A list of famous Catholic celebrities ranked by fame and popularity. Catholicism is a Christian religion that is full of great traditions. Several famous people were raised in the faith and many still practice the religion to this day. Some famous folks even use their Catholic backgrounds as inspiration to make films, write jokes, and take acting roles that are rich with Catholicism.
Who is the most famous Catholic celebrity? Lindsay Lohan tops our list. The Canyons actress' parents are both Catholic and she was raised in the faith. As an adult, Lohan explored other faiths like Kabbalah and Scientology, but more recently she has stated that she is still a Catholic. Other famous actresses who are Catholic include Selena Gomez, Nicole Kidman, and Denise Richards.
Several famous film-makers are also also practicing Catholics. Movie star Mel Gibson is a member of a small sect of Catholicism called Traditionalist Catholicism. He brought his faith to the big screen with his 2004 film The Passion of the Christ. Martin Scorsese was raised by devoutly Catholic Italian parents. He still practices the religion today. He made waves in the faith with his controversial film The Last Temptation of Christ.Check out this list of the most famous practicing Catholic actors, musicians, singers, footballers, Hollywood entertainers, comedians, and athletes. Do you think that being Catholic helped these celebrities to succeed? Share your thoughts in the comments section.
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America
Birthplace: Grand Prairie, Texas, United States of America
Birthplace: USA, Lexington, Kentucky
Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York