Scientology seem to be all the rage these days what with HBO documentary ‘Going Clear’ and Leah Remini’s ‘Troublemaker’ creating all the waves. With famous and rather vocal scientologists like John Travolta, Tom Cruise and Kirstie Alley making their views known, it is rather difficult to ignore really. But apart from these very prominent characters, there are also quite a few low-key celebrity scientologists who basically go unnoticed.
You don’t expect this hilarious, intelligent one-liner guru (who also happens to be a pro skateboarder) to believe that alien ghosts are responsible for infecting the planet earth with negative energy. It’s just wrong.
The Ant Man and The War on Everyone star is a firm scientologist and believes that it is scientology that has helped him with his drinking problem and aids him in reading scripts. “For me, it isn’t religion like a belief; it’s practical things you do” says Peña to The Guardian.
Beck is a second-generation Scientologist and claims that despite the fact that it has always been around him, he is not deeply involved. He claims to have read about it and watch his family practice the religion. But he claims that he has a rather full life and that he is occupied as it is rather than being actively engaged in scientology.
In 2007, Chaka Khan claimed that she is not a scientologist. However she states “I belong to the religion of the Church of Chaka Khan” which she claims to have been extremely helpful during the ups and downs of her life. She has even been known to wear a scientology related charm bracelet at one point.
Doug E. Fresh
Doug E. Fresh is associated with the song that he helped create for the Scientology album The Joy of Creating
Although this Mad Men star doesn’t talk much about her religion, this second generation scientologist is known to have called it “grossly misunderstood by the media.”
Known for his appearance in Veronica Mars, Jason Dohring is known to have stated that scientology has saved his career.
This Secrets and Lies star is a 90’s icon who calls herself both a Christian and a Scientologist. She is quick to spring for its defense and claims that the media tries to shoot it down due to its anti-drugs stance.
The star of Dharma & Greg credits scientology for helping to sustain her marriage and is known for her heavy involvement with the religion.
Having been a scientologist since 1999, the That ’70s Show and Orange Is the New Black star has been very vocal about what Scientology has done for her.
This King of Queens star is known to have endorsed the Scientology-endorsed “detoxification cure” on Janeane Garafolo’ Air America show Majority Report. She also claims to be the first person to see Suri Cruise in person.
Greta Van Susteren
The legal expert for CNN and FOX, Greta Van Susteren is known to be a scientologist despite the fact her husband and herself brought lawsuit against Wellspring, a cult recovery facility.
The That ’70s Show star claims to have been a scientologist all his life. He is also known for helping to promote the gala opening of “Psychiatry: An Industry of Death” Museum related to Scientology.