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Saturday, April 09, 2016

Popular celebrities you will never guess were Muslims.

Janet Jackson
During her childhood days, the younger sister of late King of Pop was raised as a Jehovah Witness. She changed her religion in 2012, when she married Muslim billionaire Wissam Al Mana. 
Jermaine Jackson
Just like his sister Janet, Jermaine is a Muslim. In 1989, he traveled to Bahrain and fell in love with the religion. He converted to Islam many years before his younger sibling did. 

The musician converted to Islam and decided to change his name to Aliaune Damala Badara Akon Thiam. He uses the religion as a reason for having three wives.

Zayn Malik

He left One Direction group in 2014 to pursue a solo career. He is an outspoken Muslim.

The famous Somali fashion model and widow of rock star Davide Bowie identifies as Muslim but she does not practice the religion closely. Her full name is Iman Mohamed Abdulmajid.

Ice Cube

The actor and rapper converted to Islam back in the 1900s. In an interview, he said, “What I call myself is a natural Muslim because it’s just me and God. You know, going to the mosque, the ritual and he tradition, it’s just not in me to do. So I don’t do it.” He said in an interview.

Dave Chappelle

The American actor and comedian converted to Islam in 1998.

Busta Rhymes
The famous rapper is a muslim. He once said in an interview, he lives his life by Islam.

Mike Tyson
The famous and legendary boxer converted to Islam after spending three years in prison for rape. He is married to the daughter of a Muslim cleric and made multiple trips to Mecca.


  1. WOW!! Tyson, Busta, Ice cube really surprised me. I knew about Janet when she married. But wait o, Akon has three wives?no wonder be behaves like a Nigerian now

  2. Hmmmm!Ice cube, and Busta Ryhmes, wouldn't have guessed.

  3. Carina be showing herself.... today is Tuesday

  4. I have refreshed this page for the umpteenth time now, still no show *teary eyed* Cj dearest please where art thou? Hope you are doing well. Please we are still waiting for Genny Genny.


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