James Comey, Caroline Kennedy, Felicity Huffman: Who is donating to the 2020 presidential

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With the Iowa caucuses less than a year away, the stars are aligning for some candidates as celebrities from movies, music, social media and politics are beginning to open up their wallets for their favorite candidates.

Front-runners in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination are seeing the likes of actress Susan Sarandon and singer Jackson Browne writing checks, while President Donald Trump, who reported $30 million in contributions, is seeing a large part of his campaign money coming from business owners.

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Earlier this month, the slate of 2020 candidates were required to file their first-quarter campaign finance reports with the Federal Election Commission. The reports detail contributions they have received and what those contributions have been spent on.

Candidates have received contributions from organizations and political action groups, but some of the more interesting donors are the ones we have seen on the movie screen, heard on the radio or watched in the seats of power in Silicon Valley or Washington, D.C.

Here's a look at some of the more recognizable names who have already contributed to candidates hoping to sit in the Oval Office in 2021.

Republicans

Donald Trump
Total contributions: $30,304,180
Contributions raised from individual donors: $7,325,369
Notable donors: Ukrainian model and pageant queen Oleksandra Nikolayenko-Ruffin, whose husband, Phil Ruffin, owns Treasure Island Resort & Casino; Chicago Cubs owner Joe Ricketts; Ross Perot Jr.; Robert Murray, of Murray Energy Corporation
 
Democrats

Bernie Sanders

Total contributions

: $20,688,027

Contributions raised from individual donors

: $18,186,300.21

Notable donors

: Singer Norah Jones, Jackson Browne, Brandi Carlile and former Vampire Weekend member Rostam Batmanglij; actors Danny DeVito, Ted Levine, Susan Sarandon and Thomas Middleditch

Elizabeth Warren

Total contributions

: $16,482,752

Contributions raised from individual donors

: $6,016,435.38

Notable donors

: Singer Jackson Browne; Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes and his husband, Sean Eldridge

Kamala Harris 

Total contributions

: $13,243,551

Contributions raised from individual donors

: $2,997,884

Notable donors

: Actors Felicity Huffman, William H. Macy, Darren Aronofsky, Elizabeth Banks, Reese Witherspoon, Eva Longoria, Ben Affleck, Jon Hamm, Wanda Sykes, Busy Phillips and Lily Tomlin; filmmaker J.J. Abrams; singer Jenny Lewis; record producer Quincy Jones

Kirsten Gillibrand 

Total contributions

: $12,601,580

Contributions raised from individual donors

: $2,997,884

Notable donors

: Actresses Reese Witherspoon and Connie Britton; LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman; film producer Jeffrey Katzenberg.

John Delaney

Total contributions

: $12,144,070

Contributions raised from individual donors

: $404,301

Notable donors

: Delaney loaned himself the majority of his campaign contributions, $11.7 million, in first-quarter 2019.

Beto O’Rourke

Total contributions

: $9,373,261

Contributions raised from individual donors

: $9,369,861

Notable donors

: Singers Willie Nelson, the Grateful Dead’s Phil Lesh, Dave Matthews Band’s Boyd Tinsley; filmmaker Richard Linklater; Vogue Editor-in-Chief Anna Wintour; comedian Bob Odenkirk; "Saturday Night Live’s" Cecily Strong; “Mad Men” star John Slattery

Amy Klobuchar 

Total contributions

: $8,832,322

Contributions raised from individual donors

: $5,232,376

Notable donors

: Former FBI head James Comey and his wife, Patrice, each donated to Klobuchar; Dana Walden, head of Disney Television Studios and ABC Entertainment; Minnesota Vikings owner Zygi Wilf; Zynga founder Mark Pincus

Cory Booker 

Total contributions

: $7,923,204

Contributions raised from individual donors

: $5,044,390

Notable donors

: Singers Jon Bon Jovi and Joel Madden; actors Jamie Lee Curtis, Kevin Bacon, Orlando Bloom and Rosario Dawson; New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy; former Google chairman Eric Schmidt; PayPal founder Dan Schulman

Pete Buttigieg 

Total contributions

: $7,091,224

Contributions raised from individual donors

: $7,086,155

Notable donors

: Actors Jane Lynch, Ryan Reynolds and Bradley Whitford; James Murdoch (son of Rupert Murdoch); President Barack Obama’s National Security Adviser Susan Rice; singers Mandy Moore and her husband, Taylor Goldsmith, of the band Dawes; novelist Jeffrey Eugenides; sportscaster Rich Eisen; Caroline Kennedy, daughter of President John F. Kennedy

Tulsi Gabbard 

Total contributions: $4,495,770

Contributions raised from individual donors: $1,949,074.92

Notable donors: Actress Susan Sarandon

Jay Inslee

Total contributions

: $2,256,655

Contributions raised from individual donors

: $2,255,455

Notable donors

: Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes; Connie Ballmer, whose husband is Los Angeles Clippers owners Steve Ballmer

John Hickenlooper 

Total contributions

: $2,020,683

Contributions raised from individual donors

: $2,014,099

Notable donors

: Actor Scott Eastwood; John Hall, founder of Goose Island Beer Company; Universal Music Group CEO Michael Dungan; Joshua Bekenstein, Bain Capital co-chairman

Andrew Yang

Total contributions

: $1,778,936

Contributions raised from individual donors

: $1,776,875.12

Notable donors

: Actor Nicholas Cage; singer Rivers Cuomo; Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey

Marianne Williamson 

Total contributions

: $1,546,975

Contributions raised from individual donors

: $1,544,697

Notable donors

: Movie producer Stephen Bing; Paulette Cole, owner of ABC Carpet and Home

Julian Castro 

Total contributions

: $1,100,641

Contributions raised from individual donors

: $1,092,941.02

Notable donors

: Movie producer Christopher Meledandri; Latina founding editor Christy Haubegger

Wayne Messam 

Total contributions

: $43,532

Contributions raised from individual donors

: $43,532

Notable donors

: Former NFL offensive tackle John St. Clair

Note: Democratic candidates Joe Biden, Seth Moulton, Eric Swalwell and Tim Ryan and Republican candidate William Weld came into the race after the date required to report campaign contributions.

<p>Democratic presidential candidate South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg during a campaign stop at a dairy company in Londonderry, N.H., Friday, April 19, 2019.</p>

Democratic presidential candidate South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg during a campaign stop at a dairy company in Londonderry, N.H., Friday, April 19, 2019.