Celebrity July Fourth 2019: See How the Stars are Celebrating From BBQs to baked goods, take a look at how your favorite celebs are honoring America's birthday By Diane J. Cho Diane J. Cho Diane J. Cho was the Features Editor of PEOPLE Digital from 2019 to 2022. She worked at the brand for nearly four years covering news, features, human interest, evergreen, holiday gift guides and more. She launched the How I Parent and What It's Really Like to Be …. digital series and has interviewed several celebrities and influential leaders within the entertainment industry. Prior to joining PEOPLE, Diane worked at Bustle, VH1 and Complex. She received her bachelor's degree in Journalism from Rutgers University and her master's degree from Columbia Journalism School. People Editorial Guidelines Published on July 5, 2019 01:33 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Trending Videos 01 of 14 Kristen Bell & Dax Shepard Dax Shepard/ Instagram The spouses both shared a photograph of their July 4th activities on Instagram Friday, which showed them enjoying fireworks from behind, sitting with daughters Delta and Lincoln. 02 of 14 Hoda Kotb Hoda Kotb Instagram The Today co-host took her family and friends out for a stroll before attending July 4th parade festivities. 03 of 14 Kelly Ripa & Ryan Seacrest Ryan Seacrest Instagram The hosts of Live with Kelly and Ryan got their July 4th party started on top of an enormous inflatable pink flamingo! 04 of 14 Tinsley Mortimer Tinsley Mortimer Instagram The Real Housewives of New York star cuddled up with her newly adopted puppies, Strawberry and Shortcake, to kickoff her July 4th celebration. 05 of 14 Ryan Phillippe Ryan Phillippe Instagram "uncle philz," the actor captioned his summery family Instagram post, complete with a gigantic inflatable unicorn with rainbow wings in the background. 06 of 14 Justin Timberlake & Jessica Biel Jessica Biel/Instagram "Think we have enough flags?? Happy 4th!! 💥🇺🇸," The Sinner actress captioned her photo, featuring her holding her young son Silas while walking beside husband Timberlake. 07 of 14 Kristin Cavallari Instagram "How we 4th 🎇," the Very Cavallari star posted on Instagram. The mom of three wore her red, white and blue overalls to kick off her July 4th cookout. 08 of 14 Ariana Grande Ariana Grande/Instagram The singer took snaps of her Independence Day trip to the Museum of Science and Industry, including this adorable photo of herself posing behind an oversized astronaut suit, on her Instagram Stories. 09 of 14 Lea Michele The actress wished "everyone a very Happy 4th of July" with a sweet selfie complete with a gorgeous backdrop of blue skies and fluffy clouds. 10 of 14 Padman Lakshmi The Top Chef host celebrated July 4th while sending a message to the Trump Administration. Lakshmi tweeted a photo of a pie decorated to look like an American flag with "close the camps" written on top. "A truly American pie for the bbq today," she captioned the photo before tweeting again to ask her followers to, "Contact your representatives tomorrow and demand they #CloseTheCamps" (referring to the closure of detention facilities holding migrant children and families). 11 of 14 Carey Hart Instagram "Happy #independenceday to everyone!!! I hope you enjoy this day w/ your family and friends," the former motorcycle racer and husband to singer Pink began his fourth of July Instagram post. "Thank you to all active duty military and veterans who dedicate their lives for all of us. No matter your party, enjoy this day as an American and appreciate the country that we live in," he continued. "I've been to many amazing countries around the world, but there is no other place I want to call home than here. 🇺🇸 🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸" 12 of 14 Catherine Giudici Lowe Instagram "Grateful for our freedom. 🇺🇸," the soon-to-be mom of three posted with a cute shot of her oldest son Samuel sitting in between a pathway lined in American flags. "Happy 4th of July everyone! Be safe out there!" she added. 13 of 14 Barack Obama Malia Obama shares a birthday with America and her father, the former President, celebrated the special double-celebration with an Instagram post. "Happy Fourth of July, everybody! This is always a great day in the Obama family: a chance to celebrate America-and Malia's birthday, too," Obama wrote along with a photo of their family. "Hope all of you are able to get some time with friends, family, and fireworks," he continued. Malia turned 21 while the U.S. turned 243. 14 of 14 Molly Sims Molly Sims Instagram The model and mom of three posed alongside her home with an Amerian flag draped over the entrance.