

Premiere Of Warner Bros. Pictures' "Focus" - Red Carpet

Will Smith has found success over the years as both a music artist and an actor.  However, he has stated: I’ve never viewed myself as particularly talented. I’ve viewed myself as … slightly above average in talent. Where I excel is with (a) ridiculous, sickening work ethic.”  Well, With Smith definitely has hard work down to a science, and he’s managed to do it all while being not only down to earth, but a good father and husband as well.

 (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Robert Pattinson

"Maps To The Stars" Premiere - The 67th Annual Cannes Film Festival

Twilight star, Robert Pattinson, hasn’t seemed to let the fame go to his head.  Throughout his career he’s remained very down to earth and has even been known to stand outside at all times of day and night to sign autographs and interact with his fans with no complaint.  Even fellow Hollywood stars have commented on Pattinson’s humility.  During an interview, Reese Witherspoon, who starred opposite Pattinson in the film Water for Elephants, stated: “He [Pattinson]  was incredibly gracious, smart, and actually shy and introverted. He’s a very grateful person.”

 (Photo by Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images)

Vin Diesel

45th NAACP Image Awards Presented By TV One - Show

Vin Diesel may look big and intimidating, but he’s actually a really nice, and more importantly, humble guy.  Over the years, Diesel has maintained a very good relationship with his fans, and has seemed incredible thankful for all of their support. When his Fast & Furious co-star, Paul Walker passed away in 2013, he also showed a very kind and caring side of himself when he paid tribute to his fallen friend by naming his newborn daughter in his honor.

(Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for NAACP Image Awards)

Selena Gomez

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Actress turned singer, Selena Gomez, may be young, but she’s certainly got a good head on her shoulders. Selena always makes time for her fans and has often been seen taking photographs and signing autographs.  She has also used her money and fame for good and has donated her time to several worthy causes including UNICEF and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

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Sarah Michelle Gellar

Splendid Holiday Book Drive Kick-Off With Milk And Bookies

Well-known for her role as the title character in the series, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Sarah Michelle Gellar has enjoyed a very successful career in the entertainment industry.  However, despite more than 30 years of fame and success, Gellar has remained down to earth and generous.  Over the years, many people have commented on Gellar’s kind nature and she has lived up to the compliments by being incredibly giving.  Gellar is involved with several causes and has even gotten her children involved with her favorite charity, Mattel Children’s Hospital.

 (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images for Splendid)

Leonardo DiCaprio

2013-2014 Variety Screening Presents: "The Wolf Of Wall Street"

Child star turned adult success, Leonardo DiCaprio, hasn’t lost himself along the way. Even though he’s risen through the ranks of Hollywood superstardom, DiCaprio still seems like a pretty regular guy.  He has been known to treat his friends to a good time and has even rented islands and yachts to host parties for those close to him. Whoever said life at the top is lonely, clearly hasn’t spent a day with Leo!

 (Photo by Ilya S. Savenok/Getty Images)

Premiere of Warner Bros. Pictures' "Hangover Part 3" - Arrivals

Tom Hanks

2015 National WWII Museum's American Spirit Award Gala

To put it simply, Tom Hanks is awesome.  Although he is one of the most well-known and successful stars in the industry, he’s still found time to thank his fans for all of their support.  Over the years, Hanks has been known to return some of his fans’ letters.  In fact, one of Hanks’ fans referred to him as “one of the nicest guys on the planet, period.” Now that’s some compliment!

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Keanu Reeves

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Keanu Reeves certainly has a lot of money, but according to him, that’s not what’s important.  He has been quoted saying: “Money doesn’t mean anything to me. I’ve made a lot of money but I want to enjoy life and not stress myself building my bank account.  I give lots away and live simply, mostly out of a suitcase in hotels. We all know that good health is much more important,” and her definitely put his money where his mouth is.  Reeves has donated millions of dollars to charity, and has also performed random acts of kindness.

(Photo by Noel Vasquez/Getty Images for AFI)

Johnny Depp

Premiere Of Walt Disney Pictures' "The Lone Ranger" - Arrivals

Johnny Depp has built a reputation for being a great guy. Sure, he’s a really busy celebrity with a ton of money, but that hasn’t kept him from making time for what’s really important.  Aside from being a good father, he’s also been really good to his fans.  Depp has been known to travel with his Captain Jack Sparrow outfit and make surprise visits to children’s hospitals to visit with sick children.

(Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

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