A list of notable individuals who have practiced or learned the
Transcendental Meditation technique, introduced by Maharishi Mahesh Yogi. The organization was estimated to have 900,000 participants worldwide in 1977, a million by the 1980s, [1 ] [2 ] [3 ] and five million in more recent years. [4 ] [5 ] [6 ] [7 ] [8 ] [9 ] [10 ] [11 ]
Practitioners [ edit ]
Tosin Abasi, guitarist [12 ]
Paula Abdul, singer, dancer, choreographer [13 ]
Johari Abdul-Malik, Muslim chaplain [14 ]
Omar Akram, Afghan-American recording artist [15 ]
Rupert Allason, military historian, politician, writer [16 ] [17 ]
Jennifer Aniston, actress [18 ]
Judd Apatow, film producer [19 ]
India Arie, singer-songwriter [20 ]
Arthur Ashe, professional tennis player [21 ]
Jane Asher, actress, author, entrepreneur [22 ]
Jennifer Ashton, physician, author [23 ]
Ramani Ayer, business executive [24 ]
Angelo Badalamenti, soundtrack composer [25 ]
Yeojin Bae, fashion designer [26 ]
Michael Balzary (Flea), musician, Red Hot Chili Peppers [27 ] [28 ]
Carole Bamford, businesswoman [29 ]
Sara Banerji, author [30 ] [31 ]
Selby Baqwa, South Africa's first Public Protector [32 ]
Lionel Bart, composer [33 ]
Mario Batali, restaurateur [34 ]
Beth Behrs, actress [35 ]
Chrysta Bell, singer, model [36 ]
Kristen Bell, actress [37 ]
John G. Bennett, research director, author [38 ]
Robby Benson, actor, director, singer, educator [39 ]
Itzhak Bentov, inventor, mystic and author [40 ]
Marisa Berenson, model, actress [41 ]
Robyn Berkley, fashion publicist, fashion designer [42 ]
Roger Berkowitz, restaurateur [43 ]
Gabrielle Bernstein, motivational speaker, author [44 ]
Richard Beymer, actor [45 ]
Buddy Biancalana, Major League Baseball [46 ]
Taddy Blecher, educational entrepreneur [47 ]
Harold H. Bloomfield, author [48 ]
Michael Booth, food and travel writer, journalist [49 ]
Larry Bowa, Major League Baseball [50 ]
Jenny Boyd, fashion model, sister of Pattie Boyd [22 ]
Pattie Boyd, fashion model, former wife of George Harrison and Eric Clapton [22 ]
Russell Brand, comedian, actor, author [51 ] [52 ]
Jeff Bridges, actor, musician [53 ]
Steve Brill, naturalist, author [54 ]
Pete Broberg, Major League Baseball [55 ]
Jerry Brown, Governor of California [56 ] [57 ]
Courtney Brown, social scientist [58 ]
Charles Bukowski, poet, novelist [59 ]
Gisele Bündchen, model [60 ] [61 ]
Mark Bunn, Australian rules footballer, author [62 ]
Tim Burgess, musician ( The Charlatans) [63 ] [64 ]
Tony Cárdenas, U.S. Congressman [65 ]
Flávio Canto, Olympic bronze medalist, judo [66 ]
Steve Carlton, Major League Baseball [67 ]
Wes Carr, Australian singer-songwriter [68 ]
Jim Carrey, actor, comedian, film producer [69 ]
Danielle Caruana, singer-songwriter [70 ]
Judy Chalfen, co-founder of Action for Children's Television [71 ]
Joaquim Chissano, former President of Mozambique [72 ]
Deepak Chopra, holistic health author [73 ]
Maureen Cleave, journalist [74 ]
Nick Clegg, Deputy Prime Minister of the United Kingdom [75 ]
Sarah Coakley, theologian [76 ]
Lynn Collins, actress [77 ]
Stephen Collins, actor, writer, singer [78 ]
Nancy Cooke de Herrera*, socialite, fashion expert, author [79 ]
Ellen Corby*, actress [80 ] [81 ]
Rita Cosby, television journalist [82 ]
Catherine E. Coulson, actress [83 ]
Anthony Cox, film producer [84 ]
Sheryl Crow, singer-songwriter [25 ]
Candy Crowley, journalist [85 ]
Rebecca Da Costa, actress [86 ] [87 ]
Ray Dalio, hedge fund manager [88 ]
Hunter Davies, author, journalist [89 ]
Franklin M. Davis, Jr., major general, author [90 ]
Walter Day, Twin Galaxies founder [91 ]
Barbara De Angelis*, relationship consultant, author [92 ]
Ashley Deans*, physicist, educator [93 ]
Ellen DeGeneres, comedienne, television host [94 ] [95 ]
Jimmy Demers, singer-songwriter [96 ]
Daniel Dennett, philosopher, cognitive scientist [97 ]
Kat Dennings, actress [35 ]
John Densmore, musician ( The Doors) [98 ]
John Denver, singer-songwriter [99 ] [100 ] [101 ]
Laura Dern, actress, film director, producer [102 ]
Karla DeVito, singer, actress, voice artist, [39 ]
Paul Dimattina, Australian Football League [103 ]
Meital Dohan, Israeli actress [104 ]
Pete Dominick, comedian, talk radio personality [105 ]
Donovan, singer-songwriter, musician [106 ]
Bill Duke, actor, film director [107 ]
Doris Duke, tobacco heiress [108 ]
Lena Dunham, writer, director, actor [109 ] [110 ] [111 ]
Megan Fairchild, principal dancer, New York City Ballet [115 ]
Marianne Faithfull, singer, actress [116 ]
Mia Farrow, actress [73 ]
Prudence Farrow*, film producer [22 ]
Marilyn Ferguson, writer [117 ]
Sky Ferreira, singer-songwriter, model, actress [118 ]
Noel Fielding, comedian [119 ] [120 ]
Jane Fonda, actress, political activist, entrepreneur [121 ]
Nicola Formichetti, fashion director [122 ]
Ben Foster, actor [123 ]
Squire Fridell, actor [124 ] [125 ]
Richard A. Friedman, psychiatrist [126 ]
Sadie Frost, actress [127 ]
Buckminster Fuller, engineer, author, inventor [128 ]
Deborra-Lee Furness, actress [129 ]
Greta Garbo, actress [130 ] [131 ]
Jeff Garlin, comedian, actor, director [132 ]
Mac Gayden, musician, songwriter [133 ]
Adam Gaynor, musician [35 ]
Aileen Getty, heiress, activist [35 ]
Billy Gibbons, musician ( ZZ Top) [134 ]
William Gibson, playwright and writer [135 ]
Rick Goings, chairman and CEO of Tupperware [136 ] [137 ]
Jeff Goldblum, actor [138 ]
Nat Goldhaber*, venture capitalist, entrepreneur [139 ]
Heather Graham, actress [140 ]
John Gray*, author [141 ]
Judy Greer, actress, author [142 ]
Arlen F. Gregorio, politician [48 ]
Merv Griffin, singer, TV host [73 ] [143 ]
Bruno Grollo, construction magnate [144 ]
Bill Gross, bond investor [145 ]
Jerry Grote, Major League Baseball [9 ] [146 ]
John Hagelin*, particle physicist, Natural Law Party presidential candidate [73 ]
William Hague, First Secretary of State, former Foreign Secretary, UK [147 ]
George Hamilton, actor [148 ]
Ben Harper, singer-songwriter, musician [149 ]
George Harrison, musician (The Beatles) [22 ]
Olivia Harrison, author, film producer, wife of George Harrison [150 ]
John Harvey-Jones, business executive [151 ]
Yukio Hatoyama, former Prime Minister, Japan [152 ]
Goldie Hawn, actress [153 ]
Louise Hay, self-help author [154 ]
J. C. Hayward, news anchor [155 ]
Kevin Hearn, musician [156 ]
Mariel Hemingway, actress, author [157 ]
Doug Henning, magician [73 ]
Jim Henson, puppeteer [158 ]
Bill Hicks, comedian, musician [159 ]
Steve Higgins, comedy writer [160 ]
Michael Hill, jeweler [161 ]
Claire Hoffman, journalist [162 ]
Josh Homme, musician [163 ]
Jon Hopkins, musician, record producer [164 ]
Paul Horn*, musician [22 ]
Billy Howerdel, guitarist, songwriter [165 ]
Arianna Huffington, co-founder and editor-in-chief The Huffington Post [166 ]
Mitch Kapor*, software and Internet entrepreneur [178 ]
Andy Kaufman*, actor, comedian [45 ]
Ryan Kavanaugh, film producer [179 ] [180 ]
Miranda Kerr, model [181 ]
Nicole Kidman, actress, singer, film producer [182 ]
Kevin Kimberlin, chairman Spencer Trask [145 ]
Zell Kravinsky*, investor [183 ]
Lenny Kravitz, singer-songwriter, record producer [13 ]
Robby Krieger, musician (The Doors) [98 ]
Igor Kufayev, artist, spiritual teacher [184 ]
John La Fave, politician [185 ]
Royston Langdon, musician [186 ]
Bettye LaVette, singer-songwriter [25 ]
Lois Lee, founder and president Children of the Night [187 ]
Peggy Lee, singer, actress, composer [188 ] [189 ]
Júlia Lemmertz, actress [190 ]
Cynthia Lennon, wife of John Lennon [22 ]
John Lennon, musician (The Beatles) [22 ]
Sean Lennon, musician [191 ]
David Letterman, comedian and talk show host
Ramsey Lewis, composer, musician [192 ]
Henry Lewy, sound engineer, record producer [193 ]
Lykke Li, singer-songwriter [194 ]
Eli Lieb, singer-songwriter [195 ]
Charles Lloyd, musician [196 ]
Dan Loeb, hedge fund manager [145 ]
Jim Lonborg, Major League Baseball player [197 ]
Nancy Lonsdorf, author, physician [198 ]
Mike Love*, singer-songwriter, musician (The Beach Boys) [73 ]
Daisy Lowe, model and actress [199 ]
George Lucas, film producer [200 ]
Steve Lukather, musician ( Toto) [201 ]
David Lynch, film director, artist [202 ]
Jennifer Lynch, screenwriter, director [203 ]
Shirley MacLaine, actress, dancer [73 ]
Leon MacLaren, barrister, politician, philosopher [204 ]
Shrikar Madiraju, film director [205 ]
Madonna, singer-songwriter, actress [13 ]
Martie Maguire, musician ( Dixie Chicks) [206 ]
Natalie Maines, singer-songwriter (Dixie Chicks) [206 ]
Kellee Maize, rapper, songwriter [207 ]
Ray Manzarek, musician (The Doors) [98 ]
Pete Maravich, NBA player [208 ] [209 ]
Henry Marsh, pop musician, composer [210 ]
Claudia Mason, model, actress [211 ]
Brent Mayne, Major League Baseball [212 ]
James McCartney, musician [213 ]
Paul McCartney, musician (The Beatles) [25 ]
Willie McCovey, Major League Baseball [214 ]
Rose McGowan, actress [200 ]
Marshall McLuhan, educator, philosopher [215 ]
Peter McWilliams, writer [216 ]
Eva Mendes, actress, model [217 ]
Miguel, recording artist [218 ]
Alyssa Miller, model [219 ] [220 ]
Tom Miller, performance artist [221 ]
Gyp "Gypsy Dave" Mills, sculptor, songwriter [22 ]
Moby, musician [25 ]
Melba Moore, singer, actress [192 ]
Mary Tyler Moore, actress [222 ]
Wagner Moura, actor [223 ]
Tainá Müller, actress, model [224 ]
Rupert Murdoch, media mogul [225 ] [226 ]
Carolyn Murphy, model, actress [227 ]
Soledad O'Brien, American broadcast journalist [232 ]
Rosie O'Donnell, actress, comedienne, author [233 ]
Mike Oldfield, musician, composer [234 ]
David Orme-Johnson*, professor, TM researcher [235 ]
Kimberly Ovitz, fashion designer [236 ]
Mehmet Oz, surgeon, TV host, writer [237 ]
Tim Page, music critic [238 ] [239 ]
Gwyneth Paltrow, actress [35 ]
Ron Parker*, politician (Natural Law Party) [240 ]
Jeff Peckman*, politician, UFOlogist [241 ]
Katy Perry, singer-songwriter, actress [242 ]
Tom Petty, musician [206 ]
Gary Player, professional golfer [9 ]
Priscilla Presley, actress [243 ]
Josh Radnor, actor, film director, screenwriter [245 ]
Rene Rancourt, singer [246 ]
Nancy Redd, HuffPost Live host [247 ]
Greg Reitman, documentary filmmaker [248 ]
Burt Reynolds, actor [222 ]
Robin Roberts, television broadcaster [166 ]
Bill Robinson, Major League Baseball [249 ]
Smokey Robinson, singer-songwriter [250 ] [251 ]
Nouriel Roubini, economist [252 ] [253 ]
Dilma Rousseff, President of Brazil [254 ]
Norman Rosenthal, psychiatrist, research scientist, author [255 ]
Jonathan Rowson, chess grandmaster [256 ]
Rick Rubin, record producer [13 ]
Peter Russell, physicist, author [257 ]
Sheri Salata, co-president OWN, president Harpo Productions [258 ]
Santigold (Santi White), musician [259 ] [260 ] [261 ]
Rodrigo Santoro, actor [66 ]
Juan Manuel Santos, President of Colombia [262 ]
Susan Sarandon, actress [35 ]
Vidal Sassoon, hairdresser, businessman [172 ]
Tony Schwartz, writer [263 ]
Arnold Schwarzenegger, bodybuilder, actor, businessman, politician [264 ]
Martin Scorsese, film director [97 ]
William Scranton III*, Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania [265 ]
Jerry Seinfeld, comedian, actor, writer [25 ]
Lesley Jane Seymour, editor-in-chief More [266 ]
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, spiritual leader [267 ]
Rupert Sheldrake, scientist, author [268 ]
Dax Shepard, actor, comedian [37 ]
Swami Shyam, (Shyam Shrivastava) spiritual leader [269 ]
Kimora Lee Simmons, model, entrepreneur [270 ]
Russell Simmons, entrepreneur [271 ]
Matt Skiba, musician ( Alkaline Trio) [272 ]
Chas Smash, musician ( Madness) [273 ]
Jeffrey M. Smith, activist [274 ] [275 ]
Andrew Ross Sorkin, journalist, author [276 ]
Willie Stargell, Major League Baseball [9 ]
Maureen Starkey, first wife of Ringo Starr [22 ]
Ringo Starr, musician (The Beatles) [277 ]
Suzanne Steinbaum, cardiologist [278 ]
George Stephanopoulos, television journalist, political advisor [279 ]
Ali Stephens, model [280 ]
Howard Stern, radio personality, actor, author [25 ]
Beth Ostrosky Stern, TV personality, actress, model [281 ]
Natalie Stewart, singer-songwriter [282 ]
Sting, musician [283 ]
Trudie Styler, producer, actress, wife of Sting [284 ] [285 ] [286 ] [287 ]
Andrew Sullivan, author, editor, political commentator [288 ]
Patrick Swayze, actor [289 ]
Will Swenson, actor [290 ]
Alice Walker, novelist, poet, Pulitzer Prize winner [296 ]
Bill Walton, professional basketball, sportscaster [9 ]
David Ware, jazz musician [297 ] [298 ] [299 ]
Shane Watson, cricketer [300 ] [301 ]
Naomi Watts, actress [302 ]
Dee Dee Wilde, dancer ( Pan's People) [303 ]
Marianne Williamson, author, lecturer, philanthropist [304 ]
Brian Wilson, musician ( The Beach Boys) [305 ]
Dennis Wilson, musician (The Beach Boys) [306 ]
Oprah Winfrey, American media proprietor, talk show host [307 ] [308 ] [309 ]
James Wolcott, journalist [310 ]
Stevie Wonder, singer-songwriter, producer, musician, activist [311 ]
C. V. Wood, chief developer of Disneyland [22 ]
Jim Wright, US congressman and Speaker of the House [312 ]
Syreeta Wright*, singer-songwriter [313 ]
See also [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
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