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Famous People Who Also Happen to Be Mormon (23 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Celebs   13 Oct 2011   / 29399 views

It might come as a surprise to you that the famous people on this list are or were followers of the Mormon religion. Some of the people on this list might shock you.

 

Chelsea Handler

Handler was raised by a Mormon mother and a Jewish father.

Amy Adams

Amy Adams was raised Mormon, though her family left the church after her parents divorced.

Roseanne Barr

Roseanne Barr's first public performances were lecturing to LDS churches in Utah, when she was six.

David Archuleta

Archuleta described his experience on American Idol as "in a way, a [Mormon] mission."

Christina Aguilera

Aguilera's parents apparently met at BYU.

Ryan Gosling

"We were brought up pretty religious. My mother admits it: She says, you were raised by a religious zealot. She's different now, but at the time, it was a part of everything - what they ate, how they thought."

Gladys Knight

Gladys Knight converted to Mormonism as a way of escaping her gambling addiction.

Jewel

Jewel was raised Mormon, but stopped attending church when she was young.

Orson Scott Card

This one's for the nerds. (And, for the super-nerds, Brandon Sanderson is also Mormon.)

Andy Reid

Aaron Eckhart

Eliza Dushku

Glenn Beck

Harry Reid

Jon Heder

Julianne Hough

Katherine Heigl

Ken Jennings

Paul Walker

Ricky Schroder

Todd Heap

Wilford Brimley

Dishwalla



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Comments (7):

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Enter your name 3 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
brandon flowers
       
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Tarzan 3 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
what is mormon..?
Men have two emotions: Hungry and Horny.
If you see him without an erection, make him a sandwich :)
       
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rivas 3 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
never heard about google ? Jeeeezzzz....
       
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A member 3 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are sometimes referred to by their nickname "Mormons". They are a Christian religion started in the United States, but has several million members worldwide.

Learn more at www.mormon.org
       
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Mr. Ree 3 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
They all follow the teachings of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. That's why so many actors and musicians are Mormons. They base belief is that God is not an entity but a wave frequency - what we call sound.
       
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ALeach 3 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
Who cares! It's not like any of them are running for president. Sheesh!



/sarc/
       
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4down2 3 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
Chelsea Handler and what a mouth on MTV the show she has !
       














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