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List of famous people who majored in religion, including photos when available. This list of famous religion majors is ordered loosely by relevance, meaning the most well-known people are at the top. This list includes popular actors, musicians, athletes and more that majored or minored in religion. You can find various bits of information below, such as what year the person was born and what their profession is. If you're looking for a particular celebrity who majored in religion you can use the "search" bar to find a specific name.

Examples of people on this list include Panda Bear and Lois Capps.

This list answers the questions, "Which celebrities were religion majors?" and "Which famous people studied religion?"
James Comey is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People who Majored in Religion
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James Brien Comey Jr. (; born December 14, 1960) is an American lawyer who was the 7th Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) from 2013 until his dismissal in May 2017. Comey had been a registered Republican for most of his adult life; in 2016, he described himself as unaffiliated.Comey was the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York from January 2002 to December 2003, and the United States Deputy Attorney General from December 2003 to August 2005 in the administration of President George W. Bush. Comey appointed Patrick Fitzgerald to be the Special Counsel to head the grand jury investigation into the Plame affair after Attorney General John Ashcroft recused ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 58

Birthplace: Yonkers, New York

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Lois Capps is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People who Majored in Religion
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Lois Ragnhild Grimsrud Capps (born January 10, 1938) is an American politician who served as the U.S. Representative for California's 24th congressional district from 1998 to 2017. She is a member of the Democratic Party. The district, numbered as the 22nd District from 1998 to 2003 and the 23rd from 2003 to 2013, includes all of Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties and a portion of Ventura County. Capps served on the U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce, where she was a member of the Energy and Air Quality Subcommittee and the Subcommittee on Health. She was a member of the New Democrat Coalition. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 81

Birthplace: Ladysmith, Wisconsin, United States of America

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Imee Marcos is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People who Majored in Religion
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MarĂ­a Imelda Josefa "Imee" Romualdez Marcos (born November 12, 1955) is a Filipino politician best known for being the daughter of former president Ferdinand E. Marcos and former First Lady Imelda R. Marcos, for her role in the torture and murder of Archimedes Trajano, for her involvement in the 2017 Tobacco Excise Tax funds scandal, and for becoming a Philippine Senator in 2019.During her father's martial law rule, she played various political roles including chairperson of the Kabataang Barangay and as assemblyman to the Batasang Pambansa, during which Archimedes Trajano was murdered after he questioned the appointment of Imee Marcos as the director of the Kabataang Barangay. She turned ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 63

Birthplace: Mandaluyong, Philippines

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Panda Bear is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People who Majored in Religion
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Noah Benjamin Lennox (born July 17, 1978), also known by his moniker Panda Bear, is an American musician, singer-songwriter and co-founding member of the experimental pop band Animal Collective. In addition to his work with that group, Lennox has released six solo LPs since 1999. His third, Person Pitch (2007), is noted for influencing a wide range of subsequent indie music in addition to inspiring the chillwave genre and numerous soundalike acts.Lennox was primarily raised in Baltimore, Maryland, where he sang tenor in his high school chamber choir, and studied piano and cello. The name "Panda Bear" derived from his habit of drawing pandas on his early mixtapes as a teenager. He is ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 40

Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

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