10 Celebs Who You Wouldn’t Have Guessed Were Muslim

Some celebs' who may not behave like Muslims, are in fact exactly that! Check out these celebs who you may be surprised to learn are Muslim.


1. Mike Tyson

You may know Mike Tyson, the former champion boxer, for his weird face tattoo and biting off opponents' ears. What you may not know is that he converted to Islam in 1992 back when he was sentenced to prison for rape charges.


2. Zayn Malik

Though criticized for living a non-traditional Muslim lifestyle, Zayn Malik was raised as a Muslim.


3. Jemima Khan

This gorgeous British journalist converted to Islam when she married the Pakistani cricket player Imran Khan, and even remained a Muslim after their divorce.


4. Akon

Akon's full name is Aliaune Damala Akon Thiam and he has publicly stated that he is Muslim.


5. Ellen Burstyn

Most famous for her roles in "The Exorcist" and "Requiem for a Dream", Ellen Burstyn became a Muslim back when she was around 30 years old.


6. Shaquille O'Neal

The legendary basketball player Shaquille O'Neal revealed to the world about his faith in a Youtube video talking about going on Hajj. (An annual Islu0101mic pilgrimage to Mecca)


7. Amal Clooney

The British lawyer, activist and author Amal Clooney was born into a Muslim family, so it's quite natural that she herself became a Muslim.


8. Snoop Dogg

Now known as Snoop Lion, Snoop Dogg converted to the Rastafari movement while he was still a member of the Nation of Islam.


9. Mohamed Ali

The boxing King was one of Malcolm X's "Black Muslims"


10. Iman

The widow of David Bowie claims to be a Muslim, though we can't see that in her actions.