Caitlyn Jenner is a famous social media personality and retired Olympic gold medalist decathlete. Caitlyn Jenner came out as a transgender in 2015 and is also famous for being the parent of Burt, Kylie, and Kendall Jenner.
Table of Biography
Caitlyn was born William Bruce Jenner on 28th October 1949, in Mount Kisco, New York, the U. S. Her other name is Caitlyn Marie Jenner and his zodiac sign is Scorpio. Similarly, her present age is 73 years old.
Her father’s name is William Hugh Jenner, a tree surgeon, and her mother’s name is Estelle Jenner. She was the 2nd child among their 7 children. Also, his grandpa was an athlete who often used to participate in the Boston Marathon. The names of her siblings are Burt Jenner, Lisa Jenner, and Pam Mettler.
Regarding her education, she went to Newtown High School after spending one year at Sleepy Hollow High School. During her 5th grade, she and her professors recognized her athletic talents and went to join the school’s football, basketball, and track clubs.
For her further studies, she joined Graceland University, Iowa on a football scholarship but a knee injury stopped him to play football. However, after sixteen months he finished his 1st decathlon at the Drake relays getting 5th place.
Career and Professional Life
Jenner got 3rd place in the decathlon at the US Olympic trials in 1972 and ended at the 10th position at the Munich Olympics. Then, she had rough training at the San Jose City college track.
In 1976, she got the gold medal in the decathlon at the Montreal Olympics, making the world record of 8616 points. She eventually stopped vaulting and quickly went to cash in on her fame and took some commercials. In 1977, the Kansas City Kings selected her with the 139th choice of the NBA draft.
The star even appeared in 2 films after his Olympics victory which did not acquire good reviews at the box office. This included the 1980s ‘Can’t stop the music’ and 2011’s ‘The Village People’ and ‘Jack and Jill’.
In 1980, she began her TV career featuring in the television films, ‘The Golden Moment: An Olympic Love Story’, and ‘Grambling white tiger’. Likewise, he was present as a police officer in the police series ‘CHiPs’ for 6 episodes. She was also present in 2 video games, ‘Olympic Decathlon’ in 1980, and ‘Bruce Jenner’s world-class decathlon’ in 1996.
1986 was her most successful year as she recorded her 1st success as a race driver in twelve hours of Sebring in the IMSA GTO class. Jenner was driving the 7-Eleven Roush Racing Ford Mustang, with co-driver Scott Pruett, concluding in 4th position.
In the 1990s, she worked as a host of an infomercial for Stair Climber Plus, a stair-climbing workout machine. She even did various primetime TV programs and commentary on NBC, ABC, and FOX sports. Jenner took part in one of the episodes of the American series ‘The weakest link’ in January 2002, presenting Olympic players.
The next year, she was present in ‘I’m a celebrity…Get me out of here!’ and the 3rd season episode of ‘The Apprentice’. She worked with Tai Babylonia for ‘Skating with Celebrities’ which was out in 2006.
Additionally, she got the position of a guest judge on ‘Pet Star’ on Animal Planet and was present in NBC’s game show ‘identity’ and ‘Celebrity family feud’. She was present in some episodes of ‘Murder she wrote’, ‘Family guy’, and other talk shows like ‘Hannity’ and ‘The Bonnie Hunt Show’.
Jenner was also present in the reality show, ‘Keeping up with the Kardashians’ in late 2007. Before this, she was the promoting figure for Bruce Jenner’s Westwood Centers for Nautilus & Aerobics in the 1980s.
Caitlyn is the owner of the company, ‘Bruce Jenner Aviation’ which sells aircraft supplies to corporate houses. She was even the business expansion vice president of a staffing industry software application, ‘JennerNet’. Furthermore, her name was stated in the songs, Monique Powell’s ‘Spam’ and Pearl Jam’s ‘Olympic platinum’.
Caitlyn Jenner – Net Worth 2023
As for her earnings, Jenner has been making an impressive amount of wealth from her professional career. In fact, she is regarded as one of the richest athletes. Caitlyn’s net worth is estimated to be of whopping $100 million US Dollars.
Her profession by which she has been making all this money includes athlete, public speaker, businessperson, actor, socialite, and sports commentator.
Currently, the social media star has been living a luxurious and happy life in the United States of America. With her fame and wealth, she has been taking care of the public and being the voice of the transgender community.
Jenner tied the knot with Chrystie Crownover on 15th December 1972 which sadly ended on 2nd January 1981. With Chrystie, she has 2 kids, Burton William ‘Burt’ and Cassandra Lynn “Casey” Jenner.
Her 2nd wedding to Linda Thompson took place in 1981 with whom she has 2 sons, Brandon Thompson, and Sam Brondy. On 21st April 1991, Caitlyn tied the knot with Kris Kardashian after being in a relationship for 5 months.
They are the parents of 2 daughters, Kendall Nicole and Kylie Kristen. This makes him the stepfather of Kim, Khloe, Kourtney, and Rob Kardashian. In October 2013, they declared their parting after which Kris filed for divorce in September 2014.
Talking about his sexuality, Bruce came out as transgender in June 2015 and eventually changed his name to Caitlyn. In one of her interviews with Diane Sawyer, Bruce told that she now considered herself a woman.
Jenner said that – “he’s lived a lie his whole life about who he is”. Her transformation into a female occurred with a passion as she postured in her fresh avatar as ‘Caitlyn’ in a scantily-clad corset for Vanity Fair’s cover in July 2015.
Regarding his body measurements, Jenner has a slim and curvy body type with a beautiful face. The social media star has an average height of 6 feet 2 inches or 188 cm. Similarly, Bruce has a fair complexion with a pair of dark brown eyes with long dark brown hair.
Talking about his health, she was identified with dyslexia in her initial childhood. In fact, she is the host of Demystifying Dyslexia, a documentary that displays the encounters of living and acknowledging with dyslexia.
Caitlyn Jenner – Social Media
As a social media star, Caitlyn has been very popular and quite active on online platforms. In fact, she is famous for being a part of the Kardashian family. On Instagram, Jenner has already gained 14.2 million followers and 1.4 million followers on her Facebook page.
Likewise, she joined Twitter in May 2015 and now has gained 3.4 million followers there. Most of her posts on her social media accounts are related to sports, shoots, and her family.