10+ Celebrities Who Stay Away From Alcohol

While many of us love to sip on a cocktail on the weekend, there are many celebs who choose to abstain from drinking alcohol all together.

This means passing up on expensive champagne at luxurious events and glamorous parties.

But the reward for them is so much sweeter: sobriety.

Here are 10+ celebs who stay away from alcohol.

Elton John

After losing many friends during the ‘80s AIDS epidemic, Elton John decided to change the “monster” he felt he had become from drugs and alcohol.

Meeting the HIV/AIDS poster child, Ryan White, was a turning point for him. “Within six months I became sober, and clean, and have been for the last 27 years,” he told The Fix.

Bradley Cooper

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Many years ago, the actor’s life mirrored his A Star is Born character. He struggled with alcohol and drugs for many years before choosing a life of sobriety at 29.

“If I had continued it, I was really going to sabotage my whole life,” he told GQ.

Brad Pitt

When the actor split from Angelina Jolie in 2016, he admitted that drinking was partly to blame. "I was boozing too much. It's just become a problem,” he told GQ Style.

After their divorce, he sought help for his excessive drinking and has remained sober ever since.

Christina Ricci

The ‘90s teen icon went through a “late teens, early 20s drinking” phase, but it never quite appealed to the actress.

In an interview with Black Book, she talked about being sober, saying, “it was a choice I made, because I didn’t think it was very good for my life.”

Kat Von D

Once alcohol started getting in the way of her work, the LA Ink star quit drinking in 2007.

While celebrating her 10 year anniversary in 2017, she told The Fix, “Being sober means that I operate better and I function better; I believe I am meant to be that way.”

Lana Del Rey

The singer battled heavy alcohol addiction as a young teen. She was even sent away to rehab because of it.

Thankfully, that love affair ended. “It's been nine years since my last drink," she told GQ in 2012.

Andy Murray

After a long Saturday night of drinking, a 16-year-old Andy Murray found himself with a hangover he never wanted to experience again.

Instead, he pursued tennis. “I always wanted to see how far I could go in the sport. I didn't want to do anything to jeopardise that,” he told Daily Record.

Kim Kardashian

The reality TV star may have been on the party scene in the early ‘00s, but she’s never been a party girl.

“Kimberly does not drink alcohol whatsoever. Pregnant or not, she's just never been into it," her sister, Khloe, told Elle. She added that younger sisters, Kendall and Kylie, have followed suit.

Lucy Hale

Ever since the Pretty Little Liars actress joined Hollywood at a young age, she felt the pressure to drink and be a “social butterfly”.

But then, something surprising happened: a bob changed her perspective. "I know it seems silly because it's just hair. But at a point, I was like, 'Why don't I just own that I'm different?'" she told InStyle.

Sarah Silverman

During a red carpet interview with E!, the always-hilarious Silverman brought out her THC vape. This was a good reminder that she doesn’t drink.

“I don’t drink because it gives me a stomach ache,” she once told CNN.

Dane Cook

You won't ever find the star near a cocktail.

“I'm in the peak physical condition. I don’t drink. I don’t smoke,” the actor and comedian once told GQ.

He’s maintained that lifestyle choice to this day.


While Eminem has never been a conventional rapper, he did partake in the partying aspect of fame in the early days of his career. This led him to drink and even do drugs frequently on tour.

Thankfully, with help from his kids and weekly visits to a rehab counselor, Eminem has now been sober for over a decade.

Jim Carey

The comedian has always felt connected to his spiritual side, staying far away from alcohol.

“I'm very serious about no alcohol, no drugs. Life is too beautiful,” he told CBS. Instead he frequents a secret spot on his property, which he calls the “center” of the universe.

Joe Manganiello

The Magic Mike star made the best decision for himself to quit drinking after a four-year battle with alcohol.

He told the Huffington Post: “I was homeless, careless and broke with no career, so yes, it was worth it to get sober.”

Gillian Jacobs

The Community actress plays Britta Perry, a party girl on the show.

But in real life, she couldn't be farther from her character. While on Jimmy Kimmel Live, she admitted that she has never had a drink in her life.

Brandon Flowers

The Killers lead singer decided drinking wasn’t worth it after years of “rock and roll” experimenting.

Flowers has since become a Mormon. These days, there is nothing more important to him than his wife and three children.

Dax Shepard

After a brief relapse this summer, the Parenthood actor is back on the road to sobriety.

Before he relapsed with painkillers stemming from a motorcycle accident, he had accomplished 16 years of sobriety.

Tom Hardy

The Max Max actor hasn't had a drink in over 15 years.

After struggling with drugs and alcohol for years, the final straw was when he choked in a pool of his own vomit and blood.

Blake Lively

The down-to-earth Gossip Girl actress has never had the desire to drink.

In an interview with Allure, she got candid about it, saying, "It's not like I decided on these strict lifestyle choices and I'm enforcing them. It's just something that I genuinely don't have a desire for."

Robert Downey Jr.

Robert began spiraling out of control in his early twenties and came close to death on multiple occasions due to his addictions.

He's since turned his life around, becoming one of the most sought-after actors in Hollywood.

Rumer Willis

This past January marked the 4th year of Rumer's sobriety. According to comments made via USA Today, Rumer says that she's "So grateful for choosing myself above any need to distract or numb out."

Congratulations, Rumer — keep it up!

Zac Efron

Zac has said that sobriety has changed his life. It's allowed him to find the structure and balance that he needs to be able to live and embrace life to the fullest.

I can't wait for season 2 of Down to Earth!

Jennifer Hudson

Not only is Jennifer Hudson sober, but she's never once had even a single drop of alcohol in her entire life.

Which makes her portrayal of a heroin addict in The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete all the more impressive.


Sia is a recovering alcoholic and addict. She's been sober for over a decade now and will be celebrating her 11th year this September.

Her song "Chandelier" is a candid portrayal of her alcoholism, as well as her battles to get clean from prescription pills.

Yvonne Orji

Yvonne Orji takes her Christian faith very seriously. That means that she not only abstains from drugs and alcohol but pre-marital sex as well!

Yvonne has vowed to stay a virgin until marriage. Her willpower is beyond all comparison.

Kelly Ripa

It's been a little bit more than 4 years since Kelly Ripa and her close girlfriends quit drinking altogether.

The daytime TV host has said that she's never looked or felt better and has felt no urge whatsoever to backslide.

Miley Cyrus

Miley is the first one to admit that sobriety is a marathon, not a sprint. During the COVID-19 pandemic, she like many people fell off the wagon and turned once again to alcohol.

She's since rebooted her alcohol abstinence and we wish her the best.

Ben Affleck

Ben's marriage and career were waning greatly around the time that he was filming Justice League. His sobriety took a serious hit as a result of the stress.

Now, Ben's back on his feet and eager to put drinking behind him.

Jamie Lee Curtis

At the height of her popularity, Jamie was secretly struggling with alcoholism and a mounting addiction to Vicodin. Realizing the harm that it was doing to her body as well as her professional life, Jamie vowed to get clean.

She's now more than 20 years sober.

50 Cent

Looks can be deceiving! Just because 50 Cent has his own champagne company and sells top-shelf liquor, doesn't necessarily mean that he drinks the stuff.

While he's out partying, 50 will often sub-out the champagne for ginger ale.

Daniel Radcliffe

When the Harry Potter franchise finally came to an end, Daniel was left feeling unsure and without purpose. His depression caused him to self-medicate with alcohol.

Daniel has also mentioned that alcoholism runs in his family; yet another reason as to why he's now sober.

Colin Farrell

Colin still struggles every day with sobriety but it's a battle he's winning.

He admitted during an interview with The Irish Times that “After 15 or 20 years of carousing the way I caroused and drinking the way I drank, the sober world is a pretty scary world."

Kendrick Lamar

As any fan of his music will tell you, Kendrick isn't one to follow trends — he helps create them.

He's always spoken out against drugs and alcohol in his music, stating that his strong feelings stem from his childhood exposure to addicts.

Russell Brand

Russell has been clean and sober for more than a decade and it's a decision that helped him completely redefine his life and perspectives.

He's rededicated himself to helping others struggling with their own sobriety and has written multiple books on the subject.

Rob Lowe

Robe Lowe has literally been sober for 25 years. He's said that the greatest gift sobriety has offered him was the ability to live what Rob refers to as his authentic life.

Sobriety also appears to have completely slowed Rob's aging process, which has got to be a nice added bonus.