American NBA star and UN cultural ambassador Kareem Abdul Jabbar grew up in a Muslim household and has been a practicing Muslim most of his life.
NBA star Shaquille O’Neal converted to Islam in 1999. He’s also been a Christian and a Buddist.
American actress Lindsay Lohan converted to Islam in 2014 after taking an interest in Arabic studies at University.
Music legend and rapper Akon was brought up Christian but converted to Islam in 1999.
Angelina Jolie converted to Islam after adopting a muslim child and learning more about the religion. While both her and Brad Pitt were brought up in Christian households Angelina converted her religion.
American breakout comedian Aziz Anzari, best known for his role in the show Parks and Rec, is a live long Muslim. His stage show frequently discusses what its like to grow up as a Muslim in America.
American Rapper Busta Rhymes converted to Islam in 1999.
American Comedian Dave Chappelle converted to Islam in 1998. While Dave Chappelle is a muslim he noted that he doesn’t often speak publicly about his religion as he doesn’t want people to judge him.
American talk-show host Dr. Oz is Muslim. Surprising to most of his long time viewers Dr. Oz didn’t actually convert to Islam but instead was brought up since birth in an Islamic household and has been a practicing Muslim his entire life.
Amal Clooney is an American Lawyer best known for her marriage to actor George Clooney. Amal Clooney has been a Muslim her entire life and was brought up in an Islamic household. It’s unclear of she shares her Islamic faith with George Clooney.
American actor and comedian Ice Cube is a prominent Muslim. While he grew up in a Christian household he converted to Islam in the late 1990s.
American singer and performer Janet Jackson is a Muslim she converted in 2012 to share a faith with her new husband Wissam Al Mana
Jermaine Jackson started his journey in Islam in early 1998 during a tour of the middle east. Jermaine Jackson became a Muslim a few years later and shared some of the teachings of his Islamic faith with his younger brother Michael Jackson who he says took a liking to the teachings.
American artist Lupe Fiasco is Muslim and a life long follower of Islam.
Mahershalalhashbaz Ali (also commonly known as Mahershala Ali) is an American actor best known for his work in the Netflix series “House of Cards” as Remi Danton. Mahershala is Muslim and has been a life long follower of Islam. He recently became the first Muslim ever to win an Oscar.
American heavy weight champion Mike Tyson converted to Islam during his time in prison.
World renown boxer Muhammad Ali was a life long Muslim. He faced a number of challenges through out his life from people who didn’t understand his Islamic faith but he was a key figure in introducing the Muslim lifestyle to America.
American actor Omar Epps best known for his role in the TV series “House” is a life long Muslim.
American Heiress Paris Hilton converted to Islam in the early 2000s. While many viewed it as a publicity stunt Paris Hilton says she is a devoted Muslim.
Snoop Dogg (or Snoop Lion) converted to Islam in the late 90s. While Snoop Dogg has tried a number of religions he is most recently identified himself as being Muslim.
American Artist T-Pain is Muslim and converted to Islam in 1999.
Former one direction singer Zayn Malik is Muslim. He’s been a follower of Islam for his entire life and was brought up in a Muslim household. What many may consider a progressive Muslim, Zayn has worked hard to introduce Islam in the west and show that it is a loving and peaceful religion.