In 2013, renowned supermodel Iman spoke about her Muslim upbringing in Somalia with Naomi Campbell. The model opposes the traditional view that men and women aren’t equal. After finding success in the modeling world, she demanded to be paid the same as males and White women in the field.
2. Bernard HopkinsSource:Getty
One of the word’s most successful (and oldest) fighters converted to Islam while he served a jail bid at the age of 17. After his release in 1988, he went on to follow his dreams of boxing and became the first fighter to hold all four world middleweight titles (WBA, WBO, WBC, and The Ring).