There’s always a famous face or two in the UAE, with Dubai in particular being a stopover favourite amongst the world’s rich and famous.

With so many A-listers (and, let’s be honest B-, C- and D-listers) visiting the glittering emirate every day, we bring you a weekly round up of who was spotted where.

This week, we’ve had YouTubers, musicians and TV stars.


Russian-born YouTube prankster Vitaly Zdorovetskiy is back in Dubai – however we’re not yet sure whether he’s just here for fun, or to film another prank video. Probably both…

Vitaly Dubai

Photo: Instagram/@vitalyzdtv

Ken Block

If you haven’t yet seen professional rally driver Ken Block’s new Dubai video, then you’re severely missing out.

Video: YouTube/FordRacingTV

Karen Clifton

Karen Clifton, one of the pro dancers on TV show Strictly Come Dancing has spent the past week in the Maldives with her husband, fellow pro dancer on Strictly Come Dancing Kevin Clifton. It seems the duo made a quick pit stop in Dubai though before heading back to the sunny UK.

Karen Clifton Dubai

Photo: Twitter/@karen_hauer

Andrea Ianonne

Professional MotoGP rider Andrea Ianonne was spotted at an event in Dubai, just a few weeks before the 2016 MotoGP World Championship kicks off in Qatar.

Andrea Ianonne Dubai

Photo: Instagram/@andreaiannone

Amy Jackson

British model and actress Amy Jackson is best known for her roles in Tamil movies, but also won the Miss Teen World competition in 2009 and became Miss Liverpool in 2010.

Amy Jackson Dubai

Photo: Instagram/@iamamyjackson

Jordan Reed

As one of the stars of British reality TV show The Valleys, Jordan Reed does a bit of DJing on the side, and was in the city to play a set down at Pacha Dubai.

Jordan Reed Dubai

Photo: Instagram/@jordanvalleysuk


One of the world’s best DJs Tiesto was down in Dubai to headline the DXBeach festival at Zero Gravity.

Video: Instagram/@tiesto

Carlos Santana

Latin American guitarist and rock music pioneer Carlos Santana rocked up at the Dubai Jazz Festival to lay down some classics and sweet riffs for the people.

Carlos Santana Dubai


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