Other Converted (From Undetermined Former Religion)

    * Abd al Malik - birth name Régis Fayette-Mikano — French rapper of Congolese origins.
    * Abd al Haqq Kielan - Swedish cleric.
    * Abdul Alim Musa - Muslim activist and director of Masjid Al-Islam in Washington, D.C.
    * Abdul Waheed (Don Stewart-Whyte) - accused of participating in the 06 transatlantic aircraft plot.
    * Abdullah Ibrahim - South African Jazz musician.
    * Ahmad Jamal - Jazz pianist.
    * Philippe Fragione - French rapper and producer of French hip hop.
    * Ali Shaheed Muhammad - member of A Tribe Called Quest.
    * Alys Faiz - human rights and peace activist; converted at the time of her marriage to Urdu poet Faiz Ahmed Faiz.
    * Amir Butler- author, engineer and Islamic activist.
    * Anthony Mundine - Australian Boxer, Former 2 time Super Middleweight Champion.
    * Apisai Tora - Fijian politician.


    * B.G. Knocc Out - American west coast rapper.
    * Begum Om Habibeh Aga Khan - born Yvette Blanche Labrousse, Miss France 19, wife of Aga Khan III.
    * Bob Denard - French mercenary.
    * Brandon Mayfield - American attorney-at-law, was erroneously linked to the 04 Madrid train bombings.
    * Busta Rhymes - American rapper, songwriter and actor


    * Charles Brooks, Jr. - converted while serving a sentence for murder; first person to be executed by lethal injection in the United States.
    * Ilich Ramírez Sánchez - aka "Carlos the Jackal", convicted murderer and terrorist, currently in prison in France.
    * Celestino Caballero - Boxer, Current Super Bantamweight Champion.
    * Charles John Pelham (Abdul Mateen)- 8th Earl of Yarborough.
    * Christian Ganczarski- Head of "al Qaeda in Europe".
    * Christopher Paul (aka Paul Kenyatta Laws aka Abdulmalek Kenyatta) - American citizen, alleged member of al-Qaeda.
    * Colleen LaRose - alleged intended assassin of Danish cartoonist Lars Vilks.
    * Craig Hodges - former NBA player.


    * David Hicks - convicted Australian terrorist.
    * Derrick Shareef- charged in a plot to set off four hand grenades in garbage cans  December at the CherryVale Mall in Rockford, Illinois during the Christmas rush.
    * Divine Styler - American hip-hop musician.
    * Dwight Muhammad Qawi - Former boxing world Light Heavyweight and Cruiserweight champion.


    * Edoardo Agnelli - eldest son of Gianni Agnelli, the industrialist patriarch of Fiat.
    * Everlast - Irish-American rapper and singer-songwriter.


    * Frithjof Schuon - metaphysician, poet, painter, philosopher (in the original and Platonic sense of this term), and a leading figure of the perennialist school.


    * Gary Legenhausen - American philosopher and writer.
    * Ghostface Killah - member of the Wu-Tang Clan.
    * Gigi Gryce - American saxophonist, flutist, clarinetist, composer, arranger, and educator.
    * Gustave-Henri Jossot - French caricaturist, illustrator and Orientalist painter.


    * Hasan Akbar (born Mark Fidel Kools) - American sentenced to death for the murder of two fellow soldiers during the 03 U.S. invasion of Iraq.
    * H. Rap Brown - civil rights activisit.


    * Ibrahim Hooper (Douglas Hooper) - Islamic activist, spokesman for the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR).
    * Ibrahim Savant - one of the suspects arrested in the UK in connection to the 06 transatlantic aircraft terrorist plot in the United Kingdom.
    * Idris Muhammad - American jazz musician.
    * Isabelle Eberhardt - explorer and writer.


    * Jack Roche - convicted of involvement in an al-Qaeda plot to blow up the Israeli embassy in Canberra.
    * Jan Janszoon - Dutch pirate.
    * Jason Walters - of the Netherlands, member of the Hofstad Network, convicted on charges of terrorism.
    * Jeff Fort - former Chicago gang leader, co-founder of the Black P. Stones gang, and founder of its El Rukn faction. He was convicted in 1987 of conspiring with Libya to perform acts of domestic terrorism.
    * Jeffrey Mark Deskovic - served 15-year wrongful imprisonment sentence.
    * Jemima Goldsmith daughter of the billionaire Sir James, who was married to Imran Khan
    * John Allen Muhammad - convicted serial killer, known as the Beltway Sniper.
    * John Ward - (changed name to Yusuf Reis) British corsair and pirate.
    * Johann von Leers - advisor to Muhammad Naguib known for his anti-Semitic polemics.
    * José Padilla - the respondent in Rumsfeld v. Padilla currently on trial as an alleged al-Qaida operative, converted while in prison for aggravated assault.
    * Juan Carlos Gomez - Former Cruiserweight Boxing Champion.


    * Kérim Chatty- Swedish bodybuilding stuntman who was once suspected of attempted hijacking. The preliminary inquiry was dropped.
    * Khaled Edward Blair - British barrister, later married Princess Badiya bint Al Hassan of Jordan.


    * Larry Johnson - retired American professional basketball player.
    * Lim Yew Hock - Singapore’s second Chief Minister from 1956 to 1959.


    * MC Ren - American rapper and hip-hop producer.
    * Malik ul Salih - established the first Muslim state of Samudera Pasai.
    * Maryam Jameelah - formerly Margret Marcus. Author of many books covering several subjects, including Modernism, Sociology, History, Jihad, Theology and Technology.
    * Maurice Béjart - French choreographer.
    * Mike Tyson (Malik Abdul Aziz) - former heavyweight boxing champion of the world. Converted while in prison after being convicted of rape.
    * Mohammed Knut Bernström - Swedish ambassador.
    * Michael Wolfe - American poet, author, and the President and Executive Producer of Unity Productions Foundation.
    * Michael X - civil rights activist in the United Kingdom


    * Nahshid Sulaiman - alternative hip hop artist.
    * Nur al-Anwar al-Jerrahi (born Lex Hixon) - syncretist, Sufi convert, and co-founder of the Nur Ashki Jerrahi Sufi Order in the United States.


    * Omar Ong Yoke Lin - (1917–10) Malaysian politician, former government minister and founder of the Malaysian Chinese Association.
    * Baron omar Rolf von Ehrenfels - Austrian anthropologist and orientalist.


    * Philippe Grenier - (1865–1944) French doctor, first Muslim MP in France.


    * Q-Tip - North American hip-hop emcee, actor, and hip hop producer who was the leader of the critically acclaimed group A Tribe Called Quest.


    * Rakan Ben Williams - suspected member of Al-Qaeda terrorist.
    * Robert "Kool" Bell - musician.
    * Robert D. Crane - former Presidential advisor and ambassador.
    * Ronald Bell - musician.
    * Rory McLeod - British snooker player.


    * Sahib Shihab - jazz saxophonist and flautist.
    * Stephen Schwartz - American journalist, columnist, and author.
    * Susanne Osthoff - German archaeologist who had worked in Iraq since 1991 and had been taken captive there for three weeks.


    * Thomas J. Abercrombie -Famous photographer and writer for National Geographic Magazine http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/06/04/06/AR060406087.html
    * Tiara Jacquelina - Malaysian actress.
    * Titus Burckhardt - Swiss writer and scholar.


    * Umar Islam - one of the suspects arrested in the UK in connection to the 06 transatlantic aircraft terrorist plot in the United Kingdom.


    * Vladimir Khodov - leader of the Beslan school hostage crisis- converted in prison.


    * Walt Hazzard - former NBA player.


    * Yusuf Chambers - U.K. based Da'ee of international fame. Yusuf Chambers is a young preacher from London, has greatly involved himself in many organizations in U.K. and outside like Peace TV, Islam Channel, Al-Jumuah magazine, Unity TV etc.
    * Yusef Lateef - American Jazz musician.
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