Celebrities. Some may seem unbothered by the world they live in, others are more giving and helpful. They are like regular people and even though they are blessed with riches and fame, celebrities are also very religious believers.
Some manifest their beliefs stronger than others and actually contribute by speaking at churches and helping other people less fortunate.There are some celebrities that take on bigger responsibilities and they spread their beliefs worldwide like David Archuleta or build camps for ill children.
Religion is very important and since they can, celebrities also give something back to the world. Here is the list of 20 Celebrities that are Very Religious.
1. Candace Cameron
Candace Cameron Bure is known for playing D.J. Tanner-Fuller in Full House. Her brother Kirk Cameron is famous due to Growing Pains TV show. Candace devoted herself to religion back in 1990 when she started to speak at churches, making appearances as Christian organizations and she even started writing for online Christian websites. Kirk on the other hand is a devoted Christian evangelist.
2. Mark Wahlberg
Marky Mark was his stage name when he was a young rapper. What you might not know about Mark is that he is a very religious person. In 2007 he showed us his room which contained holy water and a replica of Jesus’ crucifixion. Mark is a Roman Catholic, has four kids and goes to church daily.
3. Angus T. Jones
You definitely know Angus from Two And A Half Men. He is such a cute a lovable actor. What you might not know is that he is an inspirational speaker at churches. Angus made headlines in 2012 because he released a video for a religious organization in which he states his true opinion about the sitcom calling it “filth”. In the end Angus left the show due to his religious beliefs.
4. Stephen Baldwin
Stephen Baldwin is a born again Christian. After the events of 9-11 , Stephen Baldwin found his purpose in religion. He was known as a wild child but after finding Jesus he has now turned his life around.
5. The Osmond Brothers
Donny and Marie Osmond were both members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. They are both Mormons. Marie’s religion did not stop her from being named Grand Marshal of the Ogden Gay Pride Parade.
6. Mel Gibson
We all know where Mel Gibson stands when it comes to religion. He is pretty fanatic. He build a church and chapel called The Church of the Holy Family. Here, every morning, Mass is done in Latin. Due to being an Episcopalian, Mel Gibson believes that there is no salvation for his ex-wife Robyn.
Prince is a Jehovah’s Witness. He was raised as a Seventh-day Adventist but changed his religion in 2001. His new religion bans blood transfusion. This is how a rumour started that Prince replaced both his hips without the consent of the religious leaders.
8. Patricia Heaton
You might know Patricia from “The Middle” or “Everybody loves Raymond”. She is a very religious person. As a child she was raised as a Catholic and she says that there are many religious people in Hollywood although not all admit this.
9. Richard Gere
Richard is a well-known practitioner to become a Tibetan Buddhist. He has devoted his time to study Zen for five years and has met the Dalai Lama in India. Richard remembers this meeting as a life changing point for him.
Madonna is a Kabbalah follower for some time now, since 1996. She dilutes her children’s juice with blessed Kabbalah water. Wearing white clothes means you want to attract positivity. That is why Madonna can be seen wearing mostly white clothes.
11. Denzel Washington
Denzel can be considered a true Christian. He is the son of a Pentecostal and also goes to the same church for 30 years. What you might not know about Denzel is that he reads the bible every morning.
12. Tina Turner
Back in 1970 Tina Turner turned to Buddhism because she was having trouble in her love life. This is due to her then partner Ike because she was in an abusive relationship. Once the relationship ended , Tina explained that her religion makes her feel safe and happy.
13. Roma Downey and Mark Burnett
LightWorkers Media is a production company made by Roma Downey and her husband Mark Burnett. They chose this name because they did not want to surround themselves with darkness. This production company made “Son of God” and “The Bible”.
14. Kirk Cameron
Kirk, who is a Christian Evangelist, founded Camp Firefly. This camp supports Christian families who have terminally ill children. Cameron has two children of his own and as well four adopted ones , together with his wife Chelsea Noble.
15. Tom Cruise
Tom’s religion is widely known because of the whole divorce fiasco with Katie Holmes. It is believed the marriage ended due to Scientology. Tom criticized Brooke Shields for taking antidepressants because Scientology does not believe in this type of drugs.
16. Tim Tebow
Tim Tebow is a former professional football star. He is a Christian who saves himself for marriage. What you might know him for is praying before a football game starts. This led to fans across the country nick-naming his little ritual as “Tebowing”.
17. Tyler Perry
Tyler Perry is a writer and a director best known for his “Tyler Perry’s A Madea Christmas” movie. What you don’t know about him is that he once started to speak in tongues. He also preaches at congregations.
18. David Archuleta
He is a singer, writer and actor. The whole package but he took a step down because he is Mormon missionary. He spent two years in Chile as part of his religious views. David wanted to reconnect with this part. He returned to America last year, in 2014.