Celebrities have been sneaking off to Carnivals for decades to enjoy the Festivals and Local Culture that exists on their Island or Country of choice, here is a list of some of the Celebs that have it carnival!
Two of music's hottest starlets brought glamour to the slums of Brazil for the 2010 Carnival in Rio De Janeiro, they shot their video for the single "Put it in a love song" to the astonishment of local residents, the two beauties performed segments of the video together in the Morro de Conceicao shantytown dressed in carnival-esque costumes. They spent the rest of their time visiting the the various attractions and enjoying the Carnival.
Amber Rose took some time off from a Twitter blowout with Khloe Kardashian to don an elaborate costume for Trinidad’s Carnival celebration in 2015.
In 2017 at the Carnival in Trinidad Bernice Burgos flaunted her enviable curves in a carnival costume that has earned her the new title of "baddest grandma on IG". The video vixen shared photos and videos from the last carnival she attended on social media and her followers went nuts in the comment section.
While other parts of the world were stuck battling the freezing elements in Europe, Blac Chyna and Amber Rose were chipping down the road in Trinidad for the 2016 Carnival. The pair were glimpsed living it up during the country's world-renowned two-day festival.
Victoria's Secret angel Chanel Iman joined the 2016 Crop Over festivities in Barbados in a bejewelled two-piece costume, fit with a pretty impressive (and very well balanced) head piece.
Chloe Green, daughter of billionaire former BHS boss Sir Philip Green, raised eyebrows as she smooched convict-turned-model Jeremy Meeks at the 2017 Cropover in Barbados, Chloe and Jeremy fully embraced the spirit of Kadooment as they partied on the streets and down Spring Garden Highway.
Cricketer Chris Gayle is never one to shy away from no-hold-barred enjoyment, and so his actions celebrating the 2016-2017 Carnival in the Caribbean are perhaps unsurprising. The 37-year-old was captured on Social Media and News papers taking part in a VERY raunchy dance with his wife Natasha Kerridge on the streets of Basseterre, the capital of St Kitts. The Carnival Season takes place at the end of the year and ushers in the next.
For 2017 en route Usain Bolt threw the sickest party ever at 10,000 feet, getting all sorts of crunk with his party pals on a private jet bound for Carvinal in Trinidad!!! The Jamaican track legend boarded the plane with Jamaican soccer star Ricardo "
Eva Marcille of The Real Housewives of Atlanta strutted her stuff as she celebrated the Los Angeles Carnival back in 2014.
Isabel Daley the Jamaican winner for Miss Universe 2016 partied in 2017 at the Bacchanal Carnival in Jamaica in a magnificent Pink and Blue Costume.
British supermodel Jourdan Dunn attended the 2015 Cropover Festival sporting an ornate yellow Bikini Costume......
She returned to Barbados in 2017 with a bigger and better feather costume for the Cropover Festival.
Olympic 100 metre sprint athlete Justin Gatlin was invited to join the Dirty Medics Mas Jouvert Band for the 2017 Carnival in Trinidad, there. It seems that Justin Gatlin loves Jouvert the most as he said "I'm looking forward to the J'ouvert the most. Trinidad and Tobago is a beautiful country and I have a great time every time I come. I love being able to relax as well as experience the culture. The food is amazing! I always look forward to my visits to either Trinidad or Tobago”.
Miss Universe Jamaica 2014 Kaci Fennell is no stranger to Carnival visiting attending Jamaica and Trinidad Carnivals since 2015, each time she has taken part within the parade and loved it!
Kreesha Turner, a Canadian- born Jamaican-cultured singer had plenty of fun in 2015 playing Mas in Hollywood and Jamaica.
Lewis Hamilton the F1 Racer was spotted getting up, close and personal with women in Barbados and Grenada in 2015 and 2017. The 30-year-old Formula One driver was pictured many times wukking up (Dancing) with several scantily-clad females as he enjoyed the Cropover Festival in Barbados and then the Spicemas Carnival in Grenada.
Melissa Forde and bestfriend Rhianna were spotted along Black Rock, St Michael jumping with Aura at the 2017 Cropover in Barbados. She appeared to be having a grand time as photographers and fans sought to get the perfect shot.
Michael is certainly not a stranger to Carnival, primarily visiting Trinidad during the festival season Michael spent 2006 and 2007 living it up in on the streets of Port-of Spain!
Rhianna's Barbadian heritage has without a doubt been the biggest influence in her attendance to the Cropver Festival, so far she has been spotted there taking part in the Kadooment-day fun as early as 2011 till present.
Like most children in the Caribbean she had the privillige of engaging in Festival Culture from an early age, which some could argue has contributed to her successful career.
You may know him for his role in the popular VH1 hit drama, ‘Hit The Floor’ but in the Caribbean the actor Rob Riley is becoming tremendously popular for being a strong advocate for the carnival culture and of course, soca music. Rob Riley has been spotted taking part in the fun at St Lucia, Trinidad and the Hollywood Carnival.
Supermodel Sessilee Lopez posed it up in her Kadooment Day costume in 2015, alongside Rhianna and others during the cropover Festival!
During 2015 Reggae/Dancehall artist Shaggy took a trip to T&T for the greatest show on earth, from the looks of images floating around on social media he enjoyed it immensely!
In 2013 Tatyana Ali of Fresh Prince of Bel-Air fame went to Trinidad to experience the Carnival with her sisters Anastasia and Kimberly. during their time she had plenty of fun with her Mas Band of choice called "Tribe".
Clean Cut Media personality and Comedian Trevor Noah was present at the 2018 Carnival in Trinidad, images can be found of his time during Jouvert Morning at at the various parties that occur across the island during the Festival season. his Tweet in the image below sums up his feedback on the event perfectly.
Usain Bolts attendance at Carnival could be described as returning to home. his behaviour at Carnival was viewed by many who are uninformed about Carnival as crude, wild and uncharacteristic.
Of course we know better, as this is one of the things that Carnival is for. thus far Usain Bolt has been seen at Carnivals in Trinidad Jamaica and in Brazil in the city of Rio De Janeiro.
Empire Star Veronika Bozeman was seen grooving at the 2015 Cropover Festival, from the photos it's clear she loved the Festival, loved the Cameras and adored the experience!
Marlon Wayans was seen partying it up at the Carnival in Trinidad for 2013, in 2017 he was accompanied by his brother Damian Wayans at the Carnival in Rio De Janeiro!
Winnie Harlow is a fantastic example of the inclusiveness of Carnival Culture, partying hard in the Carnival of her home Toronto in 2015, and then taking it to the next level at Trinidad in 2016 the Super Models closing comment on Twitter after the carnival says in no uncertain terms "Take me back to Trinidad Carnival!".
The star artist Wiz Kid stated that he had the time of his life as he partied in Barbados for Cropver 2016, both on the Truck and in the Streets Wiz Kid got a full dose of the Festival Spirit!
...........This was actually a photo of a reveller that resembles and imitated now Ex-President Barack Obama while taking part in the traditional 'Cordao do Bola Preta' carnival band parade along Rio Branco avenue, in downtown Rio de Janeiro in 2010.
Well we hope you enjoyed the list, make sure YOU keep an eye out during your next Carnival experience...........you could spot a celebrity partying in YOUR Masqerade Band this year!