Celebrities Who Are Christians
This list features surprisingly religious celebrities, like notable Christians Alice Cooper and Stephen Colbert. A Christian is an individual who believes in the teachings of Jesus Christ, and these are the famous Christians in entertainment.
There are many famous Christian actors and actresses in Hollywood. Some have been practicing their entire lives, while other Christian celebrities became religious later in life. On this list, you'll find all sorts of Christian celebrities, such as Christian movie stars and famous singers that are Christian. There are actually a lot of Christian Hollywood stars.
Who is the most famous person who is a Christian? Tom Hanks is one of the Christians in Hollywood. In 2012, Hanks appeared on posters promoting Orthodox Christianity in Russia. But there are plenty of actors and actresses who are Christians. Tyler Perry credits his faith as the reason for his success.
There are other famous Christian personalities, like Chris Pratt, who became religious after a chance encounter in Hawaii. One of the famous singers who are Christian is Carrie Underwood. She is one of the Christian female celebrities you may recognize. There are famous Protestant celebrities, stars who are Catholic, and famous Christian celebrities who practice other types of Christianity.
This Christian celebs list features all of the religious celebrities who consider themselves Christians. Look at all the famous modern Christians! Scroll through to read more about these famous Christian people.
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Late Show host Stephen Colbert is open about his devout Catholic faith. The comedian and former Colbert Report star taught Catechism for many years, and told GQ, "I was raised in a Catholic tradition. I'll start there. That's my context for my existence, is that I am here to know God, love God, serve God, that we might be happy with each other in this world and with Him in the next—the catechism."
- Born: 05-13-1964
- Birthplace: Washington, D.C., USA
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In 2012, Tom Hanks appeared on posters promoting Orthodox Christianity in Russia.
- Born: 07-09-1956
- Birthplace: Concord, California, USA
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After sharing his faith in a September 2018 interview with the Associated Press, Chris Pratt's messages of faith were more clear in his social media posts. Regarding his fiancee, Katherine Schwarzenegger, he has said both "Thrilled God put you in my life" and "Proud to live boldly in faith with you."
- Born: 06-21-1979
- Birthplace: Virginia, Minnesota, USA
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After her television special The Sound of Music received negative criticism, Carrie Underwood tweeted, "Plain and simple: Mean people need Jesus. They will be in my prayers tonight... 1 Peter 2:1-25."
- Born: 03-10-1983
- Birthplace: Muskogee, Oklahoma, United States of America
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Drive actor Ryan Gosling is reportedly a Christian. He was raised Mormon, and his own mother has said, "You were raised by a religious zealot."
- Born: 11-12-1980
- Birthplace: London, Canada
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Elvis Presley was a Christian and he loved to sing Gospel music.
- Born: 01-08-1935
- Birthplace: Tupelo, Mississippi, United States of America