In today’s society it may seem like some celebrities don’t have very much moral character. We only get to see one side of their lives and many seem to live extravagantly. It is also easy to confuse the roles actors play with them as a person. Here is a list of six celebrities who rely on their faith in their career and personal life.
- Tom Hanks
Tom Hanks has made many remarks confirming his faith. Throughout his life he has spent time exploring Catholicism and Mormonism. His wife is a practicing Greek Orthodox. It is unclear specifically what denomination Hanks practices, but he is a Christian.
- Sherri Shepherd
Shepherd is an actress and comedian who is currently a co-host of The View. She is very open about her Christian faith. She grew up as a Jehovah’s Witness, and after a falling out, she turned to Christianity.
- Tyler Perry
Tyler Perry is a comedian who is best known for his character “Madea.” Perry has always been very outward about his faith and even includes characters who practice religion in his plays and movies.
- Mark Wahlberg
Wahlberg had a rough upbringing and did not have much background in faith. It was after some time spent in jail that he explored his faith and eventually became a practicing Roman Catholic.
- Demi Lovato
This singer and actress has spent a lot of time on the internet talking about her beliefs in God. As a young celebrity, she is one of the only to openly express her faith and stand by it despite her fame.
- Dianna Argon
Most well known for her time acting with the show Glee, she has expressed that she appreciates the traditional aspects of her religion and has always counted on her faith.