Caitlyn Jenner Net Worth
Caitlyn Jenner, formerly known as Bruce Jenner, is an American television personality and a retired Olympic gold medalist, who is best known as a member of the cast on Keeping Up With the Kardashians. She is also the well known outspoken voice of the transgender community. Over the years she struggled to come to terms with who she was and finally made the change to female in 2015. She also changed her name in 2015, with her holding a name changing ceremony, to Caitlyn Marie Jenner. With her new change, came a new attitude and comfort with her new identity. Since coming out at a trans woman, she has been called the most famous openly transgender woman in the world and acknowledged by the LGBT community as being the most famous LGBT athlete. The estimated net worth of Caitlyn Jenner is $110 million.
William Bruce Jenner, now known as Caitlyn Jenner, was born on October 28, 1949, in Mount Kisco, New York, to Esther Ruth and William Hugh Jenner. Her father was an aborist and she has two sisters, Lisa and Pam. Before Caitlyn’s success at the Olympic games, her younger brother, Burt, was killed, in a car accident, in Canton Connecticut in 1976. Jenner was diagnosed with dyslexia when she was younger and she attended Sleepy Hollow High School in Sleepy Hollow, New York in her freshman and sophomore years, but when she was a junior and senior years, she attended Newtown High School, in Newtown, Connecticut and graduated in 1968. She earned a football scholarship to Graceland College, now known as Graceland University, in Lamoni, Iowa. However, she was forced to stop playing because of a knee injury, but her coach, L.D. Weldon, encouraged her to join the decathlon. In 1970, after joining the decathlon, she came in fifth at the Drake Relays in Des Moines, Iowa. She graduated from Graceland College in 1973 with a degree in physical education. With her athletic career taking off from high school and through college, she found her love and passion in being an athlete. However, since the years of becoming a well known athlete, she has been married three times and has six children. She married, Christie Scott Crownover in 1972 and they had two children, Burton “Burt” Jenner and Cassandra “Casey” Marino. Caitlyn and Christie’s divorce was finalized in January 1981, but Caitlyn was not single for long before marrying actress, Linda Thompson, on January 5, 1981, in Hawaii. They had two sons together, Brandon Jenner and Sam Brody Jenner. Unfortunately, the marriage between Caitlyn and and Linda did not last long, before separating and divorcing in 1986. Their sons later starred in the reality series, The Princes of Malibu. Their son Brody also appeared in the reality show, The Hills. Caitlyn Jenner later married Kris Kardashian in 1991 after five months of dating. The two have two daughters, Kendall and Kylie Jenner. Caitlyn was also the stepparent to Kris’ other children also. Kourtney, Kim, Khloe, and Robert Kardashian all star in Keeping Up With the Kardashians, and were the step children to Caitlyn Jenner, during his marriage to Kris. In October 2013, Caitlyn and Kris announced their separation and 2014, Kris filed for a divorce. Their divorce was finalized in 2015. Throughout the years of becoming who she is, Caitlyn has always stayed true to who she was, which is why she recognized as a leader among the LGBT community.
Although Caitlyn Jenner has been known recently as a reality television personality and the heroic voice of the transgender community, she started her career as an athlete in high school. She excelled in water skiing, football, basketball, and track, which led her into a Olympic gold career of being a track star. In 1972, Jenner ran at the Olympics in Germany, and was placed at third place at the Olympic trials and tenth place at the Olympic games. However, in 1976, the Olympian had a better outcome with her run at the Olympics. She won the Olympic gold at the Montreal Games as well as set a world record. Jenner also had a brief successful career as a race car driver in the IMSA Camel GT Series in the 1980’s. She had her first victory in the 1986 12 hours of Sebring in the IMSA GTO class driving the 7-Eleven Roush Racing Ford Mustang with co-driver Scott Pruett. They won their class along with finishing fourth in the 12 hour endurance race. After her win at the Olympics, her fame and popularity grew, through endorsements, speaking engagements, television appearances, and many other outlets. After her famous appearance on the Wheaties cereal box, she started to make guest appearances on television shows, like Chips and The American Sportsman. She was even a spokesperson for Wheaties. Jenner continued her success up through the 2000’s with her appearing in several television series and T.V. movies. In 1980, she starred in, what was known as a “notorious flop,” Can’t Stop the Music. Her popularity led him into another movie in 1992, when she starred in, Original Intent. Since the early years of television shows and movies, she has appeared in several game shows as well as appearing alongside her then wife, Kris Jenner. In Keeping Up With the Kardashians, which debuted in 2007. She has not only been a popular cast member on Keeping Up With the Kardashians, she is also a motivational speaker, a television sports commentator, and the author of several books, which includes, Decathlon Challenge: Bruce Jenner’s Story and Finding the Champion Within. After transition, she was given her own reality television talk show, titled, I Am Cait, which focused on her life after her transition. She is also the owner of an aviation business company, called, Bruce Jenner Aviation, which sells aircraft supplies to various executives and corporations in the United States. She has come a long way since her beginning years of being a professional athlete. With her golden years of running behind her, she has been the motivation of women all over the world.
Awards and Acknowledgements
Even though Caitlyn Jenner received the Olympic gold medal before her transition into a woman, her hard work also earned her the Associated Press Male Athlete of the Year Award and the James E. Sullivan Award, in 1976. Since her transition, she has received the Arthur Ashe Courage Award, Teen Choice Award for Social Media Queen, and the Glamour Award for the Transgender Champion, in 2015. Jenner was also acknowledged as one of Entertainment Weekly’s entertainer of the year in 2015. In December of 2015, she was named Barbara Walters’ Most Fascinating Person of 2015. Her known acknowledgement took her further with Time magazine, because she was listed as one of the eight people, as being Person of the Year in 2015. Caitlyn Jenner also saw her new look flourish in 2016, with Time naming her as one of the Top 100 in 2016. She was also the first openly transgender person to be featured on Sports Illustrated magazine. Caitlyn Jenner has been what many has called the much needed courage that others need to be who they are.
Net Worth of Caitlyn Jenner
With all of that Caitlyn Jenner achieved, she has grown to be a voice that has shown others how to be. She has encouraged people all over the world to not only be comfortable in their skin, but to work hard for their dreams while doing it. Caitlyn Jenner has not only written books and been a well known face of reality television, she has also collaborated with MAC Cosmetics, on the creation of her own lipstick, called, Finally Free. Caitlyn Jenner’s net worth is $110 million. She owes much of her success to her work as an Olympic gold athlete as well as her television appearances after her achievement as being the well known athlete that started the tradition of running with the United States flag around the track. She can also pay tribute to her success being because of her books and her aviation company. Caitlyn’s success has grown with her new look and she continues to grow in fame and success as well as the new voice of the transgender movement.
Caitlyn Jenner’s personal life has been very public up until recently. With her three ex wives and six children, she has been very active in her family life. Along with being one of the family members on the television show, Keeping Up With the Kardashians, she has been the stepparent of Kim, Kourtney, Khloe, and Robert Kardashian. Through it all, she has been someone who has kept her head above the negativity of the reputation of the Kardashian name as well as the backlash of being transgender.
Caitlyn Jenner is someone who has proven that a role model can be anyone and can come at anytime. She is and always will be known as the strength of the LGBT community. Caitlyn Jenner is a voice that will be forever heard and never forgotten.
Caitlyn Jenner Net Worth