Hollywood celebrities and power players continue to step up their efforts to see the Democrats take back control of the Senate, with the former chairman of Walt Disney Studios Jeffrey Katzenberg hosting a $15,600 per person fundraiser in support of the Democrats’ Georgia Senate Victory Fund.
According to CNBC’s Brian Schwatrz, Tuesday’s nights virtual event in support of both Ossoff and Warnock raised $2 million, with tickets going for as high as $15,600 per person. Co-hosts of the event included Katzenberg, entertainment media mogul and comedian Byron Allen, and 80 other prominent figures. One of the race’s largest bankrollers is LinkedIn CEO Reid Coffman, who has encouraged those within his network to give generously to the effort.
NEW: The virtual event last night for @ossoff and @ReverendWarnock raised nearly $2 million. Money went to the campaigns and the Georgia Senate Victory Fud. Co-hosts included Jeff Katzenberg, Byron Allen and