Amazon Rekognition
Developer Guide


Gets the name and additional information about a celebrity based on his or her Rekognition ID. The additional information is returned as an array of URLs. If there is no additional information about the celebrity, this list is empty. For more information, see Getting Information about a Celebrity.

This operation requires permissions to perform the rekognition:GetCelebrityInfo action.

Request Syntax

{ "Id": "string" }

Request Parameters

The request accepts the following data in JSON format.


The ID for the celebrity. You get the celebrity ID from a call to the RecognizeCelebrities operation, which recognizes celebrities in an image.

Type: String

Pattern: [0-9A-Za-z]*

Required: Yes

Response Syntax

{ "Name": "string", "Urls": [ "string" ] }

Response Elements

If the action is successful, the service sends back an HTTP 200 response.

The following data is returned in JSON format by the service.


The name of the celebrity.

Type: String


An array of URLs pointing to additional celebrity information.

Type: Array of strings



You are not authorized to perform the action.

HTTP Status Code: 400


Amazon Rekognition experienced a service issue. Try your call again.

HTTP Status Code: 500


Input parameter violated a constraint. Validate your parameter before calling the API operation again.

HTTP Status Code: 400


The number of requests exceeded your throughput limit. If you want to increase this limit, contact Amazon Rekognition.

HTTP Status Code: 400


The collection specified in the request cannot be found.

HTTP Status Code: 400


Amazon Rekognition is temporarily unable to process the request. Try your call again.

HTTP Status Code: 500


Example Request

The following example shows a request that gets information about a celebrity.

Sample Request

POST HTTP/1.1 Host: Accept-Encoding: identity Content-Length: 18 X-Amz-Target: RekognitionService.GetCelebrityInfo X-Amz-Date: 20170414T184757Z User-Agent: aws-cli/1.11.47 Python/2.7.9 Windows/8 botocore/1.5.10 Content-Type: application/x-amz-json-1.1 Authorization: AWS4-HMAC-SHA256 Credential=XXXXX/us-west-2/rekognition/aws4_request, SignedHeaders=content-type;host;x-amz-date;x-amz-target, Signature=XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX {"Id": "3Ir0du6"}

Sample Response

{ "Name": "Jeff Bezos", "Urls": [""] }

See Also

For more information about using this API in one of the language-specific AWS SDKs, see the following: