Vegetarianism is a popular trend at the moment. From its health benefits to its budget-friendly lifestyle, it is no surprise that the people we see in the news have taken it upon themselves to take on this happy, healthy lifestyle. These famous vegetarians have made a commitment to being meat-free and they are not shy about it! Take a look at our list of famous vegetarians – who knows, you may even be surprised at some of the names you see!
This belle of a country singer has been practicing veganism for years, and says she owes her trim body and smooth skin to the practice. One of the most famous vegetarians (technically, vegans) out there, Underwood became vegan because she is lactose-intolerant, and also because she has previously said that seeing her parents butcher cows as a child scarred her for life. Underwood prides herself on being a “practical vegan,” meaning that if she accidentally eats a little bit of cheese or butter, so isn’t going to be too hard on herself.
Although he is long gone, the father of the light bulb was one of the first famous vegetarians to hit the newsstands. History shows that Einstein was a vegetarian for about the last couple of years of his life, but began the practice due to a famous quote by him stating, “I have always eaten animal flesh with a somewhat guilty conscience.” Einstein has also been quoted saying that he felt more alive and more energized when he was practicing vegetarianism. Einstein is now not only a famous scientist, but a famous vegetarian as well!
Olivia Wilde, wife to Jason Sudekis, has been a famous vegetarian for many years. She even took steps to become vegan about seven years ago. She, like many other famous vegetarians, says that she feels happier, has more energy, and a looks at life more positively thanks to her vegan lifestyle. Wilde will, however, sometimes identify as a pescatarian, meaning that she will occasionally chow down on some fresh seafood for extra protein and nutrients.
Beyoncé is one of the most famous vegetarians of all. Beyoncé, who chose to adapt to a vegan lifestyle for weight-loss and health benefits, also announced that she was not averse to eating meat while maintaining a mostly vegan diet. Although she has been criticized for this practice by some activists, The Queen likes to think of her diet as also being a “practical vegan.” How can we argue with Queen Bey on that one when she has clearly earned yet another title as a one of the world’s most famous vegetarians? That’s right, we can’t.