There are people who believe in God and there are people who are the atheist. Well, everyone has its own logic to prove their state of mind.
Apart from common people even some of the celebrities from Hollywood are so religious that they have proved their faith in God in various interviews and their acts of rituals. However, it is just a matter of choice what you want to be. Let’s take a sneak-peek over some of the most religious Hollywood celebrities in today’s date.
Here are the top 10 Extremely Religious Hollywood Celebrities in 2017-2018
10. Kirk Cameron:
Cameron is a well-known American actor who is remembered as Mike Seaver in “Growing Pains”. Apart from this, he worked in numerous TV serials and movies. Along with his work in the film industry, he also worked as a Christian evangelist. Once an atheist Cameron starts believing in Jesus when he was 17 years old. The extreme of his spirituality can be known by the act when he said that any storyline of his highly popular serial ‘Growing Pains’ if contains something inappropriate with regards to religion should be removed and taken aback. As an Evangelical Christian, he partners with Ray Comfort in the ministry of The Way of the Master. Along with his wife, Chelsea Nobel also co-founded The Firefly Foundation.
9. Martin Sheen:
Born on 3rd August 1940, Martin Sheen has shown many times that he practice Catholic and loves the faith. Although in an interview he clarifies that he didn’t support any religion blindless ly and is not nuts about the institution of religion. But he has immense faith in the very existence of God. He also believes that be it any religion, Hindu, Muslim, Christian or Buddhism the God is the supreme and ultimate power and he is the genius behind every deed. He says that every believer like me says that God is omnipresent and He suffers along with us. With these deep thoughts about the faith and God, Martin Sheen stands at number nine for being one the extremely religious Hollywood celebrity.
8. Christine Chenoweth:
48 years old American artist Christine Chenoweth is one of the popular actress and singers who has given a lot in the field of television, movies, and musical theaters. In an interview, she opened her views about religion and spirituality. She said that she was born Baptist and follow Christianity with full faith. She also said that we are not crazy right-wingers who support the conservative thoughts about any religion. She told that she just wanted to inculcate the qualities Jesus possess. She wants to be loving and forgiving. She wants that I want to accept everyone the way they are whether they agree or not and be nonjudgmental just like Jesus on whom she has immense faith and believes.
7. Tina Turner:
American-born Swiss recording artist, Tine Turner is gifted and multitalented. She is a great dancer, singer, and author and is well popular among his fans for the kind of work she has done. She made many trials and tribulations during her entire period of Hollywood journey. Being born and raised Baptist she switches her religion to Buddhism during her initial days with Ike Turner who himself is an American musician, bandleader, songwriter, arranger, talent scout, and record artist. The couple married and now Tina proudly claimed herself as Baptist-Buddhist. She even says that the times when she was facing critical ups and downs in her life and feeling extremely low, it was Buddhism which helps her to get through. And these incidences firmed her support manifolds in the religion and spirituality.
6. Dave Chappelle:
43 years old Dave Chappelle is an American stand-up comedian, actor, writer, and producer. Being born as a Christian he switched to Islam and converted himself to Islamic religion in the year 2005. Later in an interview that raised his question about his religious interest and reasons for conversion he says that he don’t want to publicise it. Although he claimed that Islam is one of the most beautiful religions if one follow it passionately and understands the deep messages it gives. Learning it in the right way would let down your ego and make you a grounded person. He said that learning Islam is a lifelong process and with its help, he got to become the person he always wanted to be. He becomes a well-balanced person and keeps its distractions at bay after following Islam as told to Time magazine.
5. Natalie Portman:
Having a dual citizenship of America and Israel, Natalie Portman is a 35-year-old American actress. She is a Jew and practices her religion with full faith and belief. In an interview with The Telegraph, she said that older she gets the more firm her belief gets with her religion. She also said that it is really different to be a Jewish in a Jewish place than in a non-Jewish place. In a place like Israel, it is more comfortable to enjoy and celebrate your religion while in the other places it becomes little tough. Sometimes one may also feel dangerous being in another country and following a different religion from them. She says that Jewish religion has taught her the way of living and handling the hard things in life.
4. Mel Gibson:
Born on 3rd January 1956, Mel Gibson reached the peak of his career with movies like Apocalypto, Blood Father, and Passion of the Christ. He is one religious American actor that has been on the controversy when once while drunk he commented on other religions despairingly. Although the faith and belief of him towards his religion are well known throughout. When he was 12 years old he moved to Sydney with his parent. Apart from being remembered in various roles in the movies as an actor, he is also a filmmaker. his epic historical drama Braveheart was produced, directed and started by him. He is multi-talented indeed which is well shown by his deeds.
Madonna and her controversies with religion have not escaped from anyone. Born on 16 August 1958, Madonna is one strong American singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman. This multitalented and versatile star is a firm believer and follower of Kabbalah. With her disgracing comments about other religions has defamed her in many parts of the world. In many interviews, she made controversial remarks about people following different religions and accused them of not following what she follows. She made songs and sung some of them that offended Christians and Muslim communities to a great extent. Even her dressing sense affronted them religiously. With time she reinvents her music and her image both.
2. Richard Gere:
67 years old Richard Gere was born and brought up in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. An active charity worker and highly religious Richard Gere is well-known personality apart from his acting to his religious outlook. He practices Tibetan Buddhism. He came into news when China banned him as he supports Dalai Lama. China and Dalai Lama are like two opposite poles and whosoever supports Dalai Lama to an extent China bans him or her out from their country. Richard Gere is popular enough that even if he loses the fans from China, it won’t cause any harm to him.
1. Tom Cruise:
When it comes to modern cinema and their religious outlook Tom Cruise holds the first place. Extremely religious and spiritual in his thoughts this heartthrob of Hollywood is famous for his faith on Christianism and Scientology. It is also been reported that the reason why Katie Holmes divorced Tom Cruise is because she wanted to protect her daughter from the Church of Scientology that Tom Cruise forces on her and their daughter. He has shown his faith in the religion both on screen and off screen.
There are hopes and there are faiths. The faith on God is ultimate and superlative. While some people believe on logic and science, some belief just on the God as a supreme power. Whatsoever the case may be it depends purely on the personal choice and interests.