Famous Friends of Barack Obama

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As the leader of the free world, you're guaranteed to collect some big names as friends. This list of famous people who are friends with Barack Obama, proves that it's good to be in charge. Every person on this list has either been seen in public with Barack Obama, or is known to be acquaintances or best friends with Barack Obama.

From the people who have had a falling out with Barack Obama to Barack Obama's current best friends and buddies, these are the people that Barack Obama has or had a relationship with at some point. If you notice that any of Barack Obama's celebrity friends are missing from the list, you can add them below and make this list of Barack Obama's friends that much better.
 
Would you like to be friends with  Charlize Theron, George Clooney and Leo DiCaprio? All you have to do is win a presidential election.This list answers the questions, "Who are Barack Obama's bros?" and "Which celebrities is Barack Obama friends with?"
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    Beyoncé Knowles is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Friends of Barack Obama
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    Beyoncé Knowles has performed at several Obama-related events, including his second term inauguration in 2013. A year later, a French tabloid circulated rumors that she and the President had an affair - which American news outlets shot down immediately.

    Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. Born and raised in Houston, Texas, she performed in various singing and dancing competitions as a child, and rose to fame in the late 1990s as lead singer of R&B girl-group Destiny's Child. Managed by her father Mathew ...more

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    • Age: 34
    • Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States of America
    • Profession: Record producer, Businessperson, Songwriter, Television producer, Musician, + more
    • Credits: Austin Powers in Goldmember, The Great Gatsby, Dreamgirls, Epic
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    Oprah Winfrey is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Friends of Barack Obama
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    President Obama and Oprah have a long history together, as she knew him from his community organizing days in Chicago. Winfrey is thought to have helped put Obama on the map as a national candidate when she endorsed him in 2006, publicly saying she hoped he'd run - even before he'd made the decision to run. She later hosted multiple fundraisers for him, and made numerous appearances on his behalf.

    Oprah Gail Winfrey is an American media proprietor, talk show host, actress, producer, and philanthropist. Winfrey is best known for her multi-award-winning talk show The Oprah Winfrey Show, which was the highest-rated program of its kind in history and was nationally syndicated from 1986 to 2011.more

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    • Age: 61
    • Birthplace: Kosciusko, Mississippi, United States of America
    • Profession: Businessperson, Journalist, Television producer, Film Producer, Actor, + more
    • Credits: The Oprah Winfrey Show, The Color Purple, Beloved, Oprah: Where Are They Now?
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    George Clooney is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Friends of Barack Obama
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    President Obama has described the actor and producer as "a good man and a good friend." That friendship has continued, and as recently as 2014, Clooney stormed out of a party hosted by casino billionaire Steve Wynn after the mogul insulted the president.

    George Timothy Clooney is an American actor, writer, producer, director, and activist. He has received three Golden Globe Awards for his work as an actor and two Academy Awards, one for acting and the other for producing. Clooney made his acting debut on television in 1978, and later gained wide ...more

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    • Age: 54
    • Birthplace: Lexington, Kentucky, United States of America
    • Profession: Television director, Television producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor, + more
    • Credits: Gravity, Ocean's Eleven, Up in the Air, The Descendants
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    Will Smith is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Friends of Barack Obama
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    Smith supported Obama's candidacy by hosting multiple fundraisers, and in 2009, Smith and his wife Jada hosted the concert after Obama won the Nobel Peace Prize.

    Willard Carroll "Will" Smith, Jr. is an American actor, producer, rapper, and songwriter. He has enjoyed success in television, film, and music. In April 2007, Newsweek called him "the most powerful actor in Hollywood". Smith has been nominated for four Golden Globe Awards, two Academy Awards, and has ...more

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    • Age: 47
    • Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America
    • Profession: Record producer, Rapper, Television producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter, + more
    • Credits: Men in Black, I Am Legend, I, Robot, The Pursuit of Happyness
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    Sarah Jessica Parker is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Friends of Barack Obama
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    The Sex and the City actress hosted several Obama fundraisers at her New York home, and also recently worked with Michelle Obama to highlight the employment needs of military spouses.

    Sarah Jessica Parker is known for her leading role as Carrie Bradshaw on the HBO television series Sex and the City. She was also an executive producer on the show, and won two Emmy Awards, for Outstanding Comedy Series in 2001 and Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series in 2004. Parker made her ...more

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    • Age: 50
    • Birthplace: Nelsonville, Ohio, United States of America
    • Profession: Businessperson, Television producer, Film Producer, Model, Actor, + more
    • Credits: Sex and the City, Sex and the City, Ed Wood, Sex and the City 2
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    Gwen Stefani is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Friends of Barack Obama
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    Gwen Stefani hosted a fundraiser for Obama's 2012 re-election campaign. She hosted the First Lady and the children of some wealthy donors as a $2,500 per person "play date."

    Gwen Renée Stefani is an American singer, songwriter, fashion designer, and actress. She is the co-founder and lead vocalist of the rock band No Doubt. During the band's hiatus, Stefani embarked on her solo career, releasing her debut album Love. Angel. Music. Baby. in 2004. Inspired by music of the ...more

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    • Age: 46
    • Birthplace: Fullerton, California, United States of America
    • Profession: Fashion designer, Record producer, Singer-songwriter, Designer, Actor, + more
    • Credits: 50 First Dates, Click, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Confessions of a Shopaholic
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    Eva Longoria is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Friends of Barack Obama
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    The Desperate Housewives star was named one of the co-chairs for President Obama's re-election campaign.She was also tapped to provide advice on reaching out to Latino communities.

    Eva Jacqueline Longoria is an American actress, producer, director, activist and businesswoman. Longoria's career began in 1998, when she won the title of Miss Corpus Christi, and later began entering talent contests that led her to Los Angeles; shortly after, she was spotted and signed by a theatrical ...more

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    • Age: 40
    • Birthplace: Corpus Christi, Texas, United States of America
    • Profession: Businessperson, Television producer, Film Producer, Model, Actor, + more
    • Credits: Desperate Housewives, The Young and the Restless, Harsh Times, The Sentinel
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    Alicia Keys is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Friends of Barack Obama
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    Alicia Keys has performed at many Obama events, even going so far as to slightly tweak the lyrics of her hit "Girl on Fire", changing them to "Obama's on fire" at his 2013 inauguration party.

    Alicia Augello Cook, known by the pseudonym Alicia Keys, is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and actress. Keys released her debut album with J Records, having had previous record deals first with Columbia and then Arista Records. Keys' debut album, Songs in A Minor, was a commercial ...more

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    • Age: 34
    • Birthplace: Hell's Kitchen, New York City, New York, United States of America
    • Profession: Record producer, Pianist, Musician, Singer-songwriter, Actor
    • Credits: Men in Black, The Great Gatsby, The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Ali
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