Rick Nelson. A lot of these TV teen actors cut records - like Paul Peterson & Shelly Fabares (Donna Reed Show), Johnny Crawford (Rifleman),Annette Funicello (Mickey Mouse and Disney), etc. But Rick Nelson was a legit music star with real singing talent (and a great band).
Petula Clark was a very successful child actress on TV and in movies. She then retired to France to raise a family. But some smart people pulled back her to England to record some records and she became one of the all time greats.
A person's religion should not disqualify them from being a federal judge. Now, if a person sincerely believes in the tenets of their religion, that's an entirely different matter. Simply going to church to be seen is okay.
D1 coaches, and particular assistants, spend a lot of time on recruiting. Matt can settle in at Cornell and concentrate on coaching. I'm sure he had (and will have) many D1 opportunities. It's no accident he went this direction.
Win some elections
I don't think Congress can defund a court established directly by the constitution anymore than it can defund the entire executive branch. One branch of government cannot destroy another.