If you’re Muslim, chances are you’re celebrating the conclusion of Ramadan with the traditional saying, “Eid Mubarak” (meaning “celebration”). While Islam is one of the world’s most popular religions, we rarely see celebrities who openly claim to practice it. Despite the scandal and outlandish rumors that plague famous faces on a daily basis, many use their personal faith as a way to endure. Click through to see 15 celebs who are Muslim.
Lupita Nyong’o’ s rumored boyfriend has been a Muslim his entire life, having grown up in Somalia.
Khloe Kardashian’s rapper beau recently told radio host Angie Martinez that he hasn’t had alcohol or s-x since the start of Ramadan.
The African singer–real name Aliaune Thiam–claims to have never smoked or drink due to his religious beliefs.
The Chicago rapper–whose real name is Wasalu Muhammad Jaco–is a devout Muslim who often discusses his beliefs in interviews.
The legendary rapper is a self taught Muslim, who often read the Qur’an after dropping out of school.
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In 2012, the TV producer (“Girlfriends,” “The Game”) converted to Islam in 2012.
Although he was raised by a Muslim step father, the retired ball player says he is tolerant of all religions.
During his three year prison sentence for rape from 1992-1995, the boxer converted to Islam.
The legendary supermodel, who is also Muslim, was one criticized for marrying outside of her religion.
The One Direction often tweets quotes from the Qur’an and recently voiced his support of Palestine during the Gaza conflict.
In 2005, the comedian told Time Magazine, “I don’t normally talk about my religion publicly because I don’t want people to associate me and my flaws with this beautiful thing. And I believe it is beautiful if you learn it the right way.”
It’s rumored that the singer/actress recently converted to Islam after marrying her hubby Wissam Al Mana–who is also Muslim.