Which All Celebrities Visited Richard Branson’s Private Island Other Than Barack And Michelle Obama?

Barack Obama shows off kitesurfing skills to Richard Branson.

Barack Obama could have picked anywhere in the world to take his wife on that ‘very nice vacation’ he’d promised her after standing down as Leader of the Free World. So, one has to ask why he opted for Sir Richard Branson’s personal Caribbean paradise, Necker Island?

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Of course, the certainty of blue skies, golden sand and warm seas would appeal, and the privacy such a hideaway affords. But Necker is a party island, beloved of the celebrity hoi polloi, from Kates Moss and Winslet to ex-Baywatch star David Hasselhoff and the odd royal, global guru or head of state who fancies a freebie.

Former US President Barack Obama was spotted enjoying watersports on vacation with wife Michelle 

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Obama was not allowed to take part in any high adrenaline sports during his time as president

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Branson says: ‘One of the first stories Barack told me when he and Michelle arrived on Moskito Island was how, just before he became president, he had been surfing on a dangerous break in Hawaii.’

Barack told me when he and Michelle arrived on Moskito Island

 

We decided to set up a friendly challenge: could Barack learn to kitesurf before I learned to foilboard? We agreed to have a final day battle to see who could stay up the longest,’ Branson says

We decided to set up a friendly challenge could Barack learn to kitesurf before I learned to foilboard

During the challenge, Branson managed to go for 50 meters on his foil board

During the challenge, Branson managed to go for 50 metres on his foilboard

 

Obama went more than 100 meters on his kiteboard and won the challenge

and won the challenge

 

Obama and Branson wrestle on a boat

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The island, has several residences staffed by 60 people, with enough room for 34 guests, although it could cost up to £40,000 per night

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Ever since Branson acquired Necker in 1979 for about £180,000, he has busied himself inviting the great, the good (and not-so-good), and the merely famous to enjoy it. Let’s explore who all have visited Richard Branson’s Caribbean idyll, Necker Island.

Sir Richard Branson, third right, has invited a host of celebrities to his private paradise, Necker Island, including Harry Styles, left, and friends

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Kate Winslet Oscar-winning actress visited in August 2011, with children Mia and Joe, and then-boyfriend, male model Louis Dowler, to join a house party made up of Branson family and friends.

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The ex-Baywatch star enjoyed a post-panto sojourn with Welsh girlfriend Hayley Roberts in 2012 — and got to meet his ‘hero’ Ronnie Wood there.

Ronnie chose Necker for his 2012 honeymoon with third wife Sally

 

Former Wimbledon champion Boris Becker, pictured with wife Sharlely, have also been invited to the paradise

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Kate Winslet, left, once saved Sir Richard’s 90-year-old mother Eve, centre, from a blaze at one of the island’s main residences in 2011 

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Princess Diana, visited the island with sons Harry and William, centre, in 1990

Princess Diana, visited the island with sons Harry and William, centre, in 1990

Actress and model Kelly Brook took this sultry snap while she was on the island in 2016

Actress and model Kelly Brook took this sultry snap while she was on the island in 2016

 

Natalie Imbruglia has been documenting a lavish stay at Sir Richard Brandsons private Necker Island 

Natalie Imbruglia has been documenting a lavish stay at Sir Richard Brandsons private Necker Island

 

Hermione showed just how blue the sky and sea were as she stood beside it in a bright red bikini

Hermione showed just how blue the sky and sea were as she stood beside it in a bright red bikini

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Source: dailymail.co.uk

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