Which Hollywood stars follow vegan diets? It seems like almost every day another celebrity describes how great they’ve felt since they ditched all things dairy, leather and meat. Here are 20 celebrities you probably didn’t even know were vegan.
Mike Tyson became a vegan in 2011, when he watched his wife trying out different weight loss regimen.
After Beyoncé and Jay Z took a 22-day vegan challenge in 2013, Beyoncé decided to launch a 22-day vegan meal delivery service, to get people excited about veganism.
Ariana Grande has been a proud vegan since 2013, and is a well-known proponent of the diet. “I love animals more than I love most people, not kidding. But 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.
“I go back and forth between [being a vegan and not being a vegan],” said Lea Michele, who detailed her diet and workout secrets in her memoir, Brunette Ambition.
“I try lots of different things. I really feel that you need to kind of listen to your body and what your body is telling you to eat.”
A vegan of 20+ years, Jared Leto credits his youthful appearance and excellent health to his vegan diet.
Carrie Underwood considers herself a “practical vegan.”“If I order something on a menu and it has a sprinkling of cheese on top I’m not going to send it back.”
She’s so passionate about the diet, her entire 2012 wedding to Benjamin Millepied was catered with vegan food. Natalie Portman has adhered to veganism since 2009.
Bill Clinton became a vegan in 2010, after he was diagnosed with heart disease.
Pamela Anderson has been a vegan for a number of years.Her love for animals has thrust her into PETA ad campaigns that promote a meatless diet and discourage wearing fur.
DeGeneres is so passionate about her vegan lifestyle that she dedicates a portion of her website to it, complete with vegan recipes. She and Portia de Rossi had vegan-catered wedding.
Ben Stiller identifies himself as “mostly vegan,” reaching for kale chips instead of ribs.
Betty White, the former “Golden Girls” star has been a proud vegan for a number of years.She once told Barbara Walters that she prefers animals over people.
Jennifer Lopez recently hopped on the vegan train and is very happy about the conversion.
Our favorite “Spidey” actor has been going strong as a vegan since 2009!
Joaquin Phoenix is not only a talented, famous actor; he’s also a vegan and PETA ambassador.
The Czech supermodel has been vegan since 2007.
Demi Lovato is so into her vegan lifestyle that she takes it one step further, following a diet of mostly raw foods.