A majority of voters in a number of states do not want former President Donald Trump or President Joe Biden to run again in 2024. But Democratic and Republican strategists realize that the right kind of presidential candidate famous brings instant name recognition and enthusiasm. At their voting base, the search for the next famous presidential candidate in 2024 is underway.
Pollster John Zogby kindled a celebrity flames on the poll in 2024 when he polled a number of possible Democratic and Republican presidential candidates. The best celebrity in the polls, unsurprisingly, is Oprah Winfrey.
Oprah easily defeats every possible Republicans, including Trump. Sean Hannity, Mike Pence, Ron Desantis and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, by 13 points or more, with Pence coming closest-56% -33%. Oprah would be 70 in 2024, and although the most trusted and admired celebrity Americans can vote for president, most don’t think she wants to run for nomination or if she is elected.
Which brings us to Presidential Celebrity Candiate # 2-The Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle. Yes, she qualifies for the presidency; she remains a U.S. citizen and is over 35, she is 39 now and would be 43 in 2024.
Speculation began in March 2021 that Meghan was considering running for public office, but she never commented publicly on the rumor. An unauthorized Markle biographer has said he believes the rumors are true. “The prospect of Meghan’s candidacy for the presidency is possible and I would even say probable. I really believe that’s where she sees herself going, ”said reporter Tom Bower.
Meghan has ambition, self-confidence and the ability to speak to the public, and, according to Bower, was the ‘mastermind’ behind the new life in California for herself, her husband Prince Harry and their son Archie. But Meghan will have gotten over and used to the media frenzy her campaign would attract.
Possible Republican celebrity nominees include The Rock, Dwayne Johnson and Fox News hosts Tucker Carlson and Sean Hannity, but at the moment Florida Gov. Ron Desantis and former President Donald Trump are the two most likely candidates for the election. Presidency of the GOP in 2024.
Trump has said he wants a face-to-face with Duchess Meghan. “Well, I hope that will happen because if it did, I think I would have an even stronger feeling of running,” Trump told Fox’s Maria Bartiromo. “I’m not a fan of his. I think what she is talking about is the Royal Family and the Queen and I think I know the Queen as you know. I have met the Queen and I think the Queen is a great person and I am not a fan of Meghan.