Who is the most famous person who is the child of a pastor or minister? Katy Perry tops our list. Her parents are pastors. Jessica and Ashley Simpson's father is a youth minister, which affected the way that both girls grew up differently. Jessica remained a virgin until marriage, while Ashlee rebelled. Condoleezza Rice's father worked as a Presbyterian minister on the weekends. Kelis' father was a church minister and jazz musician.
Several famous men are also the children of pastors and ministers. Denzel Washington's father is a Pentecostal minister. Demetri Martin's father is a Greek Orthodox priest. Joel Osteen's father started the Lakewood Church in 1958. Believe it or not, Alice Cooper's father was a minister.
Do you think growing up in a religious household helped these celebrities to succeed in their given professions? Share your thoughts about any celebrity in the comments section.
Denzel Washington's father is a Pentecostal minister.
Birthplace: Mount Vernon, New York, United States of America
Profession: Spokesperson, Film Producer, Actor, Voice acting, Film Director
Credits: Training Day, American Gangster American Gangster, Man on Fire, Inside Man
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Alice Cooper's father was a minister.
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America
Profession: Film Score Composer, Guitarist, Musician, Singer-songwriter, Actor, + more
Credits: Wayne's World, Dazed and Confused, Scream, Dark Shadows
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Katy Perry's parents are pastors.
Birthplace: Santa Barbara, California, United States of America
Profession: Businessperson, Musician, Singer-songwriter, Actor, Music artist, + more
Credits: The Interview, Katy Perry: Part of Me, The Ugly Truth, Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted
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Daniel Tosh's father is a Presbyterian pastor.
Birthplace: Boppard, Germany
Profession: Comedian, Television producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor, + more
Credits: Daniel Tosh: Completely Serious, Daniel Tosh: Happy Thoughts, Tosh.0, Brickleberry
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