The popularity of The Church of Scientology among Hollywood’s elite has rendered it a controversial topic and easy target for tabloids. The religion, as created by science fiction writer L. Ron Hubbard, certainly has enriched our understanding of Tom Cruise and John Travolta’s many eccentricities. Yet the duo aren’t the only celebrities whose lives revolve around Thetas and the creation myth of Xenu. Here are 15 celebrities you may not know are practicing Scientologists.
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Despite being raised a Methodist, former Cheers star Kirstie Alley is a practicing Scientologist. The actress has credited the religion with helping her kick a major cocaine habit. As such she currently owns a mansion in Clear Water, Florida– home of the religion’s base of operations.