According to dictionary.com the word celebrity means a “famous or well-known person”. There are many ways in which a person can be famous or well-known. Politicians can fit into the category of being famous, especially if they are in the government or involved in politics on the world stage.
It is amazing how many new “friends” you make when you become famous. Not only that, but people from your past also come out the woodwork and want to rekindle a friendship with you.