Franco - who won America's Got Talent in 2014 and is set to perform his 1000th
show in July - is also a vegan and animal activist.
partnered with Petco, The Animal Foundation, and the NSPCA to raise funds and
create awareness for animal related causes, efforts bolstered by his
PBN: "We've had a couple of great pet supply drives, and I even got to win some
cash to support the NSPCA on the celebrity edition of Who Wants to Be a
particularly good at trivia, so I didn’t win them a million bucks, but the
$20,000 that I did win for them still goes a long way!"
that going vegan was a gradual process for him, and that he was inspired by
other plant-based people, and a series of documentaries, to finally take the
He added: "After
a couple years of effort, I finally got to where I wanted to be in terms of
managing my eating habits to live the healthy lifestyle that I was chasing."
Got Talent win
Franco was not vegan at the time of his 2014 win, his success has allowed him
to make significant contributions to animal welfare efforts.
PBN: "The life-changing event has taught me that anything is possible, and that
when your goals are achieved, it’s time to find more goals!"