The aluminum and oil tycoon also donated $180,000 to Cuomo over two decades. Adding contributions from his wife, Emily, and brother, Alex, the contributions to the disgraced governor total $191,900, according to the BOE records.
With an estimated worth of $34.2 billion, Blavatnik certainly has money to burn.
He gave $2,800 to President Biden in 2020 and $2,900 to Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) last year, according to the Center for Responsive Politics’ opensecrets.org website. He also pitched in $5,000 to Shaun Donovan for mayor and $2,500 to Ray McGuire’s candidacy last year.