Before the number one singles and lead acting roles, some of pop culture's most talked about celebrities were deep-rooted in their religious views.
Niecy Nash, who recently sat down with GlobalGrind to talk about her new show The Soul Man, told us that she was once married to a preacher, making her a first lady of the church.
But Niecy's not the only one who's gone from the church to Hollywood!
Check out celebs who've made the move from prestigious Catholic schools - or even have parents who preach the gospel - to flashing lights and fame!
Religion once played an important role in their daily lives; we wonder how it fits into their drastically different lives now?