26 Amazing Creators Who Will Inspire You to Fight for Animals

As activists, we are constantly inspired by those who dedicate their time and energy to speaking up for animals. Here are just a few incredible people and outlets who use their platforms to educate, motivate, and inspire others to create a kinder, more sustainable world. 

We’ve honored each of them with a label that describes their work.

Emma Chamberlain – Conscious Creator

Emma Chamberlain has been named the Streamy Awards breakout creator of 2018, Teen Choice Awards female web star, and People’s Choice Awards social star of 2020. Emma grew up vegetarian and has never had meat in her diet. 

Hannah Shaw (Kitten Lady) – Companion Animal Hero

Hannah Shaw (aka Kitten Lady) is a kitten rescuer, humane educator, and New York Times bestselling author who has dedicated her life to protecting animals. Her Kitten Lady project provides educational media, training resources, and instructional workshops that help shelters and animal lovers learn how to save and care for the most vulnerable kittens.

Maya Leinenbach – Plant-Based Changemaker

Maya Leinenbach was just named Germany’s most successful vegan food blogger, with many of her videos earning over six million views! Maya is dedicated to creative, easy-to-tackle recipes that are 100 percent vegan 100 percent of the time. 

Fabiola (Shine with Plants) – Most Innovegan

Fabiola (aka Shine with Plants) is a young mother based in Chicago whose captivating YouTube channel shows how easy, fun, and sweet adopting a plant-based lifestyle can be at any age. Her journey is a joy to watch. 

Lizanne Falsetto – Dairy-Free Queen

Lizanne Falsetto sprang onto the food scene with her think! nutrition bars in the early 2000s and is back with something even better: her company betterland, which makes dairy milk using precision fermentation and is completely cow-free. Falsetto is even launching dairy-free chocolate bars that we can’t wait to try! 

Lizzo – 100 Percent That Vegan

We’ve been waiting for this one! Lizzo has inspired the nation with her incredible vegan TikTok videos, which gained tons of traction during the pandemic. Lizzo’s joy is infectious and clearly so is her love for plant-based foods.

Lewis Hamilton – Most Driven Vegan

Lewis Hamilton doesn’t have time to wait—he’s quick on the track and was quick to become an outspoken vegan activist in 2017. Hamilton won five of his seven world titles after he went vegan, showing the power of plant-based eating. 

Lenny Kravitz – Vegan Rock Star

Rock star Lenny Kravitz credits his strong physique with his vegan diet. He raised his daughter vegan from a young age and is outspoken about plant-based eating as the right thing to do—for people, animals, and the planet. 

Kourtney Kardashian and Travis Barker – Daring to Care 

Kourtney Kardashian and Travis Barker never fail to turn heads, and that’s a good thing! This A-list couple partnered with Daring in a plant-based campaign that reached millions. And they gave the public something we’ve never seen before: a boudoir photo shoot on a sprawling bed covered with vegan chicken. 

Kim Kardashian – Above and Beyond 

Activism runs in the family! Kim Kardashian’s partnership with Beyond Meat has had a broad reach, and she’s been outspoken about the benefits of her plant-based lifestyle. She says plant-based eating has kept her family healthier and happier and her psoriasis at bay. 

John Abraham – Bollywood Beau 

John Abraham is living, breathing, celebrity proof that plant-based protein is all you need to bulk up. A global Bollywood star, Abraham is devoted to using his platform to spread a message of kindness for animals.

Alexandra Paul – Queen of Kindness 

Actor and activist Alexandra Paul is a role model for her actions on the front lines, rescuing animals and educating others about the plight of farmed animals. Kindness and living by her own code of ethics is what drives all her decisions, and we support her. 

Earthling Ed – Veg Educator 

If we had to choose a representative for our planet, Earthling Ed would be a great choice. This vegan educator, public speaker, and bestselling author makes veganism and sustainability accessible to millions of people around the world.

BOSH! – Most Mouthwatering YouTube Channel 

Content creators and acclaimed authors Ian Theasby and Henry Firth first created BOSH! as an all-vegan YouTube channel, but their reach has expanded well beyond the platform. Friends from high school, they watched Cowspiracy together and both became vegan immediately afterwards. Their energetic and mouthwatering content will brighten anyone’s day. 

Plant Based News – All the Veg News That’s Fit to Click

We can’t get enough of Plant Based News, the vegan media outlet that keeps millions of readers informed on animal and sustainability issues that might otherwise be swept under the rug. Plant Based News is a globally recognized outlet that doesn’t shy away from the hard issues, and we couldn’t be more grateful. 

The Dodo – Most Aw-Inducing Media

We’ve spent hours scrolling through The Dodo’s adorable, informative content, which never fails to bring a smile to our faces and remind us what a vegan lifestyle is all about. 

Jackson Harries – Film-Based Environmental Fighter

Filmmaker, photographer, and environmental activist Jackson Harries spends his life capturing the world we live in and arguing for the world we all deserve. An outspoken advocate for animals, Harries uses his voice and talents to spread awareness and promote a more sustainable world. 

Jo-Anne McArthur – Perspective-Changing Photojournalist

Acclaimed photojournalist Jo-Anne McArthur has spent her career capturing the cherished relationships between people and animals. Through her media project We Animals, McArthur educates others on how best to help animals around the world. 

Ludi Lin – Vegan Superhero

Ludi Lin isn’t just a superhero on the silver screen. The actor and vegan activist is passionate about creating a safer, more sustainable world for everyone, proving kindness can really pack a punch.  

Genesis Butler – Inspiring Young Activist

We are truly in awe of Genesis Butler. The 15-year-old activist went vegan at six and at age 10 was one of the youngest people ever to give a TEDx talk. Genesis leads the Youth Climate Save movement, the first youth-led environmental organization that focuses on animal agriculture’s impact on climate change and aims to give all young voices a platform. She’s living proof you can be an inspiration at any age. 

Haile Thomas – The Vegan G.O.A.T. 

Haile Thomas is all about community. The 21-year-old activist is a vegan influencer, a content creator, and the youngest certified integrative-nutrition health coach in the United States. She is also the founder and CEO of the nonprofit HAPPY (Healthy Active Positive Purposeful Youth). Thomas is an accomplished health advocate and even created one of the winning entries in the first White House Kids’ State Dinner as part of Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! campaign. 

The Tiny Chef – Cutest Culinary Content

If there’s one way to change people’s hearts and minds, it’s via a tiny chef. The Tiny Chef Show is like nothing we’ve seen before, and we can’t stop watching. The internet sensation uses stop-motion models, puppets, and intricate small-scale sets to educate viewers of all sizes about the benefits of plant-based eating!

John Lewis – Compassionate Badass

John Lewis often says, “You can be cool and still be vegan.” And who are we to doubt him? Lewis is a fitness expert who has spent over 10 years in the health and fitness industry. His passion is contagious, and his nutritious recipes, workout advice, and motivational messages make him one of the best champions that animals could hope to have in their corner. 

Nimai Delgado – Loving Lifter

We are in awe of Nimai Delgado, a vegan bodybuilder whose commitment to kindness only makes him stronger. Delgado was raised Hindu and has never eaten meat, crediting his upbringing with instilling a powerful sense of compassion. Veganism plays a large role in every aspect of his life, and he believes his commitment to a kinder world makes him a better person. 

Miomojo Friendliest Fashion

Veganism is about so much more than what’s inside our stomachs. Miomojo is an entirely vegan and cruelty-free accessories company that combines high-end design with social engagement. We’re proud to recognize Miomojo for its commitment to protecting animals. 

Every action toward a kinder, more sustainable world is an action that counts. Everyone on this list has played a vital part in changing the world—and we hope they inspire you to do the same. 

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