Who Are Some Famous Muslims?

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There are lots of Muslims who happen to be famous, like American converts Dave Chappelle and Shaquille O’Neal and international political figures such as Benazir Bhutto, the first female Prime Minister of Pakistan. There are many American entertainment industry celebrities who affiliate themselves in one way or another with the Islamic faith.

These famous self-proclaimed Muslims include boxer Muhammad Ali, rapper and actor Ice Cube, musician T-Pain and actress Ellen Burstyn. Other famous Muslims include supermodel Iman, comedian Aasif Mandvi, talk show doctor Dr. Mehmet Oz, journalist Fareed Zakaria and singer Janet Jackson, who converted to Islam in 2013 after marrying her husband, Wissam al Mana.