NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Star donors have nabbed the 2012 election spotlight as they've beefed up super PACs supporting presidential candidates. Already preparing heavily for Super Tuesday,
super political action committee have spent $5.9 million since Wednesday , after the Arizona and Michigan primaries.
These massive expenditures might seem like chump change for a select group of donors who range from a Las Vegas casino magnate to a comedy talk-show host to a wealthy Dallas businessman -- each of whom have given $1 million or more. Now here's a look at the 13 men and women who have broken seven-figure donations to let their voices be heard in the 2012 election process.
Jeffrey Katzenberg: $2 million Priorities USA Action for Barack Obama.
Katzenberg is the CEO of Dreamworks Animation SKG ( DWA) and has reportedly made his $35 million home in Beverly Hills, Calif., the site of a major fund-raiser for President Obama. "I don't think that any president in modern history has had to face a deeper or more difficult or more complicated set of issues from the first moment he set foot in the White House, and I think he has done an exceptional job of methodically working his way through that horrendous set of problems," Katzenberg told Bloomberg Businessweek.