celebrity faith database

Find out what your favorite celebrities believe! With the Beliefnet Celebrity Faith Database, it's easy to find out what religion famous people practice. So whether you want to know what Tom Cruise believes, or what Angelina Jolie doesn't, you'll find it here.

  • Faith: Buddhist
  • Career: Musician
  • Birthday:  June 14, 1961
  • 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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