These 18 Hollywood celebrities have donated thousands of dollars to Democrats running for president in 2020 Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively. Charles Sykes/Invision/AP A handful of Hollywood celebrities have already started donating to Democratic presidential candidates for the 2020 election. Celebrities have historically flocked to Democrats over Republicans. Visit BusinessInsider.com for more stories.
Many celebrities are politically active and try to make themselves more involved as campaign cycles heat up.
The 2020 presidential election is no different, as a handful of Hollywood A-listers have already begun donating their money to some of the Democratic presidential candidates all vying to unseat President Donald Trump.
Some candidates have received more attention from Hollywood than others, either through booming name recognition or ties to their home state.
Here are some of the top celebrity donors found in the presidential candidates' Federal Election Commission filings for the first quarter of 2019.
Actor Jon Hamm donated $1,000 to California Sen.
Kamala Harris' 2020 presidential campaign. Ben Affleck
Ben Affleck, star of the Justice League films, donated $2,800 to California Sen. Kamala Harris' 2020 presidential campaign.
Actress Rosario Dawson contributed $2,068 to New Jersey Sen.
Cory Booker's 2020 presidential campaign. Dawson and Booker have been dating for several months. Jane Lynch
Actress Jane Lynch donated $2,700 to South Bend, Indiana Mayor
Pete Buttigieg's presidential campaign. Pedro Pascal
Pedro Pascal, who has had pivotal roles in shows like "Game of Thrones" and "Kingsman: The Golden Circle," donated $1,500 to Buttigieg's campaign.
Actor Ryan Reynolds, star of the Deadpool movies, donated $250 to Buttigieg.
Actress and singer Mandy Moore donated $2,000 to Buttigieg's 2020 campaign.
Actress Reese Witherspoon donated $2,250 to California Sen. Kamala Harris' presidential campaign in March.
"Billy Madison" and "The West Wing" actor Bradley Whitford donated $2,000 to Buttigieg's campaign.
"Two and a Half Men" actor Jon Cryer gave $2,775 to Kamala Harris' White House bid.
Actress Busy Phillips donated $2,000 to Harris' presidential campaign.
Actor Danny DeVito gave $2,700 to Vermont Sen.
Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign. Jamie Lee Curtis
Jamie Lee Curtis
Actress Jamie Lee Curtis contributed $1,000 to Cory Booker.
Actor Kevin Bacon chipped in $2,800 to Booker.
M. Night Shyamalan
M. Night Shyamalan
Acclaimed film Director M. Night Shyamalan donated $2,700 to Booker's 2020 campaign.
Country musician Willie Nelson donated $2,800 to
Beto O'Rourke's presidential campaign. Scott Eastwood
Actor Scott Eastwood donated $500 to former Colorado Gov.
John Hickenlooper's campaign.
Eastwood's father is the legendary actor and director Clint Eastwood, a noted Republican who
memorably addressed an empty chair — which he used as a stand-in for President Barack Obama — at the 2012 Republican National Convention.