10 Celebs with an Obama Connection!

President Barack Obama is one popular guy! The United States president has formed relationships with some of the biggest names in Hollywood. From Eva Longoria to Marc Anthony, these 10 Latino celebrities all have an Obama connection:

1. Eva Longoria

Eva Longoria

The Mexican-American actress was heavily involved in President Obama's re-election campaign. As a critical force behind Obama's victory, Longoria was granted a new role as Hispanic activist and a power player in Washington, D.C.

2. David Ortiz

David Ortiz

Best known by his nickname, "Big Papi," Ortiz was lucky enough to snap a selfie with the President earlier this month.

3. Jennifer Lopez & Marc Anthony

Jennifer Lopez & Marc Anthony

The former couple chatted backstage with President Obama during the Western Inaugural Ball in 2009 in Washington, D.C. Later that year, Lopez and Anthony were invited to the White House to take part in a celebration of Hispanic music and culture. The two Boricuas shared the stage with Obama and his family that night for a little dancing.

4. Sofia Vergara

Sofia Vergara

The gorgeous Colombiana and the rest of the Modern Family cast, who were in town for the White House Correspondents' Dinner, met with the President in the Oval Office in April 2012.

5. Victoria Justice

Victoria Justice

The 21-year-old starlet took the stage with the President and his daughter Malia Obama, along with singers Jennifer Hudson and Justin Bieber, before coming together to sing "Hark! The Herald Angels Sing" at the annual Christmas in Washington in 2011.

6. Fergie


President Obama, the First Lady, and their daughters took the stand as Fergie sang the National Anthem to open the annual Easter Egg Roll festivities at the White House in 2009.

7. Carlos Santana

Carlos Santana

In 2013, during a reception honoring the 2013 Kennedy Center Honors recipients, Obama congratulated Santana for receiving the distinct honor.

8. Shakira


This handshake in 2009 would be the first of many. In 2011, President Obama appointed Shakira to a presidential commission on education for Hispanics.

9. Mariah Carey

Mariah Carey

At the National Christmas Tree Lighting in Washington, D.C. last year, Obama greeted Carey and her daughter Monroe. The R&B songstress' children and her husband have also met and mingled with the First Lady.