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List of Famous Jehovahs Witnesses ranked by fame and popularity. Jehovahs Witnesses is a Christian religion that prefers to use their own translation of the bible entitled “The New World Translation of the Holy Scriptures.” They distribute literature door-to-door and they do not celebrate birthdays or holidays. Jehovahs Witnesses also refuse blood transfusions and they will not serve in the military.

Who is the most famous Jehovahs Witness? Michael Jackson tops our list. Jackson matriarch Katherine is a practicing Jehovahs witness and she raised all of her children in the religion. Most of the Jackson's are no longer practicing, but Katherine has attempted to raise Michael Jackson's children as Jehovahs Witnesses. Recently, it was reported that Paris and Prince Michael Jackson told their grandmother that they would no longer pass out literature or go door-to-door to raise money for the religion.

“Purple Rain” musician Prince became a Jehovahs Witness in 2001, after his mother's death. Family friend and fellow Jehovahs Witness Larry Graham was a big influence on Prince during this time. It has been reported that Prince needs hip surgery, but refuses the treatment because his religion prevents him from accepting the supplemental blood needed to complete the procedure.

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  1. Michael Jackson was raised as a Jehovah's Witness.

    Born: 1958
    Birthplace: Midwestern United States, Gary, Area code 219, United States of America, Indiana + 2 more
    Nationality: United States of America
    Profession: Film Score Composer, Businessperson, Record producer, Musician, Singer-songwriter + 10 more
    Institution: Montclair College Preparatory School
    Height: 5'8"
    Employer: Motown Records, Sony/ATV Music Publishing, The Michael Jackson Company, Inc.
    Cause Of Death: Cardiac arrest, Homicide
    Interment Location: Hollywood Hills, Santa Monica Mountains, 90265, United States of America, DVD Region 1 + 1 more
    Family: Jackson family
    Friends: Macaulay Culkin, Jane Fonda, Paul McCartney, Corey Feldman, Eddie Van Halen + 5 more
    Dated: Brooke Shields
    Place Of Death: Los Angeles, California, Holmby Hills, Contiguous United States, Greater Los Angeles Area + 3 more
    Date Of Death: 2009
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  2. Serena Williams was raised a Jehovah's Witness and still practices today.

    Born: 1981
    Birthplace: Saginaw County, Michigan, Saginaw, Contiguous United States, United States of America + 2 more
    Nationality: United States of America
    Profession: Tennis player, Businessperson, Fashion Designer, Actor, Athlete + 2 more
    Institution: The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale
    Height: 5'8"
    Friends: Paris Hilton, Kelly Rowland, Brandy Norwood, Kristin Davis, Keyshawn Johnson + 3 more
    Dated: CC Sabathia, Common, Colin Farrell, Columbus Short, Jackie Long + 4 more
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  3. Prince was raised a Baptist, but converted to become a Jehovah's Witness in 2001, shortly after his mother's death.

    Born: 1958
    Birthplace: Area code 218, Minneapolis, Area code 612, United States of America, United States, with Territories + 2 more
    Nationality: United States of America
    Profession: Film Score Composer, Record producer, Songwriter, Musician, Singer-songwriter + 10 more
    Height: 5'2"
    Canoodled: Robin Power, Madonna
    Dated: Apollonia Kotero, Kirstie Alley, Troy Beyer, Sheena Easton, Sherilyn Fenn + 11 more
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  4. Dwight D. Eisenhower was raised a Jehovah's Witness, but he left the religion as an adult.

    Born: 1890
    Birthplace: Texas, Denison, Contiguous United States, United States of America, Grayson County + 2 more
    Nationality: United States of America
    Profession: Politician, Soldier
    Institution: U.S. Army War College, Abilene High School, United States Military Academy, Command and General Staff College
    Height: 5'10"
    Employer: Columbia University, Federal government of the United States
    Cause Of Death: Heart failure
    Interment Location: Midwestern United States, Kansas, Eisenhower Presidential Center, Abilene, United States of America + 1 more
    Place Of Death: Contiguous United States, United States of America, United States, with Territories, Area code 202, Washington, D.C. + 2 more
    Date Of Death: 1969
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  5. Spice Girl Geri Halliwell's mother became a Jehovah's Witness when Halliwell was young.

    Born: 1972
    Birthplace: Europe, East of England, Hertfordshire, Watford, United Kingdom + 3 more
    Nationality: United Kingdom
    Profession: Songwriter, Musician, Fashion Designer, Singer-songwriter, Model + 4 more
    Institution: Watford Grammar School for Girls, Camden School for Girls
    Height: 5'0"
    Dated: Jerry O'Connell, Fred Durst
    Geri Halliwell : see more

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