Some experts say it is more a lifestyle than a religion). 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). Haedong Goseungjeon, Lives of Eminent Korean ; Hanam Jungwon; Han Yong-un; Hwaeom; Hyecho; Hyobong Hangnul; Hyujeong; Ichadon; Jingak Order; Jinpyo; Jinul; Jogye Order; Kim Hwasang; Korean Buddhist sculpture; Korean Buddhist temples; Korean pagoda; Korean Seon; Kwan Um School of Zen; Kyunyeo; List of Korean Buddhists; Mangong; Muhak; Nine mountain schools; Religion in Korea; … If you think someone has been mistakenly left out, feel free to comment on this list or message this account. And definitely join the thousands of people who are learning about Buddhism in my (free) Buddhist meditation plan. Celebrity Buddhists, such as those in television, film, the arts, CEOs, music, and sports. Suho of EXO, Sex, money and drugs: The controversy that ended Seungri’s career explained, [V Report] V Live rankings offer snapshot of K-pop landscape, [V Report] Seventeen’s DK, Vernon happy to be born same day, [V Report] Yoon Ji-sung tries his hand at chocolate-making, [Photo News] BTS wins big at 2018 MAMA in Hong Kong, [Photo News] BTS walks red carpet at 2018 MAMA in Japan, [Photo News] Rising stars Stray Kids arrive at 2018 MAMA, [Photo News] BTS posts Twitter selfies after Melon Music Awards victory, Herald Corporation | Address : Huam-ro 4-gil 10, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, Korea | Title : K-POP Herald | Online newspaper registration number: Seoul 아03713, Date of registration: 2015.04.28 | Publisher. Required fields are marked *, Sign-Up For Our Free Newsletter & Support Our Mission, 50 Famous Buddhist Celebrities You Wont Believe (#36 Stunned Us!). 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NOTE: This list is retired and will no longer be edited or updated. Amazing. Jiyul, a Buddhist nun from South Korea who fasted to stop destruction of Korean salamander lands (Korean Seon) Pomnyun, South Korean Buddhist monk, Zen master, and peace activist who received the Ramon Magsaysay Award for Peace and International Understanding in 2002 for his peace activism on the issue of Korean peninsula. East Asians in the United Kingdom; Footnotes Note: If a member of an idol group is not listed, it is because they have not revealed their religion to the public. They also try eating temple food, the meals eaten by Buddhist monks. 1. The day, designated as a national holiday in Korea, is enjoyed in most of East Asia by Buddhists and non-Buddhists, as most of the region is heavily influenced by the religion. Your email address will not be published. Our jaws dropped when we heard about some of these famous celebrity Buddhist. Buddhism is a truly beautiful belief system (some call it a religion. Jennifer Aniston, American actress, director, Sharon Stone, American actress, producer, and former fashion model, George Takei, American actor, “Sulu” on Star Trek, Sting, English singer-songwriter, lead vocalist of The Police, Fabien Barthez, soccer (football) star for France, Leonard Cohen, Canadian singer/songwriter/poet, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Nigerian-English actor, Roberto Baggio, soccer (football) star for Italy, Mario Balotelli, soccer (football) star for Italy, Miranda Kerr, Australian supermodel, one of Victoria’s Secret Angels, Mehmet Scholl, soccer (football) star for Germany, Steven Seagal, American actor and aikido expert, George Lucas, American filmmaker, director of Star Wars (explains the, Alanis Morissette, Canadian singer-songwriter, Russell Simmons, Entertainment and Fashion Mogul. Take a look at this amazing list of 50 famous Buddhist celebrities. Paul has helped thousands of people to discover their true potential through mindfulness, yoga and meditation. Just goes to show, Buddhism is quickly becoming the choice of the 21st Century. Our jaws dropped when we heard about some of these famous celebrity Buddhist. And no wonder. I mean, did you know that Courtney Love is a famous Buddhist celebrity? - Jang Woohyuk: Buddhist - Jay Park: Christian - Jeon Ji Hyun: Buddhist - Jin Goo: Christian (Catholic) - Jisun: Christian - Jo In Sung: Christian - Kan Miyoun: Atheist - Kangta: Atheist - Kim Haneul: Christian (Roman Catholic) - Kim Hyojin: Christian - Kim Jinpyo: Christian - Kim Jong Kook: Buddhist - Kim Jungeun: Christian - Kim Junghwa: Christian The following is a list of Koreans who are Korean by ethnicity and Buddhist by religion. April 22 is Buddha’s Birthday. And after the controversy of her history. 1TYM- Danny: Christian- Jinhwan: Christian- Teddy: Athiest, 2AM- Changmin: Christian (Catholic)- Jinwoon: Christian- Jo Kwon: Christian- Seulong: Atheist2NE1- CL: Christian (Catholic)- Bom: Christian- Minzy: Christian (Catholic)- Sandara: None2PM- Chansung: Buddhist- Junho: Christian- Minjun: Buddhist- Nichkhun: Buddhist- Taecyeon: Christian- Wooyoung: Buddhist, After School- Gahee: Christian- Jooyeon: Christian- Jungah: Christian- Lizzy: Christian- Nana: Christian- Raina: Chrisitan- Uee: Christian, A-Pink- Bomi: Christian- Eunji: Christian- Naeun: Christian (Catholic)- Namjoo: Christian- Yookyung: Christian, As One- Crystal: Buddhist- Min: Christian, B1A4- Baro: Christian (Catholic)- CNU: Atheist - Gongchan: Christian- Jinyoung: Buddhist- Sandeul: Christian, Baby V.O.X- Eunjin: Buddhist- Heejin: Christian- Kim EZ: Christian, - Bae Yong Joon: Christian (Roman Catholic), B.A.P- Daehyun: Atheist- Himchan: Buddhist- Jongup: Christian- Yongguk: Christian- Youngjae: Christian- Zelo: BuddhistBEAST- Dongwoon: None- Doojoon: Christian- Junhyung: None- Kikwang: Christian (Catholic)- Yoseob: ChristianBIG BANG- Daesung: Christian- G-DRAGON: Christian- Seungri: Christian (Protestant)- Taeyang: Christian, Block B- Kyung: Christian- P.O: Christian- U-Kwon: Christian- Zico: Christian (Catholic), Brown Eyed Girls- JeA: Christian (Catholic)- Miryo: Christian- Narsha: Christian, - Cha Seungwon: Christian (Roman Catholic), Cool- Kim Sungsu: Christian- Lee Jaehoon: Christian- Yuri: Christian, DMTN- Daniel: Christian- Dari: Christian- Donglim: None - Inati: Christian (Catholic)- Jisoo: Christian, Davichi- Haeri: Christian- Minkyung: Christian, f(x)- Amber: Christian- Luna: Christian - Sulli: Christian, Girls Generation- Hyoyeon: Christian- Jessica: Christian- Seohyun: Christian- Sooyoung: Christian- Sunny: Christian- Tiffany: Christian- Yoona: Christian, g.o.d- Park Junhyung: Christian (Catholic), - Kwon Sangwoo: Christian (Roman Catholic), MBLAQ- Joon: Christian- Mir: Buddhist- Thunder: Atheist, Miss $- Hyeyoung: Christian- Yumi: Christian, - Moon Heejun: BuddhistM.peror- D.Kash: ChristianNU'EST- Aron: Christian (Catholic)N:SONIC- Black J: Christian- Byeol: None- Eunho: Christian- J.Heart: Christian- Jonguk: Christian, Paran- Ace: Atheist- Ryan: Christian- P.O: Christian- Neo: Atheist, Pia- Shimji: Christian- Yohan: Christian (Catholic), SHINee- Jonghyun: Atheist- Key: Christian -Minho: Christian- Onew: Christian- Taemin: Christian (Catholic), Shinhwa- Andy: Christian - Dongwan: Christian- Eric: Christian- Hyesung: Christian- Junjin: Christian- Minwoo: Christian, SMASH- Cheonwoo: Christian (Catholic)- Hanbang: None- Hero: Buddhist- Jerry: Christian- Naru: Christian- World: Christian, SS501- Hyungjoong: Christian (Catholic)- Jungmin: Athiest- Kyujong: Christian- Youngsaeng: Christian, Super Junior- Donghae: Christian- Eunhyuk: Christian- Heechul: Atheist- Kangin: Christian- Kibum: Christian- Kyuhyun: Christian (Pentecostal)- Leeteuk: Christian- Ryeowook: Christian (Catholic)- Shindong: Christian- Siwon: Christian (Protestant)- Sungmin: Christian- Yesung: Christian (Catholic)T-ARA- Boram: Buddhist- Eunjung: Christian- Jiyeon: Buddhist- Soyeon: Christian, Teen Top- C.A.P: None- Changjo: Buddhist - Chunji: None- L.Joe: Christian - Niel: Christian - Ricky: None, T.G.U.S- Gwanhee: Christian- Sangjun: Christian- Sihyeon: Christian- Youngmin: Christian, The Nuts- Ji Hyunwoo: Buddhist- Kim Hyunjoong: Christian (Catholic)- Park Junshik: None, TVXQ- Changmin: Buddhist- Jaejoong: Christian- Junsu: Christian (Seventh-Day Adventist)- Yunho: Christian- Yoochun: Christian, U-KISS- AJ: Buddhist- Dongho: Christian- Eli: Christian- Kevin: Christian- Kiseop: Buddhist- Soohyun: Christian, UN- Choi Jeongwon: Christian- Kim Jeonghoon: Buddhist, Wonder Girls- Hyelim: Christian- Sohee: Buddhist- Sunye: Christian- Yeeun: Christian- Yoobin: Christian, ZE:A- Dongjun: Buddhist- Heechul: Christian- Junyoung: Christian- Kevin: Christian - Kwanghee: Christian, Just a couple of kpop fans who like making lists ¯\_(ツ)_/¯.