These four people with Latter-day Saint (fka Mormon) ties have all impacted the phenomenon that is THE GREATEST SHOWMAN!
1: Former Murray, UT resident Loren Allred, who made a name for herself in 2012 while competing on “The Voice,” sang “Never Enough” in the film.
“It was the chance of a lifetime;…” “…I was thrilled to be part of it,” Allred said of the opportunity to have her voice featured in collaboration with the acting skills of Rebecca Ferguson, calling the pairing “a perfect match.”
The song, “Never Enough,” has since become the No. 1 viral song globally on Spotify.
2: The Bearded Lady (Keala Settle)
Keala Settle was born in Hawaii, the eldest of five children. Settle was raised LDS. She is a graduate of Kahuku High School (class of 1993), and an alumna of Southern Utah University (class of 2016).
Her father has worked at many BYU institutions. Read more from THE DAILY UNIVERSE here.
3: Tiffany Alvord
Tiffany is an LDS musical artist with a large following on YouTube. She was able to be one of three artists to participate in The Greatest Showman’s “This is Me” Challenge sponsored by 20th Century FOX.
After performing for Hugh Jackman, Zac Efron, Keala Settle, and others in NYC, she also performed in The Piano Guys’ live YouTube concert for #LightTheWorld!
4: Will Swenson
P.T. Barnum’s father is payed by Will, who was Mormon-famous for his roles in SINGLES WARD and SONS OF PROVO.
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You forgot Will Swenson….as the dad of Hugh Jackman’s character.
Don’t forget Will Swenson, the father of young Barnum. He was the lead in The Singles Ward, a Utah film.