Caitlyn Jenner

Decathlete and Television Personality Caitlyn Jenner

Full Name: Caitlyn Marie Jenner [born William Bruce Jenner]
Profession: Decathlete and Television Personality

United States of America

Biography: Caitlyn Jenner is a media personality and retired Olympic gold medal-winning decathlete.

Jenner suffered a serious knee injury playing college football for the Graceland Yellowjackets and was convinced to try the decathlon to continue an athletic career. This culminated in winning the decathlon gold medal at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, setting a third successive world record.

This notoriety led to a career in television (notably reality series "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" 2007-21), film, writing, auto racing, business and modelling, including "Playgirl".

Jenner publicly came out as a trans woman in April 2015, announcing her new name in July and has become a leading transgender rights activist.

Born: October 28, 1949
Birthplace: Mt Kisco, New York, USA
Age: 73 years old

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Scorpio

Married Life

  • 1991-04-21 Olympic gold winning decathlete Bruce Jenner (now Caitlyn Jenner) weds Kris Kardashian in Bel Air, Los Angeles
  • 2015-03-23 TV personality Kris Jenner and athlete Bruce Jenner divorce after 13 years of marriage

Historical Events

  • 1976-07-30 Future TV personality ('Keeping Up with the Kardashians') and transgender figure, Bruce Jenner (now Caitlin Jenner) sets WR 8,618 points to win decathlon gold at Montreal Olympics
  • 2015-09-25 Caitlyn Jenner officially changes her name from Bruce and her gender to a woman

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