Celebrities who converted to new religion

Sinéad O'Connor

The Irish singer, best known for her 1990 hit version of the song 'Nothing Compares 2 U

Karlie Kloss

Since becoming engaged to Joshua Kushner, the supermodel has converted to Judaism.

Tom Cruise

The former Catholic notoriously joined the Church of Scientology.

Katie Holmes

Holmes converted to Scientology when she married Tom Cruise, but following their divorce she returned to the Catholic Church.

Zooey Deschanel

Raised by a Quaker and a Roman Catholic, the actress converted to Judaism as an adult.

David Chappelle

The son of the first ordained female African-American Unitarian Universalist minister, he became a Muslim in the late '90s. 


The famous singer was raised Roman Catholic before getting deeply involved in Kabbalah, a form of Jewish mysticism. 

Julia Roberts

Though she was raised Catholic, Roberts eventually converted to Hinduism.

Marilyn Monroe

Monroe’s mother was a Christian Scientist, but Monroe converted to Judaism when she married Arthur Miller.

Richard Gere

Raised Catholic, Gere later became a Buddhist.

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