If you think that Vegan eating is something that only strange looking people who resemble the hippies from the 1960’s do you are quite wrong. There are a lot of very well known people who just happen to be successful vegans. What is quite surprising is that many of them are not well known for being vegan, but this is just further proof that just because you eat vegan does not mean you are going to become an outcast to the world.
There are several actors who are successful vegans. They include people such as Alicia Silverstone, Joaquin Phoenix, Lindsay Wagner, Natalie Portman, and even Pamela Anderson. As you can see, there are several very well known actors who are vegans. Pamela Anderson as well as Alicia Silverstone have both been very big supporters of the cause, but many tend to forget that Pamela is so involved. However, she has gone to some extreme lengths to speak out against cruelty against animals and has even recently voices displeasure with Kentucky Fried Chicken, the latest restaurant to draw her attention.
There are a lot of singers who are well known vegans as well. Starting with Brandy, Bryan Adams, Chrissie Hynde, Rikki Rocket, Rick Rubin and also Steve Jocz from Sum 41 and the unique and always entertaining Weird Al Yankovic. A final artist that is quite well known is the Artist formerly known as Prince. This is an amazing list of some extremely talented people who are all quite thrilled to enjoy a healthy vegan lifestyle.
This is certainly not all-inclusive though; after all, there are plenty of athletes that are active vegans as well. There is Sally Eastall an Olympic marathon runner, as well as Pat Reeves whom is a champion power lifter. Additionally there is also Judith Shakeshaft a champion mountain biker as well as runner. Additionally we also have Carl Lewis an athlete who are all able to stand up proudly and proclaim that they are vegans. While you may have never considered athletes to be the type to adopt a vegan lifestyle, it is rather obvious that vegans can come from all walks of life.
From famous actors and actresses to singers and even athletes there a lot of very well known people who are providing veganism with the positive publicity that it needs to encourage a show of respect. There are course plenty of other people who are active vegans as well, but this is a great way to see exactly who else happens to be a vegan that you are proud of. With all of the attention that celebrities receive it is refreshing to see many of them using their fame to help further a healthy cause such as vegan.
There are even many different politicians that are active vegans as well. As you can see, there are plenty of people to keep you company as you look around. The numbers of people who are practicing veganism are certainly growing and you are in the company of a wonderful group of people. Trying to make your own special mark on the world might seem impossible, but this group of celebrity vegans helps to prove that everyone is capable of making a difference. Even if they only inspire a single person with their own personal choice, it is still one additional person to join the vegans around the world.
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