The entertainment industry is often viewed as a field that can cause celebrities to lose perspective on proper values and faith. However, there are some celebrities such as Tyler Perry, Oprah, Tom Cruise, Mos Def, Lupe Fiasco and Rev. Run who take their religious beliefs seriously.

We have compiled a list of eight of the most religious celebrities in music and film.

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