42 Hollywood Celebrities Who Have Been Muslim – How Many Did You Know About, Ten?

There had been several posts trolling on internet for years about the handful of Muslim celebrities that people had already been aware of. We have run a meticulous search and have found great number of them that have been performing art in there in one way or the other. In any way they have been related to the euphoric world of Hollywood somehow.


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Shaq - NBA


 Shaquille Rashaun O'Neal, also known with a brief nickname Shaq has been very crucial in Basketball, brought up by Muslim stepdad and Baptist mother considers himself a Muslim Jew and Buddhist he say so as "I am a people's person."



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Dr. Oz - Cardiothoractic Surgeon, Author And T.V. Host

The famous Ny based Turkish- American Muslim doctor Mehmet Oz is the acclaimed cardiothoractic surgeon and specialist in NY at Presbyterian Hospital, an author the host of famous health T.V. series "The Dr. Oz Show". In an interview with PBS "Faces of America" Dr. Oz explained that his father comes from Turkey's "Quran Belt" and his mother was a secular Turk. "You know, I've struggled a lot with my Muslim identity," he explained. "As a Turk, growing up in America with one parent from one side of the religious wall and one parent from the other side, and of course America clearly supporting the secular background, I found myself tugged more and more towards the spiritual side of the religion, rather than the legal side of the religion."

 
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Ellen Burstyn - Actress

An Oscar, Emmy and The Tony award winner actress, Ellen Burstyn who was previously a catholic accepted the truth from major religions and Sufi Islam is the major one. She is very much indebted to Sufi Pir Vilayat Khan, whom she met in a camp after climbing Alps and she had done prayer there. She said so to Belienfnet in an interview, 2006. Since then she has been saying the Sufi Prayer very often "Oh Thou, the sustainer of our bodies, hearts, and souls, bless all that we receive in gratitude.'"


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