Surprising Celebs You Didn’t Know Has Muslim heritage

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Celebrities are like our culture’s drug de jour. Everything you need to know about these gorgeous darlings is available in a few clicks but you might be surprised to discover that some of your favorite celebs are actually Muslim.

1. Amal Clooney

As well as being married to George Clooney, the British-Lebanese human rights lawyer hails from a Muslim background.

Source: Sheeva
Source: Sheeva

Her father is Druze, an offshoot of Islam, and her mom is a Sunni Muslim. Some rumors suggest that she still identified as Muslim herself. In her personal life she takes great pride in her philanthropic activities and partnered with the global initiative, 100 Lives. She also speaks French and Arabic as well as English and has a number of published works to her name.

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