There say that negative or positive publicity is okay as long as it makes you famous. Caitlyn has had both forms of publicity. It was positive as a former Olympic gold medal-winning decathlon champion and negative for being a transgender woman.
Bruce Jenner, popularly known as Caitlyn Jenner, is a television personality and a retired Olympic champion from the United States. In 2015, she had a gender transition that saw her change her name from Bruce to Caitlyn.
Caitlyn Jenner profile summary
- Full name: William Bruce Jenner
- Nickname: Bruiser, Caitlyn Jenner
- Date of birth: 28th April 1949
- Place of birth: Mount Kisco, New York, USA
- Caitlyn Jenner age: 70 years
- Caitlyn Jenner birthday: 28th April
- Nationality: American
- Ethnicity: Mixed-race
- Caitlyn Jenner height: 6 feet 2 inches
- Weight: 88 kg
- Eye color: Light brown
- Hair color: Dark brown
- Marital status: Married
- Profession: TV personality
- Net worth: $100 million
Caitlyn was born on 28th April 1949 as William Bruce Jenner in Mount Kisco in New York City, United States of America. Her father is William Jenner, while her mother goes by the name Esther Jenner. She has two sisters, Pam Mettler and Lisa Jenner, and one brother Burt Jenner.
She joined Sleepy Hollow High School but later on transferred to Newton High School in Newton, where she graduated from. In high school, she was a passionate footballer, and as a result of her enthusiasm, she won a football scholarship for her higher education.
She got a knee injury, and therefore couldn't pursue a career in football. Fortunately, her coach was able to convince her to try the decathlon. She acquired a degree in Physical Education from Graceland University.
Caitlyn Jenner kids
Although it is physically impossible for her to bear kids as a woman, she fathered several kids when she was a man.
- From her first marriage with Chrystie Crownover, they bore a son, Burton, and a daughter named Cassandra.
- From her second marriage to Linda Thompson, the duo bore two sons, Sam Brody and Brandon.
- In her third marriage, she fathered two daughters; Kendall and Kylie.
- Caitlyn is also a step-father to four children from her third wife's former marriage to Kris Kardashian. The four are Kourtney, Khloe, Rober, and Kim Kardashian.
Caitlyn Jenner wives
Caitlyn has been married three times. She was first married to Chrystie Crownover from 1972 to 1981. The marriage lasted for nine years before their separation. The duo parented two kids.
Jenner got in her second marriage in 1981, and it ended in 1985. She was married to Linda Thompson, and the two bore two kids.
After the failure of the second marriage, she started dating Kris Kardashian. After less than six months, they tied the knot on 21st April 1991. Both sired two more children.
Kardashian’s marriage is the longest among all the three so far as it lasted for 22 years. The duo separated in 2013, and they filed for a divorce one year after their amicable split. The court ruling was finalized on 23rd March 2015. At the moment, Caitlyn and her ex-wife Kris are in good terms and often check each other.
Was Caitlyn Jenner a man? Yes. After divorcing Kris, she was all over the headlines for coming out as a transgender woman. She revealed that she had been cross-dressing for very many years and underwent numerous hormone replacement therapies. All these changed upon finalizing the divorce. In 2017, she successfully underwent cosmetic and reassignment surgery.
Caitlyn Jenner girlfriend
Many thought Caitlyn Jenner's dating life would probably come to an end after her transition, but they had it all wrong. At the moment, she is in a relationship with a trans- woman by the name Sophia Hutchins. Caitlyn Jenner's partner is 47 years younger than her.
After undergoing a knee injury, she got into decathlon. She took part in the US Olympic trials in 1972 and emerged number five. During the Summer Olympics in 1972, she emerged in 10th place overall. This motivated her to intensify her training.
In 1994, she emerged the American champion for the men’s decathlon. In 1975, she won the French National Championship. It marked the beginning of 13 competitions, which she took part between 1973 and 1976. In all the 13 matches, she only lost once during the AAU National Championships. In 1976, she won the Olympic decathlon and broke the world record. In 1980 Daley Thompson broke Jenner’s record.
After gaining so much popularity from the Olympic championships, she became a hero in America and hoped for other opportunities across different sectors. She appeared in several magazines such as Playgirl Magazine, Sports Illustrated, Gentleman's Quarterly, among others.
In 1977, she became the spokesperson for Wheaties breakfast cereal. She also appeared on the cover of that cereal box.
As a TV personality, she has starred in several films and series such as:
- Grambling White Tiger
- Learn to Read
- Dirty Tennis
- Jack and Jill
From 2007, she appeared in the reality show Keeping Up with the Kardashians.
Caitlyn Jenner books
As an author, here are some of her works:
- 1996: Finding the Champion Within
- 1977: Decathlon Challenge: Bruce Jenner’s Story
- 1979: Bruce Jenner’s Guide to the Olympics
- 1980: The Olympics and Me
- 1984: Bruce Jenner’s Viewers Guide to the 1984 Summer Olympics
- 1984: Bruce Jenner’s The Athletic Body: A Complete Fitness Guide for Teenagers- Sports, Strength, Health Agility
- 2017: The Secrets of My Life
Caitlyn Jenner net worth
As of 2020, her net worth stands at $100 million. She has made great fortunes from being a reality TV personality and her career as an Olympic gold medalist.
Caitlyn Jenner latest news
In the latest news, she is now part of the series I'm a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here. She was snapped with her suitcases at the Brisbane airport alongside retired footballer Ian Wright.
Caitlyn Jenner is one of the most persuasive individuals who have been able to rise again amidst the several straining incidences of divorces in her life. We can only wish her the best that life has to offer.
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