PINOY CELEBRITIES AND PERSONALITIES WHO ARE MEMBERS OF IGLESIA NI CRISTO! YOU PROBABLY DIDN’T KNOW THIS!
- Iglesia ni Cristo is probably one of the most popular religions in the Philippines
- It has more than 2 million followers all over the globe
- Even some celebrities are part of the group
Known for its influence within Philippine society, the Iglesia ni Cristo (INC) has grown into a sizable religious force ever since it started out in Sta Ana, Manila. The popular church reportedly has at least 2.25 million followers and is still currently growing in size.
Because of the huge number of people following the church and its teachings, even some celebrities, and famous personalities have been drawn to it.
Check out the list below to see who they are:
- Also known as Ka Tonying, the popular journalist and TV broadcaster from Nueva Ecija considers his INC beliefs as the solid foundation behind his hard-hitting news commentaries.
- Because she is a member of Iglesia Ni Cristo, Kathryn cannot have a relationship with her on-screen partner Daniel Padilla who is a Catholic.
EDITOR’S NOTE: Kathryn Bernardo is no longer affiliated with Iglesia ni Cristo as of May 7, 2016. We apologize for the error.
Gladys Reyes and Christopher Roxas
- Roxas converted to INC in 1996 to be with his then girlfriend Gladys Reyes. After a few years, the two got married.
- Bea Binene says that she has a different way of celebrating Christmas because she is an INC member.
- The ABS-CBN singer/actress has been very vocal of her INC membership in all her social media accounts. She sometimes even posts about charity programs she participates in.
- Ejay broke up with his former girlfriend Queenie Padilla, daughter of Robin Padilla, because she is a Muslim. Having a relationship with her is impossible due to their religion.
- Yasmien Kurdi was a former member of INC but decided to leave the group when she married her non-INC husband Rey Soldevilla, Jr.
- As a highly religious woman, Jaclyn Jose landed the role of Tiya Victorina in the INC movie about Felix Manalo.
Can you think of other famous personalities who are Iglesia ni Cristo members? Share them in the comments section!