List of converts to Islam from Christianity
- Mahershala Ali – American actor and first Muslim actor to win an Oscar
- Muhammad Ali (born Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr., 1942–2016) – converted from Baptist to The Nation of Islam to Sunni Islam; American professional boxer (three-time world heavyweight champion), philanthropist and social activist
- Rowland Allanson-Winn, 5th Baron Headley – British soldier and peer
- Vladimir Arutyunian – failed assassin of George W. Bush, converted to Islam in prison
- Edoardo Agnelli – only son of Gianni Agnelli, the industrialist patriarch of Fiat, died at 46
- Anas Lakhani - A Prime minister son of Pakistan
- A. George Baker – American Protestant clergyman and medical doctor who converted to Islam.
- Abdullah Beg of Kartli – Georgian convert to Islam; served as a viceroy of Kartli for the Iranian Shah, Nadir in 1737; claimant to the kingship of Kartli
- Danny Blum – German footballer
- Ibrahim Bey – Egyptian Mamluk of Georgian Christian origins
- Józef Bem – Polish and Hungarian general; historically defined as a national hero within Poland and Hungary; escaped to the Ottoman Empire where he converted to Islam and took up the name Murad Pasha
- Lauren Booth – English broadcaster, journalist and activist
- Omar Bongo – Gabonese, Ex-President of Gabon
- Wojciech Bobowski – raised Protestant; Polish musician; translator of the Bible into Ottoman Turkish
- Count Cassius – Visigothic aristocrat who founded the Banu Qasi dynasty of Muladi rulers
- Chrisye – Indonesian singer; changed his name to Chrismansyah Rahadi from Christian Rahadi
- Emilia Contessa – Indonesian actress, singer and politician (from Islam to Christianity back to Islam; known as Nur Indah Cintra Sukma Munsyi)
- Zainab Cobbold – first Muslim woman born in Britain to perform the Hajj pilgrimage
- Abdullah el-Faisal – Muslim cleric who preached in the United Kingdom until he was convicted of stirring up racial hatred and urging his followers to murder Jews, Hindus, Christians, and Americans
- Wadih el-Hage – former Al-Qaeda member who was convicted for his part in the 1998 United States embassy bombings
- Keith Ellison – American, Representative from Minnesota's 5th congressional district, first Muslim to be elected to the United States Congress, converted from Catholicism
- Elpidius – Byzantine aristocrat and governor of Sicily
- Erekle I of Kakheti – Georgian convert to Islam who ruled the kingdoms of Kakheti and Kartli
- Yusuf Estes – former preacher and federal prison chaplain, converted from Protestantism
- Gazi Evrenos – Byzantine convert to Islam
- Shah Shahidullah Faridi – writer of German descent born to a Christian family
- Firouz – Armenian Christian convert to Islam who served as a spy for Bohemund during the Siege of Antioch
- Myriam Francois-Cerrah – journalist who converted from Roman Catholicism in 2003
- Franck Ribéry - Soccer player of French national soccer team converted to Islam after learning about Islam from his Algerian friend later whom he married after reverting to Islam. In respect to his reversion Bayern Munich gave him a small place to worship during his football career.
- Roger Garaudy – French philosopher and writer 
- Ghazan – seventh ruler of the Ilkhanate division of the Mongol Empire
- Khalid Gonçalves – Portuguese American actor and musician (born Paul Pires Gonçalves), converted from Catholicism
- Cristian Gonzáles – Uruguayan-born Indonesian footballer
- Abdur Raheem Green – presenter on Peace TV and the chairman of iERA, the Islamic Education & Research Academy.
- Charles Greenlee – American jazz trombonist
- Sir Archibald Hamilton, 5th Baronet – distinguished British convert to Islam
- Omar Hammami – American-born member of the Somali Islamist paramilitary group al-Shabaab; known as Abu Mansoor Al-Amriki
- Hatice Refia Hanım – mother of Tevfik Fikret
- Joel Hayward – British scholar, author and poet
- Muhammad Robert Heft – Canadian activist and writer
- Murad Wilfred Hofmann – NATO official, converted from Catholicism
- Knud Holmboe – Danish journalist and explorer who converted from Catholicism
- Hamza Yusuf – born as Mark Hanson in Walla Walla, Washington to two academics working at Whitman College and he was raised in northern California. He grew up a practicing Greek Orthodox Christian and attended prep schools on both the east and west coasts. In 1977, after a near-death experience in a car accident and reading the Qur'an, he converted from Christianity to Islam. Yusuf has Irish, Scottish and Greek ancestry.
- Abdul Kadir – former Guyanese politician, convicted of the 2007 John F. Kennedy International Airport attack plot
- David Benjamin Keldani – former Catholic priest who converted to Islam and changed his name to Abd ul-Aḥad Dāwūd
- Nuh Ha Mim Keller – Islamic scholar who converted from Catholicism to agnosticism to Sunni Islam
- Allahverdi Khan – general and statesman of Georgian origin who was Christian
- Mirza Malkam Khan – Iranian Armenian proponent of Freemasonry who was active during the period leading up to the Iranian Constitutional Revolution
- John Tzelepes Komnenos – allied himself with the Seljuks against his uncle; Greek convert
- Colleen LaRose – identifies herself as "Jihad Jane"; American citizen charged with terrorism-related crimes
- Leo of Tripoli – Byzantine Greek renegade who freed 4000 Muslim prisoners while attacking the Byzantine city of Thessalonica
- Samantha Lewthwaite – also known as Sherafiyah Lewthwaite or the White Widow, one of the United Kingdom's most wanted terrorism suspects
- Germaine Lindsay – one of the suicide terrorists in the 7 July 2005 London bombings in which 52 people were murdered
- John Walker Lindh – American insurgent, known as the "American Taliban"; converted from Catholicism
- Alexander Litvinenko – former FSB officer; converted to Islam on his deathbed
- Fernão Lopes – 16th-century Portuguese soldier; tortured and disfigured by Christians for siding with Muslims
- Badr al-Din Lu'lu' – Armenian convert to Islam and successor to the Zangid rulers of Mosul
- Vincenzo Luvineri – American rapper and the lyricist behind the Philadelphia underground hip-hop group Jedi Mind Tricks; converted from Catholicism
- Daniel Maldonado – American Islamist convicted in the United States on charges of training with al-Qaida in East Africa; raised Catholic
- Ingrid Mattson – Canadian scholar and current president of the Islamic Society of North America (2006); converted from Catholicism
- Köse Mihal – Byzantine renegade; accompanied Osman al-Ghazi in his ascent to power and converted to Islam
- Mleh, Prince of Armenia – Armenian convert to Islam from the Armenian Apostolic Church; eighth lord of Armenian Cilicia
- Preacher Moss – American comedian who converted from Baptist Christianity; American comedian and comedy writer
- John Allen Muhammad – convicted of perpetrating the Beltway sniper attacks with his partner, Lee Boyd Malvo, in which 17 people were murdered
- Ibrahim Muteferrika (original name not known) – from Unitarian Christianity, an early example of a Muslim publisher and printer
- Öljaitü – ruler of the Ilkhanate dynasty
- Occhiali – Italian convert
- Sinéad O'Connor (Shuhada' Davitt) – Irish singer-songwriter; a former excommunicated Roman Catholic before becoming as Nondenominational Trinitarian Christian for several years and later [Sunni] Islam due of theological reasons
- José Padilla – also known as Abdullah al-Muhajir or Muhajir Abdullah; US citizen from Brooklyn, New York; convicted in federal court of aiding terrorists; also known as "the dirty bomber"
- Hersekzade Ahmed Pasha – born to a Christian Croatian
- Pargalı Ibrahim Pasha – Ottoman Grand Vizier
- Koca Yusuf Pasha – Georgian Grand Vizier of the Ottoman Empire who also served as the governor of Peloponnese
- Damat Hasan Pasha – Ottoman Grand Vizier He converted to Islam early on at the Enderun School through the Devşirme Christian child tax system.
- Moralı Enişte Hasan Pasha – Greek Ottoman Grand Vizier
- Judar Pasha – conqueror of the Songhai Empire
- Raghib Pasha – Greek Ottoman politician who served as Prime Minister of Egypt; converted to Islam from Christianity
- Zağanos Pasha – one of the prominent military commanders of Mehmet II (Mehmet the Conqueror) and a lala, at once an advisor, mentor, tutor, councillor, protector, for the sultan
- Marmaduke Pickthall – English Islamic scholar and translator of the Quran
- Omar Pasha (1806–1871) – Ottoman general, born Orthodox
- Ilie II Rareş – prince of Moldavia
- Murat Reis or Jan Janszoon – Dutch Barbary pirate who was an admiral for the Republic of Salé; converted from Christianity; became a very active Muslim missionary who tried to convert Christian slaves
- Yvonne Ridley – British journalist, from Anglicanism; converted after being kidnapped and released by the Taliban
- Khadijah Rivera- Puerto Rican Muslim convert from Roman Catholicism, founder of PIEDAD
- Robert of St. Albans – English templar knight who converted to Islam from Christianity in 1185 and led an army for Saladin against the Crusaders in Jerusalem
- Salman the Persian – convert from Christianity; previously Zoroastrian
- Ahmed Santos – Filipino, fugitive, founder of the Rajah Solaiman Movement; converted from Catholicism
- Ratna Sarumpaet – Indonesian stagewright, director, and actress
- Betty Shabazz – wife of Malcolm X; former Methodist
- Ahmad Faris Shidyaq – Lebanese scholar, writer and journalist; Maronite convert to Islam
- Mimar Sinan – Ottoman architect; converted to Islam and trained as an officer of the Janissary corps
- Sokollu Mehmed Pasha (1506–1578) – Ottoman statesman; born Orthodox, converted through devşirme
- Daniel Streich – Swiss military instructor, community council member and a former member of Swiss People's Party 
- Kösem Sultan – born Anastasia, the daughter of an Orthodox priest, and later enslaved by Ottomans and sent to Istanbul, where she became one of the most powerful and influential women in the Ottoman Empire
- Handan Sultan – mother of Ottoman sultan Ahmed I
- Dolly Shahine (born 2 July 1980) – Lebanese former singer, actress, and fashion designer.
- Abu Tammam – 9th-century Arab poet born to Christian parents
- Tekuder – Mongol leader of the Ilkhan empire; formerly a Nestorian Christian
- Joseph Thomas – Australian convert, acquitted of terrorism charges, placed under a control order under the Australian Anti-Terrorism Act 2005, currently pending retrial
- Mihnea Turcitul – Prince (Voivode) of Walachia; converted from Eastern Orthodox Christianity
- Hamza Tzortzis – British public speaker and researcher on Islam. British Muslim convert of Greek heritage, he converted from Christianity to Islam.
- Bryant Neal Vinas – participated in and supported al-Qaeda plots in Afghanistan and the US, and helped al-Qaeda plan a bomb attack on the LIRR
- Pierre Vogel – German Islamist preacher and former professional boxer.
- Rudolf Carl von Slatin – Anglo-Austrian soldier and administrator in the Sudan; later reverted to Catholicism
- Wayne Parnell – South African cricketer
- Siraj Wahaj – former Baptist, African-American imam, noted for his efforts to eliminate Brooklyn's drug problems
- Alexander Russell Webb – former Presbyterian, American journalist, newspaper owner, and former Consul-General of the US in the Philippines
- Suhaib Webb – American Islamic activist and speaker
- Danny Williams – British boxer
- Timothy Winter – British Islamic scholar, lecturer in Islamic studies in the Faculty of Divinity at the University of Cambridge
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