Vegan Celebrities? Really? Yes, there are quite a few. Many view celebrities as influencers and trendsetters, so it isn’t surprising that many celebs have decided to say goodbye to animal products. Whether it be for health, environmental or ethical reasons, they’ve made the switch, and you might be surprised at who’s doing it too!
Actor Joaquin Phoenix is a vegan and has been since he was three years old. His older sister influenced his choice to be a vegan, who also follows the same dietary lifestyle. He even said that he was tired of eating fish which led him to stop eating meat as well. Aside from being one of the top vegan celebrities, he also works for animal rights.
Portman used to be a strict vegan, and she was so dedicated to her diet that she even refused to take her baby photos as a child because of the milk formula being advertised on them. She began eating fish again when she got pregnant with her first child. Portman is an animal rights supporter and even interested in joining PETA for a while.
Actress Jessica Chastain eats vegan food on set because she thinks it’s healthier than other food options. Chastain also follows a strict workout regimen to maintain her figure. She has said that she has never felt better since eating vegan.
Comedian and actor Russell Brand said that he eats vegan because he needed to keep his strength during long hours of filming for a movie in New Orleans. He continues to eat vegan food because he is deeply dedicated to animal rights.
Tobey Maguire is another celebrity that eats vegan food to keep him fit for his role in Spiderman. His wife also follows a vegan diet, and they both support several charities involved with animal rights. Maguire has been known to call out people on Twitter who are eating meat or fish, making them feel guilty about their dietary choices by saying such things as “you eat her” when referring to fish and other sea creatures.
A vegetarian since the age of 12, actress Lea Michele even said that she would never eat “anything that casts a shadow.” She eats vegan food while shooting for her show, Glee, and also shooting movies.
Carrie Underwood believes that eating vegan food helps maintain a healthy lifestyle while rehearsing and on tour. She wants to eat whatever makes her skin look good and keeps her body fit, even if it means having vegan food. She also follows workout routines to stay in shape despite eating vegan, proving that you don’t need meat or fish to keep toned.
Actress Anne Hathaway ate raw vegan food when she had just won an Oscar because she did not feel like eating anything else after the event where she did not get a chance to eat anything but some small snacks before going up the stage. Hathaway loves to go to a vegan restaurant with friends, and she even threw a party with vegan food for all the guests.
Actress Singer Jhene Aiko is a healthy vegan woman who wakes up at 4:30 in the morning every day to work out and prepare a nutritious meal before going to work to film her show. She is not following a specific diet regimen. Still, She is simply eating healthy, including some vegan options in her diet, which she believes helps maintain her figure and keep her skin glowing and beautiful.
Alicia Silverstone’s reason for turning vegan was health issues such as getting sick from dairy products. She enjoys eating vegan dishes and trying out different recipes composed of vegan food. Silverstone is also an animal rights supporter who had a video message for PETA in the past about vegetarianism.
With the increasing number of people turning vegan, there is a need for more restaurants and food establishments to include vegan dishes on their menus. This could be an opportunity for business owners and other restaurant owners to start creating vegan dishes that will please those who want to eat healthily and light to keep them fit and strong. The following listed celebrities eat vegan food and even go out of their way.