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Celebrities, they're just like us. They shop at the grocery store, go to the gym, and like to tell everyone what they think about politics.

But how much does it actually matter? Can famous actors and musicians change anyone's vote?

A study published in the Journal of Law, Economics & Organization in 2013 found Oprah's endorsement of then-Senator Barack Obama over Hillary Clinton in the 2008 election had a “statistically and politically significant effect” and was estimated to have netted Obama 1,015,559 votes in the Democratic primary.

A study found
A study found Oprah's endorsement influenced the 2008 Democratic primary.

Areas with a higher concentration of Oprah fans also had “higher-than-expected” levels of support for Obama.

But Oprah, who at the time had a daily audience of 8 million television viewers and 16 million magazine readers, was “the upper bound of the potential effect of a celebrity endorsement,” the study said. Lil B defecting from Clinton to Bernie Sanders isn't going to have the same effect (but maybe someone like Taylor Swift or Bill Gates could).

Still, as long as there are politicians, there will be celebrities willing to go public with their support. Here are some celebrities who're already backing candidates, either through explicit endorsements or more subtle statements.

Scott Walker

Republican presidential candidate Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker greets guests at The Family Leadership Summit at Stephens Auditorium on July 18, 2015 in Ames, Iowa. According to the organizers, the purpose of The Family Leadership Summit is to inspire, motivate, and educate conservatives. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
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Scott Baio

Baio, who starred as Chachi in “Happy Days,” said Walker “sounds a lot like Reagan.”

Marco Rubio

Republican presidential candidate Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) speaks at the Heritage Foundation April 15, 2015 in Washington, DC. Rubio took part in a discussion on 'The Case for the Lee-Rubio Tax Reform Plan.' (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
Win McNamee / Getty

Rick Harrison

The star of “Pawn Stars” endorsed Rubio and hosted a fundraiser for him in May.

(via Fox News)
Fox News

Rand Paul

Republican presidential candidate U.S. Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) speaks during a campaign stop at an Embassy Suites hotel on June 29, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Paul made stops in four cities in Nevada on Monday as he campaigns for the battleground state against 12 other Republican candidates in the 2016 presidential race. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
Ethan Miller / Getty

Vince Vaughn

Vaughn, who attended campaign events for Ron Paul in 2012, called Rand “the candidate that is currently running that I am most sort of aligned with in sort of his thoughts and philosophies” during comments at UCLA.

Vince Vaughn attends BKB 3, Big Knockout Boxing, at the Mandalay Bay Events Center on June 27, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Bryan Steffy/Getty Images for DIRECTV)
Bryan Steffy / Getty

Mike Huckabee

Republican presidential hopeful and former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee fields questions at The Family Leadership Summit at Stephens Auditorium on July 18, 2015 in Ames, Iowa. According to the organizers the purpose of The Family Leadership Summit is to inspire, motivate, and educate conservatives. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Scott Olson / Getty

The Duggars

Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar were the top two endorsements listed on Huckabee's website earlier this year. Huckabee defended the family following allegations their son Josh molested underage girls when he was a teenager, writing on Facebook that Josh's actions were “inexcusable,” but not “unforgivable.”

Chuck Norris

Norris told the New York Times, “I still believe Mike Huckabee is the most qualified. He has the moral clarity and experience to lead our great country forward.”

Chuck Norris (L) laughs at a joke told by former Arkansas governor and current Republican presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee during a rally of supporters and undecided voters at New England College January 4, 2008 in Henniker, New Hampshire. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Chip Somodevilla / Getty

Tony Orlando

Orlando performed at Huckabee's presidential announcement and called the candidate, “the most trusted man I've ever met in my life.”

HOPE, AR - MAY 05: Entertainer Tony Orlando performs before former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee announces his candidacy for the 2016 Presidential race on May 5, 2015 in Hope, Arkansas. (Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)
Matt Sullivan / Getty

Bobby Jindal

 Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal announces his candidacy for the 2016 Presidential nomination during a rally a he Pontchartrain Center on June 24, 2015 in Kenner, Louisiana. (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images)
Sean Gardner / Getty

Willie Robertson

Robertson told Fox News, “I'd like to see [Jindal] make a run for it, and you know, if so, we'll definitely be trying to help him out.”

Willie Robertson speaks at the Red Carpet Radio presented by Westwood One Radio during the 50th Academy of Country Music Awards at Arlington Convention Center Grand Hall on April 18, 2015 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Mike Windle/Getty Images for dcp)
Mike Windle / Getty

Bernie Sanders

Bernie Sanders (I-VT) looks on during a "Brunch with Bernie" campaign rally at the National Nurses United offices on August 10, 2015 in Oakland, California. The National Nurses United members announced their endorsement for independent presedential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders during a campaign stop before he heads to Los Angeles for a campaign rally in Los Angeles at the Memorial Sports Arena. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
Justin Sullivan / Getty

Lil B

Lil B rapped in the song “B**tch I'm Bill Clinton” that Hillary would, “be president soon, baby,” but this week came out in support of Sanders. The rapper said he supported Sanders' views on education and respected his involvement in fighting segregation.

Lil B on CNN

Mark Ruffalo

Ruffalo was a longtime supporter of Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), but now that it's clear she's not running, he's begun tweeting support for Sanders.

Martin O'Malley

Democratic presidential candidate and former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley speaks during an event at the Truman Center for National Policy July 23, 2015 in Washington, DC. O'Malley discussed the need for additional Wall Street reforms while speaking with former Congressman and House Finance Committee Member Brad Miller (D-NC). (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
Win McNamee / Getty

Timothy Simons

Simons, who plays Jonah on “Veep,” told Bloomberg, “I'm for Martin O'Malley.”

(via HBO)
HBO

Ben Carson

Republican Presidential hopeful Ben Carson speaks during the Presidential Candidates Plenary at the National Urban League conference in the Fort Lauderdale Convention Center on July 31 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
; Joe Raedle / Getty

Kid Rock

Kid Rock told the New York Times magazine, “I'm very interested in the things that Ben Carson has to say.” He supported Romney in 2012, letting the candidate use his song “Born Free” at campaign events.

Recording artist Kid Rock performs during Tiger Jam 2013 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center on May 18, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
Ethan Miller / Getty

Donald Trump

Republican Presidential Candidate Donald Trump visits his Scottish golf course Turnberry on July 30, 2015 in Ayr, Scotland. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)
Jeff J Mitchell / Getty

Dennis Rodman

Ted Nugent

Nugent told “The Rita Cosby Show” Trump would, “kick a** and take names and that's what America needs right now.”

Ted Nugent speaks Republican John Raese speaks supporters during a rally for his U.S. Senate campaign October 30, 2010 in Charleston, West Virginia. (Photo by Randy Snyder/Getty Images)
Randy Snyder / Getty

Hillary Clinton

WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 03: Former U.S. Secretary of State Hilllary Clinton appears onstage at EMILY's List 30th Anniversary Gala at Washington Hilton on March 3, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Kris Connor/Getty Images for EMILY's List)
Kris Connor / Getty

Ariana Grande

Beyoncé Knowles-Carter

Beyoncé attended a fundraiser for Clinton in May. She backed Obama in the last election and suggested those who voted for Mitt Romney were “mitches” in a post she later deleted.

Carole King

Clay Aiken

Aiken publicly supported Clinton the day she announced her campaign, but said on Twitter and CSPAN he wanted her to loosen up because she seemed to stiff in the video.

Clay AIken on CSPAN.
Clay Aiken on C-SPAN.

Ja Rule

The rapper told Fox Business, “I like Hillary,” and, “I also think Jeb is a good candidate as well, but I'm a Democrat so I will vote Hillary.”

(via Fox Business)
Fox Business

Jennifer Lopez

Lopez told E! News, “I'm very excited by the news [of Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign announcement],” and, “I think it's time for a woman.”

Jennifer Lopez attends the 2015 Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall on June 7, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images for Tony Awards Productions)
Jennifer Lopez attends the 2015 Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall on June 7, 2015 in New York City. Mike Coppola/Getty Images for Tony Awards Productions

Katy Perry

The pop star met Clinton on her book tour for Hard Choices. Perry tweeted her support for the Clinton candidacy and offered to write the former Secretary of State a campaign song.

Kanye and Kim Kardashian West

The Wests attended a Clinton fundraiser last week. Caitlyn Jenner, who's conservative, probably wasn't too happy with that.

  I got my selfie!!! I really loved hearing her speak & hearing her goals for our country! #HillaryForPresident   A photo posted by Kim Kardashian West (@kimkardashian) on

Kelly Clarkson

The singer told Rolling Stone, “I'm a fan of Hillary Clinton.” She expressed her love of Ron Paul in the 2012 election.

Kelly Clarkson performs onstage during The iHeartRadio Summer Pool Party at Caesars Palace on May 30, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Isaac Brekken/Getty Images for iHeartMedia)
Kelly Clarkson performs onstage during The iHeartRadio Summer Pool Party at Caesars Palace on May 30, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Isaac Brekken/Getty Images for iHeartMedia

LA Reid

The music exec hosted a fundraiser for Clinton in May.

Lena Dunham

Dunham posted a photo on Instagram with a Clinton bumper sticker.

Mary-Kate and Ashley Olson

The Olsons attended a fundraiser for Clinton in April.

Ne-Yo

Ne-Yo told The Hill, “Ms. Clinton — Mrs. Clinton, I should say, she's a favorite of mine.”

Ne-Yo performs onstage at the Songwriters Hall Of Fame 46th Annual Induction And Awards at Marriott Marquis Hotel on June 18, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for Songwriters Hall Of Fame)
Michael Loccisano / Getty

Pharrell Williams

Pharrell told GQ, “Hillary's gonna win. Listen, I'm reaching out to her right now. She's gonna win.”

Pharrell Williams performs on the Pyramid Stage at the Glastonbury Festival of Music and Performing Arts on Worthy Farm near the village of Pilton in Somerset, South West England, on June 27, 2015. AFP PHOTO / OLI SCARFF (Photo credit should read OLI SCARFF/AFP/Getty Images)
Oli Scarff / AFP/Getty

Robert De Niro

The actor told The Daily Beast, “Hopefully it will be [Clinton as the next president], yes. I think that she's paid her dues. There are going to be no surprises, and she has earned the right to be president and the head of the country at this point.”

Robert De Niro onstage during Spike TV's Guys Choice 2015 at Sony Pictures Studios on June 6, 2015 in Culver City, California.
Robert De Niro onstage during Spike TV's Guys Choice 2015 at Sony Pictures Studios on June 6, 2015 in Culver City, California.

Snoop Dogg

Snoop said on “Watch What Happens Live,” “I'll be voting for Ms. Clinton.”

(via Braco)
Bravo

Waka Flocka Flame

When asked by MTV News who he was voting for, Waka Flocka said, “Hillary. A woman could do it.”

(via MTV)
MTV

50 Cent

The rapper told The Daily Beast, “It's Hillary Time.”

Curtis '50 Cent' Jackson III speaks onstage on April 23, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images for CinemaCon)
Michael Buckner / Getty

On the fence

MANCHESTER, NH - AUGUST 3: (L to R) Republican presidential candidates former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, Dr. Ben Carson, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, former CEO Hewlett-Packard Carly Fiorina, U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (SC), Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, Ohio Gov. John Kasich, former New York Gov. George Pataki, former Texas Gov. Rick Perry, former U.S. Senator Rick Santorum (PA), Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker stand on the stage prior to the Voters First Presidential Forum at Saint Anselm College August 3, 2015 in Manchester, New Hampshire. The forum was organized in response to the Fox News debate later this week that will limit the candidates to the top 10 Republicans based on nationwide polls. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Jeb Bush;Ben Carson;Carly Fiorina;Rick Perry;Rick Santorum;Lindsay Graham;Chris Christie;John Kasich;Bobby Jindal;George Pataki;Scott Walker
Darren McCollester / Getty

Charles Barkley

Barkley told Sports Illustrated he has always voted for Democratic candidates, but he likes “some of the Republicans this time around. I like Chris Christie. I like Jeb Bush. I like those guys.”

NBA analyst and former NBA player Charles Barkley addresses the crowd at the after party for the Ante Up for Africa celebrity poker tournament at the Pure Nightclub at Caesars Palace July 2, 2009 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
Ethan Miller / Getty

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