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Overview (4)

Born in Mount Kisco, New York, USA
Birth NameWilliam Bruce Jenner
Nickname Bruiser
Height 6' 2" (1.88 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Caitlyn Jenner was born on October 28, 1949 in Mount Kisco, New York, USA as William Bruce Jenner. She is an actress and producer, known for Can't Stop the Music (1980), Jack and Jill (2011) and The Hungover Games (2014). She was previously married to Kris Jenner, Linda Thompson and Chrystie Jenner.

Spouse (3)

Kris Jenner (21 April 1991 - 23 March 2015) (divorced) (2 children)
Linda Thompson (5 January 1981 - 10 February 1986) (divorced) (2 children)
Chrystie Jenner (15 December 1972 - 2 January 1981) (divorced) (2 children)

Trivia (30)

Was an Olympic decathlon winner in 1976.
Daughter Kendall Jenner's middle name, "Nicole", was in honor of Nicole Brown Simpson.
Despite the urban legend that Caitlyn Jenner (Bruce, at the time) turned down the title role in Superman (1978), the book "The Making of Superman" by David Michael Petrou, and a February 1980 People Magazine article, stated clearly that Jenner auditioned for but, in fact, was never offered the role of "Superman".
Kathie Lee Gifford is the godmother of her daughters, Kendall Jenner and Kylie Jenner.
When preparing for the 1976 Olympics, he trained 6 to 8 hours every day for four years.
Finished 10th place in the 1972 Olympics decathlon.
Attended Graceland College (Lamoni, Iowa, USA)
Her father was a pole vaulter in the Army.
Has dyslexia.
Her daughter, Casey Jenner, with Chrystie Jenner, was born after their divorce.
Inducted into the U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame, 1986.
Daughter, Kylie Jenner, was born on 10 August 1997.
Mentioned by name in the Monique Powell song "Spam".
Mentioned by name in the Pearl Jam song "Olympic Platinum".
Good friends with fellow Olympian and former WWE superstar Ken Patera.
Did a series of ads for "Wheaties", one of these was parodied in a Saturday Night Live (1975) faux ad with John Belushi.
Daughter of William Jenner and Esther Jenner. Sister of Lisa, Pamela Mettler and Burt Jenner (1958-1976).
Former stepfather-in-law of Lamar Odom and Kris Humphries.
Is a registered Republican.
Is of English, Scottish, Irish, Dutch, and Welsh ancestry.
In June of 2015, she completed her public gender transition and introduced herself as Caitlyn Jenner with an article and photo shoot in Vanity Fair magazine.
The July 2015 Vanity Fair magazine cover photograph of Caitlyn Jenner by Annie Leibovitz marks the first time a transgender person has made the magazine's cover.
In an interview with Diane Sawyer, then still as Bruce Jenner, in 20/20: Bruce Jenner: The Interview (2015), Jenner came out as a trans woman in the final stages of transitioning. During the interview, as well until her Vanity Fair cover in June 2015, she didn't prefer female pronouns when being addressed or referred to and also talked about her female side in the third-person.
Has changed his name and gender legally, and will receive a new birth certificate. [September 25, 2015].
The Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office has declined to charge Jenner with vehicular manslaughter, citing insufficient evidence, in connection with a four-car accident on February 7th in which the Cadillac Escalade SUV driven by Jenner rear-ended a Lexus, then hit a Prius as it continued down Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu. The driver of the Lexus was killed after Jenner's car pushed her car into on-coming traffic, and was hit head-on by a Hummer. A Sheriff's Department investigation found that Jenner was driving too fast on the rain-slicked road. In June, lawsuits by the step-children of the driver of the Lexus, and by the driver of the Prius were filed against Jenner. [September 30, 2015].
Son Burt Jenner is named after Caitlyn's late brother, who passed away in a car accident in Canton, Connecticut, in 1976, shortly after his huge success at the Olympics.
Inducted into the Graceland University Athletics Hall of Fame in 1984.
Glamour Magazine is set to announce on November 3rd that Jenner and Reese Witherspoon have been named Glamour's Women of the Year. Germaine Greer and many women's groups have criticized the decision because Jenner was not born female. [October 22, 2015].
Made the cover of "Playgirl" magazine with then wife Linda Thompson (May 1982).

Personal Quotes (34)

I'm the type of guy who fails and fails and fails, and then, as if failure has become sick of him, succeeds.
I was a dyslexic kid.
I didn't only have a perceptual problem, I was also so nervous and so upset. The process just didn't work. I lost enthusiasm for school and I flunked second grade. The teachers said I was lazy.
I was growing up in the 50's and 60's. Back then they didn't even know what dyslexia was.
I am from the Kardashian group. We can take anything.
If you are a kid, reading is really important stuff.
I always felt that my greatest asset was not my physical ability, it was my mental ability.
If you are dyslexic, your eyes work fine, your brain works fine, but there is a little short circuit in the wire that goes between the eye and the brain. Reading is not a fluid process.
If I had not been dyslexic, I wouldn't have needed sports. I would have been like every other kid. Instead, I found my one thing, and I was never going to let go of it. That little dyslexic kid is always in the back of your head.
Start early and begin raising the bar throughout the day.
That's the most important thing you do in your life - raise children and try to do the best job as a parent and give your kids the best shot in life to go out there into the big, bad world.
If I wasn't dyslexic, I probably wouldn't have won the Games. If I had been a better reader, then that would have come easily, sports would have come easily... and I never would have realized that the way you get ahead in life is hard work.
If you're asking your kids to exercise, then you better do it, too. Practice what you preach.
The biggest problem with dyslexic kids is not the perceptual problem, it is their perception of themselves. That was my biggest problem.
First of all, I try to be a positive role model.
I learned that the only way you are going to get anywhere in life is to work hard at it. Whether you're a musician, a writer, an athlete or a businessman, there is no getting around it. If you do, you'll win - if you don't, you won't.
I still have nightmares about taking tests.
Waving the flag at the 1976 Olympics wasn't my idea. It was too much apple pie and ice cream. Not that I don't love my country, but I felt it was my victory up there, I put all the time into it.
The truth is everybody does it from time to time. People dial telephone numbers and they get a wrong number only to find that they've read the last two digits backwards. Everybody does it, but dyslexics have this tendency to a higher degree.
I thought everybody else was doing much better than I was.
If you're going to dedicate every second to winning the decathlon, what are you doing wasting your time in bed?
I spent twelve years training for a career that was over in a week. Joe Namath spent one week training for a career that lasted twelve years.
Nobody has milked one performance better than me - and I'm damned proud of it.
It caused more problems as a young kid, because the simple process of perceiving words on a piece of paper was hard for me. Many people think dyslexic people see things backwards. They don't see things backwards.
Our mission for younger people is to do our best to make exercise cool, hip - the thing to do.
It's about working when nobody's watching.
When the time comes for your brain to process the information, the second word comes up faster than the first one. So when it's in your head, all of a sudden, it comes out backwards and you think of the word backwards.
I always thought everybody else was better than me.
We put so much pressure on kids to excel in school at such a young age.
[appearing in a glamorous photo on the cover of Vanity Fair in 2015] I'm so happy after such a long struggle to be living my true self.
The ability to grow is directly related to the amount of insecurity you can take in your life.
[observation, 2015] For all intents and purposes, I'm a woman.
[on running for the Senate for California in 2018]I have considered it. I like the political side of it. If there's one thing: I work very closely with the American Unity Fund that their sole purpose, their mission statement is to get the Republican party to do a better job with all LGBT issues.
[on considering running for public office]Over the next six months or so I've got to figure out where I can do a better job. Can I do a better job from the outside? Working the perimeter of the political scene? Or, are you better off from the inside. And we are in the process of determining that. And yeah, I would look for a senatorial run

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