List of Celebrity Buddhists

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Celebrity Buddhists, such as those in television, film, the arts, CEOs, music, and sports. Also included are politicians from non-Buddhist lands (otherwise the list would be too long if it included all politicians from Buddhist lands too or celebrities who are only known in Buddhist lands).

Buddhist politicians

  • Bill Clinton, U.S. President (1993-2001) (officially Christian, but practices Buddhist meditation)
  • Colleen Hanabusa, U.S. Congresswoman (2011- ) from Hawaii
  • Mazie Hirono, U.S. Congresswoman, (2007-2013) and U.S. Senator (2013- ) Democrat from Hawaii
  • Hank Johnson, U.S. Congressman, (2007- ) Democrat from Georgia
  • Eric Lubbock, United Kingdom, elected member of the House of Lords
  • Rosa Parks, U.S. Civil Rights activist