WFP Ambassadors: Partners Against Hunger

From international sportsmen and film stars to world-renowned singers and actors, WFP’s growing chorus of celebrity supporters are committed to using their high profile status to put the spotlight on the plight of hunger and what WFP is doing to alleviate it.

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Sami Yusuf, Singer/Composer

Ambassador Against Hunger Internationally acclaimed British artist Sami Yusuf is one of the world’s most popular composers and singers.…

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Franca Sozzani, Journalist/Editor

Ambassador Against Hunger Ms. Franca Sozzani was appointed as a WFP Global Ambassador Against Hunger on14 May 2014.  A native of Italy, Ms.…

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Jose Mourinho, Football Manager

Global Ambassador Against Hunger With a career spanning more than three decades, Mourinho began his football career as a player in the Portuguese Second Division. In the early 1990’s he wo…

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George Stroumboulopoulos, broadcaster

Canada Ambassador Against Hunger One of Canada's most popular and respected broadcaster, 38-year-old George Stroumboulopoulos is also a leading voice against hunger, with an extensive humanitarian tr…

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Drew Barrymore, actress

Ambassador Against Hunger One of the best-loved film stars on the silver screen today, Drew Barrymore became a WFP Ambassador Against Hunger in 2007 after travelling to Kenya to meet kids getting an …

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Paul Tergat, marathon man

Ambassador Against Hunger Few people are as qualified as Kenyan marathon legend, Paul Tergat, to explain how food aid can transform the lives of hungry children. Born in Kenya’s Rift Valle…


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Mahmoud Yassin, Egyptian actor - Ambassador Against Hunger

From a Cairo garbage collector to an Islamic scholar, Egyptian actor Mahmoud Yassin has played an amazing variety of characters in a career spanning five decades.…

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Maria Grazia Cucinotta, actress and producer

Ambassador Against Hunger Sicilian-born actress and former model Maria Grazia Cucinotta is an Italian television star who shot to international fame when she starred in the 1994 Oscar-nominated film,…


Penélope Cruz, Spanish actress - WFP Celebrity Partner

Dubbed the “Spanish enchantress,” Oscar-nominated Penélope Cruz was born in Madrid in 1974 and was performing on screen by the time she was a toddler.…

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Peter Bakker - Ambassador Against Hunger

When it comes to finding scope for private-sector involvement in humanitarian action, Peter Bakker knows a thing or two.…


Rachel Weisz, actress - WFP Celebrity Partner

The Award-winning British actress, Rachel Weisz, made her initial breakthrough in London's West End before grabbing the attention of the cinema world for her role in Bernardo Bertolucci's Stealing Bea…


Rob Garza & Eric Hilton, Thievery Corporation - WFP Celebrity partner

From a low-profile start on Washington DC’s underground music scene to international acclaim for their unique hybrid grooves, Thievery Corporation’s Rob Garza and Eric Hilton have brought …


Robert Korzeniowski, Polish Olympic racewalker - WFP Partner

Poland's Robert Korzeniowski made Olympic racewalking history in Athens 2004 by winning a record third consecutive gold in the men's 50 kilometre event.…

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Ronaldinho, soccer star - Ambassador Against Hunger

Renowned for his trademark smile and ability to score jaw-dropping goals, the charismatic Brazilian Ronaldinho was voted FIFA World Player of the Year in December 2004. A World Cup winner with Brazil…


Sir Sean Connery, movie legend - WFP Celebrity Partner

A familiar face around the world thanks to his suave performances as secret agent James Bond during the 1960s, Sir Sean Connery is regularly voted one of the greatest movie stars of all time. He won …