10 Popular Celebrity Who Changed Their Religion

By | August 29, 2017

Today the top notch celebrities from Hollywood changed their religion to gain spirituality, have a look to such top 10 stars updated in 2017.  This has been done by these famous celebrities to find internal peace and satisfaction and some others have also done the same in order to marry their partners. Here are some very popular personalities who have changed their religion:

Popular Celebrity Who Changed Their Religion


Madonna

Madonna

The extremely popular singer, song-writer, actress and businesswoman, Madonna grew up in Michigan in an Italian Catholic family. Her name is adopted from one of the many aliases of Virgin Mary. She converted from Christianity to a sect of Judaism called Kabbalah. She is often asked to change her name to Esther, after a Jewish historic figure. She has been donating millions of dollars to the Kabbalah Institute. There are also rumours that she got divorced with her husband, Guy Ritchie because of her new yet strange religious practices.

Julia Roberts

Julia Roberts

The popular American actress and producer grew up in a Catholic family and later converted to Hinduism. Assumptions are made that she made this conversion while shooting for her new film “Eat, Pray, Love” in which she plays the character of a woman who hopes to find herself through Hindu Spirituality.

Richard Gere

Richard Gere

Richard is the popular American actor and humanitarian activist. He was raised in a Methodist (a sect in Christianity) family. He says he never found satisfaction in his religion, therefore he converted to Buddhism during the 1970s. This is believed to have happened after he took a tour of Nepal. He is also supposed to have prior inclination towards the religion because he was pursuing a faith knowledge through the study of philosophy. He spends a lot of time studying more about his new faith.

Lindsay Lohan

Lindsay Lohan

The popular American actress and singer, Lindsay Lohan converted to Islam. She says that the holy book of Islam “the Quran” opened doors for her to experience spirituality to find another true meaning. She is seen to have completely immersed herself in a new culture. She has been spotted in some Muslim countries with a shawl wrapped around her head. She has also deleted many of her Instagram pictures to avoid hampering the Islamic etiquettes.

Tom Cruise

Tom Cruise

The popular actor and producer, Tom Cruise grew up in a Christian family later converted to Church of Scientology. He says his new religion has helped him incredibly in his life. He is a proud Scientology follower for it holds unorthodox dictum.

Orlando Bloom

Orlando Bloom

This famous actor was raised in the Anglican Church of England. He officially converted to Buddhism in the year 2004. He believes Buddhism is his pathway to a virtuous way of living. He thinks this religion can lead him towards eternal peace and can help him lead a good life.

Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson

The late legendary star who is still alive in the hearts of his fans had converted to Islam in order to achieve a kind of salvation. He was going through the worst period of his life and wanted to get rid of all such troubles. His brother Jermaine was the first one in his family to convert to Islam and had been convincing his brother to do the same. He is also rumoured to have adopted an Islamic name “Mikaeel”.

George Harrison

George Harrison

The world’s best guitarist, George Harrison converted to Hinduism after making an impactful visit to India. He is one of the most spiritual musician known till date. He embraces the Hare Krishna tradition (Hinduism). He finds peace, happiness and satisfaction through this religion.

Isla Fisher

Isla Fisher

 

Isla Fisher is a popular Australian actress who grew up in a conservative Methodist family. She was willing to do anything that would be required to be united in marriage with her love, SatinistSacha Baron Cohon. Therefore, before marring him she converted to Judaism.

Drew Barrymore

Drew Barrymore

Drew Barrymore was born into a Christian family. Rumours are that she has either converted to Judaism or is likely to in the near future. She got married to Will Kopelman following the Jewish customs and traditions and is now about to give birth to a baby. Therefore, if the couple wants their baby to be born Jewish, she will have to get converted to Judaism.



Religious conversions have occurred in the human society since ages and the celebrities have actively been a part of this process. People follow certain religions introduced by their families. Later in their lives if they feel dis-satisfaction they also undergo religious conversions.

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