international, local, national
big, famous, major, well-known
A-list, B-list, Z-list, etc.

A host of A-list celebrities turned out for the wedding.


He became a minor celebrity among Manhattan's cultural élite.

instant, overnight
guest, visiting
media, sporting (BrE), sports (AmE), television

Tonight's show features a host of celebrities.

make sb

The show's success made her an overnight celebrity.

profile, status
chef, hairstylist, stylist
magazine, website
client, guest
something of a celebrity

He became something of a celebrity in his home town.

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