DJ Ryan Reddon, better known as Kaskade, was able to break stereotypes in the world of dance music. In 2011, in an interview with the New York Times, Mormon stated that he had never touched alcohol or drugs in his life.
Arthur Cain of The New York Dolls became a Mormon in 1989 after years of depression and poverty. He worked in the church library in Los Angeles, when the legendary proto-punk band reunited in 2004, and the director-Mormon Greg Whiteley took up the film about the band. Unfortunately, Kane died of leukemia three weeks after the group’s first reunion concert.
“Empress of Soul” Gladys Knight joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1997. Then she divorced her third husband, orator and psychologist Les Brown. Knight created Saints Unified Voices – a choir that performed songs on Mormon themes. For this, she later won a Grammy Award.
Alan Sparkhok and Mimi Parker from Low. Spouses, members of an indie rock band from Minnesota, are real Mormons. Sparhock was baptized at birth, and Parker joined the church later.
Frontman of The Killers Brandon Flowers is one of the most famous and respected Mormons in the entertainment industry. The musician even wrote a song called “I’m A Mormon, A Father, And A Husband,” which explains how he has to combine religious beliefs with the life of a rock idol.
Win and Will Butlers of the Arcade Fire group. The Grammy winners were baptized in the Mormon Church as children, but are not closely associated with it now. Will said in an interview: “I was brought up in a religious way. Not to say that this meant excessive severity, so in any case I’m grateful to my parents for not making my MTV program like my many peers. “
James Valentine from “Maroon 5”. The guitar genius, who stood at the origins of many hits of the band “Maroon 5”, is a Mormon for most of his life. Therefore, if the collective is not on the tour, Valentine is constantly attending religious services.
Two-time winner of the project “Dancing with the Stars” and country singer Julianna Haf also attends the Mormon Church. Haf was born in Utah and was brought up in rigor, which affected her character. But the singer with pleasure recalls her childhood and repeats that it was faith that made her a person.
Christian Jacobs from the group “The Aquabats” is co-founder of the hit children’s television show “Yo Gabba Gabba!”. Jacobs and his friend Scott Schultz decided to carry Mormon values to people through television. The show was a great success.