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Caitlyn Jenner Biography, Age, Height, Ex-husband, Children, Family, Facts, Wiki & More

Updated On : October 28, 2022

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Short Biography

Caitlyn Jenner was born on 28-10-1949 in Mount Kisco, Westchester in the state of New York, United States. She is an American Television Personality, Athlete, Film Actress, Memoirist, Businessperson & Writer.

Other Name: Caitlyn Marie Jenner, Bruce Jenner, William Bruce Jenner
Other Professions: Athlete Film Actress Memoirist Businessperson Writer
Appearance: Hollywood

Caitlyn Jenner Complete Bio & Career

An Olympic gold medal winner, and college football player, Caitlyn Jenner, formerly Bruce Jenner, is also a television personality. She was diagnosed with dyslexia in her childhood. She studied at Sleepy Hollow High School and Newtown High School

She received a football scholarship to study at Graceland College. However, she had to stop playing as a result of a knee injury which required surgery. Jenner’s track coach persuaded her to try decathlon, and in 1970, she got the fifth place at her debut at the Drake Relays.

Jenner states that her first time of knowing she wanted to excel at the decathlon was after being inspired by Soviet Mykola Avilov whom she saw after placing tenth at the Summer Olympics of 1972. Her coach was Bert Bonanno when she trained at the San Jose City College. Other fellow athletes who went to the Olympics that trained at San Jose include Millard Hampton, Andre Phillips, John Powell, and Mac Wilkins. In the year 1974, Jenner was the American champion of the decathlon event. She later won a gold medal at 1975 Pan American Games. Jenner started the tradition of carrying the American flag after an event during a victory lap. She won the gold medal for Decathlon at the Montreal Olympics in 1976. This brought the fame of ‘An All-American Hero’. This win also came with the third successive world record by Jenner. After her win at the Olympics, she won the James E. Sullivan Award and was given the Associated Press Male Athlete of the Year title in 1976.

Her popularity after the Olympic medal helped her to establish as a model, actor, and television personality. Her post-Olympic career involves being a spokesperson for several brands including Minolta, Tropicana, and Wheaties. The most popular television role of her was in E! TV’s Keeping Up with the Kardashians. Jenner's other notable television performances include ‘I’m a celebrity.. Get Me Out of Here!’, ‘ChiPs’, ‘Grambling’s White Tiger’ and others.  Although previously identified as male, in 2015, she came out as a trans woman and stated that undergone surgery for sexual reassignment. She announced her change of name to Caitlyn in the cover story on Vanity Fair. A reality show titled ‘I Am Cait’ was launched by her which mainly highlighted her gender transition.

The win of 1976 Olympics Gold Medal also brought her the unofficial title of ‘World’s Greatest Athlete’. In 1980, she was named into the US National Track and Field Hall of Fame. Further, in 1986, Jenner was inducted into the Olympic Hall of Fame. 

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Caitlyn Jenner Family, Relatives and Other Relations

She was born to William Jenner and Esther Jenner. She also has 2 sisters named Pam and Lisa. She also had a younger brother named Burt. Before turning into transgender, he was married thrice. He first married Chrystie Crownover in 1972 and got divorced in 1981. He then married  Linda Thompson in 1981 and was married to her till 1986. He was then married to Kris Kardashian from 1991 until 2015. In all, she has 6 children.  

Life's Important Dates Of Caitlyn Jenner

Body Measurements

Breast Size 38
Waist Size 30
Hip Size 38
Body Figure 38-27-38
Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Light Brown
Hair Colour Dark Brown

Personal Info

Home Town Mount Kisco, New York, USA
Nationality American
Religion Christan
Address Malibu, California, United States
School Sleepy Hollow High School, New York Newton High School, Connecticut
College Graceland University
Qualification Graduate in Physical Education
Marital Status Divorced
Debut The Golden Moment: An Olympic Love Story (1980) as Bruce Jenner, I Am Cait (2015) as Caitlyn Jenner
Official Website http://www.caitlynjenner.com

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Caitlyn Jenner

  • He was diagnosed with dyslexia at a very young age.
  • She starred in the series titled I Am Cait from 2015 to 2016.
  • Just after the transgender surgery, she suffered a panic attack.
  • She loves playing Golf.

Caitlyn Jenner Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

74 years, 4months, 0 day old age Caitlyn Jenner will turn 75 on 28 October, 2024. Only 7 months, 29 days, 23 hours,12 minutes has left for her next birthday.

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Caitlyn Jenner has celebrated the total number of 75 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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