Forbes ranks Linda McMahon among the top billionaire Trump supporters

Nov 2, 2020 - by Steve Gerweck

Forbes ranks Linda McMahon, the wife of WWE CEO Vince McMahon, at #15 among Trump’s top #30 supporters. The publications lists…

Spouse’s net worth: $1.9 billion
Source of wealth: Entertainment
Contributions: $360,600
Gave to 2016 Trump campaign? Yes, $152,700

In a 2007 IRS filing, the McMahon family was listed as the Trump Foundation’s biggest donor. Following the WWE Hall of Famer’s election to the highest office in 2016, President Donald Trump, who hosted WrestleManias IV and V from his Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, appointed Linda McMahon as Chief of the Small Business Administration. McMahon left her post in 2019 to become chair of the aforementioned America First Action.

Linda McMahon served as the 25th Administrator of the Small Business Administration from 2017 to 2019 under Trump.

Lorenzo & Teresa Fertitta, Frank & Jill Fertitta rank #7 with a $793,000 contribution in 2016. Frank Fertitta III and his brother, Lorenzo, made the bulk of their fortune through mixed martial arts promoter UFC. The brothers bought UFC for $2 million in 2001.

If you are wondering, Online stock trading pioneer Joe Ricketts and wife Marlene Ricketts ranked #1, according to Forbes.

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