Top 10 Most Famous Muslims

Islam is the world's second-largest religion with over 1.8 billion followers. Muslims come from all corners of the globe and have made significant contributions to various fields, from science and art to politics and sports. It's no surprise that many Muslims have gained worldwide recognition for their achievements, talents, and contributions to society.

These individuals have been voted for by thousands of people who admire their accomplishments and contributions to their respective fields. Whether it's their dedication to their craft, their philanthropic work, or their inspiring leadership, these Muslims have made a lasting impact on the world.
The Top Ten
1 Muhammad Muhammad is the central figure in Islam and is considered the last and final prophet of God by Muslims worldwide. He was born in Mecca in 570 CE and founded the religion of Islam, which has grown to be the second-largest religion in the world. His life and teachings continue to inspire and guide billions of people today.

The last of the prophets who brought the ultimate divine message and complete code of life for all humanity. He was endowed with the most perfect human attributes. No other human has ever had the personal qualities, love, and care for fellow human beings as he did. Allah (SWT) in the Qur'an has called him a supreme blessing for both worlds. He glorified the best human qualities and was the greatest lawgiver. The message and code he brought hold good and are relevant for all times until the final day of judgment. May glory and peace be upon him and his descendants.

2 Sami Yusuf Sami Yusuf is a British singer, songwriter, and composer of Azerbaijani descent. He has become one of the most prominent and influential Muslim artists in the world, known for his soulful voice and spiritually uplifting music that promotes peace, love, and unity.
3 Muhammad Ali Muhammad Ali, born Cassius Clay, was an American professional boxer and a prominent cultural figure. Often regarded as one of the greatest boxers of all time, Ali was also an influential civil rights activist and a devout Muslim who used his platform to promote social justice and humanitarian causes.

A great ambassador for Islam, with the power to stand up for his people and beliefs.

He was a great man and a good example for his religion.

4 Osama Bin Laden Osama Bin Laden was the founder of al-Qaeda, an extremist militant organization responsible for several terrorist attacks, including the September 11, 2001 attacks in the United States. As one of the most infamous figures in recent history, his actions and beliefs stand in stark contrast to the teachings of mainstream Islam.

Osama bin Laden is a skunk! He's one of the biggest reasons why Islam is such a widely misunderstood and hated religion!

5 Molana Tariq Jameel Molana Tariq Jameel is a prominent Pakistani Islamic scholar, preacher, and public speaker. He is known for his impactful and passionate lectures on a wide range of Islamic topics, emphasizing the importance of love, peace, and harmony among Muslims and people of other faiths.

He is such a nice Islamic scholar. His voice is very heart-touching.

6 Salahuddin Ayubi Salahuddin Ayubi, also known as Saladin, was a 12th-century Muslim military leader who led the Ayyubid dynasty and successfully recaptured Jerusalem from the Crusaders. He is celebrated for his chivalry, military prowess, and commitment to the Islamic faith.

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7 Malala Yousafzai Malala Yousafzai is a Pakistani activist for female education and the youngest Nobel Prize laureate. After surviving an assassination attempt by the Taliban at age 15, Malala became a global symbol of the fight for girls' education and continues to advocate for the rights of women and children around the world.
8 Benazir Bhutto Benazir Bhutto was the first woman to lead a Muslim-majority country, serving as the Prime Minister of Pakistan in two non-consecutive terms. A trailblazer for women's rights and democracy, Bhutto's political career and tragic assassination have left a lasting legacy in the history of Pakistan and the Muslim world.
9 Abdul Sattar Edhi Abdul Sattar Edhi was a Pakistani philanthropist, social activist, and humanitarian who founded the Edhi Foundation, one of the world's largest volunteer ambulance networks. Known as "Angel of Mercy," Edhi dedicated his life to helping the poor and destitute, regardless of their religion or background.
10 Shahrukh Khan Shahrukh Khan is an Indian actor and film producer often referred to as the "King of Bollywood." With a career spanning over three decades, Khan has appeared in more than 80 Bollywood films and has earned numerous awards for his work. As a Muslim in the Indian film industry, he has inspired millions of fans worldwide.
The Contenders
11 Muhammad Ali Jinnah Muhammad Ali Jinnah was a key political leader and the founder of Pakistan, who served as the leader of the All-India Muslim League and later as Pakistan's first Governor-General. Often referred to as 'Quaid-e-Azam,' Jinnah's vision and leadership continue to shape the nation he founded.
12 Zayn Malik Zayn Malik is a British singer and songwriter who first gained fame as a member of the popular boy band One Direction. Since embarking on a solo career, Malik has become a successful artist in his own right and is often praised for his unique vocal style and contributions to the music industry as a Muslim artist.

He should've been in the top 5. Zayn is a global name now. More people know him than those in this list apart from Muhammad and Muhammad Ali. I'm a Caucasian American, and I only know Zayn the most here.

Zayn Malik is the best! He is awesome and funny and is the best singer in the world.

Amazing boy with the best singing. I like him very much.

13 Umm Kulthum Umm Kulthum was an Egyptian singer, songwriter, and actress who is considered one of the most influential Arab vocalists of the 20th century. Known as the "Star of the East," her powerful voice and unique musical style continue to captivate audiences and inspire generations of artists.
14 Muhammad Ilyas Qadri Muhammad Ilyas Qadri is a Pakistani Islamic scholar and founder of Dawat-e-Islami, a non-political, global Islamic organization. Qadri has authored numerous books on various Islamic topics and is committed to spreading the message of Islam and promoting spiritual growth among Muslims.
15 Junaid Jamshed Junaid Jamshed was a Pakistani recording artist, television personality, and preacher who first gained fame as the lead vocalist of the pop band Vital Signs. Later in his life, Jamshed devoted himself to Islamic teachings and became a prominent religious figure, inspiring many with his spiritual journey.
16 Suleiman the Magnificent Suleiman the Magnificent was the 10th and longest-reigning Sultan of the Ottoman Empire, leading it through its golden age in the 16th century. Known for his military, political, and cultural achievements, Suleiman expanded the empire's territories and left a lasting impact on the Muslim world and beyond.
17 Queen Rania of Jordan Queen Rania of Jordan is a progressive and visionary leader, known for her dedication to education, health, community empowerment, and youth-related initiatives. As a Muslim queen, she is an advocate for cross-cultural dialogue and understanding, working tirelessly to bridge gaps between the East and West.
18 Shahid Afridi Shahid Afridi is a former Pakistani cricketer who represented his country in all three formats of the game. Known for his aggressive batting style and record-breaking performances, Afridi remains one of the most popular and celebrated cricketers in Pakistan and the Muslim world.
19 Imran Khan Imran Khan is a former Pakistani cricketer and the current Prime Minister of Pakistan. Known for leading the national cricket team to victory in the 1992 Cricket World Cup, Khan later transitioned to politics and founded the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party, eventually becoming the country's leader and striving to bring about positive change.
20 Maher Zain Maher Zain is a Swedish-Lebanese singer, songwriter, and music producer known for his uplifting and spiritually engaging songs that resonate with Muslim listeners worldwide. With multiple albums and awards to his name, Zain has become a prominent figure in the contemporary Islamic music scene.
21 Mustafa Kemal Atatürk Mustafa Kemal Atatürk was the founder and first president of modern Turkey. He led the country through a series of progressive reforms, transforming it into a secular and democratic nation. Atatürk's visionary leadership and lasting impact continue to shape the Turkish Republic and inspire millions of people.

Created the modern republic of Turkey and fought off foreign powers.

22 Cat Stevens Cat Stevens, now known as Yusuf Islam, is a British singer-songwriter who gained fame in the 1960s and 1970s with hits like "Wild World" and "Father and Son." After converting to Islam in the late 1970s, he devoted himself to charitable and educational causes while continuing to release music that reflects his spiritual journey.
23 Bilquis Edhi Bilquis Edhi is a Pakistani philanthropist and social worker, known for her work alongside her late husband, Abdul Sattar Edhi, in running the Edhi Foundation. As the head of the organization, she continues to provide critical services to the needy, upholding her husband's legacy of compassion and humanity.
24 Mohammad Rafi Mohammad Rafi was an Indian playback singer and one of the most popular and successful singers in the Hindi film industry. With a career spanning over three decades, Rafi's versatile voice and exceptional talent made him an iconic figure in Bollywood and an inspiration to generations of singers.

A God-given voice that will live until the end of time.

Evergreen and versatile singer. The world has never seen someone like him before, and never will again.

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