These Powerful Female Celebs Will Inspire You to Be Better

For health, for the environment, for spirituality, … for animals. These famous women are vegan powerhouses, no matter what inspired them.

Alicia Silverstone

The author of The Kind Life celebrates the small things, like nondairy options at a local café and finding delicious vegan fare on vacation.

And it’s not just what she eats. Alicia Silverstone has also spoken up for sheep used in the wool industry.

Amina Blue

The badass fashion muse of Kanye knows that to #GoVegan, you have to make ethical food and wardrobe choices.

Ariana Grande

The pint-sized vocal powerhouse is loving her 2013 choice to go vegan.

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Bellamy Young

The Scandal actor and longtime vegan shared her ad and PETA love.

Carrie Underwood

Us Weekly may ask, “How did she do it?”—but we know! (Spoiler alert: She’s vegan!)

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The sexy singer fondly recalls her work with PETA celebrating her “body by vegan.”

Ellie Goulding

Even while on tour, she’s got vegan on her mind after performing.

Emily Deschanel

Like so many of us, the actor is a proud vegan and grateful for Moby.

Gaby Moreno

The Latin Grammy–winning singer-songwriter was a longtime vegetarian and has found going vegan simple—and yummy!

Jane Velez-Mitchell

Jane holds daily Facebook Live sessions to give her followers ideas for how to make lunchtime more delicious (and vegan, obviously!).

Jenna Dewan Tatum

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The actor, wife, and mother brought her vegan skills to a cooking show hosted by @haylieduff.

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Jessica Chastain

The Oscar nominee explores vegan treats around the world.

 

Jhené Aiko

PETA’s Sexiest Female Celebrity 2016 flaunts her plant-powered life with sass!

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She also isn’t afraid to speak up for animals suffering in labs for cosmetic tests.

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Kate Mara

The Emmy-nominated actor and sister to Rooney credits her vegan lifestyle with making her feel fantastic.

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Kimberly Elise

The Diary of a Mad Black Woman actor shares nothing but vegan love and recipes on her personal website, and, as a vegan, she knows that ‘dairy is scary.’

Leona Lewis

The “Bleeding Love” singer shows her vegan love in her PETA T-shirt.

Maggie Q

Designated Survivor’s leading FBI agent is full of brains, beauty, and vegan recipes!

She’s also spoken up for the animals killed for Canada Goose coats.

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Mayim Bialik

She’s vegan, she’s a real-life scientist, and she knows a revolution is taking place.

Michelle Pfeiffer

One of Hollywood’s most iconic beauties credits her ageless appearance to her choice to go vegan.

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Natalie Portman

The Oscar-winning actor and mom makes the connection at every meal.

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Pamela Anderson

The longtime animal advocate and PETA friend speaks from the heart—and experience—on the difference between being vegetarian and being vegan.

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Rooney Mara

Kate’s younger sister and fellow actor is famously private (and slender)—but far from hungry.

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Sara Gilbert

For the actor, author, and talk-show host- everything changed when she became vegan.

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Sia

After years as a vegetarian, the incomparable artist declared to a friend—and the world—on Twitter that she was going “fully vegan.”

https://twitter.com/TeenVGN/status/826898471412178947

Sofía Sisniega

The sexy Latina actor is a pro at showing up prepared.

Are you feeling as kick-ass as these inspiring women? Join them by trying vegan, and checking out hundreds of amazing vegan recipes right here on our site.

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 Ingrid E. Newkirk

“Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights?” READ MORE

— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind