17 Famous Celebrities Who Are Known Republicans

When it comes to the entertainment industry, Democrats seem to dominate. But there are actually quite a few celebrities who declare themselves proud Republicans.

Let’s look at 17 famous names in entertainment who are open about their support for the Republican party and conservative values:

1. Clint Eastwood

Legendary actor and director Clint Eastwood has long been outspoken about his Republican political views. He was even mayor of Carmel-by-the-Sea, California as a registered GOP member.

2. Kelsey Grammer

Five-time Emmy winner Kelsey Grammer is a member of the Republican party and has donated to GOP candidates. He even has a tattoo that says “Boss” in honor of his admiration for Ronald Reagan.

3. LL Cool J

While his fanbase is predominately liberal, rapper LL Cool J has voiced his Republican leanings. He performed at both the 2000 and 2004 GOP conventions.

4. Drew Carey

Drew Carey is registered as a Libertarian but has also donated to Republican senators. He even attempted a brief run as a Marine Corps Republican for Ohio’s congressional district in 2000.

5. Jessica Simpson

Pop star Jessica Simpson endorsed George Bush during his re-election campaign in 2004. She has described herself as “a proud Southerner” and conservative Christian.

6. Tim Allen

Outspoken sitcom star Tim Allen openly supports the Republican party. He says his time spent with GOP lawmakers helped inspire his sitcom “Last Man Standing.”

7. 50 Cent

Rapper 50 Cent caused waves in 2020 when he endorsed Donald Trump’s re-election campaign, citing Biden’s tax policy as his reason.

8. Kid Rock

Kid Rock actively campaigned for GOP candidate Mitt Romney during the 2012 election. He has close ties with various Republican politicians.

9. Susan Sarandon

Oscar winner Susan Sarandon’s liberal activism doesn’t extend to party politics – she has identified as a registered Republican while remaining progressive on many issues.

10. Patricia Heaton

A vocal Christian conservative, “Everybody Loves Raymond” actress Patricia Heaton has done GOP fundraising and advocated for pro-life causes.

11. Kurt Russell

Libertarian leanings aside, Kurt Russell has described himself as “hardcore Republican.” He even dated former First Daughter Goldie Hawn during the Reagan and Bush eras.

12. Chuck Norris

An evangelical Christian, action star Chuck Norris is a fiercely conservative Republican who has advocated for prayer in public schools.

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13. Arnold Schwarzenegger

California’s former Republican governor Arnold Schwarzenegger started left before shifting right. He remains devoted to environmentalism as a core issue.

14. Sylvester Stallone

Sylvester Stallone recently reaffirmed his Republican loyalty by joining Mar-a-Lago. He has donated large sums to GOP committees and candidates.

15. Johnny Ramone

Punk rocker Johnny Ramone was a rare right-winger in the world of rebellious rock music. An outspoken Republican, he bonded with bandmate Dee Dee Ramone over their shared conservative views.

16. Shania Twain

Canadian country superstar Shania Twain revealed her support for Trump in a controversial 2018 interview, calling him “honest” despite public backlash.

17. Dennis Hopper

As a young man in the 60s, Dennis Hopper identified as a Republican learning under his conservative parents. He later shifted to independent in his final years.

GOP in an Overwhelmingly Liberal Industry

Despite the left-leaning tendency of Hollywood, these notable celebrities buck expectations by openly aligning with the Republican party. Though diverse, they are united in their conservative leanings.

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