Learning to play the piano at age 5 and camping in the Rocky Mountains among wildflowers, American actress and TV personality Terra Wellington has proven to not only be a talented entertainer but also a well-known advocate for healthy living and the environment.
Lifestyle Television Personality
Based in the Los Angeles area, Terra regularly appears on morning TV and radio programs as a well-known national wellness and eco-lifestyle authority with over 2000+ media interviews and 500+ media appearances. Terra is an author and spokesperson on healthy living, food, eco, and “natural-bent” topics, and the Editor in Chief at SimpleMomsGuide.com. Terra has worked with over 220 iconic consumer brands as a spokesperson to successfully amplify their messages and gain brand and campaign recognition. Brands have included adidas, Champion, Dr. Pepper Snapple Group, Whirlpool, Kashi, Whitewave, Daiya, Colgate, Sunsweet, Arm & Hammer, Disney, R.W. Knudsen, and many more.
An accomplished actress, Terra has played leading and supporting roles in 17 films. Most recently she was in the black-and-white feature film Mississippi Requiem, a William Faulkner adaptation starring Topher Grace and Amy Smart. Terra has also starred on CBS’ Criminal Minds, and has been a series regular on the family medical drama pilot “Rx.”
Her most recent writing endeavor is a chapter contributor to the book The Reducetarian Solution (TarcherPerigee, imprint of Penguin), with a foreword by Best-Selling Author Mark Bittman. In the book, she advocates for eating more plant-based foods, promotes Meatless Mondays, and outlines simple meat-reduction strategies for your family’s health and to benefit the environment.
Wellington additionally is the author of The Mom’s Guide to Growing Your Family Green: Saving the Earth Begins at Home (St. Martin’s Press), a comprehensive real-person’s guide on how to help the planet and protect your family.
People & Planet
A long-time supporter of ocean conservation and environmental initiatives, Terra actively works to encourage the public to make better environmental choices. She also is a champion of human rights and humanitarian organizations, including UNICEF.