Think You Could Never Go Vegan? Meet 21 Celebrities Who Did!
With motivations ranging from animal rights to health and the environment, celebrities give a powerful voice to veganism. If you’re thinking you could never go vegan, check out this list of 21 celebrities who did!
Stevie Wonder “I've been a vegan for two years… I'm motivating people to do something about how we are living on this planet." — Singer, songwriter, and record producer.
Ellie Goulding "Once I fully understood where meat came from I found that concept quite hard to live with. If you don't need meat to survive, I don't see why you have to have it. Also, it makes you feel tired, it makes you feel lethargic, and your body finds it hard to process so much meat all the time." — Singer and songwriter.
Peter Dinklage “By buying meat, eggs and dairy products, you’re paying for cruelty.” — Actor.
Ellen Pompeo “My whole family has gone completely vegan… not only will it help us, it helps the planet." — Actress.
Ne-Yo “Thanks to the 'What the Health' documentary, I have gone vegan. Completely vegan." — Singer and songwriter.
Woody Harrelson “My message is simple. It’s a message of compassion” — Actor.
Jared Followill “[Being vegan] I’ve never felt better. Never felt more love for animals. Never felt better about my impact on the environment. Luckily, it's never been easier to be on this diet." — Musical artist.
Ariana Grande “I am a firm believer in eating a full plant-based, whole food diet that can expand your life length and make you an all-around happier person." — Singer, songwriter and actress.
Jason Mraz “On switching to a plant-based diet, I ride longer distances on my bike, can do more pull-ups than ever, and my brain seems to have a larger capacity for new projects, problem solving, songwriting, and fielding random questions.” — Singer and songwriter.
Zac Efron “I've Been Eating Vegan… It's been brilliant.” — Singer and actor.
Natalie Portman “Factory farming will be one of those things we look back on as a relic of a less-evolved age.” — Actress.
Benedict Cumberbatch “I eat a plant-based diet.” — Actor
Jared Leto “I’m a vegan. I respect the environment and I do my best to spread the importance of such an issue.” — Actor, singer and songwriter.
Kate Mara “By choosing more meat-free meals, we’re saying ‘yes’ to better health, ‘yes’ to a better environment, and ‘yes’ to better treatment of animals. Being vegan has been so good for me. I’ve never felt better.” — Actress.
Sia “I’m vegan all the way!” — Singer, songwriter.
Alicia Silverstone “Being vegan helped me realize I can say and do what I believe is right. That's powerful.” — Actress.
Miley Cyrus “If you choose to eat meat… you love pets not animals.” — Singer and songwriter.
Will.i.am “I told my friends that I’m going to become vegan… I don’t want to be a diabetic with high cholesterol, in and out of the hospital.” — Rapper, singer and songwriter.
Joaquin Phoenix “The systematic torture of sentient beings, whatever the pretext and in whatever form, cannot achieve anything more than it already has: to show us what is the lowest point of debasement man can reach …” — Actor and producer.
Liam Hemsworth “After all the information I gathered about the mistreatment of animals, I couldn’t continue to eat meat.” — Actor.
Mayim Bialik “I show my love for animals by not eating them.” — Actress and Neuroscientist.
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