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You’re in good company. Maybe you don’t know any vegans personally – except maybe Eriyah, but here’s the names of some famous vegans you may already admire:

Stevie Wonder

Dennis Kucinich

Joan Jett

Angela Davis

Jessica Chastain

Coretta Scott King

Ariana Grande

Joaquin Phoenix

Jennifer Lopez

Erykah Badu

Ellen DeGeneres

Woody Harrelson

Barry White

Peter Dinklage


Chaka Khan


Grace Slick

Bryan Adams

Russell Simmons

James Cameron

Ellen Page

Al Gore

Jay-Z and Beyonce

Alanis Morrisette

Peter Max

Betty White

Stevie Wonder: "We have to be about making our planet more greener, the urban areas more sustainable for the children. We can't just talk about it, we have to be about it."

Jessica Chastain: “I guess it’s about trying to live a life where I’m not contributing to the cruelty in the world. … While I am on this planet, I want everyone I meet to know that I am grateful they are here.”

Joaquin Phoenix: “It takes nothing away from a human to be kind to an animal.”

Ellen Page: “Why are vegans made fun of while the inhumane factory farming process regards animals and the natural world merely as commodities to be exploited for profit?”

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