15 Celebrity Besties Almost As Cute As You and Yours


From Oprah and Gayle to Kandi and Tiny, we're taking a look at some of our favorite celebrity friendships in honor of National Best Friends Day.

ESSENCE Staff Jul, 31, 2015

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Gayle King has been Oprah Winfrey’s best friend for more than 30 years. The two met early in their broadcasting careers and remained close.

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They're more than besties, they're practically sisters. Kelly even lived with Beyoncé's family when they were kids.

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Real Housewives of Atlanta star Kandi Burruss has been friends with singer-songwriter Tameka "Tiny" Harris since their Xscape days. The group plans to reunite for the first time in more than a decade during the 2017 ESSENCE Festival. 

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Bridges, who is married to rapper Ludacris, has known former Destiny's Child member, Letoya Luckett for quite some time now. A few years back, Luckett teamed up with singer Monica to throw her a baby shower. 

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Sanaa Lathan and Reginal Hall navigate Hollywood together.

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Lala has been there for Kelly every step of the way, including the birth of Kelly's baby boy!

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LeToya Luckett and Monica Brown are always out and about.

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Actresses Christina Milian and Karrueche Tran have been spotted together on numerous occasions including having lunch or simply having a fun night on the town. Most recently, they attended a GQ party together. 

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Author-actress Holly Robinson Peete first met En Vogue's Terry Lynn Ellis on the set of Hangin' with Mr. Cooper. The two have been inseparable since. 

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From Set It Off to The Queen Latifah Show, Jada Pinkett Smith and Queen Latifah still have a super strong friendship. Pinkett Smith was recently the executive producer behind Queen Latifah's succesful daytime TV talk show.

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Sherri Shepherd’s circle of friends includes Niecy Nash and Yvette Nicole Brown. Here the besties celebrate Sherri and Niecy turn on TV Land’s Soul Man. “Love when friends like @YvetteNBrown come to support!” wrote Sherri. “Love you ’Vette!”

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T-Boz and Chilli have been besties since back in the day. The group just released their first album in more than a decade. 

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Tisha and Tichina: Besties on Martin and besties in real life.

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Solange even had Janelle in her wedding. That's as real as friendships get.

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Brandy and Jazmine Sullivan were caught showing off their amazing vocals in their hotel. That's how real friends support each other.