America’s openly announced trans-woman Caitlyn Marie Jenner, earlier known as Bruce Jenner revealed her transition in a 2015 ‘Vanity Fair’ Cover Story. She is a television star and a businesswoman. Let’s find out how much is Caitlyn Jenner’s net worth in 2018.
Caitlyn Jenner Early Life
At birth, Caitlyn was named as William Bruce Jenner in the year 1949 on the 28th of October, she was the second child of her parents. Her Younger brother died in a car accident a little after she won an Olympic gold. She has two sisters Lisa and Pam.
She went to the Sleepy Hollow High School in New York, and then to Newton High School Connecticut, graduating in 1986. Jenner was awarded a football scholarship from Graceland University, she joined and played football, but later had to quit on account of a severe knee injury. Her coach encouraged her to participate in a decathlon instead. She graduated from the university in 1973, with a major in physical education.
Before she was transitioned into a Trans woman, Jenner was married thrice. Her first marriage was with Chrystie Scott, in the year 1972, with whom she had two children, and got divorced in 1981. She then married actress Linda Thompson in 1981, and divorced in 1986, she has two sons from this marriage as well. Her third marriage was with Kris Jenner in the year 1991, with whom she had two daughters, Kylie and Kendall. She separated with Kris in 2013 and they got divorced in 2015.
In the April of 2015, Jenner claimed to be a trans woman, in an interview with Diane Sawyer she stated that she had been dealing with gender dysphoria, and always considered herself to be a woman. She even took hormone replacement therapy and cross-dressed for years. She got her sex reassignment surgery early this year and now claims to be an asexual.
Caitlyn Jenner Career, Awards & Achievement
The starting point of her career was through sports when she participated in the trials of US Olympics in 1972 as Bruce Jenner in Men’s decathlon. She scored the fifth spot and qualified for joining the Olympic team. In the year 1974 Bruce became a champion of the event and featured on ‘Track and Field News’ Magazine’s cover.
Apart from having a successful career in sports, Jenner also forayed into films and television. She has had special appearances in several American television shows and films, and was a constant in the show ‘Keeping up with the Kardashians’. In the show, she appeared as Bruce, the father of Kendall and Kylie, along with being the stepfather to Kim, Khloe, Kourtney, and Rob.
After her gender and name change became official in the year 2015, she starred in the reality series ‘I am Cait’, which explained about her gender transition. She also has her own business ventures. The company Bruce Jenner Aviation is into the supply of aircraft items to corporations and executives.
H & M chose Caitlyn as the face of the sports collection of the brand, and also released a six-minute feature film on her.
Awards & Achievements
In 1975 she won the French National Championship, along with a gold medal in 1975 Pan American Games. In the Montreal Olympics in 1976, Jenner also won a gold medal for men’s decathlon.
Net worth of Caitlyn Jenner
Jenner has been associated with multiple industries all her life. She first made a mark for herself in the sports industry. Then forayed into entertainment industry along with having her own business. Her net worth today is placed at $100 million.
Caitlyn is a great inspiration for all those who are afraid to be themselves in front of the world. She accepted her for what she is, and also had the courage to come out in the open.