- Howard Hughes – aviator, filmmaker.
- Samuel Johnson – author.
- Howard Stern – shock jock radio host.
- Marshall Bruce Mathers III (Eminem) – rapper.
- See also the category Christian below.
- John Green – Author of Paper Towns, The Fault in Our Stars, Turtles All the Way Down, etc.
- Billy Bob Thornton – Also a screenwriter and director. Known for films such as Sling Blade, Monster’s Ball, Friday Night Lights, and more recently an Amazon Prime series Goliath.
- Charlize Theron – Known for films such as Monster, Snow White and the Huntsman, Prometheus, Mad Max: Fury Road, and so on. Named to Time 100 most influential people in 2016.
- Jessica Alba – Known for Honey, Sin City, Fantastic Four, Dark Angel, etc. Also owns The Honey Company.
- John Bunyan – Famous Puritan preacher and author, wrote The Pilgrim’s Progress.
- St. Therese of Liseux – 19th century nun who died in her early twenties but had a profound influence upon the Catholic church in her writings.
- Martin Luther – Father of the Protestant Reformation, the Lutheran church.