Which celebrities are teetotal? 16 stars who gave up drinking alcohol
Though Tinseltown has a reputation for glitz, glamour and excess, some famous are famously sober - in fact, you may have found yourself wondering which celebrities are teetotal.
Considering the famous Hollywood party scene, and how long and boring those award shows are, you would expect every attendee to imbibe a few cocktails. However, there are several stars who have opted to abstain from "the devil's juice." By embracing the sober life, they've become happier and healthier. And it's even saved some of their lives, by their own admission.
But which celebrities are teetotal?
Which celebrities are teetotal?
More and more stars are choosing to cut alcohol out of their lives completely – and feel so much better for it.
Here, we take a look at which celebrities are teetotal.
1. Bradley Cooper
"If I continued [drinking], I was really going to sabotage my whole life," said the actor, while discussing his sobriety with GQ.
2. Tyra Banks
"I feel like I’ve been very lucky because I don’t really have an addictive personality," Tyra told Forbes. "I’ve never had any drugs, and I had a little taste of alcohol when I was 12 years old, but that’s about it."
3. Daniel Radcliffe
After filming the last Harry Potter film, Radcliffe got sober, because he was getting black-out drunk in public places. "I can’t tell you what kind of drunk I am because I don’t remember what kind of drunk I am," the actor told The Telegraph. "I think I’m probably great – while I’m conscious. But then I have to be looked after and ultimately I don’t want to wake up to 20 text messages along the lines of, ‘Where are you? Dude, are you OK?'"
4. Leona Lewis
"I don’t drink—I hate the taste of alcohol," said the singer. "When my debut single [Bleeding Love] went to No.1, I celebrated with non-alcoholic champagne."
5. Rob Lowe
In 2015, Lowe received the Spirit of Sobriety award to celebrate 25 years without drinking alcohol. In his acceptance speech, he thanks his wife, Sheryl Berkoff, saying, "She inspired me to get sober. She’s put up with my defects of character as they call it. In sobriety the lessons keep coming if you’re lucky enough to be along as long as I have."
6. Blake Lively
The Gossip Girl star told Allure that she doesn't drink alcohol or do drugs, explaining, "It's just something that I genuinely don't have a desire for."
7. Ben Affleck
"I have completed treatment for alcohol addiction," the actor wrote in a Facebook post in March 2017. "[It's] something I've dealt with in the past and will continue to confront. I want to live life to the fullest and be the best father I can be. I want my kids to know there is no shame in getting help when you need it, and to be a source of strength for anyone out there who needs help but is afraid to take the first step."
8. Lucy Hale
The Pretty Little Liars actress gave up drinking, telling InStyle, "I'm just always trying to surround myself with better people and be the best version of myself possible. I know it sounds obnoxious to hear people say that, but why not?"
9. Robert Downey Jr.
After a long battle with substance abuse, the Iron Man actor has been clean for fifteen years. In interviews, he credits his phenomenal career comeback to his sobriety.
10. Kim Kardashian
Her sister, Khloe, told Elle, "Kimberly does not drink alcohol whatsoever. Pregnant or not, she's just never been into it."
11. Matthew Perry
After struggling with alcohol addiction for years, the Friends star is totally clean, and has opened up one of his former homes to act as a sober living space for others. Perry says, "the best thing about me is that if an alcoholic comes up to me and says, 'Will you help me stop drinking?' I will say, 'Yes. I know how to do that.'"
12. Jennifer Lopez
"I think [drinking] ruins your skin," the singer and actress told InStyle. "Of course, during celebratory toasts, everybody's like, 'You can't toast with water!' So I'll toast with alcohol and just take a sip."
13. Brad Pitt
"I stopped everything except boozing when I started my family," the actor told GQ in May 2017. "I didn’t want to live that way any more.”
14. Kristin Davis
The Sex and the City star told Marie Claire U.K. that she gave up drinking because "I realized it was not going to end well. I got into the acting program, it was very challenging, I was hungover and I wasn’t doing so well in my classes. I thought, 'Do you know what? It’s going to be one or the other. I can’t really have both.'"
15. Colin Farrell
When he first arrived in Hollywood, the Irish actor struggled with alcohol addiction. Now he's been sober for over a decade. When asked about his coping mechanism on Ellen, he said, "Now I do a bit of yoga, I like a nice hike and I drink dragon nasal juice."
16. Sarah Silverman
"I don't drink because it gives me a stomach ache," said the comedian, in a red carpet interview at the 2014 Emmy's. "I try all the time, it looks good and I feel like I would have fun being drunk, but I have a Jewish stomach."