Veganism is a movement that has been gaining momentum over the past several years. As more and more celebrities embrace the vegan lifestyle, they create awareness of the conscious decision to embrace a plant-based diet. These 5 divas are not only talented musicians, they are also some of the best-known vegans (and one vegetarian) on the planet. Their compassion for animals is an inspiration.
DIVA ONE: Carrie Underwood
Talented country cutie Carrie Underwood is one of her genre’s most-beloved voices and a wicked guitarist. Underwood swore off beef by age 13 and eventually switched over to a fully vegan lifestyle. The delicious diva grew up in America’s heartland, on a farm. The thought of eating animals that were raised around her made her unable to consume meat.
Underwood takes pride in her natural beauty and when asked about why she always looks so glowing, she gives props to her vegan diet.
DIVA TWO: Adele
Adele’s voice is one of the most easily identified in the world today. Her vocal stylings broke ground for the new sound of pop music. The singer is a life-long pet owner and animal lover.
After having her baby, and realizing she was out of shape, Adele made some serious lifestyle changes. Her switch to a combination of vegetarian and sugar-free diet had an amazing effect! Post-baby, Adele dropped 50 pounds. She reports that she feels better, has more energy for baby. Plus, she takes satisfaction in helping to promote the well-being of animals.
DIVA THREE: Ellie Goulding
Ellie Goulding is no stranger to followers of The Flaming Vegan. She has been profiled before for her approach of adopting her own approach of “balanced veganism.” Ie: she cheats a little bit. She admitted to cheating on her diet through alcohol and unhealthy snacking.
Since that article, however, the talented young pop star has committed to her vegan diet. She states that she feels healthier than ever before.
DIVA FOUR: Sia
One of the most elusive voices in music today is Sia. Sia is an avid animal activist. She started her journey as a vegetarian. In 2014, she committed to a fully-vegan lifestyle.
While this diva rarely allows her face to be photographed, she actively promotes veganism on her Twitter account.
DIVA FOUR: Miley Cyrus
Miley Cyrus is best known as the wholesome girl on Nickelodeon who emerged into a bold and fearless diva with an anything-goes zest for life. In particular, she has a zest for her vegan lifestyle.
Miley Cyrus is very open about her love for animals and her vegan lifestyle. She actively uses her celebrity status to promote her vegan lifestyle on Instagram and is a PETA spokesperson.
DIVA FIVE: Ariana Grande
Diva Ariana Grande became a vegan three years ago. Since then, she has added a healthy twist to her diet. Grande’s diet is also macrobiotic and encompasses Japanese-inspired nutrition program to keep her in peak health.
Like Miley Cyrus, Grande has lent her voice to PETA to promote animal wellness.
As more celebs transition to a vegan lifestyle, they lend their clout to the movement. Creating awareness of veganism educates and brings more people into an understanding of veganism.
AUTHOR BIO: Deborah Tayloe is a freelance content writer and writer for Musical Instruments Expert. She loves animals and is transitioning to a vegan lifestyle.