14 Famous People with Jewish Mothers

List of Famous People with Jewish Mothers ranked by fame and popularity. Many famous people have been raised by Jewish mothers and fathers of a different faith. Some famous folks adopted one religion, while others found that a combination of faiths worked for them. Several celebrities explored a wide variety of religions into their adulthood.

Who is the most famous person with a Jewish mother? Amanda Bynes tops our list. The What I Like About You actress was raised by a Catholic father and a Jewish mother. She does not practice any given religion, and she has stated the reason as, "I haven't decided yet." Harrison Ford was raised by a Jewish mother and an Irish Catholic father. While it is unclear what religion the Star Wars actor practices today, he has stated that he feels, "Irish as a person but Jewish as an actor."

Goldie Hawn was raised by a Jewish mother and a Presbyterian father. She now considers herself to be a Jewish Buddhist. Scream actress Neve Campbell has a Jewish mother and a Catholic father. She is a practicing Catholic, but she considers herself to be ethnically Jewish.

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