The Australian comedian spearheaded a fundraising campaign after her mother-in-law's home was blanketed in smoke and haze. Barber launched the fundraiser on Facebook on Friday, asking her 6.3 million Instagram followers, 1.7 Million Facebook followers, and 63,000 Twitter follower for donations to firefighters. It has since raised over $30 million for the bushfires.
Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban
On Sunday morning, Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban contributed $500,000 to various Rural Fire Services, and encouraged others to do so. Their Australian home is under threat of the fires.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle
The royal couple asked for followers to consider donating, and spreading awareness to the ongoing crisis.
The American singer wrote, "I am totally devastated watching what is happening in Australia right now with the horrific bushfires. I am pledging a donation of $500,000 directly to the local fire services that are battling so hard on the frontlines. My heart goes out to our friends and family in Oz".
The actress donated and also urged her fans to get behind the cause too.
Delta Goodrem shared a musical tribute, penning an emotional song inspired by footage of firefighters battling a blaze.
The tennis star, who first = vowed to donate $200 for every ace he hits across this summer on Friday, has already hit 20 aces against Germany’s Jan-Lennard Struff during a match on Friday in the ATP Cup, bringing his total to $4,000 so far.
After retweeting headlines about the bushfires from Bernie Sanders, the reality star and businesswoman shared a simple message.
The Wildlife Warrior has opened up the Australia Zoo hospital to help wildlife affected by the fires. She wrote, “With so many devastating fires within Australia, my heart breaks for the people and wildlife who have lost so much. I wanted to let you know that we are SAFE. There are no fires near us @AustraliaZoo or our conservation properties. Our Wildlife Hospital is busier than ever though, having officially treated over 90,000 patients. My parents dedicated our Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital to my beautiful grandmother. We will continue to honour her by being Wildlife Warriors and saving as many lives as we can.”
World No. 1 Barty has pledged to donate her entire prize money from the Brisbane International to the Red Cross Fire Appeal.
Nick Kroll and Joel Edgerton
Nick Kroll teamed with Australian actor and filmmaker Joel Edgerton to raise money for the New South Wales Rural Fire Service to "combat the terrible fires ravaging Australia."
"Hi everyone. Like you, I want to support the fight against the bushfires here in Australia. My family and I are contributing a million dollars. Hopefully you guys can chip in too. Every penny counts so whatever you can muster up is greatly appreciated. In my bio I’ve added links to support the fire fighters, organisations and charities who are working flat out to provide support and relief during this devastating and challenging time. Beyond appreciative to everyone around the world for their well wishes and donations. It really does make a difference, so dig deep! Love ya."
The tennis champion won her first tennis title after becoming a mother three years ago at the ASB Classic on January 12. In a touching gesture, Williams donated the $62,300 cheque to the Australian bushfire relief.
In a further gesture of support, the 38-year-old will join Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal in a charity match on January 15 to help raise funds for the cause.