Celebs Who Became Politicians

May 9, 2017 at 6:11 pm |

Were they popular enough to win?

President Trump is the most high profile example of a famous celebrity running for political office, but he was far from the first. Numerous people who made their name in entertainment, sports, or other fields that don’t usually produce politicians like law or business, have used their celebrity status to run for political office, some successfully, and some not. Who are these celebs and how did their second careers as politicians turn out?

Trump Apprentice 2006

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Were they popular enough to win?

Check out our slideshow to learn about these celebs and how they did in politics!