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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?"

Beyoncé Knowles is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Friends of Barack Obama
Photo: Barack Obama/Twitter
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 Knowles, the group became one of the world's best-selling girl groups of all time. Their hiatus saw the release of Beyoncé's debut album, Dangerously in Love, which established her as a solo artist worldwide; it sold 11 million copies, earned five Grammy Awards and featured the Billboard Hot 100 number-one singles "Crazy in Love" and "Baby Boy". Following the disbandment of Destiny's Child in June ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 36

Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States of America

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Oprah Winfrey is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Friends of Barack Obama
Photo: Barack Obama/Twitter
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. Dubbed the "Queen of All Media", she has been ranked the richest African-American of the 20th century, the greatest black philanthropist in American history, and is currently North America's only black billionaire. She is also, according to some assessments, the most influential woman in the world. In 2013, she was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Barack Obama and honorary ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 64

Birthplace: Kosciusko, Mississippi, United States of America

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George Clooney is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Friends of Barack Obama
Photo:  Pete Souza/Wikimedia Commons/Public Domain
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 recognition in his role as Dr. Doug Ross on the long-running medical drama ER from 1994 to 1999, for which he received two Emmy Award nominations. While working on ER, he began attracting a variety of leading roles in films, including the superhero film Batman & Robin and the crime comedy Out of Sight, in which he first worked with a director who would become a long-time collaborator, Steven ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 56

Birthplace: Lexington, Kentucky, United States of America

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Will Smith is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Friends of Barack Obama
Photo:  Wikimedia Commons/Columbia Pictures
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 won four Grammy Awards. In the late 1980s, Smith achieved modest fame as a rapper under the name The Fresh Prince. In 1990, his popularity increased dramatically when he starred in the popular television series The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. The show ran for nearly six years on NBC and has been syndicated consistently on various networks since then. In the mid-1990s, Smith moved from television ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 49

Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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