Famous Celebs Who Converted Into Islam

Here is a list of famous celebs who have got converted into Islam. From Michael Jackson to Snoop Dogg, the list goes on. Check them out...

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Islam is a religion that the entire world knows. People wish to learn more about this religion when their favourite star converts into it as well. Here, we've shared the list of celebrities who have got converted to Islam.

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Those who follow Islam say that this religion gives a way of life, as it gives an overview of how a typical man should lead his/her life to live happily.

Check out the list of these famous celebs who have got converted to Islam, be it for the sake of getting married or accepting the religion on the whole.

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Janet Jackson
Who does not know this famous Jackson kid! She has been an artist for over 30 years and has made a mark for herself in the entertainment industry. She recently shocked the world by posting a picture of herself being fully covered in a veiled tunic.

Janet Jackson
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Michael Jackson
The Pop God had secretly got converted to Islam in the year 2008 and even before he could come out with the truth, he died. The mystery of his death still remains unsolved.

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Mike Tyson
He was the most feared and fierce boxer of his time. He was charged for rape charges and even was jailed for it. After serving his jail term, Mike got converted to Islam and revealed all about it to the world. 

Mike Tyson
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Muhammad Ali
The other name of Muhammad Ali was "Cassius Clay". He was a Christian by birth. A human right activist named Malcolm X inspired the boxer who in no time was moved by the work of Malcolm X and decided that he would get converted. 

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Muhammad Ali
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Snoop Dogg
This rapper got converted to Islam to spread peace and harmony. It is said that after a span of 3 years, he went back to Christianity. We wonder why he did that!

Snoop Dogg
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A.R. Rahman
Did you know that his original name is Dileep Kumar? Yes, he was born as a Hindu; but his mother was inspired by Sufism, as she belonged to a Muslim family before marriage. 

A.R. Rahman
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Sharmila Tagore
She is an Indian actress who fell in love with the Muslim cricketer Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi. She got converted to Islam to get married to Mr. Pataudi.

Sharmila Tagore
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Dharmendra & Hema Malini
Dharmendra was already married to Parkash Kaur when he fell in love with Hema Malini while filming for a movie. Hence, they decided to convert themselves to get married in an Islamic way, as the Hindu law does not allow polygamy.

Dharmendra & Hema Malini
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Story first published: Monday, November 7, 2016, 15:59 [IST]
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