This list contains information about celebrities who were raised as Scientologists loosely ranked by fame and popularity. Several famous actors, musicians, and authors were raised in the Church of Scientology. Most of these celebs have since left the church, while others appear to still be members. Two of these famous people are connected to Tom Cruise. Also check out this list of celebrities who were raised in cults.
Who is the most famous person who was raised in the Church of Scientology? Beck tops our list. His parents were both Scientologists, as is his wife, Marissa Ribisi. Author Neil Gaiman was raised in the Church of Scientology, but he no longer believes in organized religion. When asked about the existence of God, Gaiman said, "I don't know, I think there's probably a 50/50 chance. It doesn't really matter to me."
Mimi Rogers was raised in the Church of Scientology, and she was actually the auditor for her ex-husband, Tom Cruise, when he joined the Church. As of 2012, it appears that Rogers has left the Church, as she has expressed her dissatisfaction with its leader, David Miscavige. Suri Cruise was raised in the Church of Scientology from the time she was born in 2006 until her parents, Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes, divorced in 2012. Holmes, who has custody of Suri, has since returned to the Catholic Church.
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Dubstep DJ Skrillex, AKA Sonny Moore, was born in Los Angeles and raised in Northern California by two Scientologist parents. As a teen, he attended an arts academy that implemented the teachings of L. Ron Hubbard, and he took several Scientology courses before he left home at age 16.
Birthplace: Highland Park, Los Angeles, Californiasee more on Skrillex
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