Actors Will Smith, Eva Longoria among Barack Obama campaign’s top fundraisers
US President Barack Obama’s top fundraisers brought in at least $186 million for his re-election campaign.
Mr Obama’s campaign on Saturday released a list of 770 top donors who brought in between $186.6 million and $268 million. The president’s re-election campaign raised nearly $1 billion to defeat Republican Mitt Romney.
Nearly 250 campaign bundlers each raised at least $500,000 for the president. Those donors included actors Will Smith and his wife Jada Pinkett-Smith, Eva Longoria, Wendell Pierce and film producer Harvey Weinstein.
Other top donors included musician Gwen Stefani, fashion editor Anna Wintour, Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley and Virginia gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe.