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.
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.
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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.
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‘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?”
The actor says he believes Jenner had “no clue” of what being transsexual involved when she made the decision to transition.
British actor Rupert Everett has said he thinks Caitlyn Jenner made a terrible mistake in choosing to transition, believing she had “no clue” of what being transsexual involved. The 57-year-old was speaking to The Sunday Times Magazine, where he also gave his opinions on young people undergoing hormone therapy.
Rupert Everett thinks Caitlyn Jenner made a 'terrible mistake' in choosing to transition.
Everett revealed that he wanted to be a girl while growing up and dressed exclusively as a girl between the ages of six and 14.“I really wanted to be a girl,” he said. “Thank God the world of now wasn't then because I'd be on hormones and I'd be a woman. After I was 15 I never wanted to be a woman again.”
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According to Kris she’s ‘the original Kardashian’ and the momager wants her old name back.
Kris Jenner might soon be known as Kris Kardashian again, much to the surprise and confusion of her daughters. In a deleted scene from the current series of ‘ Keeping Up With the Kardashians’, Kris revealed to daughter Khloe that she’s been using the Kardashian name again recently and wants to make it more permanent.
Will Kris Jenner soon be Kris Kardashian again?
When discussing how she makes reservations at their favourite Mexican restaurant, Kris tells Khloe: "I call the manager usually and I say, ‘Hey! It's Kris Kardashian,'" in the video shared by E! Online.
Continue reading: Is Kris Jenner Changing Her Surname Back To Kardashian?
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:
The Wrap had cited author Ian Halperin when he claimed inside sources had told him that Caitlyn was considering 'de-transitioning'.
Caitlyn Jenner’s representative has shot down a sensational report that claimed that the reality TV star is regretting having transitioned to become a woman last year, and was considering the possibility of reversing the procedure.
“Not worth commenting on such an idiotic report,” Jenner’s rep told New York Daily News on Thursday morning (May 12th). “Of course it's not true.”
Caitlyn Jenner's rep slammed a report that she's regretting having gender re-assignment surgery
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'I Am Cait' star takes up Trump's offer that she can pee where she likes.
Caitlyn Jenner has just given us another reason to love her by taking Donald Trump up on his offer to use any rest room she liked at Trump Towers, in the wake of the recently enacted 'bathroom law' of North Carolina and Mississippi which prohibits anyone to enter a bathroom specified for anything other than the gender of which they were assigned at birth.
Caitlyn Jenner uses ladies rest room at Trump Towers
The trans reality star formerly known as Bruce Jenner has weighed in on the debate surrounding this new law, which seemingly discriminates unnecessarily against transgender men and women, by releasing a video of her visiting a women's rest room at Trump International Hotel and Tower on the Upper West Side of Manhattan.
Caitlyn will make an appearance in the next series of the hit Amazon Prime show.
Caitlyn Jenner will make an appearance in the third season of 'Transparent', writer Jill Soloway confirmed during the GLAAD Awards on Saturday evening. The acclaimed Amazon Prime series tells the story of the Pfefferman family, after father Maura (played by Jeffrey Tambor) begins the transition from male to female.
Caitlyn Jenner will appear in the new series of ‘Transparent’.
Speaking at the GLAAD Awards, show creator Jill Soloway said: "We are all part of the same community. A lot of the transwomen who work on our show are also in her show, 'I am Cait’, Lots of crossover. Lots of friends.”
Continue reading: Caitlyn Jenner Will Appear In Third Series Of 'Transparent'
Jenner expressed her desire to be the Republican presidential hopeful's "trans ambassador" in a recent interview, causing a significant social media backlash.
Caitlyn Jenner has been lambasted on social media for voicing support for Republican presidential hopeful Ted Cruz in a recent interview, saying that she’d like to be his “trans ambassador”.
The former Olympic gold-medallist, who revealed her identity as Caitlyn nearly a year ago with that iconic Vanity Fair front cover, surprised many in the LGBT community by revealing an admiration for the ultra-conservative politician, currently in second place in the race to be the Republican Party’s candidate for November’s presidential election, in an interview with The Advocate.
Caitlyn Jenner's support for Ted Cruz has dismayed many in the LGBT community
Date of birth
28th October, 1949