23.1k readers

Famous People You Didn't Know Were Pagan

Updated April 25, 2018 23.1k views26 items

Everyone has their own beliefs, and celebrities are no different. While it may be rare, plenty of celebrities actually consider themselves pagan. In other words, these celebrities aren't a part of the world's most common religions—and there are plenty of them. In fact, you'd be surprised to hear the many famous people who are pagan.

From pagan singers to pagan actors, celeb pagans are really no different than any other—they simply believe in different things. Nevertheless, it's always interesting to see just which stars have such different beliefs. Spoiler alert: Roseanne Barr is even reportedly pagan! Moreover, you'll see some of these famous people were actually raised pagan, while others simply made the switch later in their lives.

Who will you find on this list of notable pagan celebrities? Take a look below and share your thoughts in the comments section. Some may be quite surprising!

  • Photo: Frederic Legrand - COMEO / Shutterstock

    Avril Lavigne reportedly described herself as Wiccan in an interview, but she was raised Catholic.


      More Avril Lavigne 

      The Best Avril Lavigne Albums, Ranked#6 of 198 The Greatest New Female Vocalists of the Past 10 Years#533 of 739 The Best Singers Of All Time

    • Photo: Jason Meritt / Getty Images

      Alyson Hannigan is often listed as Pagan. She played a witch on Buffy the Vampire Slayer, but it is hard to say if she is in fact Pagan.


        More Alyson Hannigan 

        What Happened To Alyson Hannigan?#226 of 339 The Funniest People Of All Time#94 of 272 The Best American Actresses Working Today

      • Photo: Helga Esteb / Shutterstock

        Roseanne Barr is reportedly Jewish with Pagan beliefs.


          More Roseanne Barr 

          Things Most People Don't Know About Roseanne Barr#148 of 233 The Funniest Stand Up Comedians Of All Time#1718 of 2,753 The Most Influential People of All Time

        • Photo: Metaweb / CC-BY

          Viggo Mortensen is believed to be Pagan because of his tattoos and jewelry, namely his Thor's hammer necklace.


            More Viggo Mortensen 

            #27 of 219 The Greatest Actors Who Have Never Won An Oscar (For Acting)#56 of 264 The Best (Male) Actors Working Today#79 of 1,017 The Best Actors In Film History