Celebrity Profile

Boy George

  • Faith: Buddhist
  • Career: Musician
  • birthday: June 14, 1961
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  • fun faith fact! Boy George may be one of the most interesting looking Buddhists of all-time

When the British band Culture Club hit the new wave scene, they soon were a success both in their homeland and across the pond. Its gender-bending lead singer, Boy George, was among the most recognizable faces of the 1980s with his elaborate eye make-up and long hair laced with colorful ribbons. At the age of 25, he told People magazine that he'd begun Buddhist chanting to find comfort in his highly publicized run-ins with the law. Per comments on his Twitter account, the singer remains a devoted Buddhist.



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