Is Billie Eilish Vegan?

Singer-songwriter Billie Eilish is on a hot streak this year. The Los Angeles-based singer’s debut album went to number one all over the world, and Eilish’s fanbase has grown to truly staggering proportions. While the quirky star is well-known for her soaring vocals and her singular style, Eilish has also become known as a poster child for standing up for what you believe in.

Fans want to know all about every aspect of Eilish’s life, including what her diet consists of. Read on to learn more about Billie Eilish’s unique taste in food and how you can replicate her favorite dishes at home.

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How did Billie Eilish become famous?

Billie Eilish was born in 2001, the daughter of Irish-Scottish entertainers. She caught the songwriting bug early and by age 11 was writing down song lyrics on a notepad. She has a very close bond with her older brother Finneas O’Connell, who was already singing and performing with his band by the time Eilish started to get interested in a career as a musician.

In late 2015, Eilish released the single “Ocean Eyes,” which was originally written by her brother. The official music video was released in 2016 and immediately became a smash hit, going platinum by November of that year.

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Over the next year and a half, Eilish would release several more singles and eventually her debut EP, called “Don’t Smile at Me.” Eilish was a certified star and fans clamored for a tour. Eilish was happy to oblige, and her early 2018 “Where’s My Mind” tour brought her even more accolades and attention. 

Billie Eilish’s latest album, “When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?” was released in March 2019. It debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard charts, making Eilish the first entertainer born in the 2000s to have a number one record in the United States.

In spite of her great success, Eilish has remained humble and rather shy. Her dedication to a healthy lifestyle and to saving the planet is truly commendable.

Is Billie Eilish vegan?

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Billie Eilish recently revealed that she is one hundred percent vegan, and follows a clean diet. She admitted in the interview that she loves spicy foods and when she is overly stressed from being on the road, instead of heading out to the club, she goes straight to the kitchen.

Eilish claimed that baking is therapeutic for her, with her go-to dessert being peanut-butter chocolate chip cookies. The main tenet of the vegan diet is avoiding foods that are derived from animals. Most vegans eat a lot of plant-based foods like vegetables and beans, although many people tend to pick and choose parts of the diet that work best for them and incorporate those into their everyday routine.

Eilish made the switch to a vegan diet in 2014 and said that the main reason she went vegan is that she wanted to reduce her impact on the environment and be kinder to animals. Eilish’s all-time favorite vegan food is burritos, and she admitted that she eats a lot of them.

She’s also fond of anything with tofu, especially tofu prepared in Indian cuisine, and vegan hot wings. If fans want to eat like their favorite singer, preparing one of these healthy options is a perfect way to fuel your body just like Eilish. 

What’s next for Billie Eilish?

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Currently, Eilish is touring the U.S. on her “When We Fall Asleep” tour, while also working on new music. While the past several years have been a whirlwind, the only place to go is up for the talented singer.

The sky’s the limit for Eilish, who, at only 17 years old, has completely revitalized the entertainment industry.