As one of Hollywood’s most elite A-list actors, Denzel Washington is known by the Christian community for his faith in Christ. Growing up the son of a preacher, he was exposed to Christianity at a young age and he has kept it close to his heart throughout the fame and fortune. The fruits of his faith can be seen prominently along his path of stardom—along with his frequent references to God in interviews and his involvement in "The Bible Experience", Denzel has reportedly given $2.5 million to his church, West Angeles Church of God in Christ" to help them build a new facility. As one of the highest paid actors in the business, earning $20 million per movie, Denzel is a powerful leader in Hollywood and is well-loved and respected by all walks of life. His prominence and voice for the Lord makes him one of the most influential Christians in the world today.