Scientology is a religion invented by the American author L. Ron Hubbard in 1954. It is known as the most successful new religion in America in the last century. Scientologists believe that we are eternal souls trapped inside a body, we have multiple lives, and we gathered trauma through our past lives. They also say that Scientology can help us to clear all this trauma by a process called auditing. According to the teaching of Scientology, followers should follow paid training sessions to understand their inner spirit. So a person who has a fortune can go to the top of religion. That’s why the present church of Scientology is filled with Hollywood celebrity Scientologists.
We have put together the Most influential list of Celebrity Scientologists.
1. Tom Cruise
A-lister celebrity Tom Cruise joined the church at age 24 and was introduced by his first wife, Mimi Rogers
Since that it has positively impacted his life and career. He is one of the A-listed celebrities to join the church of Scientologists. Tom is one of the public figures that help the growth of Scientology.
2. Leah Remini
Leah Remini is a name that we always hear when we talk about Scientology because she works as an activist against abuse faced by the people in the church. Although she was raised as a member of the church, Remini left it in 2013
In July 2013, Remini left Scientology, owing to policies that forbid members from questioning the management of Church leader David Miscavige, which she believed was corrupt; the reported abuse of members of its Sea Org religious order; its policy of “disconnection“; and its practice of branding those who have left the Church of their own accord as “Suppressive Persons” and the Fair Gaming tactics that Scientology has used for decades
3. Lisa Marie Presley
Lisa Marie Presley is the only child of Elvis Presley. She was brought to the church by her mother in 1977, soon after her father died. However, Elvis was not a member of the church, but he usually criticized it in public. In 2014 Presley and her left the church.
4. Jason Lee
Jason is a famous actor in Hollywood. He is a devoted member of the church, and he does whatever the church says. So Scientology made him divorce her then-wife Carmen Llewelyn because of reading an anti-Scientology book.
5. Elisabeth Moss
Elisabeth Moss is an English actress. She is still an active member of Scientology since she was born. Moss believes that she made a successful career with the guidance of the church. She also steps against the people who criticize the teachings of Scientology.
6. John Travolta
John Travolta is one of the most successful actors in Hollywood. He was born and raised in a Roman Catholic family. But later, he joined Scientology in 1975 at age 21. Among the celebrity Scientologists, Travolta even appeared as the face of the church for a while. Later he married an actress known to be a Scientologist.
7. Brad Pitt
Brad is another one of the A-list celebrity Scientologists. He was brought to the church by his ex-girlfriend Juliette Lewis. Actually, he did convert into Scientology but he has taken two training session in Scientology.
8. Jerry Seinfeld
Jerry Seinfeld is the finest comedian of his generation. He is also one of the celebrities who attend a course
9. Kelly Preston
Kelly Preston late wife of John Travolta comes in #9 on our list celebrity scientologists.
Kelly was also introduced to Scientology by her husband, John Travolta. They were one of the most powerful couples in Hollywood until Kelly passed away in 2020. Her death was controversial at that time because many folks believed that the church didn’t let her do proper treatment. However, Kelly was a Scientologist until she died.
10. Katie Holmes
Katie joined the church with the invitation of her ex-husband, Tom Cruise when they were dating. Katie is one they call a suppressive person, an enemy of the church. From the beginning, she didn’t like many teachings in Scientology, but they have forced her to believe. When she tried to get out of the church, leaders hadn’t let her leave because she was pregnant with Tom’s daughter. That was also the reason why the couple split up.
11. Kristy Alley
Kristy Alley is one of the oldest celebrity Scientologists on our list and the church. The Scientology church is known for drug treatment programs. That’s why Kristy has joined, to get rid of her cocaine addiction. However, they help her to become clean.
12. Giovanni Ribisi
Ribisi is a robust and active Scientologists up to date. He was also treated for drug addiction by the church. Now he has started her career thank to the church.
13. Sonny Bono
Sonny Bono is an icon in the music industry, mostly known for singing as a duo with Cher. He joined the church because of his interests and remained a member until he died. But his widowed wife says that he was trying to drop out of the church because they were driving him crazy.