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Famous Members of the Anglican Church

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Faith is an important part of many people's lives, and a number of notable singers, athletes, and performers are members of the Anglican church. Anglican celebrities come in many forms. Some famous Anglican celebs are actors, while other Anglican celebrities are poets. Many famous Anglican celebs have dedicated their lives to spreading the faith.

Who will you find on this list of celebrities in the Church of England? Diana, Princess of Wales was baptized in the St. Mary Magdalene Anglican Church in Sandringham. She said, "I’m aware that people I have loved and have died are in the spirit world looking after me." George H. W. Bush is a devout Christian and follower of the Episcopalian/Anglican faith. He attends the St. Martin's Episcopal Church in Houston.

Politician John Kasich belongs to the Anglican St. Augustine in Westerville, OH. He was raised as a Catholic, but converted as an adult. "I drifted away from religion as a young adult. Then I looked up one day, and there was a huge hole in my life where God and religion had been," he said. Other famous people featured on this Anglican celebs list include Adam Ant, Reese Witherspoon, and Julie Andrews.

Are you surprised that so many famous people are Anglicans and Episcopalians? Take a look at this list and get in on the conversation in the comments section.

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