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16. Jeffery Katzenberg

Total Given: $2,436,300 D

Jeffery Katzenberg stands out here as the sole entertainment businessman. As an executive at Touchstone he presided over films such as Good Morning, Vietnam and TV shows such as Golden Girls. Moving to Disney he switched over to popular children’s entertainment, producing fare such as The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast and The Lion King, and capping off his time there by closing the merger between Disney and Pixar. Since 2004 he’s been CEO at Dreamworks animation. He ranks among the most dedicated of President Barack Obama’s “bundlers,” having contributed $6.6 million in total since Obama’s first presidential bid, according to a report in the New York Times.

The presidential race's top donors

From high-flying businessmen to a 21-year-old student, here are the people donating the biggest bucks to the presidential race. Get to know the top five donors, as well some honorable mentions you might not have expected to help make this most expensive presidential race in history. All data from OpenSecrets.org.