In 2007 and again in late 2008 it was reported that Michael Jackson had converted to Islam.
Originally, Michael was raised as a Jehovah’s Witness.
Despite reports about his conversion, and speculation surrounding his moving to Bahrain and being photographed in a woman’s burka (undoubtedly for privacy), there has not been an official statement from Michael himself.
It was reported in late 2008 that he changed his name to Mikaeel at an informal ceremony in Los Angeles. However, since then he did not go by this name and continued to go by the name of Michael.
The family will certainly have an interesting discussion about what type of funeral arrangements to make, and undoubtedly someone will not be happy.