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List of actor-politicians

Trump wasn't the first celebrity running for Office...

Posted on February 22, 2018 by Quibblo

...and Oprah may not be the last one!

Here is a list of celebrities that became politicians:

  • Al Franken (U.S. Senator, Minnesota; incumbent)
  • Arnold Schwarzenegger (Republican) (Governor of California)
  • Clay Aiken (Democrat) (lost congressional election in 2nd District of North Carolina)
  • Clint Eastwood (Republican, but describes himself as libertarian) (Mayor of Carmel, California)
  • Jack Kelly (Republican) (Mayor of Huntington Beach, Calif)
  • Jerry Springer (Democrat) (Mayor of Cincinnati, Ohio)
  • Jesse Ventura (formerly Reform; currently Independence Party of Minnesota) (Governor of Minnesota)
  • Melissa Gilbert (Democrat) (dropped out for medical reasons)
  • Ronald Reagan (Republican) (Governor of CaliforniaPresident of the United States)



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