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                                     Famous American Converts to Islam

 

Top 10 famous American Muslims in TV, Movie and Music Industries

 

American Porn models who have converted to Islam:

Jamie an American former Playboy Model

 

American Movie Actresses & Actors who have converted to Islam:

Rebecca Brooke  an American actress who starred in soft-core and hard-core porn movies in 1970s and appeared as a porn model in adult magazines such as Playboy.

 

American Movie Directors who have converted to Islam:

Sean Stone (son of famous Jewish American Director Oliver Stone)

 

American Boxers who have converted to Islam:

1. Muhammad Ali Famous boxing champion, speaking about his conversion to Islam

2. Mike Tyson Heavy-weight boxing champion who has converted to Islam

 

American athletes who have converted to Islam:

1. Kareem Abdul Jabbar famous basket-ball player with Los Angeles Lakers

 

American Musician & singers who have converted to Islam:

1. Jermaine Jackson Singer and brother of Michael Jackson.

2. Napoleon Famous rap singer in Tupac Shakur's Outlaws band.

3. Loon  Rap artist and a recent convert to Islam

4. Kristin Ritchie  female rap artist, better known by the stage name MC Router.

 

American civil rights activists who have converted to Islam:

Malcolm X  a civil rights activist and an African American leader.

 

American politicians who have converted to Islam:

1. Keith Ellison The first American Muslim Congressman. He represents Minnesota in the House of Representatives.

2. Jack Ellis Mayor of Macon, Georgia from 1999-2007

 

American Christian pastors, priests, ministers, missionaries, and preachers who have converted to Islam:

1. Dr. Yvonne K. Seon, holds Master's degree in Divinity and Ph.D. in African American Studies. She is the first African American woman to be ordained as a Minister in the Unitarian Church.

2. Ann Holmes Reading Episcopal Priest

3. Dr. Jerald Dirks Reverend/Deacon at United Methodist Church, who graduated Harvard Divinity School

 

American university professors who have converted to Islam:

1. Dr. Fidelma O'Leary  Professor of NeuroScience at St. Edwards Univ. (Catholic Univ.), Austin, TX, converted to Islam

 

American Converts to Islam who have become University Professors of Religion, Islamic scholars, intellectuals, Imams, Islamic speakers and lecturers, authors of Islamic books:

  • Mr. Sadiq Abdul-Malik is an American Islamic scholar, speaker and debater. He is a convert to Islam.
  • Mr. Ammar Amonette American Islamic scholar who is a convert to Islam. He was born in Michigan, but currently resides in Colorado.)
  • Dr. Khalid Blankinship He is an American Islamic Scholar. He is Chair of the Department of Religion at Temple University, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Dr. Jonathan Brown He is an American Islamic Scholar.  He is Associate Professor of Islamic Civilization at Georgetown University. He is a convert to Islam.
  • Dr. Lawrence Brown American Ophthalmologist - Eye Surgeon - and a convert to Islam.
  • Dr. Jonathan (Yahya) Cazalas is an American Islamic speaker and lecturer from Florida. He is a convert to Islam.
  • Dr. Robert Crane  is the former adviser to U.S. President Richard Nixon, and is former Deputy Director (for Planning) of the United States National Security Council. In September 1981, President Ronald Reagan appointed Crane to be U.S. ambassador to the United Arab Emirates. In 1962, Crane became one of the four co-founders of the first Washington-based foreign-policy think-tank, the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). In 1966, he left to become Director of Third World Studies at the Hudson Institute, a think-tank. He is a convert to Islam. Since the early 1980s, Crane has worked full-time as a Muslim activist. From 1983 to 1986, he was the Director of Da’wa at the Islamic Center in Washington, D.C. In 1986, he joined the International Institute of Islamic Thought as its Director of Publications. Then, he helped in founding the American Muslim Council, now defunct, serving as Director of its Legal Division from 1992 to 1994. He was the founding President of the Muslim American Bar Association. In 2012, he was appointed as full professor in Qatar Faculty of Islamic Studies and Director of Center for the Study of Islamic Thought and Muslim Societies.
  • Dr. Jerald Dirks American, former Deacon of United Methodist Church, psychologist, and a convert to Islam.
  • John Ederer  American Imam of a mosque in Charlotte, North Carolina. He was born and raised in Oklahoma. He is a convert to Islam.
  • Mr. Yusuf Estes American scholar, former Christian Preacher and a convert to Islam
  • Mr. Yusha (Joshua) Evans American scholar, former Christian Preacher and a convert to Islam.

  • Dr. James Frankel a Jewish American Professor of Religion, at Univ. of Hawaii, who has converted to Islam.

  • John (Yahya) Graff   American Imam of a mosque in Houston, Texas. He is a convert to Islam.

  • Khalid Green is an American Islamic speaker, and lecturer. He is a convert to Islam.

  • Dr. Jeffrey Lang American Professor of Mathematics at Univ. of Kansas and a convert to Islam.

  • Saajid Lipham is an American Islamic scholar, speaker, and lecturer. He is pursuing Islamic studies in Saudi Arabia.

  • Dr. Joseph Lumbard  American Professor at The American University of Sharjah. He is a convert to Islam.
  • Abd-Raheem McCarthy is an Irish-American Islamic speaker and lecturer. After accepting Islam in 1994, he moved to Sudan and then Saudi Arabia where he spent ten years in Madina studying Arabic at the Arabic Institute and Islamic Studies at the Islamic University of Madina.
  • Abd-Rahman Murphy is an American Islamic speaker and lecturer from Chicago. He is a convert to Islam. He spent two years studying at Riyadh As-Saliheen Institute in Chicago. He graduated from Imam Certificate Program in Makka. In May of 2014, he formally graduated from the Qalam Seminary’s one-year program in Arlington, Texas. He has served as a youth director, Muslim chaplain, and assistant Imam in a full-time capacity since 2009.
  • Dr. Jamal Diin Omar is an American Islamic speaker and lecturer from Minnesota. He is a convert to Islam. He has Ph.D. in Educational Leadership and curriculum.
  • Nicholas (Nick) Pelletier is an American Islamic speaker and lecturer. He was born and raised in Massachusetts, U.S. He accepted Islam in 2004 after graduating from the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth with a B.A. in Political Science.  He has worked in the Muslim community as a Public Affairs Representative, an Imam, and more recently as the Director of Dawah and Outreach for one of the largest Islamic centers in the United States.  He obtained a B.A. degree in Islamic Law from the Islamic University in Medina, Saudi Arabia.
  • Saeed Purcell is an American Islamic speaker and Lecturer. born and raised in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He is a convert/revert to Islam.
  • Mr. Zaid Shakir American scholar and a convert to Islam
  • John Starling American Imam of a mosque in New Jersey, U.S. He was born and raised in North Carolina. He converted to Islam during his second year of studying Business at North Carolina State University. Later, he studied at the Islamic University in Medina, Saudi Arabia.
  • Mr. Siraj Wahhaj Imam of Brooklyn, NY, mosque and an American convert to Islam
  • Mr. Suhaib Webb American scholar from Oklahoma and a convert to Islam
  • Tahir Wyatt  is an American Islamic scholar, speaker and lecturer, from Philadelphia. He converted to Islam in 1993. He is a graduate of the Islamic University of Madina.  He is currently pursuing his PhD in 'Aqeeda and Comparative Religion. In addition, he has been appointed by Saudi Royal Decree to teach in the Prophet's Mosque in Madina.
  • Mr. Khalid Yasin American scholar and a convert to Islam
  • Mr. Hamza Yusuf (Mark Hanson) American scholar, co-founder of Zaytuna Institute for Islamic Studies and a convert to Islam

 

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