Ten Celebrities You Probably Knew Were Libertarians

Including a couple you might not consider libertarian


you never knew?
South Park

Robert Taylor at Policy Mic has a list of "9 Extremely Successful People You Never Knew Were Libertarians". Regular Reason readers should be familiar with all ten (yes, there are ten people on the list of nine people), though some may dispute whether everyone on the list is actually a libertarian. Here are the ten people Taylor highlighted with a relevant Reason item for each. You can decide who belongs and who might not in the comments…

1. Vince Vaughn

Vince Vaughn on Ron Paul and Fountainhead – Brian Doherty

2. Glenn Jacobs, a.k.a. Kane

Kane on Rothbard – FBN's The Independents

3. Jimmy Wales

Wikipedia and Beyond – June 2007 issue of Reason

4. Neil Peart

Matt Welch is a libertarian in good standing even though he doesn't like Peart's drumming

5. Julian Assange

The Age of Easy Leaks – Jesse Walker

6. Kurt Russell

Kurt Russell, Flexible Libertarian – O'Reilly Factor transcript excerpt

7. Kelly Clarkson

Kelly Clarkson Endorses Ron Paul – Mike Riggs

8. Drew Carey

Reason Saves Cleveland With Drew Carey

9. Trey Parker and Matt Stone

South Park Libertarians – Nick Gillespie & Jesse Walker