Barack Obama’s 55th Birthday Celebration Welcomes Magic Johnson, Nick Jonas & Ellen DeGeneres To The White House
President Barack Obama celebrated his 55th birthday on Friday night with a big birthday party at the White House, which included numerous stars and celebrities.
Barack Obama’s 55th Birthday Bash Hosts Dozens Of Celebs
Nick Jonas was among the stars at the party; the “Jealous” singer took to Twitter on Saturday to declare the party a night he’ll always remember.
“Tonight was a night I will never forget. #BarackObama #happybirthday,” Jonas tweeted.
— Nick Jonas (@nickjonas) August 6, 2016
The hand-picked guest list for the Obama party was reportedly not released in advance, and the majority of guests did not confirm they were attending or post anything on social media about the party after it ended. However, a few celebrities did share some highlights from the evening.
Magic Johnson and his wife Cookie also attended the birthday bash. Cookie posted a photo on Instagram of her husband and herself alongside Samuel L. Jackson and LaTanya Richardson.
“#AboutLastNight Our President knows how to throw a great party, we had so much fun, I can barely walk today, LOL! Happy Birthday Mr. President @barackobama!!!” Cookie captioned the picture.
George Lucas, the Star Wars creator, was even caught entering the White House for the party.
George Lucas entering White House for ores Obama’s 55th bday bash pic.twitter.com/uP8m4KOazQ
— Owaiz Dadabhoy (@owaizdadabhoy) August 6, 2016
Grant Hill, the former NBA star, was another celeb who attended the bash, along with his wife Tamia. Hill uploaded a photo of himself and Tamia with national security advisor Susan Rice to Instagram.
“With my favorite girl, @realtamiaworld and my favorite Ambassador, Ambassador Susan Rice at White House for the POTUS 55th Birthday celebration,” Hill wrote.
Ellen DeGeneres also showed up at the party. The talk show host was was tagged in an Instagram photo taken by White House correspondent April Ryan, who was also headed to the bash with Fonzworth Bentley.
Reverend Al Sharpton was spotted leaving the celebration and took to Twitter to post a photo of himself outside the White House.
“Leaving the White House after the celebration of President Obama’s birthday,” Sharpton tweeted. “His last birthday as President.”
Leaving the White House after the celebration of President Obama’s birthday. His last birthday as President. pic.twitter.com/5al4JoxOYU
— Reverend Al Sharpton (@TheRevAl) August 6, 2016