Today I am going to share with you a very informative article. Many people from other religions are converting to Islam. So lets have a look at the famous people who converted to Islam.
Famous People Who Converted To Islam
Muhammad Yousuf the retired Pakistani cricketer was a Christian before. His name was Yousuf Youhana but he changed his name to Muhammad Yousuf when he became a Muslim.
Professional boxer Cassius Clay has also converted to Islam. After becoming a Muslim, Cassius Clay has changed his name to Muhammad Ali. He is also a former world heavyweight boxing champion.
Carly Watts was a British Model. She used to take her photos wearing an underwear only but now she has become a Muslim. Now she is seen covered with scarf and gowns.
South African fast bowler Wayne Parnell has also converted to Islam. He was a Christian Before. His new name is Waleed.
Sunita Williams was the second lady who went to the Moon. After her immediate return from moon, she accepted Islam.
Former India actress Mamta Kulkarni has acted in many superhit films in 90’s. She has converted to Islam and had left Hinduism.
Dharmendra and Hema Malini
Dharmendra converted to Islam to marry Hema Malini because Hindus are not allowed second marriage. Their marriage was celebrated according to Islamic laws.
According to some sources, it has been reported that Michael Jackson converted to Islam before leaving this world. This news is not confirmed yet!
Mike Tyson was an American Boxer. Mike was arrested for doing a rape. He accepted Islam when he was in the prison. Mike also went to perform Umrah in Mecca in 2010.
Ar Rahman is famous music director of India. He has converted to Islam and he is now known as Allah Rakah Rahman.
Sharmila converted to Islam after tying the knot with cricketer Mansur Ali Pataudi. She has adopted the name of Ayesha Begum.
So ladies and gentlemen, these were the famous people who converted to Islam. I hope that you liked this article.