Steven Frederic Seagal is an American actor, film producer, screenwriter, film director, martial artist, musician, reserve deputy sheriff and entrepreneur. A 7th-dan black belt in Aikido, Seagal began his adult life as an Aikido instructor in Japan. He became the first foreigner to operate an Aikido dojo in Japan. He later moved to the Los Angeles, California, area where he made his film debut in 1988 in Above the Law. By 1991, he had starred in three successful films and achieved fame in Under Siege, where he played Navy SEALs counter-terrorist expert Casey Ryback.
7.Sarah Jessica Parker
The obvious reason why people, especially celebs are drawn to Buddhism is for its simple philosophy and focus on spirituality – and Jewish-raised Sarah Jessica Parker has apparently also gone the spiritual way. She had made many headlines for being a Jew-Bu – a term used for people who combine Buddhist philosophy with Hebrew teachings.
No prizes for guessing that the next celeb on our list is Richard Gere. He first studied Zen Buddhism under Kyozan Joshu Sasaki. His interest in Buddhism grew when he traveled to Nepal when he was 29 and later met the Dalai Lama in India. An active supporter of the Dalai Lama, Gere is a practicing Buddhist. Gere visits Dharamsala, the headquarters of the Tibetan government-in-exile, regularly.
9. Brad Pitt
This is where Brad Pitt also comes in. He and Jolie have been seen frequenting Buddhist temples – all for their adopted Cambodian child Maddox. The couple ensures Maddox gets his Buddhist lessons regularly.
Eldrick Tont "Tiger" Woods is an American professional golfer who is among the most successful golfers of all time. He has been one of the highest-paid athletes in the world for several years. Following an outstanding amateur and two-year college golf career, Woods turned professional at age 20 in late summer 1996. By April 1997 he had already won his first major, the 1997 Masters in a record-breaking performance, winning the tournament by 12 strokes and pocketing $486,000.