Waiting tables is no easy task. That’s why these stories of the biggest tips left for waiters and waitresses are so uplifting. Many of the generous people who gave huge gratuities to service people are just everyday, average folks. However, some of these unselfish, open-handed individuals are celebrities like David Beckham, who dropped $1,000 at a Los Angeles bar when the bill was only $900. From $400, into the millions, these tips are certainly more than 20%, and all show genuinely kind humans, spreading the wealth, paying it forward, and thinking of others.
The big tippers listed here range from local restaurant regulars to pop stars like Taylor Swift. She makes the list with her $500 check in Philadelphia, as do actors Russell Crowe and Johnny Depp who left epic tips that were extremely appreciated by their servers. One of these generous gratuity stories was even turned into a feature film starring Nicolas Cage.
Read through the list to find out just how charitable people can be, and remember these true stories the next time you run into an exceptional service employee!