Caitlyn Jenner

Caitlyn Jenner

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Caitlyn Marie Jenner is an American media personality and retired Olympic gold medal-winning decathlete. Jenner played college football for the Graceland Yellowjackets before incurring a knee injury that required surgery. Convinced by Olympic decathlete Jack Parker's coach, L. D.

Full Name
Caitlyn Marie Jenner
Oct 28, 1949
6′ 2″
Net Worth


Caitlyn Jenner was born William Bruce Jenner on October 28, 1949, in Mount Kisco, New York. She is an American retired Olympic gold medal-winning decathlete, television personality, and public speaker. Her parents were Esther Ruth (née McGuire) and William Hugh Jenner. She was the middle child of three children in her family; she has one older sister named Pam and a younger brother named Burt. 

    Jenner attended Sleepy Hollow High School in Sleepy Hollow, New York, for her freshman and sophomore years before transferring to Newtown High School in Newtown, Connecticut. She graduated from there in 1968. 

Jenner began training as a decathlete when she was in high school. In 1972, she became the first American woman to win the Olympic gold medal for decathlon at the Summer Olympics held in Munich, West Germany. After retiring from sports competition in 1976, Jenner pursued a career in television appearing on various game shows such as "The Dating Game" and "CHiPS". 

In 2015, Caitlyn announced that she is transgender and identified as female during an interview with Diane Sawyer on ABC's 20/20 show. Since then she has become a prominent voice for the transgender community and appeared on several TV shows including "I Am Cait" which aired from July 2015 to March 2016. She also wrote an autobiography called The Secrets of My Life which was released in 2017.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1949</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Caitlyn Jenner is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On October 28, 1949, Caitlyn Marie Jenner was born in Mount Kisco, New York.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1976</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Wins Olympic Gold Medal</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Jenner wins a gold medal in the decathlon at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1991</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Marries Kris Jenner</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Married Kris Jenner (formerly Kris Houghton) on April 21, 1991.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2008</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Appears on "Keeping up with the Kardashians"</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Jenner begins appearing on the reality television show "Keeping Up With The Kardashians".</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2015</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Caitlyn Jenner Comes Out as Transgender</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">In an interview with Diane Sawyer, Caitlyn comes out as transgender and reveals her new name.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2017</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Releases Memoir "The Secrets of My Life"</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Jenner releases her memoir, "The Secrets of My Life".</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2019</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Receives ESPY Icon Award</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Caitlyn Jenner receives the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at the 2019 ESPYs.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span>She Promotes Self-Love </h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Caitlyn Jenner is a great advocate for self-love and acceptance. She has been a powerful voice in the transgender community and encourages others to accept and embrace who they are.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> She's an Inspiration of Courage</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Caitlyn Jenner has shown incredible courage throughout her transition. She has been a role model for many people, inspiring them to be brave and to stand up for themselves.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> She's a Pioneer of Change</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Caitlyn Jenner is a pioneer of change in the world. She is paving the way in the fight for equality, encouraging people to open their minds and hearts to those different from them. Her work is making the world a better place for everyone.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> Won a Decathlon Gold Medal</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Caitlyn Jenner won a gold medal in the men’s decathlon at the 1976 Summer Olympic Games in Montreal, Canada setting a world record score of 8,618 points.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> First Openly Transgender American to Pose for Sports Illustrated</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In 2017, Caitlyn Jenner became the first openly transgender American to appear on the cover of Sports Illustrated magazine.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Appeared in Several Movies and TV Shows</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Caitlyn Jenner has appeared in several movies and popular television shows throughout her career, including “Can’t Stop the Music” (1980), “The Donahue Show” (1987) and “Keeping Up with the Kardashians” (2007-2016).</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Received an ESPY Arthur Ashe Courage Award</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Caitlyn Jenner received the ESPY Arthur Ashe Courage Award in 2015 for her courage and advocacy within the transgender community.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Authored Two Books</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Caitlyn Jenner has written two books: an autobiography entitled “The Secrets of My Life” and a memoir entitled “Finding the Champion Within.”</p></div>


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