Cupid's Pulse Article: Celebrity Couples Saving The EarthCupid's Pulse Article: Celebrity Couples Saving The Earth

By Katie Gray

Many thanks to our favorite celebrity couples who are saving the planet! It’s amazing what lengths our favorite celebrity relationships go through to make sure their homes are eco-friendly. Plus, that’s in addition to driving environment friendly cars and helping others to adapt to a green lifestyle. They even make very generous contributions to their favorite environmentalist charities and organizations. Talk about relationship goals! The relationship advice we can all take away from this is that we must always give back.

Cupid has the top five celebrity couples who are saving the environment:

1.Gisele Bundchen & Tom Brady: Supermodel Gisele Bundchen and NFL star Tom Brady live a very green lifestyle. The celebrity couple married in 2009 and they have two children together. In May 2009, she co-hosted the Rainforest Alliance annual gala to honor leaders in sustainability, supports clean water initiatives, environmental sustainability, and preservation of South American rainforests. The Brazilian beauty has planted over 1 million new trees in her name to start reforestation of the Brazilian rainforests. In 2011, she was awarded Greenest Celebrity at the International Green awards at the National History Museum of London. She’s also the Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Environment Program. This year, she joined the climate change documentary Years of Living Dangerously as a celebrity correspondent. Gisele and Tom’s Los Angeles home uses solar energy, a gray water system, lighting systems that reduce energy consumption, a rainwater recovery system, and waste reduction and recycling programs. They have their own vegetable garden, where 90% of the food they eat comes from. The house uses recovered stone, wood, insulation, household appliances with a green seal and other sustainable products. In fact, 80% of the construction waste was reused or recycled.

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2. Angelina Jolie & Brad Pitt: Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are iconic actors, and also are in one of the most notable celebrity relationships in the world. They married in 2014 after being together for close to a decade and having previously co-starred together in Mr. & Mrs. Smith. In 2006, the pretty pair established a charitable organization, the Jolie-Pitt Foundation, to aid humanitarian causes around the world. Pitt is also the co-creator of a design competition to build 20 affordable, reduced energy, environmentally friendly homes in New Orleans. They are huge humanitarians, activists and environmentalists.

3. Cate Blanchett & Andrew Upton: Oscar winner and Hollywood legend Cate Blanchett makes saving the environment a priority, along with her playwright/screenwriter husband Andrew Upton. The Aussie natives had their Hunters Hill residence undergo extensive renovations in 2007 to be made more eco-friendly. She has even been working to equip the Sydney Theatre Company building with solar panels and rainwater collection systems to make it completely eco-friendly. Their Sydney home is fully powered by solar energy, and they donate to Forest Guardians.

4. Pierce Brosnan & Keely Shaye Smith: Actor Pierce Brosnan is a famous environmentalist. He’s married to Keely Shaye Smith, the journalist, glamour model and author. He focuses on marine, mammal, and wetland protection. He also headlined the Natural Resources Defense Council campaign against effects of Navy sonar on whales. He was also awarded the Green Cross International Environmental Leadership Award in the late 90’s.

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5. Cameron Diaz & Benji Madden: Cameron Diaz has been a Hollywood star for decades now. She’s best known for her roles in My Best Friend’s Wedding, Charlie’s Angels, Gangs of New York, In Her Shoes, The Holiday and My Sister’s Keeper. In 2015, she married rocker Benji Madden of the band Good Charlotte. She was also on the MTV Series Trippin that revolved around Diaz and a group of her close friends acting globally as they traveled to getaways around the world such as Chile to Yellowstone, on a mission to safeguard the environment. She was even one of the first people to drive the eco-friendly Prius electric car. Diaz also endorses Al Gore, former Vice President and environmentalist, for his ‘Live Earth’ campaign that brings awareness to climate change.

Who are your favorite celebrity environmentalists? Comment below!