50+ Practicing Mormon Celebrities

Who is the most famous person who is a practicing Mormon? Katherine Heigl tops this list. From the time she was seven years old, Katherine Heigl was raised in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She isn’t as active in the church as she used to be, but she still falls back on Mormon values in her personal life. “I … didn’t want to live together before we were married. I still have enough Mormon in me–not a lot, but enough–that I wanted to keep that a little bit sacred,” she said of living with her husband Josh Kelley in a 2008 interview with Vanity Fair.

Donny Osmond and his sister Marie were raised in a Mormon household and they both still practice the religion today. Of not serving a mission for the LDS church, Donny said, “It would have been nice to be able to have served a regular full-time mission, but when I was of that age, my career was such that everyone, including my parents and the leaders of the church, thought that I could do a lot of good in the world by continuing being in the public eye, by living an exemplary life and sharing my beliefs in every way that I could.”

From the time she was seven years old, Katherine Heigl was raised in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She isn’t as active in the church as she used to be, but she still falls back on Mormon values in her personal life. “I … didn’t want to live together before we were married. I still have enough Mormon in me–not a lot, but enough–that I wanted to keep that a little bit sacred,” she said of living with her husband, Josh Kelley, in a 2008 interview with Vanity Fair.
Glenn Beck discussed his relationship with God on his CD “An Unlikely Mormon: The Conversion Story of Glenn Beck.”
Jon Heder is an alumni of Brigham Young University and a member of the LDS Church. He spent two years serving an LDS mission in Japan.
Mitt Romney was raised in a Mormon household. He has held many positions in local LDS churches and organizations.
David Archuleta is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. In 2012, he put his music career on hold to serve a mission for the LDS in Chile.
Larry Bagby took time off from his acting career in 1994 to serve as a Mormon missionary in Argentina.
“Family Feud” host Ray Combs served as a Mormon missionary in Arizona for two years after he graduatedhigh school. He continued to practice throughout his life. After he died in 1996, his funeral was held at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Glendale, California.
Mireille Enos was raised in a Mormon household. While it has been written that Enos does not actively practice Mormonism, she has been quoted touting the benefits of the religion. “I’m so grateful to have been given this idea of being part of a larger context. I think whatever your endeavors are, it helps to feel you’re not alone in the universe,” she said.
Julianne Hough was raised in a Mormon household. She reportedly still identifies as a Mormon, although she doesn’t follow the religion’s strict rules regarding personal choices.
Al Harrington is a Mormon and he has participated in several films and plays produced by the LDS Church.
“Dancing with the Stars” dancer Chelsie Hightower is a member of the LDS Church. She has said that her dream “DWTS” dance partner would be Killers frontman Brandon Flowers, who is also Mormon.
Actor Dean Jagger was baptized in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1972.
High School Musical actor Jared Murillo is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
NFL player and actor Merlin Olsen was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints until his death in 2010.
Pat Priest first got into acting by starring in productions that her mother wrote for the Mormon Church.
Donny Osmond was raised in a Mormon household and he still practices the religion today. Of not serving a mission for the LDS church, Osmond said, “It would have been nice to be able to have served a regular full-time mission, but when I was of that age, my career was such that everyone, including my parents and the leaders of the church, thought that I could do a lot of good in the world by continuing being in the public eye, by living an exemplary life and sharing my beliefs in every way that I could.”
Ricky Schroder was baptized in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 2000.
Kaycee Stroh is a practicing Mormon. Stroh married her husband Ben Higginson in 2009 in the Salt Lake Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Gladys Knight joined The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1997. Her Mormon-themed choir Saints Unified Voices won a Grammy Award for their album One Voice.
Ellen Wheeler is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She was born in Cedar City, Utah.
Marie Osmond was raised as a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She still practices the faith today.
Arcade Fire musician Will Butler was raised in a Mormon household. He reportedly still practices the faith today.
The Killers musician Brandon Flowers is a member of the The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He often promotes the faith in interviews.
Gregg Hale is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. His second cousins are fellow Mormons, the Osmonds.
The Aquabats musician and “Yo Gabba Gabba!” co-creator Christian Jacobs is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He served as a missionary in the Sendai, Japan in 1991.
New York Dolls bassist Arthur Kane joined The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1989.
American DJ Kaskade is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He served as a missionary in Japan for the church in 1990.
“The Voice” alum Jon Peter Lewis is a practicing Mormon.
Low musician Alan Sparhawk and his wife and Low bandmate Mimi Parker are both Mormons. He says, “Our spiritual beliefs encompass our whole life and understanding of who we are and what we do.”
“American Idol” alum Brooke White is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
United States Senator Harry Reid joined The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints while he was a college student.
NFL player Todd Christensen went to college at Brigham Young University. He was a practicing Mormon all throughout his life.
Jack Dempsey was baptized in the Mormon faith in 1903. He wrote, “I’m proud to be a Mormon. And ashamed to be the Jack Mormon that I am,” condemning himself for not religiously following Mormon principles.
MLB player and NBA executive Danny Ainge is an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
NBA player Shawn Bradley is a practicing Mormon. He left college for two years to serve as a missionary in Australia.
Professional bodybuilder Larry Scott was a devout Mormon.
American Olympian Peter Vidmar is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Australian snowboarder Torah Bright is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She trains in Salt Lake City, Utah.
MLB player Bruce Hurst is reportedly a devout Mormon.
MLB player Bryce Harper is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Brigham Young was an American leader in the Latter Day Saint movement. He founded Salt Lake City, as well as the University of Utah and Brigham Young University.
U.S. Senator Orrin Hatch is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He has held many prominent positions in the church including as a bishop.
Violinist Lindsey Stirling is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. In 2013, she was featured in the church’s “I’m a Mormon” campaign.
The Aquabats musician Chad Larson is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
Gordon Jump converted to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the 1960s.
Bob Hilton is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Kirby Heyborne is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. His first film role, outside of LDS movies, was in the 2012 film The Three Stooges.
Actor Steven Eckholdt is reportedly Mormon.
A. J. Cook is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She is best known for her role on “Criminal Minds.”
Animator Don Bluth was raised in a Mormon household. His great-grandfather Helaman Pratt was an early leader in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.
Filmmaker Jared Hess is Mormon. He met his Napoleon Dynamite star Jon Heder while attending Brigham Young University.