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.
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In 2019, Jennifer Garner made financial contributions to the 2020 campaigns of Pete Buttigieg, Kamala Harris, and Kirsten Gillibrand.
- Age: 48
- Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States of America
Barbra Streisand made campaign contributions to several democrats running for president in 2020, including Elizabeth Warren, Cory Booker, and Pete Buttigieg.
- Age: 78
- Birthplace: Williamsburg, New York City, New York, United States of America
In a 2019 interview with the Daily Beast, Robert De Niro explained why he likes Mayor Pete Buttigieg in the 2020 election.
"Buttigieg I like a lot. He’s got all the credentials—Rhodes Scholar, Afghanistan veteran—even though he’s young, and if he could get a chance it could be something special, I think," said De Niro.
- Age: 77
- Birthplace: Greenwich Village, New York City, New York, United States of America
In June 2019, Alyssa Milano donated $1,000 to Pete Buttigieg's 2020 presidential campaign.
- Age: 47
- Birthplace: Bensonhurst, New York City, New York, USA