Caitlyn Jenner was born on October 28, 1949, in Mount Kisko, in New York. She is a former track and field athlete; and a famous television personality. She was born as Bruce Jenner and struggled with gender identity. It was only in 2015, when she was in her mid-60s, she came out on her own, transforming from Bruce into Caitlyn Jenner. She is now the most famous trans-gender in the world.
After she appeared in the cover photo of Vanity Fair as Caitlyn Jenner on June 1st, 2015 for the first time, there was a huge amount of appreciation for her to come out on her own. Her step daughter Kim Kardashian who had announced her second pregnancy few days ago, supported her father’s stand. Caitlyn Jenner also broke the Twitter record for getting more than one million followers in just about four hours, breaking the record of Barack Obama who achieved this feat in 4 and a half hours.
Caitlyn Jenner was born as Bruce William Jenner, to her father, William Hugh Jenner; a tree surgeon by profession, and mother, Esther R McGuire. Bruce has two sisters, Lisa and Pam respectively. Unfortunately, her younger brother Burt was killed in a car accident in Canton, Connecticut, few months shy of Bruce creating a name for himself in the world of sports.
Jenner had always been suffering from gender dysphoria since her days in the youth. She had suffered secretly and used to cross dress occasionally. She began to change physically in the 1980’s. In April 2015, Bruce Jenner, in a candidly honest interview with Diane Sawyer, revealed his gender transformation and how she led her life as a transgender. She confirmed the fact that she had gone under the knife for certain physical transformation and plastic surgery. She honestly confessed about her gender reassignment surgery and declared herself as a woman in the name of Caitlyn Jenner, on June 1, 2015. She also said that all her life she never felt sexually attracted to men. She has declared herself as an asexual and a transgender.
Caitlyn Jenner – Records and Achievements
The 1.88 m tall (6 feet 1 inch) Caitlyn has been a former Olympic Participant. He participated in the 1500 m, U S Olympic Trials in Eugene, Oregon. Jenner secured the fifth place after Steve Gough and Andrew Pettes. She was coached by L.D. Weldon and Bert Bonanno. In the Summer Olympics of 1976, held in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Caitlyn won the gold medal in the tracks. Jenner won a gold medal at the in the decathlon, with record breaking score of 8,634 points.
Jenner, in this game, initiated the gesture of victory lap. A bystander, when handed him an American flag, Jenner grabbed it and took the victory lap. It has become a ritual ever since and is followed in every Olympic Games ever since.
Caitlyn Jenner – Book
She has even written an inspirational non-fiction book called Finding the Champion Within : A Step-by-Step Plan for Reaching Your Full Potential, after his Olympic victory, in which she wrote about achieving professional success with determination and action.
Caitlyn Jenner – wives and children
Prior to her gender transformation, Caitlyn had been married twice. Her first marriage was with Chrystie Scott in the year 1972. But the marital bliss did not last long, and the couple was separated in the year 1981. They have two children, son Burton and daughter Cassandra, out the first wed lock. In the very week Chrystie and Jenner divorced, Jenner married for the second time. This time she married actress Linda Thompson at Ohau. Jenner and Thompson had two sons out of their second marriage. They are Brandon and Sam Brody. The two sons later starred in the popular reality show “The Princes of Malibu”. Eventually in the year 1986, the marriage between Jenner and Thompson ended in a divorce. Jenner decided to marry for the third time in the year 1991. This time she exchanged the vows with Kris Kardashian, on April 21, 1991. Two daughters are born from this wedlock, Kendall and Kylie. Jenner filed for the divorce for the third time, stating irreconcilable differences as the main cause for the separation, and the couple separated in the year 2015 on March 23.
Caitlyn Jenner with ex wife Chrystie Scott (Pictures)
Caitlyn Jenner with ex wife Linda Thompson (picture)
Caitlyn Jenner with ex wife Kris Jenner (pictures)
Caitlyn Jenner with children (pictures)
Bruce Jenner before transforming to Caitlyn Jenner – pictures
Caitlyn Jenner – Photos
Caitlyn Jenner – Net Worth
Today his net worth is $100 million. Jenner still rides on the glory of his Olympic victory and receives equal awe and respect worldwide, for all his achievements.