Get acquainted with the most famous Muslim celebrities as well as celebrities who are interested in Islam.
In the beginning, let’s point out: “Some of the celebrities of this Muslim list have not officially announced”. But in various ways, they have been reporting on Islam, and as rumors are always there, they can not be given a definitive position regarding the Muslimship of some of them.
The Most Famous Muslim Celebrities
Britney Jean Spears is an American singer, dancer, and actress. Born in McComb, Mississippi, and raised in Kentwood, Louisiana, she appeared in stage productions and television series, before signing with Jive Records in 1997.
Spears’s first two studio albums, …Baby One More Time and Oops!
Muhammad Ali was an American professional boxer, activist, and philanthropist. He is widely regarded as one of the most significant and celebrated sports figures of the 20th century.
From early in his career, Ali was known as an inspiring, controversial, and polarizing figure both inside and outside of the ring.
Madonna Louise Ciccone is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman. Referred to as the “Queen of Pop” since the 1980s, Madonna is known for pushing the boundaries of songwriting in mainstream popular music, as well as imagery in music videos and on stage.
Janet Damita Jo Jackson is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and dancer. A prominent figure in popular culture, she is known for sonically innovative, socially conscious and sexually provocative records, and elaborate stage shows.
O’Shea Jackson Sr., known professionally as Ice Cube, is an American rapper, writer and actor. Ice Cube initially gained recognition as a member of the hip-hop group C.I.A. in 1984, which gained limited commercial success prior to disbanding three years later.
Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr., known professionally as Snoop Dogg, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, television personality, entrepreneur, and actor.
Shaquille Rashaun O’Neal, nicknamed “Shaq”, is an American retired professional basketball player who is a sports analyst on the television program Inside the NBA on TNT. He is widely considered one of the greatest players in the history of the National Basketball Association.
Fareed Rafiq Zakaria is an Indian-American journalist, political scientist, and author. He is the host of CNN’s Fareed Zakaria GPS and writes a weekly column for The Washington Post. He has been a columnist for Newsweek, editor of Newsweek International, and an editor at large of Time.
Michael Gerard Tyson is an American former professional boxer who competed from 1985 to 2005. He reigned as the undisputed world heavyweight champion and holds the record as the youngest boxer to win a heavyweight title at 20 years, four months and 22 days old.
Aliaume Damala Badara Akon Thiam, better known as Akon, is an American singer, songwriter, businessman, record producer and actor of Senegalese descent. He rose to prominence in 2004 following the release of “Locked Up”, the first single from his debut album Trouble.
After five years as a health expert on “The Oprah Winfrey Show,” Dr. Mehmet Oz gets an hour of his own each weekday to discuss viewers’ health-and-wellness concerns.
No subject is off-limits, as Dr. Oz addresses viewers’ questions and talks to health experts about any and all topics, from sex to diet and exercise to diseases and ways to avoid them.
Mahershalalhashbaz Ali, known professionally as Mahershala Ali, is an American actor and rapper. Ali began his career as a regular on television series, such as Crossing Jordan and Threat Matrix, before his breakthrough role as Richard Tyler in the science fiction series The 4400.
Omar Sharif was an Egyptian actor. Though he was of Lebanese rather than Egyptian ancestry, he identified strongly with his country of birth and is seen as an icon of Egyptian film and culture.
Malcolm X was an American Muslim minister and human rights activist. To his admirers he was a courageous advocate for the rights of blacks, a man who indicted white America in the harshest terms for its crimes against black Americans; detractors accused him of preaching racism and violence.
Michael Joseph Jackson was an American singer, songwriter, and dancer. Dubbed the “King of Pop”, he was one of the most popular entertainers in the world and one of the best-selling music artists of all time.
Armstrong was an American astronaut and aeronautical engineer who was the first person to walk on the Moon. He was also a naval aviator, test pilot, and university professor.