Caitlyn Jenner is an American television personality and retired Olympic gold medal–winning decathlete.
She was born as a male and change her gender as a trans women publicly in April 2015. Her new name was publicly announced in July of that year, with her name and gender being legally changed the following September.
- Full name: Caitlyn Marie Jenner
- Born: 28 October 1949 (age 70 years), Mount Kisco, New York, United States
- Height: 1.88 m
- Net worth: US$100 million (2014 estimate)
- Spouse: Kris Jenner (m. 1991–2015), Linda Thompson (m. 1981–1986), Chrystie Jenner (m. 1972–1981)
- Children: Kylie Jenner, Kendall Jenner, Brody Jenner, Brandon Jenner, Cassandra Marino, Burt Jenner
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About Caitlyn Jenner
Caitlyn Jenner was born on 28 October 1949, in Mount Kisco, New York, United States. Her birth name was William Bruce Jenner until she has changed her gender and name in June 2015.
Her parent are William Hugh Jenner, was an arborist, and her mother is Esther Ruth (née McGuire). She is of English, Scottish, Irish, Dutch, and Welsh descent.
Her younger brother, Burt, was killed in a car accident in Canton, Connecticut on November 30, 1976, shortly after Jenner’s success at the Olympic Games. As a young child, Jenner was diagnosed with dyslexia.
Jenner attended Sleepy Hollow High School in Sleepy Hollow, New York, for her freshman and sophomore years and Newtown High School in Newtown, Connecticut, for her junior and senior years, graduating in 1968.
Jenner earned a football scholarship and attended Graceland College (now Graceland University) in Lamoni, Iowa, but was forced to stop playing football because of a knee injury.
Recognizing Jenner’s potential, Graceland track coach L. D. Weldon encouraged Jenner to switch to the decathlon. Jenner debuted as a decathlete in 1970 in the Drake Relays decathlon in Des Moines, Iowa, finishing in fifth place.
Jenner graduated from Graceland College in 1973 with a degree in physical education.
Jenner has six children with three successive wives—Chrystie Crownover, Linda Thompson, and Kris Jenner—and has since 2007 appeared on the reality television series Keeping Up with the Kardashians with Kris, their daughters Kendall and Kylie Jenner, and Kris’s other children Kourtney, Kim, Khloé, and Rob Kardashian. Assigned male at birth, Caitlyn Jenner publicly came out as a trans woman in April 2015.
Her new name was publicly announced in July of that year, with her name and gender being legally changed the following September.
From 2015 to 2016, Jenner starred in the reality television series I Am Cait, which focused on her gender transition. In January 2017, she underwent sex reassignment surgery. Jenner has been called the most famous transgender woman in the world.