25 Big Barack Obama Supporters: Celebrity Edition! (Photos)

Stars With Obama!

Who are some of Barack Obama’s most vocal supporters? Celebrities!

Stars of stage, screen, and TV have vowed their support in interviews, via Tweets and in campaign ads for Obama’s reelection efforts. Celebrities have put their money, their time, and their fame to use in order to urge their fans and followers to vote for their candidate.

We’ve compiled a list of 25 big time Obama supporters from Beyonce to Bethenny Frankel, and an interesting thing about this list? The stars who support Obama are very different than the kind of stars who support Mitt Romney (take a peek at our list of celebrity Romney fans here).

Check out what celebrities are doing what they can for the President right here. Do any of them surprise you?

  • Natalie Portman 1 of 25
    Natalie Portman
    Ohio is a swing state and Natalie Portman made a plea directly to the state with this "Vote Ohio" ad. Natalie's connection to the state? Her mother grew up in Cincinnati.
    Source: Washington Examiner

  • Gwen Stefani 2 of 25
    Gwen Stefani
    The No Doubt-er hosted a A-list event for the Obama campaign starring Michelle Obama earlier this year. Some of the guests included Nicole Richie and Alyson Hannigan.
    Source: Us Weekly
  • Reese Witherspoon 3 of 25
    Reese Witherspoon
    Reese Witherspoon supported Obama at an LA fundraiser and even got to visit Obama at the White House.
    Source: Us Weekly
  • Beyonce 4 of 25
    As if her smile doesn't say it all, Beyonce also starred in a campaign ad for Obama. "It's not just about supporting the President because I want to see him reelected, I'm standing up for the future of my daughter," Beyone said in the Women for Obama campaign message. "The future that I want her to see."
    Source: Us Weekly
    Photo Source: Twitter

  • Jay-Z 5 of 25
    Jay-Z and President Obama have a mutual admiration society! The two both starred in a new video where Obama said of Jay-Z, "To me the idea of America is that no matter who you are, what you look like, or where you come from, you can make it if you try. Jay-Z did, he didn't come from power of privilege. He got ahead because he worked hard, learned from his mistakes, and just plain refused to quit." After Obama spoke, Jay-Z talked about the importance to vote.
    Source: ABC News

  • Sheryl Crow 6 of 25
    Sheryl Crow
    Sheryl Crow is a big Obama fan. "he's one of the most conscious people I've ever met, and I've met four presidents now," said Crow. "He walks the walk."
    Source: Politico
  • Alicia Keys 7 of 25
    Alicia Keys
    Alicia Keys did a Women for Obama ad with her tweeting in support of the president. The spot "you are a powerful force" encourages women to get out and vote.
    Source: Guardian

  • Elizabeth Banks 8 of 25
    Elizabeth Banks
    Elizabeth Banks did an ad in support of Obama and Planned Parenthood. "President Obama has not compromised on women's rights and that's why President Obama needs to stay in office," she says.
    Source: ABC News

  • Jessica Alba 9 of 25
    Jessica Alba
    Jessica Alba is part of the "For All" campaign. "Growing up, my classmates and I started every day with a ritual: We'd stand up, put our right hand over our hearts, and say the Pledge of Allegiance," explains Alba. "To me, that gesture was a promise. A promise to be involved and engaged in this country's future. A promise to work for liberty and justice — and for affordable education, health care, and equality — for all." Adding "That's why all across the country, people like you and I are proudly writing down our reasons for getting involved, and then taking the pledge — to vote."
    Source: Washington Examiner
  • Gwyneth Paltrow 10 of 25
    Gwyneth Paltrow
    Gwyneth Paltrow held a fundraiser for the President not in the US but in London. A way that ex-pats could support Obama!
    Source: Just Jared
  • Julianna Margulies 11 of 25
    Julianna Margulies
    The Good Wife star co hosted a fundraiser for Obama in New York City as well as starring in one of the Women for Obama ads.
    Source: Village Voice
  • Tom Hanks 12 of 25
    Tom Hanks
    Tom Hanks lent his voice to the President when he narrated a 17-minute Obama campaign film that was released in March which talks of Obama's accomplishments so far.
    Source: ABC News

  • Padma Lakshmi 13 of 25
    Padma Lakshmi
    Padma Lakshmi tweeted her support. "As women, we expect the same treatment - not special treatment - as men. @BarackObama understands that." She also tweeted, "Here's another example of why I will be voting for our President, @BarackObama" with a link to an article "Mitt Romney Accidentally Confronts A Gay Veteran; Awesomeness Ensues"
    Source: Via Tweetwood
  • Ricky Martin 14 of 25
    Ricky Martin
    Ricky Martin hosted a fundraiser for Obama in New York as well as doing a campaign video to lure the Latino vote. I'm proud to be Latino and to see how much we've contributed to this country, from standing out at the best schools, starting businesses, to shaping American culture through art and music," he said. He continued saying that Obama needs to be reelected, "so that this community can continue to advance."
    Source: Fox News

  • Jennifer Lopez 15 of 25
    Jennifer Lopez
    "Women will help decide this election," Jennifer Lopez said in a promotional video for Obama. "I grew up with a strong, hardworking mom and dad, and two brilliant sisters. I learned that from an early age that when women come together, there is nothing we can't do."
    Source: ABC News

  • Sarah Jessica Parker 16 of 25
    Sarah Jessica Parker
    Sarah Jessica Parker is a die-hard Democrat and opened up her home to the President when she hosted a fundraising event there earlier this year.
    Source: Christian Science Monitor
  • Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith 17 of 25
    Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith
    Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith will host a fundraiser for Obama on October 25th featuring Michelle Obama. The cost? $2500 a seat and $10,000 to meet Michelle.
    Source: US News
  • Mariah Carey 18 of 25
    Mariah Carey
    Mariah Carey did an ad for Obama during the last election. And this year, she performed at a private fundraiser for the President in New York City which raised $2.5 million.
    Source: Huffington Post
  • Anna Wintour 19 of 25
    Anna Wintour
    The Vogue editor (and Devil Wears Prada inspiration) Anna Wintour has been a huge supporter of Obama's. She not only gave money herself but has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for his campaign through her fundraising efforts.
    Source: US News
  • Salma Hayek 20 of 25
    Salma Hayek
    Salma Hayek will be co-hosting the event for Michelle Obama and the Obama reelection campaign at Will and Jada Smith's home.
    Source: Washington Examiner
  • Julia Roberts 21 of 25
    Julia Roberts
    Julia Roberts showed her support for Obama at a big A-list fundraiser in Los Angeles earlier this year.
    Source: LA Times
  • Jennifer Garner 22 of 25
    Jennifer Garner
    Jennifer Garner got a head start on donating to Obama's reelection campaign, she gave $7500 back in June of last year.
    Source: Huffington Post
  • Will Ferrell 23 of 25
    Will Ferrell
    Will Ferrell has been very generous to the democratic party. He gave $35,800 to the Obama Victory Fund and $30,800 to the Democratic National Committee (according to Federal Election Committee reports). He also hosted a big fundraiser back in February. Above Ferrell visited Obama in the Oval Office after he won the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor.
    Source: ABC News
  • Bethenny Frankel 24 of 25
    Bethenny Frankel
    "He spoke for like an hour. And he speaks to everybody and then he says to me 'Good Luck.' I was like I can't believe that he remembered that I said I was doing a show with Ellen," said Bethenny Frankel about meeting the President.
    Source: Examiner
  • Julianne Moore 25 of 25
    Julianne Moore
    "I'm a fan, I'm a fan of Obama, I'll be voting for him again," Julianne Moore said in a recent interview. When asked if she thought that Romney had what it takes to be elected her response was a laugh and "I hope not."
    Source: The Daily Caller


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