Heritage

All the Celebrities Who Met Princess Diana

Even the stars were starstruck by Lady Di.
Comments

From David Bowie to Michael Jackson, the Princess of Wales had a number of run-ins with Hollywood elite.

John Travolta


During Lady Di’s first trip to the United States in 1985, she attended a black-tie gala hosted by President Ronald Reagan and First Lady Nancy Reagan. The evening’s most memorable moment? When the Princess and John Travolta famously hit the dancefloor.

David Bowie


As a patron of the National AIDS Trust, Princess Diana attended a concert at Wembley Arena on World Aids Day, December 1, 1993. Before the celebration began, she chatted with David Bowie backstage.

Elizabeth Taylor


Princess Diana met Elizabeth Taylor at the premiere of "The Little Foxes," the Broadway production that served as Taylor's stage debut. Here she chats with the Tony-nominated star backstage after the show.

Elton John


She and British rocker Elton John stand side by side as they await a handshake with Archpriest Magio in 1997.

Mother Teresa


Mother Teresa and Princess Diana shared a wonderful friendship. After Diana's death, Mother Teresa commented, "She was very concerned for the poor. She was very anxious to do something for them, and it was beautiful. That is why she was close to me."

Nancy Reagan


En route to a drug rehabilitation center in Springfield, Virginia, Princess Di laughs with First Lady Nancy Reagan.

Luciano Pavarotti


With her fondness for children's charities, Princess Diana attended a charity concert in Modena, Italy to raise money for Bosnian children. On her way to the concert, she is greeted by Italian opera singer Luciano Pavarotti.

Richard Branson


Virgin CEO Richard Branson meets the Princess of Wales to celebrate the airline's first flight path to London.

Steven Spielberg


The Princess of Wales met the American director at the London premiere of his film Jurassic Park in July 1993. She also met two co-stars, Ariana Richards (left) and Sam Neill (center, right).

ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW

Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman


Here Princess Diana meets both Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman at the July 1992 premiere of Far and Away in London.

Tom Hanks


For a film preview of Tom Hank's newest flick, Apollo 13, Princess Diana makes an appearance in London and meets the movie stars.

Comments
View More Articles About:
About The Author
Katie Robinson
View Other Articles From Katie Robinson
Comments
Latest Stories
 
Share
Sotheby's brought a few of the French queen's jewels to the auction block.
 
Share
The musical reminds us to take some time off and indulge in something good for a change.
 
Share
From vaccinations to visas-and choosing where to stay-here's a primer for safari newbies.
 
Share
The 19-carat gem that once belonged to the Oppenheimer family sold for over $50 million.
 
Share
 
Share
The CEO of Evident Communications, an integrated marketing and public relations agency, talks about philanthropy and the bright future of digital technology and social media.
 
Share
A new book details Hughes' tendency to manipulate and deceive the women in his life.
 
Share
If it weren't for these revolutionary entrepreneurs, the world as we know it, would've been very different.
Load More Articles
CONNECT WITH US