As an openly gay veteran with a degree from Harvard, Pete Buttigieg checks a lot of boxes for democratic voters, some of whom are famous. Celebrity Buttigieg supporters include popular TV stars, musicians, and authors. Some Buttigieg 2020 celebrity supporters have officially endorsed him at campaign events, while others have hosted fundraisers.
Who are some of the Pete Buttigieg celebrity endorsements? In May 2019, Gwyneth Paltrow and her husband, Brad Falchuk, co-hosted a fundraising event for Mayor Pete Buttigieg, which was attended by the likes of Martin Sheen, Rob Reiner, and Nicole Avant. Sharon Stone has donated money to Buttigieg's campaign, as have Ryan Reynolds, Emmy Rossum, and Zooey Deschanel.
Kevin Costner returned to Iowa – where he filmed Field of Dreams – to endorse Buttigieg for president during a rally in December 2019.
Are you surprised by any of the celebrity supporters of the Pete Buttigieg campaign? Take a look at this list to learn more about how and why so many famous people support Mayor Pete for America in 2020.
In May 2019, Jennifer Aniston donated $250 to Pete Buttigieg's presidential campaign.
- Age: 46
- Birthplace: Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles, California, United States of America
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In May 2019, Gwyneth Paltrow and her husband, Brad Falchuk, co-hosted a fundraising event for Mayor Pete Buttigieg, which was attended by the likes of Martin Sheen, Rob Reiner, and Nicole Avant.
- Age: 43
- Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America
- Video: YouTube
In July 2019, Ellen DeGeneres co-hosted a fundraising event – along with Sean Hayes, Chelsea Handler, Portia de Rossi, and Jason Bateman – for Pete Buttigieg.
She also showed her support for Mayor Pete by tweeting, "These words make me very, very happy," in response to Buttigieg's statement reading, "“My name is @PeteButtigieg. They call me Mayor Pete. I am a proud son of South Bend, Indiana. And I am running for President of the United States.”
- Age: 57
- Birthplace: Metairie, Louisiana, USA
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Zooey Deschanel reportedly contributed money to Pete Buttigieg's 2020 campaign in 2019.Zooey Claire Deschanel (born January 17, 1980) is an American actress, model and singer-songwriter. She made her film debut in Mumford (1999) and next obtained a supporting role in Cameron Crowe's film Almost Famous (2000). Deschanel is known for her deadpan roles in comedy films such as The Good Girl (2002), The New Guy (2002), Elf (2003), The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005), Failure to Launch (2006), Yes Man (2008) and 500 Days of Summer (2009). She has ventured into more dramatic territory with Manic (2001), All the Real Girls (2003), Winter Passing (2005), and Bridge to Terabithia (2007). From 2011 to 2018, she played Jessica Day on the Fox sitcom New Girl, for which she... more on Wikipedia
- Age: 35
- Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA