Famous People who Majored in Religious Studies

List of famous people who majored in religious studies, including photos when available. This list of famous religious studies 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 religious studies. 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 religious studies you can use the "search" bar to find a specific name.

Everyone from David Chang to Miriam Defensor Santiago is included on this list.

This list answers the questions, "Which celebrities were religious studies majors?" and "Which famous people studied religious studies?"

    • Age: 45
    • Birthplace: USA, Virginia
  • Miriam Defensor Santiago
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    Miriam Palma Defensor Santiago (15 June 1945 – 29 September 2016) was a Filipino academic, lawyer, judge, author, and statesman, who served in all three branches of the Philippine government: judicial, executive, and legislative. She also worked at the United Nations while studying abroad. Some of her alma maters are University of the Philippines, University of Michigan, Oxford University, Maryhill School of Theology, University of California, Harvard University, and University of Cambridge. Defensor Santiago was named one of The 100 Most Powerful Women in the World in 1997 by The Australian magazine. She was a long-serving Senator of the Republic of the Philippines. In 1988, Defensor ...more
    • Age: 77
    • Birthplace: Iloilo City, Philippines
  • Ra'ana Liaquat Ali Khan
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    Sheila Irene Pant, better known as Begum Ra'ana Liaqat Ali Khan (Urdu: رعنا لياقت على خان‎, born February 1905 – 13 June 1990), was the First Lady of Pakistan from 1947 to 1951 as the wife of Liaquat Ali Khan who served as the 1st Prime Minister of Pakistan. She was one of the leading woman figures in the Pakistan Movement along with her husband , and a career economist, and prominent stateswoman from the start of the cold war till the fall and the end of the cold war. Ra'anna was one of the leading woman politicians and nationwide respected woman personalities who started her career in the 1940s and witnessed key major events in Pakistan. She was one of the leading and pioneering woman ...more
    • Age: Dec. at 85 (1905-1990)
    • Birthplace: Almora, India
  • David Chang
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    David Chang (Korean: Chang Seok-ho 장석호; born August 5, 1977) is an American restaurateur, author, and television personality. He is the founder of the Momofuku restaurant group, which includes Momofuku Noodle Bar, Momofuku Ssäm Bar, Milk Bar, and Momofuku Ko in New York City; Momofuku Seiōbo in Sydney; Momofuku Noodle Bar and Kojin in Toronto; and Momofuku CCDC in Washington, DC. In 2009, Momofuku Ko was awarded two Michelin stars, which it has retained each year since. In 2018, Chang created, produced, and starred in a Netflix original series called Ugly Delicious.
    • Age: 45
    • Birthplace: Vienna, Virginia, USA
  • Richard G Searer
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    Richard Searer is President, Kraft North America, Kraft Foods Inc., with responsibility for strategic direction, management and coordination of Krafts businesses in the United States and Canada.
    • Birthplace: Tyrone, Pennsylvania
  • Eric Stuart Joyce (born 13 October 1960) is a British politician and former military officer. He is a former member of parliament (MP) for Falkirk West and (from 2005) Falkirk. Joyce was an MP from the 2000 Falkirk West by-election, originally as a Labour Party MP, until 2015 when he stood down having sat as an Independent MP for several years. Joining the army in his teens, Joyce served as a private in the Black Watch before attending University and subsequently receiving a commission in the Royal Army Educational Corps. He resigned from the army under threat of discharge in 1999 at the rank of Major after being found to have broken Queen's Regulations. He then worked as the Public Affairs ...more
    • Age: 62
    • Birthplace: Eurasia, Perth, Perth and Kinross, Perthshire, United Kingdom