Veganism, a diet that consists of zero animal products, is everywhere lately. Vegan cookbooks and products are sprouting up all over and even Ben & Jerry's recently introduced vegan ice cream. Plus, more and more celebs are coming forward as proud vegans.
Hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons has followed the diet for 18 years and credits it as the reason behind his great health and feeling good. And he's not alone: Mike Tyson and Venus Williams enjoy the completely meat-free and dairy-free diet, too.
Check out this list of famous black vegans -- some of these may surprise you.