Every year, hundreds of thousands of devout Muslims from around the globe make the trip to Mecca, Saudi Arabia, to perform one of the five pillars of Islam – Hajj.
Muslim celebrities are no exception, as many famous Muslim figures have shared their photos while performing the spiritual journey.
Among these notable figures are Man-United footballer Paul Pogba, former boxing champion Mike Tyson, Bollywood star Aamir Khan, late boxer and activist Mohammad Ali and American human rights activist Malcom X.
Past Famous Hajjis
Late boxing legend Mohammad Ali performed Hajj in 1972.
Ali & the black stone
American human rights activist Malcom X made it to Mecca in 1964.
English writer and philosopher Martin Lings performed Hajj in 1948.
Present Famous Hajjis
Former boxing champion Mike Tyson performed pilgrimage to Mecca in 2010.
Liverpool star Mohamed Salah made it to the holy city of Makkah many times in recent years.
NFL players Hamza and Husain Abdullah while on Hajj in 2013.
Boxing champ Amir Khan performed Hajj in 2011.
Manchester United star Paul Pogba shared his hajj photos wearing Ihram in 2017.