50 Famous Buddhist Celebrities In Hollywood & Beyond

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We couldn’t believe some of the famous Buddhist we found when we made our list (below). There are actors, singers, directors, politicians and sports people.

Our jaws dropped when we heard about some of these famous celebrity Buddhist.

I mean, did you know that Courtney Love is a famous Buddhist celebrity? And after the controversy of her history. Amazing.

Buddhism is a truly beautiful belief system (some call it a religion. Some experts say it is more a lifestyle than a religion).

Take a look at this amazing list of 50 famous Buddhist celebrities. Totally mind-blowing.

And definitely join the thousands of people who are learning about Buddhism in my (free) Buddhist meditation plan.

50 Surprising Celebrity Buddhists

  1. Jennifer Aniston, American actress, director
  2. Sharon Stone, American actress, producer, and former fashion model
  3. George Takei, American actor, “Sulu” on Star Trek
  4. Sarah Jessica Parker, actress, producer
  5. Brad Pitt, actor
  6. Sting, English singer-songwriter, lead vocalist of The Police
  7. Uma Thurman, American actress
  8. Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook CEO,
  9. Fabien Barthez, soccer (football) star for France
  10. Orlando Bloom, English actor
  11. Kate Bosworth, American actress
  12. Leonard Cohen, Canadian singer/songwriter/poet
  13. Penelope Cruz, Spanish actress and model
  14. Patrick Duffy, actor
  15. George Dvorsky, Transhumanist, futurist
  16. Boy George, British singer-songwriter
  17. Richard Gere, American actor
  18. Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Nigerian-English actor
  19. Roberto Baggio, soccer (football) star for Italy
  20. Mario Balotelli, soccer (football) star for Italy
  21. Jet Li, Actor
  22. David Bowie, musician, writer, actor
  23. Jeff Bridges, American actor
  24. John Cleese, actor, writer
  25. Goldie Hawn, actress
  26. Kate Hudson, actress
  27. Jackie Chan, actor
  28. Miranda Kerr, Australian supermodel, one of Victoria’s Secret Angels
  29. D. Lang, Canadian singer
  30. Jack Kerouac, author, poet, painter
  31. Tina Turner, American singer-songwriter
  32. Dennis Weaver, actor
  33. Marcia Wallace, American actress
  34. Naomi Watts, British-Australian actress
  35. Tisca Chopra, Indian actress
  36. Philip Glass, composer
  37. Mehmet Scholl, soccer (football) star for Germany
  38. Steven Seagal, American actor and aikido expert
  39. Angelina Jolie,
  40. Steve Jobs, CEO of Apple Inc.x
  41. George Lucas, American filmmaker, director of Star Wars (explains the Jedi meditations)
  42. Alanis Morissette, Canadian singer-songwriter
  43. Keanu Reeves, American actor
  44. Alex Rodriguez, American baseball player
  45. Russell Simmons, Entertainment and Fashion Mogul
  46. Tiger Woods
  47. Michelle Yeoh, Malaysian actress
  48. Bill Clinton, U.S. President (1993-2001)
  49. Allen Ginsberg, poet
  50. Oliver Stone, film director


Can you believe this list of celebrity Buddhists? Some of these famous Buddhists really stunned us.

Just goes to show, Buddhism is quickly becoming the choice of the 21st Century. And no wonder. Do you want to join these famous Buddhists? Want to learn to change your life with Buddhism and meditation?

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By Paul Harrison

Paul Harrison BSc is a qualified meditation teacher who believes in genuine, authentic meditation. He has more than 15 years experience in teaching meditation and mindfulness both to individuals and to corporations.

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