There are several vegan celebrities in the movie and music industry. Vegan celebrities are important to give a voice to the importance of plant-based food. The motivations of celebrity vegans range from animal rights, health, or the environmental impact and animal cruelty inherent in the factory farming of meat. Here is a list of 25 of the most famous vegan celebrities on the planet.
25 Vegan Celebrities
The star of 30 Rock and Saturday Night Live’s show-opening Trump sketches is a celebrity vegan. He grew up on a farm and didn’t like the idea of hurting those cute animals that were his friends. When he was diagnosed as a pre diabetic, Alec made the switch to a full-vegan diet.
The comedian and actor has been an off and on again vegan since October 2011. He has said, “If you have any concern at all for animal welfare, you’ve got to not eat meat.”
For several years people were wondering if the pop singer was in fact vegan, but she has made it clear lately that she is in fact among thevegan celebrities. She has been very vocal on her Instagram feed about being pro animal, anti-hunting, and vegan AF.
With the intensity of his fiancé’s veganism, it is no surprise that Liam Hemsworth and Miley Cyrus are celebrity vegans. He attributes his Vegan lifestyle to the mistreatment of factory farmed animals.
Brad has been a vegan for quite a long time. His veganism is rumored to be based in environmental concerns surrounding the factory farming industry.
Sir Paul McCartney
This Knight of the British empire might just be the King of vegan celebrities. Paul has been a vegetarian since 1975, but seems to have taken a more hard-line vegan stance at some point in the last 40 years. McCartney was instrumental in starting the Meatless Monday campaign in the UK. His diet has been credited with his youthful looks.
The House of Cards actor is very vocal about being a vegan. She cites health, animal rights, and environmental reasons for her choice to be a vegan.
The Mary Magdalene actor chooses to eat vegan for similar reasons as her sister for being vegan celebrities. She has attributed her vegan diet to her ability to eat a lot and not gain weight.
Pop icon Jennifer Lopez credits her plant based diet for her bangin body, and says that it gives her tons of energy. Last month, J-Lo told Glamour that the only animal based item that she really misses is butter.
Sean Carter, the Don of East Coast rap for more than two decades. At the urging of his wife Beyoncé, He has chosen to Join her as celebrity vegans.
Pop Icon Beyoncé has chosen to go plant-based, but she does not like the term “vegan” because she says that there are negative associations with it. She has said that she feels great and has a lot more energy on her plant-based diet.
The well known actor, Olivia Wilde, has been a vegetarian for most of her life. She has been adhering to a plant-based diet for several years, but took a hiatus during her pregnancy.
The former Smiths frontman has been saying that “Meat is Murder” since 1985. He has not become any less passionate about animal rights over the last three decades either. He is still very outspoken about the evils of factory farming and animal rights. Morrissey is certainly royalty among the vegan celebrities.
Suicide Squad’s Joker and Thirty Seconds To Mars frontman has been vegetarian and/or vegan for a couple of decades. He attributes his mid-40s youthful looks to his plant-based diet.
Ellen has been a vegan for several years, yet the talk show host, actor, and comedian has recently has come under fire for joking about eating fish. She has also developed a line of shoes that use leather in their construction. She still claims to eat an entirely plant based diet, however.
Portia De Rossi
Arrested Development actor, Portia De Rossi attributes her plant-based diet on a revelation that animals are far more intelligent and aware than we give them credit for. Portia and her wife Ellen DeGeneres are celebrity vegans together.
The A Ghost Story actor has long been an outspoken proponent of animal rights, and as such, has adopted a plant-based diet.
The Juno, Inception, and X-men actor is very vocal about animal rights and her vegan lifestyle. She frequently uses her twitter to address these issues.
This Oscar nominee has been vegetarian or vegan for most of her adult life. She rejects the culture of cruelty that surrounds the meat industry.
The Big Bang Theory actor is vegan, and the video above gives a better insight into why.
The Wu Tang Clan member is a vegan. He believes that a better tomorrow is one where we are not dependent on the suffering of animals.
The Game of Thrones actor has been a vegetarian for a decade and a half, and has become a vegan recently. He has been very outspoken in his support of PETA and other animal rights groups,
The pop singer has said that she loves animals more than people. She chooses to eat a plant-based diet to keep herself healthy, and because of her deep love of animals.
The Thor Actress has been a vegetarian or vegan for several years. She has credited her plant-based diet with her glowing and healthy skin.
The American Idol and multiple Grammy and ACM winner has been meat free from the age of 22. She says that she has a great variety of vegan options in her home of Nashville, Tn. Underwood stays away from meat for health and because she recognizes the problems of factory farmed meat.