This list contains information about practicing Mormon celebrities, loosely ranked by fame and popularity. Several famous actors, musicians, singers, and politicians are Mormons. Some of these famous people were raised in Mormon households, while other famous Mormons joined The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints later in life. One famous brother/sister duo are both Mormons.
Who is the most famous person who is a practicing Mormon? Katherine Heigl tops this list as one of the more notable Mormon actresses. From the time she was seven years old, Katherine Heigl was raised in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She isn't as active in the church as she used to be, but she still falls back on Mormon values in her personal life.
Donny Osmond and his sister Marie were raised in a Mormon household and they both still practice the religion today. Jon Heder, of Napoleon Dynamite fame, is another of the celebs who are Mormon.
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From the time she was seven years old, Katherine Heigl was raised in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She isn't as active in the church as she used to be, but she still falls back on Mormon values in her personal life. "I ... didn't want to live together before we were married. I still have enough Mormon in me--not a lot, but enough--that I wanted to keep that a little bit sacred," she said of living with her husband, Josh Kelley, in a 2008 interview with Vanity Fair.
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Glenn Beck discussed his relationship with God on his CD "An Unlikely Mormon: The Conversion Story of Glenn Beck."
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Jon Heder is an alumni of Brigham Young University and a member of the LDS Church. He spent two years serving an LDS mission in Japan.
Mitt Romney was raised in a Mormon household. He has held many positions in local LDS churches and organizations.