Caitlyn Jenner, aka Caitlyn Marie Jenner, was born on 28 October 1949, and she is 73 years, 10 month, 25 days old as of today.
Caitlyn Jenner is an American social media personality and a retired Olympian. She won an Olympic Gold medal in Decathlon at the Olympic Games in 1976. Her Decathlon career lasted for six years, during which she won the gold medal in the 1976 summer Olympics in Montreal. Later she retired from Decathlon and established a career in business, television, writing, and auto racing. Her birth name was William Bruce Jenner, and she was initially a male, but later she changed her gender and name in 2015 and came out as a trans woman. She then started advocating the rights of transgenders and became a prominent transgender activist worldwide.
Caitlyn Jenner was born on 28 October 1949 in Mount Kisco, New York, USA. Her birth name was William Bruce Jenner until 2015 when she changed it to Caitlyn Jenner. She was born to Esther Ruth and William Hugh Jenner.
Caitlyn completed her early education at Sleepy Hollow High School in Sleepy Hollow, NY. She later enrolled in Newtown High School to complete her further education and graduated in 1968. She was a remarkable football player and earned a football scholarship at Graceland University. She then suffered a major setback when she got a knee injury and had to stop playing football. Her coach recognized her true potential and told her to switch to Decathlon. In 1973 she graduated from Graceland College with a degree in physical education.
On 30 November 1976, a major misfortune struck her when her brother died in a car accident. This incident happened shortly after her Olympic Gold medal, and this incident devastated her as she was very close to her brother.
Caitlyn Jenner was born to William Jenner and Esther Ruth. Her father, William Jenner, was an arborist by profession, and her mother, Esther Ruth, was a Housewife. She has three siblings, two sisters, and one brother. Pam Mettler and Lisa Jenner are her sisters. Burt Jenner was her only brother who was killed in a car accident.
In 1972 Caitlyn married Chrystie Crownover, and their marriage lasted till 1981. In Jan 1981, they both parted ways. The couple had two children: Burton William Jenner and Cassandra ‘Casey’ Marino. In 1981 Caitlyn married Linda Thompson, and they divorced in 1986. The couple shared two sons, Sam Brody, and Brandon Thompson. In 1991 Caitlyn married for the third time to Kris Kardashian and had two daughters with her, namely Kendall Jenner and Kylie Jenner. Caitlyn and Kris divorced in 2015 after Caitlyn’s gender change.
After switching from football to Decathlon, Caitlyn Jenner started training rigorously. She secured the third position in Decathlon at US Olympic Trials in 1972. After trials, she finished at 10 in the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich. This result didn’t satisfy her, and Jenner started her training more diligently. Her hard work paid off, and she became the American champion in the men’s decathlon event in 1974. Later she continued her winning streak and won the French National Championship in 1975 and the 1975 Pan American Games. Later she excelled in performance and won a Gold Medal at the 1976 Olympic Games in Montreal. After winning the medal, she excitedly took an American flag from a spectator and carried it during her victory lap. Later it became a tradition, and most athletes started doing it.
After this sensational win, Jenner became a national hero and became widely popular. Jenner later used this fame and appeared in different movies and commercials. She starred in TV movies like Grambling white tiger and The Golden Moment: An Olympic Love Story. Jenner appeared in video games like Bruce Jenner’s World Class Decathlon and Olympic Decathlon. She also appeared in the series Learn to Read. Later she appeared in multiple other series and TV shows.
Jenner also had a short career in Motorsports as a race car driver in the International Motor Sports Association.
The net worth of Caitlyn Jenner is estimated to be around $115 million. She is an Olympic Gold medalist and a successful social media personality. She is also a prominent Trans rights activist. She has accumulated this humongous wealth in her career from various advertisements and brand endorsements. She has worked in multiple movies and series and appeared in reality shows. She is also a successful businesswoman and earns money from her various business ownerships.
Latest Updates/ Facts
- Caitlyn Jenner changed her gender from male to female in 2015 and embraced femininity.
- In her early childhood, Caitlyn was diagnosed with dyslexia.
- Recently, Caitlyn slammed Dylan Mulvaney, a trans rights activist who called to ‘normalize the bulge.’
- Caitlyn was recently accused of death when she met with a fatal accident while driving, but she later denied the charges, saying that she was not at fault.
- Caitlyn recently celebrated her 73rd birthday on 28 October, along with her family.