Over the past few decades, many animals have become household names because of their acting careers or high-profile human owners. In recent years, social media has only made it easier for animals to achieve fame through Instagram accounts that attract thousands of followers. Although they may not realize it, some of these animals are just as famous as well-known Hollywood celebrities. Here are twelve of the world’s most famous animals and where they are now.
Bo Obama, The Dog
This presidential pup received lots of attention when his owner, President Barack Obama, was asked about the type of dog his family was getting during a press conference. The Obamas settled on a Portuguese Water Dog named Bo, who is currently enjoying retirement with the family.
Bubbles, The Chimp
Perhaps just as famous as his celebrity owner, Bubbles the Chimp was the talk of the town when singer Michael Jackson brought him home from a research clinic. The two were inseparable. However, it all came to an end when Bubbles was moved to an animal sanctuary following a violent episode.