These 30 young, talented
musicians and actors are all different, but they have one thing in common: compassion.
And they know that their fame can help them give a voice to the voiceless.
So without further
ado, here’s our list of 30 stars under 30 using their platform to help farmed
1. Miley Cyrus
A longtime vegan, the 25-year-old singer and actress has never shied away from showing her love for farmed animals and plant-based food
A few years ago the 28-year-old Aussie actor told Men’s Fitness
that he had gone vegan
after learning the truth about factory farming. “After all the information I
gathered about the mistreatment of animals, I couldn’t continue to eat meat,
he said. “The more I was aware of, the harder and harder it was to do.
The 21-year-old Disney star told People magazine
, “My main reason for
being a vegetarian is that I’m an animal lover—definitely NOT because I love
4. Ariana Grande
The 24-year-old pop
star has been vegan for years. “I love animals more than I love most people,
not kidding, she says
. “But I am a firm believer in eating a full plant-based, whole food diet
that can expand your life length and make you an all-around happier person.
5. Bella Thorne
6. Sarah Jeffery
The 21-year-old Canadian actress and vegan has been
outspoken on social media about her love for farmed animals. In 2016 she wrote
proudly become a vegan, educate yourselves on what you are eating and how
animals are treated in the meat and dairy industry. She even attended the 2017
Mercy For Animals Hidden Heroes Gala.
7. Nikki Reed
8. Xavier Dolan
9. Emma Kenney
The 18-year-old Shameless star is a passionate animal activist. Last year Kenney attended MFA’s Hidden
Heroes Gala and narrated the video Paper
Prison, which shows the horrific reality of pig farming.
10. Daniella Monet
Known for her role on the Nickelodeon series Victorious
29-year-old Daniella Monet is a die-hard vegan activist. From working on PSAs with
various animal protection organizations to attending MFA’s Hidden Heroes Gala
to launching her own vegan
food video series on Facebook
, Monet is a champion for farmed animals.
The adorable 11-year-old vegan actress loves animals and has worked with countless animal charities to lend her voice to the voiceless.
12. Mena Massoud
13. Aubrey Miller
Known for her role
in Just Add Magic
, Miller is a vocal
vegan activist. In fact, the 16-year-old often shares MFA’s social media posts
, urging her followers to choose compassion.
14. Harley Quinn Smith
The 18-year-old actress is a proud vegan who has attended
both MFA’s Hidden Heroes Gala and our all-vegan music festival, Circle V.
15. Madelaine Petsch
Best known for portraying mean girl Cheryl Blossom on the CW
television series Riverdale
, Madelaine Petsch is anything but mean. Rather,
the 23-year-old actress is a vegan and lifelong animal lover
16. Nathalie Emmanuel
Nathalie Emmanuel is an English actress who plays Missandei
on Game of Thrones
. Last year she tweeted
“I will have been vegan for five years in September this year. And the 29-year-old’s Instagram
of vibrant vegan food pics that have us drooling.
17. Zoe Kravitz
The 29-year-old Big
star was raised vegan by her mom, Lisa Bonet, and is very conscious about
what she eats. In 2016 she told Harper’s Bazaar
that she ate “mostly
vegan health food and that she loved Souen and Angelica
Kitchen in the East Village.
18. Jaden Smith
The son of Will and
Jada Pinkett Smith announced on Twitter
last year that he was vegetarian. Earlier this year, the 19-year-old told Food
, “I don’t eat meat that has environmental
19. Jhené Aiko
The 29-year-old vegan singer-songwriter is outspoken about
her love for animals. She
, “Having grown up with a love for and a connection to all animals as
well as having been educated on the health benefits of a plant-based lifestyle,
it made sense for me to go vegan.
20. Sadie Sink
You probably know her as the newest star on Netflix’s hit
show Stranger Things
, but did you
know the 15-year-old is also a passionate vegan
? In a recent interview the young actress explains, “I
actually was a vegetarian for about a year and when I was working on The
with Woody Harrelson he and his family inspired me to
become a vegan.
21. Hayley Marie Norman
This 29-year-old actress is known for her roles in the films Top Five, Fired Up!, and Hancock. She’s
also a badass vegan activist who has modeled for MFA’s catalog and has been
featured in a few of our videos.
22. Lauren Jauregui
Lauren Jauregui, member of the group Fifth Harmony, recently announced
on Twitter that she was trying a vegan diet
. Responding to a question about
her workout routine, the 21-year-old singer tweeted: “I’ve actually just been
eating cleaner. Trying my best to be vegan/plant based.
The 26-year-old vegetarian singer told Eighty-Nine magazine
that his mother, a vegetarian chef and
raw-food nutritionist, had taught him how to cook delicious plant-based meals.
24. Elliot Knight
The vegan Life
Sentence star loves to post photos of his delicious vegan food on
Instagram. Last year the 27-year-old actor attended MFA’s Hidden Heroes Gala.
25. Kat Graham
A proud vegan, the 28-year-old actress has partnered with
numerous animal protection charities to speak up for farmed animals.
26. Evanna Lynch
At 26, the Harry Potter star is a die-hard vegan activist.
Lynch has worked with MFA in the past, attending our annual gala and even hosting
MFA’s founder, Nathan Runkle, on her podcast.
27. Lloyd Daniels
Daniels was the
youngest act on The X Factor in 2009.
Since then the 25-year-old has starred in numerous musical productions
throughout the U.K. He is a passionate vegan, often sharing pictures of
his delicious meals on social media and inspiring his followers to adopt a
28. Noah Cyrus
Like her sister, Miley, Noah is a vegan activist who cares deeply about animal rights. The 18-year-old
pop singer has worked with animal protection groups to educate the public on the
cruelty of factory farming.
The 21-year-old vegan songwriter and rapper from Atlanta
performed last year at MFA’s Circle V festival. And he’s been very outspoken
about the many benefits of a vegan lifestyle.
30. Danielle Brooks
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