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List of converts to Sikhism

This is a list of converts to Sikhism.

Sikhism does not favour proselytizing or vigorous conversion campaigns, but allows people to follow the religion according to their own will. Anyone interested in becoming a Sikh is free to do so irrespective of gender, race or ethnicity.
  • Alexandra Aitken - actress and daughter of former British cabinet minister Jonathan Aitken
  • Vic Briggs - former blues musician, now Vikram Singh Khalsa; became the first non-subcontinental to perform kirtan at Harimandir Sahib
  • Gurmukh Kaur Khalsa - yoga teacher; co-founder and director of the Golden Bridge Yoga Center in Los Angeles
  • Vikram Kaur Khalsa - former model and actress, starred in several horror movies
  • Max Arthur Macauliffe (1841–1913) - senior administrator of the British Raj who was posted in the Punjab; prolific scholar and author; converted to Sikhism in the 1860s
  • Babaji Singh - credited with translating Guru Granth Sahib, the holy text of the Sikhs, into Spanish
  • Martin Singh - Nova Scotia pharmacist and businessman and candidate for the leadership of the New Democratic Party of Canada in 2012
  • Dharma Singh Khalsa - medical researcher in the field of Alzheimer's disease

  • Syed Prithipal Singh - Syed Prithipal Singh (né Mushtaq Hussein) was the only son of Mujafar Hussein, and the grandson of Pir-Bakur Shah of the famous family of Mirpur, Kashmir. Syed Prithipal Singh found handwritten manuscript, Siyahto Baba Nanak Fakir, in a Medina library which is a rare account of Guru Nanak Sahib travels to middle east during 1511 to 1513.