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This list contains information about ex-Mormon celebrities, loosely ranked by fame and popularity. Several famous actors, musicians, and politicians are former members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Some of these celebrities left the church when they became adults, while others left as children when their parents decided to explore other religions.

Who is the most famous person who is an ex-Mormon? Amy Adams tops this list. Adams was raised in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, but her family left Mormonism when her parents got divorced in 1985. Aaron Eckhart was raised as a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He once served as a missionary in Europe for two years. He has stated in several interviews that he no longer considers himself to be Mormon.

Jewel's family stopped attending The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints when she was seven years old. Panic! at the Disco musician Brendon Urie was raised in a Mormon family. He later left the church and has said that music is his religion.

Do you think that these celebs made the right decision when they decided to leave the Mormon church and become ex-mormons? Share your thoughts in the comments section.

Amy Adams is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 26 Celebrities who Left the Mormon Church
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Amy Adams was raised in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, but her family left Mormonism when her parents got divorced in 1985. 

Age: 42

Birthplace: Vicenza, Italy

Profession: Actor, Voice acting, Singer, Dancer

Credits: Man of Steel, American Hustle, Enchanted, The Fighter

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#12 on The Best Living American Actresses

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Aaron Eckhart is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list 26 Celebrities who Left the Mormon Church
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Aaron Eckhart was raised as a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He once served as a missionary in Europe for two years. He has stated in several interviews that he no longer considers himself to be Mormon. 

 

Age: 49

Birthplace: Cupertino, California, United States of America

Profession: Film Producer, Actor

Credits: The Dark Knight, Olympus Has Fallen, Battle Los Angeles, Thank You for Smoking

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#86 on The Best Living American Actors

#63 on The Hottest Men Over 40

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Christina Aguilera is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 26 Celebrities who Left the Mormon Church
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Christina Aguilera's parents were married in a Mormon ceremony. They divorced when she was seven years old, and she has identified as Roman Catholic. 

  

Age: 36

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Profession: Record producer, Entrepreneur, Singer-songwriter, Film Producer, Actor, + more

Credits: Get Smart, Moulin Rouge, Burlesque, Tony Bennett: An American Classic

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#6 on The Best Current Female Singers

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Paul Walker is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 26 Celebrities who Left the Mormon Church
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Paul Walker was raised as a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Later in his life, he became a non-denominational Christian.

Age: Died at 40 (1973-2013)

Birthplace: Glendale, California, United States of America

Profession: Film Producer, Model, Actor

Credits: The Fast and the Furious, Furious 7, Fast & Furious 6, 2 Fast 2 Furious

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