Sometimes you can’t help but look at these celebrities and superstars without a hint of envy and jealousy dripping through your veins!
They manage to earn millions of dollars, wear the best clothes, travel all over the world and look great, even after age 50! Are they on some super foods? Have they all found the fountain of youth? Well, that is highly unlikely. But there are many famous vegan celebrities who have adopted a clean vegan lifestyle, and they look great as they age.
Let ’s explore famous celebrities that are vegan.
Why You Should Become a Vegan?
If you decide to become a vegan, then your diet would include plant-based foods. All animal and dairy products would be off the table. It is quite a mindful way of living your life because you need to be conscious of what you put in your body.
Americans spend billions of dollars every year, seeing doctors and taking pills to resolve health conditions, which can be solved by eating the right foods.
If you would like to lower your weight, see improved health, have better moods and even age more gracefully, then try to consume more fruits, vegetables, legumes, beans, nuts, seeds, and whole grains. As a result, your waistline, heart, and brain will thank you for years to come. These areas are not the only ones that benefit. But your entire body will also show the signs of making healthier choices.
Imagine having clearer skin, a more youthful appearance, stronger bones, hair, and nails plus organs that operate at an optimum level.
You see the benefits of going vegan on your TV on a daily basis, as more and more celebrities, politicians, and entertainers are touted to be leading a fully vegan lifestyle.
Famous Vegan Celebrities List
How many celebrities are vegans? You might be curious about that. But, it is difficult to answer the question, because not all celebrities, sports stars or politicians share information about their eating practices.
Nonetheless, we have an extensive listing of those who are proud to make this life-changing declaration. Plus many of them boldly encourage others to do so as well.
Famous Vegans in History
Trying to identify true famous vegans from hundreds of years ago can be quite tricky. People were less concerned about documenting their eating habits. As such, an extensive list of these persons might not be 100% accurate.
However, we can identify some of the early trendsetters of our time.
Albert Einstein, the famous genius of the past was said to be a vegan. Another, more modern influencer, Steve Jobs was also vegan. And let us not forget the great painter, Leonardo da Vinci. Even though he gave us the Mona Lisa, he also refused to consume animal meat.
He also bought doves and set them free.
But, we can thank Donald Watson, a practicing vegan who lived a long full life, for the phrase ‘vegan.’ He lived from 1910 to 2005.
Famous Vegan Athletes
Continuing with our list of famous vegan celebrities, we will now turn the spotlight on our athletes. Who else could most benefit from such a healthy decision than people who push their body to the limit on a daily basis?
So, let’s start with the men of controversy, Carl Lewis and Mike Tyson.
Iron Mike decided to become a vegan in 2013, due to issues with his health from a life of indulging in bad drug practices. He also had arthritis and high blood pressure. Due to these issues, he changed his lifestyle. And, since making those changes, he is much healthier than he has ever been.
Carl Lewis too made this change. He is known for winning many races in his career.
He admits to experiencing performances, after becoming a vegan, and encourages athletes to follow in his footsteps, in terms of abstaining from eating meat and dairy products.
Another heavyweight boxer, after seeing a documentary on how animals were treated cruelly, decided to become a vegan as well. David Haye rated one of the best boxers, stopped eating meat in 2014.
Another athlete who made the change to veganism is Eric Johnson. The longtime NFL player is married to singer, Jessica Simpson.
Famous Vegan Singers, Actors, Actresses, and Entertainers
Miley Cyrus and her newlywed husband, Liam Hemsworth are vegans.
So is Hemsworth’s fellow Hunger Games costar, Woody Harrelson.
Then there is the reigning queen of daytime television, Ellen DeGeneres. No doubt, she has influenced thousands of people to follow suit. She credits the documentary, Earthlings, for helping her to become an animal advocate.
This takes us to our next famous vegan celebrity Joaquin Phoenix. He narrates the film, and you can consider him the modern world’s poster boy for veganism.
His presentation on Earthlings was so impactful, tons of celebrities made the decision he did at three years of age.
According to Nation Earth, this “2005 American documentary film is about humankind’s total dependence on animals for economic purposes. Presented in five chapters (pets, food, clothing, entertainment, and scientific research) the film … featuring music by Moby, and was written, produced and directed by Shaun Monson.” You can watch this impactful presentation on their website.
After hearing many people in his social circle discuss being a vegan, Russell Simmons finally took the plunge. He associated the practice with yoga and ahimsa, which is the practice of “non-harming.”
Sia, Rza, Stevie Wonder, Casey Affleck, Ellen Page and yes, the sultry Pamela Anderson are also vegans.
Anderson is a big PETA supporter and talks about veganism a lot. She used her notoriety to bring attention to the cause on many occasions.
Famous Vegan Politicians
Later in life, President Bill Clinton was plagued with health issues. So, he decided to switch to eating plant-based products.
But another, presidential hopeful of the past made the same choice.
Al Gore is known for being an advocate for the environment. He is also applying the same ethics to eating better foods. Gore’s perspective on this being a way to help the planet, assists him in committing to this new way of life. But, his renewed health and vigor are consistent motivators as well.
Other like-minded politicians include Jeremy Corbyn, leader of the Labour Party in England, US Politician & New Jersey Senator Cory Booker and former Welsh Agriculture Secretary Christine Gwyther.
Even more celebrities practice veganism now. You can stay up to date by checking out these vegan celebrities’ Instagram accounts.
Live a Healthier Lifestyle with Veganism
Celebrities are not the only ones who can benefit from going vegan.
Sure, they are on our TVs, radios, cell phones, and iPad screens. But, this only gives us a constant example of the true benefits of being a vegan.
Above all, it is important to note that famous vegan celebrities also struggled with the same bad health, weight gain and a myriad of other issues associated when eating animal products. But now, many of them are advocating against animal cruelty and for veganism.
Take a page from their book, watch the film Earthlings and choose a plant-based diet today.
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