Hollywood, social media and local reality stars came out in their numbers to the second annual MELT Middle East Golf Classic by Steve Harvey Gala Dinner at Louvre Abu Dhabi. The event followed a day of golfing at the Yas Acres Golf Club.
The star-studded event included:
Steve Harvey, Marjorie Harvey, Pharell Williams; former NBA stars Shaquille O'Neal and Al Harrington; comedy legends Martin Lawrence, D.L Hughley and Anthony Anderson; Earn Your Leisure founders Troy Millings and Rashad Bilal; RHOA star Nene Leakes; Harvey's sons Broderick and Wynton Harvey; Pretty Little Things CEO Umar Kamani; viral social media stars Khaby Lame and Shiggy; scooter world champion Dakota Schuetz, boxing champion Badou Jack and retired French National football player Ibrahim Ba.
The local scene was represented by Anas Bukhash, members of the cast of the Real Housewives of Dubai: Chanel Ayan, Lesa Milan, Caroline Brooks and Caroline Stanbury.
Government officials included The Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) Chairman, HE Mohamed Khalifa Al Mubarak and Director General Tourism Sector, Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi), Saleh Mohamed Al Geziry, who delivered the opening speech.
The evening was hosted by Sally Mousa, who led an on-stage discussion with MELT Middle East founders Steve Harvey and Oweis Zahran. During the discussion, Zahran alluded to upcoming MELT Middle East events, including plans for a comedy fest and car show.
The event coincided with the Louvre Abu Dhabi's 5th-anniversary celebrations.