Caitlyn Jenner (born William Bruce Jenner 28.10.49) is a former Olympic athlete and Gold medal winner, who turned to a career in television.
Net Worth: According to Celebrity Net Worth in March 2015, Caitlyn Jenner has a net worth of 100 million USD.
Childhood: Caitlyn Jenner was born in Mount Kisco, New York, to Esther R. and William Hugh Jenner. She had three siblings, Lisa, Pam and Burt. As a young child, Jenner was diagnosed with dyslexia. She studied at Sleepy Hollow High School, Sleepy Hollow, New York, for a year, before attending Newtown High School, Newtown, Connecticut. She was later able to earn a football scholarship to Graceland College in Iowa. Due to a knee injury, Jenner was forced to give up football and took up decathlon.
Career: Caitlyn Jenner was mentored by L. D. Weldon who pushed her to compete in the 1970 Drake Relays, which led to her coming fifth. She competed in the 1972 trials for the US Olympic Team, going on to finish in 10th place at that year's Summer Olympics in Munich, Germany. She graduated from Graceland with a degree in physical education in 1973. In 1976, at the Montreal, Canada, Summer Olympics, Jenner won the gold medal for decathlon. The win turned Jenner into a national hero in America, as most of the gold medals were held by soviet countries and this win happened at the height of the Cold War.
After making various commercial appearances, Jenner had the staring in the 1980 Village People movie, 'Can't Stop the Music'. The film bombed at the box office, and earned Jenner a Golden Raspberry award. In the same year, she also starred in the made-for-television film, 'The Golden Moment: An Olympic Love Story' and in 'Grambling's White Tiger' the following year. She also guest-starred on the police television show 'CHiPs' for six episodes between 1981 and 1982.
In January 2002, she appeared on the American series of 'The Weakest Link' featuring Olympic athletes. Through February and March of 2003, she appeared on the first American series of 'I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here!', before appearing on 'Skating with Celebrities' between January and March of 2006. She continued to work on various different reality television shows, including an appearance on 'Keeping Up with the Kardashians'.
Personal Life: In 1972, Caitlyn Jenner married Chrystie Crownover , and they stayed together until 1981, after having two children together - Burt and Casey. In the same moth as her divorce being finalised, she married Linda Thompson, and the couple had two children - Brandon and Sam Brody - before separating in 1986.
On 21st April 1991, Jenner married Kris Kardashian, and became a stepfather to Kourtney, Kim, Khloé and Rob. The couple separated in October 2013, before Kardashian filed for divorce in September 2014, with it becoming finalized in December 2014.
In April 2015, Jenner came out as transgender in an interview with Diane Sawyer. She later appeared as Caitlyn for the first time publicly on the cover of Vanity Fair magazine, gaining huge international attention and support. She maintains that she is still attracted to women and has not undergone gender reassignment surgery.
Kris catches wind of Kim's decision to help Caitlyn Jenner with her outfit for an awards ceremony.
In a surprising turnaround from her previous utterances that Kim is her favourite child, the Kardashian matriarch Kris Jenner has branded her second-eldest daughter a “f***ing traitor” after her decision to help dress Caitlyn Jenner for an awards ceremony.
A sneak-peek at the next episode of the family’s reality show ‘Keeping Up With the Kardashians’, the 60 year old momager is heard on speaker-phone decrying Kim’s decision to help Caitlyn – formerly Kris’s husband Bruce – sort out her outfit for the ESPYs.
In a teaser for the new episode – which was filmed before the dramatic robbery in Paris a few weeks ago – Kim’ younger sister Khloe tells her friend: “Look at what my mom sent me, she's so pissed that Kim was dressing Caitlyn Jenner for the ESPYs.”
Continue reading: Kris Jenner Calls Kim Kardashian A "Traitor" In 'KUWTK' Sneak Peek
The reality TV star has made her political allegiances clear after she was quoted as saying she was “on the fence” about the upcoming election.
Kim Kardashian has assured fans she stands with Hillary Clinton in the upcoming US presidential election. The 35-year-old’s political leanings were called in to question over the weekend, when a quote was published saying she was “on the fence” about who to vote for later this year.
Kim Kardashian will not be voting Trump
On Friday the Evening Standard newspaper published a ‘quote’ from Kim’s interview with Wonderland magazine where she discussed being unsure of who to vote for. The quote read: “At first I thought, ‘Oh my god, I’m so Hillary [Clinton]’, but I had a long political call with Caitlyn last night about why she’s voting Trump. I’m on the fence.”
Continue reading: Kim Kardashian Clarifies She'll Be Voting For Hillary Clinton
66 year old Jenner is suing paparazzi photographers who were chasing her on the Pacific Coast Highway when the fatal accident happened last February.
Caitlyn Jenner has filed a lawsuit against paparazzi photographers for what she claims was their role in the fatal car accident in which she was involved last year.
People magazine obtained court documents on Thursday night (August 4th), the 66 year old described members of the paparazzi as “the Stalker Defendants” and claimed that, in February 2015, they had been “harassing [her] throughout the day up through the time of the accident.”
The lawsuit describes the alleged behaviour, as Jenner drove along the Pacific Coast Highway in rainy conditions, as tailgating her vehicle, driving too close and generally behaving recklessly in an attempt to get pictures.
Continue reading: Caitlyn Jenner Sues Paparazzi For Contributing To Fatal Car Accident
It's been 40 years since she won her Olympic gold.
Caitlyn Jenner has come a long way since her Olympic career, finally coming to accept herself as who she is instead of the lifelong struggle of living as Bruce Jenner. Now she's embracing her past achievements, even donning her 40-year-old Gold medal on the cover of Sports Illustrated magazine's 'Where are They Now' double issue.
Caitlyn Jenner goes gold in Sports Illustrated
In 1976, Caitlyn Jenner (under her former name) won Gold for her decathlon at the Montreal Olympic Games. Forty years later, she's remembering that day with pride, despite the fact that she's been strugglig with it for many years. She revealed in the magazine that she had originally kept the medal hidden away, after her original appearance on the cover of Sports Illustrated in 1976. The transgender icon has confessed that she had deep trouble accepting her muscular, masculine body during her time as an athlete.
Continue reading: Caitlyn Jenner Dons Her Gold Medal On The Cover Of Sports Illustrated
‘Famous’ was premiered live on Tidal, Friday (June 24) during West’s show at the Forum in Los Angeles.
Kanye West’s new video for ‘Famous’ might just be his most controversial and thought-provoking work yet. Visuals from the video premiered on Friday night and fans watching live on Tidal couldn't believe their eyes, as uncanny likenesses of celebs including Taylor Swift, Amber Rose, Bill Cosby and Caitlyn Jenner all appeared on screen completely naked.
Kanye West has unveiled his ‘Famous’ video.
Introducing the video West told the crowd: "I wanna thank Eli first of all who was in the project every day …I don't wanna give away how it all happened. I wanna thank all my family, my wife, and y'all supporting ideas and truth. I got one question though. Would you like me to play that back?”
So many stars turned out for the 2016 event.
As usual, the annual GLAAD Media Awards was a hilarious, heart-warming and heart-breaking affair. Celebrities came out in droves to defend this discriminated community, to accept recognition for their work to help these communities and to talk about all the positive changes that are happening to aid in the equalization of humanity.
Mariah Carey's GLAAD speech was everything
This year's ceremony was hosted by 'Orange Is The New Black' star Laverne Cox and featured a whole host of stars in attendance to accept their various awards and make some inspiring speeches. Here are just a few of the top moments at the 27th annual GLAAD event:
Kim has said she’s lost 17 pounds since giving birth to son Saint West earlier this month.
Kim Kardashian cooked a pizza for Caitlyn Jenner on Monday and revealed how her post-pregnancy weight loss is going. Kim streamed a video of herself cooking for Caitlyn and although she didn’t appear on screen, she could be heard telling Jenner how her diet’s been going since welcoming baby Saint West.
Kim Kardashian has lost 17 pounds since the birth of North West.
"You are looking much better," Caitlyn tells Kim. "I am feeling much better," Kim replies. Kim had previously revealed on her app she’s so far lost 17 pounds after putting on more than four stone during her pregnancy. She now plans to get down to 120 pounds.
Jenner made her debut at the prestigious Victoria's Secret Fashion Show earlier this week.
Kendall Jenner made her most high-profile modelling appearance to date at the Victoria’s Secret Fashion show this week, but the vast majority of her family was not in attendance – under her own instructions, as it turns out.
The 20 year old model starred in the prestigious show alongside her friend Gigi Hadid on Tuesday (November 10th), and though she was watched by her parents, Caitlyn and Kris Jenner, her assorted stepsisters were absent, because Kendall felt that their headline-grabbing presence would have been “too much pressure” for her on such a big occasion.
Kendall Jenner at the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show
Caitlyn Jenner accepted an award recognising her advocacy work in the LGBT community at the Glamour Women of the Year awards this week.
Caitlyn Jenner has paid tribute to her family and their emotional support as she accepted Glamour magazine’s ‘Trans Champion’ award at the publication’s 25th annual Women of the Year bash, and this support was demonstrated on the night by her daughter Kylie.
In a short video clip that preceded Caitlyn’s acceptance speech at the awards ceremony on Monday night (November 9th), Kylie Jenner opened up about how their close relationship had not changed since the news and Caitlyn’s transition back in April this year. “I was a little scared because I didn't know how much would change,” the 18 year old model and reality TV star admitted. “And it honestly feels like, besides appearance, nothing has changed.”
Caitlyn Jenner at the Glamour Women of the Year awards 2015
Continue reading: Kylie Jenner Speaks Of Her Continued Close Relationship With Caitlyn
The Kardashian matriarch celebrated all night with a party rumoured to have cost around $2million.
Kris Jenner celebrated her 60th birthday on Friday (November 6th) with a suitably over-the-top bash which was reported to have cost around $2million. The Kardashian matriarch was joined by family and friends at the Great Gatsby themed party, which was held at The Lot in West Hollywood.
Continue reading: Kris Jenner Turns 60 In Style With 'Great Gatsby' Themed Bash [Pictures]
Date of birth
28th October, 1949