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7 Famous People Who Married Mormons


7 Famous People who Married Mormons

Photo from NY Daily News

Larry King
Married to: Shawn Ora Engemann

Larry King's married his current wife, Shawn Engemann, in 1997. Speaking to GQ magazine, he shared about Mormons, "They're nice people, they're very nice to me, and I respect the family, and they do a lot of good for other people. I'm not a churchgoer. I used to go sometimes with my wife."

The article also talked about the couple's doctrinal discussions, in particular, life after death and baptism. "As a Mormon, [Engemann] devoutly believes he will come back, and he knows that as an unbeliever he will be retroactively baptized by her church in death. 'Strange to me,' he says. 'I'll die, and at my funeral they'll baptize me. And I'm Jewish.' He and his wife used to argue about such things, but he says he has now learned to stay away from it. 'You can't argue religion.'"

Though they don't necessarily talk religion anymore, Engemann is still involved in her religion. In 2009, she joined the Book of Mormon Reader project, and earlier this year, she was even listed in Utah Valley 360's list, "100 Coolest LDS Women Alive Today."

King's marriage to Engemann has been the longest of his seven marriages after 20 years of matrimony.

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