Let's Celebrate Healthy Vegetarians! 

Below is a listing of well-known or historical persons documented at some point
to be vegan or vegetarian. Note that a person may change their diet at any time,
and this list may otherwise be in error (please email us below if you know of any errors!)
Historical Persons
Authors, Poets and Other Artists
Athletic Champions
Leaders
Scientists and Health Professionals
Actors, Actresses, Models and Media Personalities
Musicians

Historical Persons:
Abraham Lincoln
Albert Einstein
Albert Schweitzer
Anthony the Great
Apollonius of Tyana
Aristotle
Ashoka the Great
Benjamin Franklin
Charles Darwin
Ching Hai
Confucius
Diogenes (Greek philosopher)
Empedocles
Epicurus (Greek philosopher)
Gautama Buddha
H.G. Wells
Henry David Thoreau
Hesiod (Greek)
Hippocrates (Greek physician)
Immanuel Kant (philosopher)
Jacques-Henri Bernardin de Saint-Pierre
Jean-Jacques Rousseau (philosopher)
Jesus Christ
Leo Tolstoy (writer and philosopher)
Leonardo Da Vinci
Mahatma K Gandhi
Mark Twain
Nikola Tesla
Nikolai Leskov
Plato (Greek philosopher)
Plotinus
Plutarch (Greek philosopher)
Porphyry (Greek philosopher)
Ptolemy (Greek physician)
Pythagoras of Samos (Greek scientist)
Rabbi David Cohen
Rābiʻah al-ʻAdawīyah
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ramana Maharshi
Rosa Parks (civil rights)
Rukmini Devi Arundale
Saint Angela Merici
Saint Catherine of Siena
Saint David Christian Welsh
Saint Francis of Assisi
Saint Francis of Paola
Saint Hilarion
Saint John Chrysostom
Saint John de Brito
Saint Richard of Chichester
Sant Kirpal Singh Ji
Serge Raynaud de la Ferriere
She'ar Yashuv Cohen
Sir Edwin Arnold
Sir Isaac Newton
Socrates
Srinivasa Ramanujan
Susan B. Anthony
Tertullian
Theophrastus
Vincent van Gogh
Voltaire (French philosopher)
Vydūnas
Wilhelm Richard Wagner (Composer)
Authors, Poets and Other Artists:
Alice Walker
Allen Ginsberg
Antoni Gaudi
Anthony Grayling
Ariana Huffington
Benjamin Zephaniah
Berkeley Breathed
Erik Mouthaan
Jort Kelder
Susan Smit
Charlotte Laws
Oliver Stone
Helen and Scott Nearing
Anthony Robbins
Cathy Guisewaite
Charlotte Bronte
Dan Piraro
Dario Argento
Dick Gregory
Emily Dickinson
Franz Kafka
George Bernard Shaw
Grant Morrison
Gustave Flaubert
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Heather McAdams
Howard Lyman
Ingrid Newkirk
JD Salinger
John Maxwell Coetzee
John Melton
John Robbins
Kurt Halsey
Lord Byron
Louisa May Alcott
Ma'ari Abul Ala'a al
Marilu Henner
Mark Millar
Mary Shelley
Matthew Scully
Maurice Maeterlinck
Oleg Cassini
Patrick McDonnell
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Peter Max
Rainer Maria Rilke
Sarahbeth Purcell
Scott Adams
Scott Westerfeld
Stella McCartney
Sue Coe
Todd Oldham
Victoria Moran
Wendy Turner-Webster
William Blake
Wolfgang Peterson
Zearle
Athletic Champions:
Bill Pearl (pro bodybuilder star)
Bill Walton (NBA basketball star)
Billie Jean King (tennis)
Dennis Rodman
Herschel Walker (NFL football star)
Paavo Nurmi (long distance runner)
Prince Fielder (ML baseball star)
Sushil Kumar (pro wrestling star)
Bill Goldberg (pro wrestling star)
Carl Lewis (Olympian - track and field)
Chris Evert (pro tennis star)
Dalip Singh Rana (pro wrestling star)
Danny Garcia (pro skateboarding star)
Dave Scott (Ironman champion) (veg for many years, now still a proponent)
Edwin Moses (Olypian, track and field)
Fiona Oakes (Olympian - marathon)
Frank Shorter (Olympian - marathon)
Geoff Rowley (pro skateboarding)
Georges Laraque (NHL hockey star)
Hank Aaron (ML baseball star)
John Salley (NBA basketball star)
Kathy Johnson (Olympian gymnastics star)
Killer Kowalski (pro wrestling star)
Leilani Munter (pro race car driving champion)
Luke Cummo (UFC Ultimate Fighting star)
Mac Danzig UFC Ultimate Fighting)
Martina Navratilova (pro tennis star)
Marv Levy (pro football coach)
Pat Neshek (ML baseball star)
Prince Fielder (ML baseball star)
Raja Bell (NBA basketball star)
Ricky Williams (NFL football star)
Rob Bigwood (Pro Arm-wrestling star)
Salim Stoudamire (NBA basketball star)
Scott Jurek (Ultramarathoner)
Seba Johnson (Winter Olympian)
Serena Williams (Tennis champion)
Steve Bellamy (pro tennis coach)
Tony Gonzales (NFL football star)
Tony LaRussa (ML baseball coach and star)
Tyrone Willingham (Notre Dame football star)
Venkatesh Prasad (pro Cricket star)
Leaders:
Abdul Kalam (Indian President)
Abdullah Öcalan (Kurdish)
Captain Paul Watson
Esther Ouwehand
Fauja Singh
Marijke Vos
Marijke Helwegen
Natasja Oerlemans
Nathalie de Rooij
Niko Koffeman
Shlomo Goren
Wouter Bos
Sir Ian McKellen
Sir Richard Phillips
Sir Stafford Cripps
Cesar Chavez (Worker organizer)
Chelsea Clinton (daughter of President Bill Clinton)
Coretta Scott King (wife of Martin Luther King Jr.)
Dalai Lama
Dennis Kucinich
Lauren Bush (George W. Bush neice)
Michael Eisner (former Disney CEO)
Queen Sofia (Spain)
Sir Stafford Cripps (Britian)
Steven Jobs (Apple CEO)
William Clay Ford Jr. (Ford Motor Co.)

Scientists and Health
Professionals:
Benjamin Spock, M.D.
Brian Greene, Ph.D. (physics)
Christopher Hills, Ph.D. (microalgae)
Cindy Jackson, M.D. (cosmetic surgery)
Dean Ornish M.D.
Deepak Chopra, M.D.
Doctah B Sirius
Edward Bach, M.D.
Gregory Smith
Harvey Kellogg, M.D.
Isaac Bashevis Singer, Nobel Laureate
Jane Goodall, Ph.D.
Jay Kordich (The Juiceman)
Jethro Kloss, N.D.
John McDougall, M.D.
Norman Walker, M.D.
Paavo Airola, N.D., Ph.D.
Patrick Flanagan
Thomas Alva Edison
Actors, Actresses, Models and Media Personalities:
Adriana Karembeu
Alan Ford
Alan Park
Alexandra Paul
Alex Greenwald
Alicia Silverstone
Alison Lohman
Ally Sheedy
Alyssa Milano
Amber Benson
Amber Valetta
Amitabh Bachchan
Andy Dick
Andy Serkis
Angela Bassett
Angie Everhart
Anna Paquin
Annalise Braakensiek
Anne Hathaway
Anthony Perkins,
Anthony Rapp
Apu Nahasapeemapetilon
Ashley Judd
Barbara Bouchet
Bernadette Peters
Anne Hathaway
Billy West
Bobcat Goldthwait
Brad Pitt
Marly van der Velden
Monique van der Werff
Paris Hilton
Alec Baldwin
Audrey Kitching
Bill Maher
Brigitte Bardot
Brooke Shields
Bryce Dallas Howard
Candice Bergen
Carmen Miranda
Carole Bouquet
Carrie Anne Moss
Casey Affleck
Casey Kasem
Catherine Spaak
Charlotte Ross
Chris Evans
Chris Pontius
Christian Bale
Christie Brinkley
Christina Applegate
Christy Turlington
Cicely Tyson
Cillian Murphy
Claudia Cardinale
Claudia Schiffer
Clint Eastwood
Clint Walker
Constance Marie
Corey Feldman
Dana Daurey
Daniela Se
Darren Boyd
Daryl Hannah
Dave Gorman
Demi Moore
Dennis Weaver
Diane Keaton
Dirk Bach
Doris Day
Drew Barrymore
Dustin Hoffman
Dyan Canyon
Ed Asner
Ed Begley Jr.
Eddie Lama
Edward Furlong
Elijah Wood
Elizabeth Berkley
Ellen Degeneres
Elvira Mistress of the Dark
Emily Deschanel
Eric Roberts
Eric Stoltz
Forest Whitaker
Gabrielle Miller
Gillian Anderson
Gina Lee Nolin
Ginnifer Goodwin
Gloria Swanson
Greg Cipes
Greg German
Gwyneth Paltrow
Hayden Panettiere
Hayley Mills
Heather Mills
Ian McKellan
Ira Glass
Jackie Chan
James Cromwell
Jamie Kennedy
Jamie Lee Curtis
Jared Leto
Jenna Jameson
Jennifer Connelly
Jenny Seagrove
Jessica Biel
Jim Carrey
Joanne Rose
Joaquin Phoenix
John Abraham
Bollywood
John Cleese
John Norris
John Peel
John Tesh
Jonathan Taylor Thomas
Jorja Fox
Josh Hartnett
Julianna Margulies
Julie Christie
Kal Penn
Kate Moss
Kate Winslet
Keenan Ivory Wayans
Kelly Osbourne
Kevin Nealon
Kim Basinger
Kirk Cameron
Kirsten Johnson
Kristen Bell
Larry Hagman
Leonardo diCaprio
Linda Blair
Linda Carter
Lindsay Wagner
Lisa Bonet
Lisa Edelstein
Lisa Kudrow
Liv Tyler
Lori Petty
Lynda Stoner
Marcus Patrick
Marcus Schankenberg
Maria Rosaria Omaggio
Mariana Tosca
Martha Plimpton
Martin Shaw
Marty Feldman
Mary Tyler Moore
Melanie Griffith
Michelle Forbes
Mike Farrell
Milo Ventimiglia
Mireille Darc
Mr.(Fred) Rogers
Naomi Watts
Nastassja Kinski
Natalie Portman
Nathalie Baye
Nellie McKay
Nico
Nicole Lapin
Noah Wyle and his wife Tracy
Omar Epps
Orlando Bloom
Orlando Jones
Ornella Muti
Owain Yeoman
Pamela Anderson
Pamelyn Ferdin
Patrick Bauchau
Paul Newman
Pauly Shore
Persia White
Peter Sellers
Petra Nemcova
Phylicia Rashad
Pierce Brosnan
Portia de Rossi
Radha Mitchell
Reese Witherspoon
Richard Gere
Ricki Lake
Rider Strong
Rita Moreno
River Phoenix
Robert Redford
Russell Brand
Russell Crowe
Sadie Frost
Samantha Eggar
Samuel L. Jackson
Sandra Bernhardt
Sandra Oh
Seamus Davey-Fitzpatrick
Sean Conant
Shane Sweet
Shannon Elizabeth
Simon Cowell
Sky Valencia
Sophie Monk
Spice Williams-Crosby
Spike Milligan
Steve Martin
Steve-O
Summer Phoenix
Susan St. James
Sydne Rome
Taran Noah Smith
Tea Leoni
Thomas Dekker
Thora Birch
Tobey Maguire
Tom Lenk
Uri Geller
Valerie Harper
Valerie Kaprisky
Vanessa A. Williams
Vanessa Lengies
Vanna White
Weird Al Yankovic
Wendy Malick
Willem Dafoe
William Shatner
Woody Harrelson
Yasmin Le Bon
Musicians:
Adam Ant
Adam Russell
Adriano Celentano
Ahmet Zappa
Alan Donohue
Alanis Morissette
Amy Ray (Indigo Girls)
Andre Benjamin (OutKast)
Andre Tonelli
Andrew (Whitey) White (Kaiser Chiefs)
Andy Hurley (Fall Out Boy)
Annie Lennox
Anoushka Shankar
Anthony Kiedis (Red Hot Chili Peppers)
Anthony Kiedis, singer of the Red Hot Chili Peppers, vegan
Avril Lavigne, singer and musician
Axella Johannesson
Barry White
Belinda Carlisle (Go-Go’s)
Benji Madden
Bif Naked
Billie Joe Armstrong (Greenday)
Billy Idol
Billy Martin (Good Charlotte)
Bob Dylan
Bob Marley
Bobby Rock
Boy George
Brandon Barnes (Rise)
Brandon Boyd (Incubus)
Brendon Urie (Panic!)
Brian Bell (Weezer)
Brian Fair (Shadows Fall)
Brian May (Queen)
Bruce Springsteen
Bryan Adams
Captain Sensible (The Damned)
Carlos Santana
Carrie Underwood
Cedric Bixler-Zavala (The Mars Volta)
Charlie Heather (Levellers)
Charlie Watts (Rolling Stones)
Cheryl Cole (Girls Aloud)
Chris Head (Anti-Flag)
Chris Martin (Coldplay)
Chris Walla (Death Cab for Cutie)
Chrissie Hynde
Christopher Amott (Arch Enemy)
Common
Conor Oberst (Bright Eyes)
Crispian Mills
Cyndi Lauper
Daman Albarn (Blur)
Daniel Johns (Silverchair)
Daniel Kessler (Interpol)
Danny Nova
Davey Havok (AFI)
David Johansenn
Davy Jones (The Monkees)
Diane Warren
Dick Lucas (Subhumans)
Dizzie Gillespie
Dwight Yoakam
Eddie Jackson (Queensryche)
Eddie Vedder (Pearl Jam)
Elvis Costello
Emilie Autumn
Emmylou Harris
Eric Johnson
Erykah Badu
Faith Hill
Fat Mike (NOFX)
Fiona Apple
Forrest Kline (Hellogoodbye)
Francis Lalanne
Frank Iero (My Chemical Romance)
Fred Mascherino (Taking Back Sunday)
Fred Schneider (B-52's)
Gabe Saporta (Cobra Starship)
Gavin Rossdale (BUSH)
Geoff Rickly (Thursday)
Geoffe Tate (Queensryche)
George Harrison (The Beatles)
Gianni Morandi
Grace Slick
Heather Small
Hunter Burgan (AFI)
Ian MacKaye
India Arie
Isa Chandra Moskowitz
Issa (Good Clean Fun)
Jack Johnson
Jade Puget (AFI)
Jane Wiedlin (Go-Go's)
Jason Mraz
JD Fortune (INXS)
Jeff Beck
Jenny Lewis (Rilo Kiley)
Jeph Howard (The Used)
Jeremy Cunningham (Levellers)
Jesse Malin
Jim James
Joan Armatrading
Joan Baez
Joan Jett
Joe Principe (Rise Against)
John Feldmann (Goldfinger)
John Lennon (The Beatles)
John Robb
Johnny Cash
Johnny Marr
Jon Anderson (Yes)
Jon Sevink (Levellers)
Jonathan Richman
Joss Stone
Jovanotti-Lorenzo Cherubini
Justin Sane (Anti-Flag)
K D Lang
Kate Bush
Kelly Clarkson
Kenneth KB Charman (Nonpoint)
Kevin Eubanks (The Tonight Show)
Kirk Hammett (Metallica)
Krist Novoselic (Nirvana)
Kyle Vincent
Larry Mullen (U2)
LaToya Jackson
Laura Nashman
Leona Lewis
Leonard Cohen
Louise Burns (Lillix)
Madonna
Marc Lavoine
Margi Coleman
Masami Akita
Meatloaf
Melissa Etheridge
Meredith Baxter
Michael Amott (Arch Enemies)
Michael Bolton
Michael Franks
Michael Franti (Spearhead)
Michael Guy Chislett
Michael Jackson
Michael Madden (Maroon 5)
Michael Stipe (REM)
Michel Sardou
Mike Dirnt (Green Day)
Mike Gordon (Phish)
Mike Ness (Social Distortion)
Missy Higgins
Moby
Montserrat Caballe
Morrissey
Natalie Merchant (10,000 Maniacs)
Nelly
Nick Rhodes (Duran Duran)
Nina Hagen
Nolwenn Leroy
Ocean
Olivia Newton John
Omar Hakim
Omar Rodriguez-Lopez (The Mars Volta)
Pat Thetic (Anti-Flag)
Paul McCartney (The Beatles)
Pete Wentz
Peter Gabriel (Genesis)
Peter Tork (The Monkees)
Phil Lesh (The Grateful Dead)
Philip Collen (Def Leppard)
Pink
PJ Harvey
Poly Styrene (X-ray Spex)
Prince
Prince
Quinn Allman (The Used)
Raffi
Ralf Hütter (Kraftwerk)
Ralph Waldo Trine
Ravi Shankar
Richard Thompson
Richie Havens
Rick Allen (Def Leppard)
Rikki Rocket (Poison)
Ringo Starr (The Beatles)
Rivers Cuomo (Weezer)
Rob Zombie
Robert Smith (The Cure)
Robin Gibb (The Bee Gees)
Ruben Studdard
Russel Simmons (Def Records)
RZA
Sade Adu
Saul Williams
Seal
Sean Lennon (Oko and John Lennon’s son)
Serj Tankian (System of a Down)
Shane MacGowan (Pogues)
Shane Told (Silverstein)
Shania Twain
Sinead O'Connor
Steve Freund
Steve Howe (Yes)
Steve Kilbey (The Church)
Steve Perry (Journey)
Steve Vai
Stic.man (Dead Prez)
Suzanne Vega
Ted Leo
Terry Geezer Butler (Ozzy Osbourne Band)
The Roots (all members)
Thom Yorke (Radiohead)
Tim Butler (The Psychedelic Furs)
Tim Commerford (Rage Against the Machine)
Tim McIlrath (Rise Against)
Tom Gabel (Against Me!)
Tom Morello (Rage Against The Machine)
Tom Scholz (Boston)
Tommy Lee (Mötley Crüe)
Tony Levin
Tracy Chapman
Travis Barker (Blink 182)
Vanessa Amorosi
Victoria Beckham (Spice Girls)
Ville Valo
Wayne Static (Static-X)
Wendy O'Williams (Plasmatics)
Yoko Ono
Zach Blair (Rise Against)



Mission Statement:
1) To provide education, research,
information and science on the
reasons, the rewards and the
rationale for being vegetarian.
2) To provide a forum for vegetarians to exchange information, recipes and ideas.
3) To help vegetarians become and stay healthier!

Find out:
     
 


toolbar powered by Conduit





Name
Email
City State Country
Comments, Suggestion or Info to Share
Program Interest
        HOME | CONTACT US | ABOUT US
Copyright 2009 Vegnews.net. All rights reserved.