15 Celebrities You Probably Didn’t Know Were Atheists


The majority of Americans are religiously affiliated and the majority of those are Christian, though there are growing numbers of other faiths such as Islam and Judaism as well. This is in stark contrast to many other Western nations where religion is slowly becoming a minor component of day-to-day life. However, it is also true that atheism is becoming more popular in the United States and the Pew Religious Landscape survey of 2014 puts them at 3.1% of all Americans.

So let’s take a look at 15 celebrities that you probably didn’t know were among that 3.1%:

#15 Daniel Radcliffe


The star of the Harry Potter movies was raised in a mixed-faith household of Protestantism and Judaism. However, he chose to focus on something different by becoming an atheist and says; “I have a lot of faith in my generation. I have to. We have to develop our own moral system.”