Celebrities in the UAE: Nile Rodgers, Gemma Collins and Sunny Leone have all been spotted in Dubai

With rappers in Satwa, models on Palm Jumeirah and Filipina actresses in the desert, it's been a busy week for star spotting in the Emirates

Another week, another crop of famous faces have jetted into the UAE.

Here's who we have spotted in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah this week ...

Nile Rodgers

Funk singer Nile Rodgers has posted a video of himself playing guitar in what looks like a conference room in a UAE hotel.

Mark Manson

Mark Manson, author of The Subtle Art of Not Giving a ****, is in Dubai for the Sharjah International Book Festival. He is yet to post a photo out and about in the UAE, but he has been sure to tell fans where they can meet him:

Gemma Collins

The GC is in the UAE! The Only Way is Essex British reality star with co-star Billie Shepherd and a group of female friends. The group posed for a snap outside Grosvenor House Dubai.

Tory Burch 

The designer was in town to launch her collection of kaftans with a dazzling party at One & Only The Palm Dubai. While in town, Burch also visited the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi, went on a heritage desert safari in the Dubai desert and paid a visit to the Spice Souq.

Arizona Muse 

A-list model Arizona Muse was one of Tory Burch's guests at the star-studded launch.

Gloria Gaynor 

Musical entertainment at the Tory Burch party in Dubai came from Gloria Gaynor singer. The I Will Survive hitmaker posted a snap with Burch on Instagram, writing, "Thank you for having me perform at your fabulous party tonight in Dubai and for dressing me and my ladies so elegantly!" She checked into the Fairmont The Palm for her stay.

Leomie Anderson

Model Leomie Anderson was also at the Tory Burch event. When she wasn't partying at the One & Only The Palm Dubai, she was posing up a storm on the beach at Five Palm Jumeirah Hotel.

Dimples Romana

Filipina actress Dimples Romana is in town with her husband and children Callie and Alonzo Ahmee. The family has checked out Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood, taken a desert safari and eaten at Amorino cafe in City Walk.

Sunny Leone

Bollywood star Sunny Leone has been in Dubai with husband Daniel Weber for a post-Diwali holiday. The pair checked into the Five Palm Jumeirah Hotel and she posted "postcard"-perfect pictures.


Marshall Mathers himself took to the stage this week, performing to a packed-out crowd at the Du Arena. The Friday, October 25 gig fell on the birthday of Eminem's DJ pal, Daniel Maman, known as The Alchemist. With Denaun Porter and The Alchemist, Eminem posed for a birthday selfie on stage.

Skylar Grey 

Skylar Grey made time to explore the UAE, by visiting Abu Dhabi's Zaya Nurai island and going dune bashing with fiance Elliott Taylor. After her stint on stage with Eminem at his Yas Island concert, Grey thanked fans, saying, "Thank you Abu Dhabi for being the loudest most amped crowd ever! You were amazing."

Trevor Noah 

Another performer last weekend was Trevor Noah, who brought his Loud and Clear comedy tour to the UAE. "Abu Dhabi! I had such an amazing weekend. Thank you to everyone that came out to the shows," he wrote on Instagram, adding plenty of fan photos to the post. He also paid a visit to Dubai's Fairmont The Palm, where he had an encounter with a "majestic" falcon.

Gucci Mane

Rapper Gucci Mane posted a photo of himself striding down the beach on Palm Jumeirah's crescent near W Dubai - The Palm, with the caption, "They hate it when u happy". He also went shopping at The Dubai Mall and wandered around Satwa wearing a kandora, in a bid to "not look like a tourist in Dubai". The rapper performed at Drai's Dubai.

Joe Wicks

The Body Coach is still in the UAE. The fitness enthusiast has been staying at the Jumeirah Beach Hotel and has been out and about in the desert, holding sessions at schools and checking out the Burj Khalifa.

Eddie Hall and Martins Licis

Strongmen Eddie Hall and Martins Licis were in Dubai during the Dubai Fitness Challenge. The pair took on a mega 849.5 kilogram leg press at Al Quoz gym, Train.

Kathy Reichs

Author of the Temperance Brennan novels, Tory Brennan novels, and producer on Fox series Bones, Kathy Reichs is in the UAE for the Sharjah International Book Festival, while in town she also paid a visit to the Al Khaleej National School

Still to come...

Dutch DJ Sam Feldt is on his way to perform at Zero Gravity, on Friday, November 1. Jason Derulo will also be performing at Base Dubai on the same day.

Lighthouse Family, Richard Ashcroft and Fatboy Slim will all be performing at Party in the Park on Friday, November 1.


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