Stephen Bing is a real estate heir. He was a major donor to California's Prop 87 in 2006. According to the Los Angeles Times, the approximately $50 million that Bing spent on the failed initiative was "the biggest single personal investment in a ballot proposition in state history."
In more recent news, the New York Post gossip column, Page Six, has retracted the claim it made in a December 28, 2006 column that Stephen Bing and Pamela Anderson had gone on "a dinner date from hell". There was no such date, and Page Six regrets the error.
Campaign Financial Involvement
In addition to the $50 million he donated to Prop 87, Bing also was a donor to: