Who is Caitlyn Jenner?
Caitlyn Marie Jenner was born on October 28, 1949, and was known as William Bruce Jenner is an American television personality, transgender rights activist, and retired Olympic gold medal-winning decathlete who is currently running for governor of California in the 2021 recall election as a Republican.
She has won a gold medal at the 1976 Olympic Games in Montreal with a then record score of 8,618 points and in 2015 became by far the most prominent athlete to publicly come out as transgender.
Caitlyn Jenner Career
Jenner played college football for the Graceland Yellowjackets before incurring a knee injury. Jenner had a six-year decathlon career, culminating in winning the men’s decathlon event at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, setting a third successive world record and gaining fame as “an all-American hero”. Given the unofficial title of “world’s greatest athlete”.
Caitlyn Jenner Personal Life
Jenner has six children with three successive wives—Chrystie Crownover, Linda Thompson, and Kris Jenner—and has since 2007 appeared on the reality television series Keeping Up with the Kardashians with Kris, their daughters Kendall and Kylie Jenner, and Kris’s other children Kourtney, Kim, Khloé, and Rob Kardashian.
Caitlyn Jenner Gender Transition
Assigned male at birth, Caitlyn Jenner publicly came out as a trans woman in April 2015. Her new name was publicly announced in July of that year, with her name and gender being legally changed the following September.
Caitlyn Jenner in Politics
Jenner is a Christian, leans towards political conservatism, and is a Republican. On her reality show I Am Cait, Jenner said that although she does not support Donald Trump, she thinks he would be good for women’s issues; she then stated she would never support Hillary Clinton. She ended up voting for Trump in the 2016 presidential election.
In April 2017, Jenner said she was in favor of same-sex marriage.
In early April 2021, it was reported that Jenner was considering running for Governor of California in the 2021 recall gubernatorial election as a Republican. Later in the month on April 23, Jenner announced her run for governor.
Caitlyn Jenner Latest News
Caitlyn Jenner says she will run for governor of California: Republican Caitlyn Jenner said Friday she will run for governor of California, injecting a jolt of celebrity into an emerging campaign that threatens to oust Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom from office.
In a statement, Jenner called herself “a proven winner” and the only candidate “who can put an end to Gavin Newsom’s disastrous time as governor.” “I’m in,” she wrote on her website. “For the past decade, we have seen the glimmer of the Golden State reduced by one-party rule that places politics over progress and special interests over people. Sacramento needs an honest leader with a clear vision.”
Caitlyn Jenner Biography / Wiki
|Born||William Bruce Jenner October 28, 1949 (age 71) Mount Kisco, New York, U.S.|
|Alma mater||Graceland University|
|Net worth||US$100 million (2014 estimate)|
|Television||Keeping Up with the KardashiansI Am Cait|
|Spouse(s)||Chrystie Crownover(m. 1972; div. 1981)Linda Thompson(m. 1981; div. 1986)Kris Kardashian(m. 1991; div. 2015)|
|Children||6; including Brandon, Brody, Kendall, and Kylie|
|Sport||American football, auto racing track and field|
|College team||Graceland Yellowjackets|
|Coached by||L. D. Weldon, Bert Bonanno, Randy Trentman|
Caitlyn Jenner Decathlon career
- 1972 United States Olympic Trials: (7846 pts)
- 1973 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships: 5th (7617 pts)
- 1974 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships: (8245 pts)
- 1975 French Athletics Championships: (8058 pts)
- 1976 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships: (8542 pts)
- 1976 United States Olympic Trials: (8538 pts)
All information from IAAF
- 100 meters – 10.94 s (1976)
- 400 meters – 47.51 s (1976)
- 1500 meters – 4:12.61 min:sec (1976)
- 110 meters hurdles – 14.84 s (1976)
- High jump – 2.03 m (6.7 ft) (1976)
- Pole vault – 4.80 m (15.7 ft) (1976)
- Long jump – 7.22 m (23.7 ft) (1976)
- Shot put – 15.35 m (50.4 ft) (1976)
- Discus throw – 50.04 m (164.2 ft) (1976)
- Javelin throw (old) – 68.52 m (224.8 ft) (1976)
- Decathlon – 8634 pts (1976)
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