From Bella Hadid to Will Smith: all the celebrities spotted at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix so far

Stars have been flocking to Yas Island to enjoy all the F1 action on and off the track

Photo composite: French Montana with The Weekend / Sam Smith with Gerri Halliwell / Olivia Palermo.
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Celebrities have been flocking to the UAE to enjoy the last Formula One race of the season.

Stars have been spotted on and off the track over the past few days, enjoying all the action along with the infamous after parties.

More A-listers are expected to arrive for race day on Sunday, but here's a look at everyone who's been spotted around Abu Dhabi so far …

Will Smith 

Fan Ana Hill managed to snap a picture with Will Smith in the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Paddock Club on Sunday. Courtesy Ana Hill 

Will Smith has been spotted around Yas Island included in The Paddock Club ahead of Sunday's big race. He has been happily posing for pictures with fans, like this one sent to us by Ana Hill.

The Weeknd and French Montana

 The Weeknd headlined Friday night's after-race concert, while French Montana made a guest appearance with Post Malone on Thursday evening. However, they were both spotted on Saturday admiring a supercar owned by a Dubai resident.

Bella Hadid

The supermodel jetted in to support boyfriend The Weeknd for his Friday night performance. She later shared with her 21.1 million followers that the UAE is one of her favourite places in the world and shared photos with her cousin and nieces.

Olivia Palermo and Johannes Huebl

The fashion power couple are in Abu Dhabi for the Grand Prix, but have taken some time out to enjoy the city's attractions including the Louvre and the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque.

Geri Halliwell

The Spice Girl is a regular at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, and she's back again this year. She surprised Sam Smith with a visit ahead of his Saturday night performance, telling her followers he's her "new bff".

Geri Halliwell returns to The Paddock for race day. Courtesy of: Yas Marina Circuit 

Dave Chappelle, Steve Harvey and Chris Tucker

The three veteran comedians were reunited at the Grand Prix on Saturday evening, sparking a lot of excitement from fans.

Tiffany Haddish 

American comedian and actress Tiffany Haddish was spotted at W Hotel's pop-up party at Yas Hotel (formerly known as Yas Viceroy) after Saturday's qualifying race.

Miles Chamley-Watson 

The fencer and model is good friends with Lewis Hamilton and has been spotted trackside supporting him through the qualifying races.

King Bach

The Canadian actor, comedian and internet star has been supporting his friend Lewis Hamilton throughout the weekend, as well making the most of the after parties.

Law Roach 

The America's Next Top Model judge and celebrity stylist has been enjoying Abu Dhabi's sights while in town for the F1.


Akon was in town to perform at The Amber Lounge's exclusive after party. The singer said he was honoured to meet Abu Dhabi's Crown Prince Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed.


The legendary guitarist has been meeting fans ahead of Guns N' Roses closing show on Sunday evening.

More celebrities will be arriving throughout the day, and you can follow all the action with our live race day blog


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