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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David Archuleta is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. In 2012, he put his music career on hold to serve a mission for the LDS in Chile.
Larry Bagby took time off from his acting career in 1994 to serve as a Mormon missionary in Argentina.
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Family Feud host Ray Combs served as a Mormon missionary in Arizona for two years after he graduated high school. He continued to practice Mormonism throughout his life. After he died in 1996, his funeral was held at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Glendale, California.
Mireille Enos was raised in a Mormon household. While it has been written that Enos does not actively practice Mormonism, she has been quoted touting the benefits of the religion. "I’m so grateful to have been given this idea of being part of a larger context. I think whatever your endeavors are, it helps to feel you’re not alone in the universe," she said.