These days, everyone seems to have an opinion on Scientology, but one thing is fo sho: those Scientologists are pretty dern successful. At least the famous ones are. Hmmm…correlation or causation?
Anyway, though Tom Cruise and John Travolta are certainly the most famous Scientologists of the day, there are plenty of other celebs that also follow the teachings of L. Ron Hubbard. See for yourself:
She’s played a Catholic in her two most famous roles – Peggy Olsen and Zoey Bartlet – but it turns out Elisabeth Moss is a Scientologist in real life.
Source: The New York Times
The My Name is Earl star is indeed a scientologist and his ex-wife blames the religion for their divorce.
In 2009, Peaches told The Daily Mail that had been a Scientologist “for a while now”. She said her famous father is supportive, saying anything that makes her a happy is a good thing.
Source: The Daily Mail
Actress, Model and former singer, Bijou is on half of a lesser-known Scientology power couple. Her and That 70s Show actor Danny Masterson are both practicing scientologists.
Source: Paper Magazine
The 70s Show actor (what has he been up to since?) and scientologist reportedly defended Tom Cruise and their shared religion, saying “…scientology is so new 58 years now at least were not having to deal with the inquisition and the crusades. That’s pretty good.” Danny’s brother, Malcom in the Middle actor Christopher, is also a member of the religion.
Elvis’ wife is one of the more active celebrity scientologists, appearing on the ‘Scientology Celebrity Centre’ website and presenting at the Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR) Awards. The CCHR is an anti-psychiatry/psychiatric medicine group established by the Church of Scientology.
Priscilla’s daughter, Lisa Marie is also known to be a Scientologist. However, it’s been speculated recently that she’s now left the Church.
The voice of Bart Simpson (and several others The Simpsons characters), Nancy Cartwright, converted to Scientology from Catholosim in the ’80s. She’s used her fame to evangelize – recording a ‘robocall’ in the voice of Bart Simpson encouraging people to attend a Scientology event in LA.
Sources: Huffington Post
This London-born actress best known for her roles in JAG and Army Wives is also a former Catholic turned Scientologist. Here she is in a rap music video for the ‘Youth for Human Rights’ group (click on the ‘United’ music video link).
Source: New York Daily News
The Swimfan actress was raised as a Scientologist by her parents, who home-schooled until she later attended Delphi Academy.
Source: New York Daily News
This Academy Award-nominated actress and rock singer is long-time Scientologist. However, she did reveal to Vanity Fair that she still celebrates Christmas.
Source: Vanity Fair
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