Islam is the fastest-growing religion globally and it is not surprising to see many celebrities who are Muslims. Some of them on our list may be popularly so, but a majority will no doubt leave readers scratching their heads, thinking: “I didn’t know!”

Janet Jackson janet_jackson_01 The superstar converted to Islam in 2012 after marrying her husband, billionaire Wissam al Mana. Brother Jermaine also converted to Islam years ago, and speculation was also rife about Michael Jackson being a Muslim prior to his death also.