Here we have a list of few famous and notable people who were a believer of a different religion or have no religion and converted to Islam. We have selected few peoples who are well-known for the actuality of changing and converting to Islam. There also many other celebrities and who have also converted to Islam or thinking of converting to Islam.
Yousuf Youhana is a well-known and prolific Pakistani cricketer. He converted from Christianity to Islam. He changed his name and became Muhammad Yousuf.
Professional Boxer Muhammad Ali was formerly Cassius Clay. He changed his religion and converted to to Sunni Islam from Baptist. He was a famous boxer who began his professional career in 1960. He was a former world heavyweight boxing champion.Carley Watts
A British model and mother who releases the life of posing in various outfits and choose to be a devout Muslim wife. She used to spend her days posing in her underwear but now 24 year old Carley Watts is set to cover up her body after falling in love with Tunisian lifeguard, Mohammed Salah, 25.
South African fast bowler Wayne Parnell in a statement announced his conversion to Islam from Christianity. He has also changed his named to Waleed after his conversion to Islam earlier in January this year.
Sunita Williams 2nd Indian Lady who went to the Moon on 09/07/2011, immediately after her return on Earth has declared that she embraced ‘ISLAM’ as her Faith and converted to It.
Sean Stone, son of controversial director Oliver Stone, converted to Islam The ceremony was held in Isfahan, where he is researching a documentary. He now goes by the name of Sean Christopher Ali Stone.
Snoop Dogg has revealed he has joined the Nation of Islam after appearing at the religious group’s annual Saviours’ Day event in Chicago
Sharmila Tagore had converted to Islam when she married cricketer Mansur Ali Pataudi, donning the name Ayesha Begum
Mike Tyson was an American boxer who converted to Islam Sunni. He was a famous boxingng champion. He was also sentenced to prison for rape. He converted to Islam while he was in prison. Here is his photo in Mecca performing the Umra pilgrimage in 2010.
AR Rahmaan- Allah Rakkah Rahmaan
AR Rahmaan who is now called as Allah Rakkah Rahmaan. He is a famous music director. He belongs from India. He also converted to Islam.
It was heard that Michael Jackson was converted to Islam and changed his name to Mikaael. The news was never confirmed.
Dharmendra & Hema Malni
Dharmendra had converted to Islam to marry Hema Malini as Hindus are not allowed second marriage. Their marriage was solemnised on 21 August 1979 in Bombay in accordance with Islamic rites.
Former Indian actress Mamta Kulkarni, who acted in many superhit films during 90s, has reportedly converted to Islam. According to the buzz, the controversial actress has embraced the Islamic religion after tying the knot with her boyfriend Vicky Goswami