List of converts to Christianity

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Converts to Christianity
Total population
2,501,396 every year, according to the World Christian Encyclopedia[1][2]
Another estimate says in Africa, every year, 6 million Muslims convert to Christianity.[3]

The following is a list of notable people who converted to Christianity from a different religion or no religion. This article addresses only past voluntary professions of faith by the individuals listed, and is not intended to address ethnic, cultural, or other considerations such as Marriage. Certain people listed here may be lapsed or former converts, or their current religious identity may be ambiguous, uncertain or disputed. Such cases are noted in their list entries.

From major religions[edit]

Cao Dai[edit]



  • Judy Mowatt - Jamaican reggae singer [7]
  • Papa San - Jamaican reggae singer [8]
  • Robert Nesta "Bob" Marley - Jamaican reggae singer and musician






See also[edit]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ The Numbers.
  2. ^ "Fastest Growing Religion – Numbers". 
  3. ^ Six Million African Muslims Convert to Christianity Each Year. May 6, 2006.
  4. ^ Canadian
  5. ^ Kim Foundation
  6. ^ [1]; [2]
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  9. ^ Holweck, F. G. "A Biographical Dictionary of the Saints". St. Louis, Missouri: B. Herder Book Co., 1924.
  10. ^ До 2004 года Зара исповедовала езидизм, затем приняла христианство.
  11. ^ Clay and Thornton, "Sellers Executed For 3 Murders", The Daily Oklahoman, February 4, 1999.
  12. ^ Mongol Pernah Jadi Pemimpin Gereja Setan
  13. ^ "John Paul II's appeal saved future Korean president from death sentence". Catholic News Agency. 21 May 2009. Retrieved 25 June 2012. 
  14. ^ Wonderful Words of Life: Hymns in American Protestant History and Theology By Richard J. Mouw, Mark A. Noll (Accessed 14 June 2007)
  15. ^ "In the winter of 1959 [René Girard] experienced a conversion to Christian faith which had been preceded by a kind of intellectual conversion while he was working on his first book." René Girard:A Biographical Sketch, by James G. Williams
  16. ^ Musical tributes for Barbara Jones
  17. ^ Gloria Gaynor: Surviving In Christ. 700 Club
  18. ^ Tony Orlando's Brush With Death,; accessed June 23, 2014
  19. ^ Lou Gramm Knows What Love Is
  20. ^ Lou Gramm Knows What Love Is (Extended Version)
  21. ^ Lord Kenya | Born Again
  22. ^ Lord Kenya - A new man
  23. ^ Truly Born Again! Lord Kenya says he cannot stand the smell of weed and alcohol now
  24. ^ Stations and DJs are not helping my cause - Lord Kenya
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  26. ^ The best interview ever with the lead men of UnderOath Norma Jean As I Lay Dying - Buzznet
  27. ^ Top 10 Rockers Who Found God > 5. Dave Mustaine