Meet the billionaires bankrolling Joe Biden's 2020 campaign

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A total of 94 billionaires or their spouses have donated to former Vice President Joe Biden's presidential campaign, a Forbes analysis of federal campaign records shows.

The billionaires behind Netflix, SlimFast, Hyatt hotels, LinkedIn, and Star Wars all donated various amounts to Biden's election bid.

Est e Lauder heir Ronald Lauder may have given 200,000 to President Donald Trump's 2020 campaign, but his wife Jo Carole Lauder donated to Biden's.

Some of Biden's billionaire donors gave only the maximum allowed to his campaign committee 2,800 and did not give large gifts to Super PACs like many of Trump's wealthy donors did.

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Joe Biden might not be a billionaire like his opponent, but he sure is popular among members of the three comma club.

The former vice president raked in donations from 94 billionaires, including those behind Netflix, Hyatt hotels, DreamWorks studios, LinkedIn, a Forbes analysis of federal campaign records and the magazine's own Billionaires List found.

Unlike President Trump's billionaire backers, several of Biden's donors gave only the 2,800 maximum allowed per donor to a campaign committee and did not pump extra funds into Super PACs or advertising. However, over the course of his 13-month campaign, Biden has had a greater number of billionaires or their spouses donate directly to his campaign than the president, who has only landed 92 billionaire donors despite fundraising for his reelection since 2017.

Keep reading to learn more about some of Biden's most notable billionaire backers, listed in no particular order.Philanthropist Connie Ballmer, wife of former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, donated 2,800.

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Amount donated: 2,800

Net worth: 66.9 billion attributed to Steve Ballmer

Source of wealth: Microsoft, Los Angeles Clippers

Connie Ballmer, a former public relations executive turned philanthropist, leads her family foundation's work with impoverished children, according to her biography on the Ballmer's Group's website.

Steve Ballmer made the couple's fortune after dropping out of Stanford's MBA program to become Microsoft's 30th employee, Forbes reports. Ballmer rose to become the software giant's CEO in 2000, a post he held for 14 years. The couple also owns the Los Angeles Clippers NBA team, per Forbes.

Jacqueline Mars, a part-owner of the world's largest candymaker, gave 500.

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Amount donated: 500

Net worth: 28.5 billion

Source of wealth: Mars, Inc.

Jacqueline Mars, 80, is the granddaughter of Mars, Inc. founder Frank Mars, who started the company from his kitchen in Tacoma, Washington, in 1911.

The company produces Hershey's, Snickers, Twix bars, and M&Ms, in addition to several brands of pet food, according to its website. Mars shares ownership of the privately-held candymaker with her brother, John Mars, and her nieces, per Forbes. She is also a noted philanthropist and serves on the board of the National Archives.

Philanthropist Laurene Powell Jobs donated only 2,800 directly to Biden's campaign but has spent millions on other efforts that support the former vice president's bid.

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Amount donated: 2,800

Net worth: 20.3 billion

Source of wealth: Apple

Laurene Powell Jobs is a formidable presence in the investing world, and will likely be one in the 2020 election too. The 56-year-old billionaire used the fortune she inherited after the death of her husband, Apple cofounder Steve Jobs, in 2011 to expand her own businesses and philanthropy, Business Insider previously reported.

Jobs is a long time Democratic donor, having backed Hillary Clinton's 2016 presidential bid by donating 2 million to her Super PAC and hosting a 200,000-a-plate fundraiser that raised over 4 million, CNN reported.

Outside of her donations to Biden's campaign, Jobs has also poured millions into voter registration programs supporting the former vice president, Vox's Theodore Schleifer reported.

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