Caitlyn Jenner Net Worth
|Net Worth:||$100 Million|
|Salary:||$3 Million Per Year|
|Real Name:||Caitlyn Marie Jenner|
|Date of Birth:||28th October 1949|
|Age:||73 years old|
|Height:||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Profession:||Athlete, Media Personality, Reality TV Star|
|Updated:||29th March 2023|
Caitlyn Jenner is best known for starring in the popular reality TV program Keeping Up With the Kardashians with her family. After her gender transition, Caitlyn Jenner was the second most searched person on Google in 2015 regarding her sex change.
In an interview with an American news magazine, 20/20, Caitlyn Jenner said ever since she’s young she had to deal with gender dysphoria — the feeling of distress a person experiences due to a mismatch between their gender identity.
For the first time in 66 years, the now 73-year-old Caitlyn Jenner publicly emerged as a trans woman. There were mixed opinions and reactions to people’s sex change, especially public figures. Some people, especially the LGBTQ community and activists commended her courage and bravery, knowing she’s putting herself in the line of fire from mockeries and ridicules by those who don’t share the same view. Since Jenner’s gender transitioning was unprecedented.
During the 2016 presidential primaries, Donald Trump said Jenner could use any restroom of her choosing at his Trump Tower property — Jenner took on Trump’s offer and did just that by showing video footage.
In Caitlyn Jenner’s college years, Jenner was an Olympian gold medalist in decathlon. Jenner set personal and world records at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Canada, making Jenner a popular figure and hailed as ‘an all-American hero.’
What is Caitlyn Jenner’s net worth?
Caitlyn Jenner’s main sources of income are from reality TV shows, guest appearances, endorsements, social media monetization, and her own documentary transitioning from a male to female, I Am Cait. As of writing, Caitlyn Jenner’s net worth in the neighborhood of $US100 million.
The reality TV series Keeping Up With the Kardashians has been running for 20 seasons; over the span of 15 years, according to various reports, the Kardashians earned, on average, US$30 million per season. There is no specific figure on how much each Kardashian made, but according to the then-wife of Caitlyn, Kris Jenner, she said the money was split equally. “Everybody gets paid pretty much equally, ’cause we film a lot, and we all work hard, and we’ve created this show and this brand for the last decade.”
Who is Caitlyn Jenner?
Before officially known as Caitlyn Marie Jenner, her birth name was William Bruce Jenner, and she was born in Mount Kisco, New York, on October 28, 1949. Jenner is dyslexic at a young age. Her mother is Esther Ruth, and she had a Canadian father name William Hugh Jenner who was an arborist. Caitlyn Jenner’s ancestries are of five different European descent: English, Scottish, Irish, Dutch, and Welsh.
When Jenner was 27, her brother tragically died in a car accident in Connecticut. Jenner attended a high school in Sleepy Hollow, New York, and in 1976 she graduated from Newtown High School in Newtown, Connecticut.
After graduating high school, Caitlyn Jenner received a football scholarship and attended Graceland College in Lamoni, Iowa. Due to an injury to her knee, Jenner had to stop playing football. A Graceland track coach and a former two-time Olympian medal winner L. D. Weldon recognized Jenner’s athletic potential he encouraged Jenner to switch sports from football to decathlon. Jenner debut her decathlon career in 1970 in Iowa and finished in fifth place. In 1973 she graduated from Graceland College with a degree in physical education.
Career as an Olympian
William (Caitlyn) Jenner qualified for the Olympics at the 1972 US Olympic trials in Eugene, Oregon. At the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, West Germany, Jenner finished in a disappointing 10th place in the decathlon. Before the official event was even over, Jenner set his heart and determined to be the world champion in the next Olympics.
After graduating from college in 1973, Jenner married his first wife, Chrystie Crownover, and moved to San Jose, California. Crownover supported the family financially from her income as a flight attendant. Jenner consistently trained throughout the day using the San Jose City College and University tracks facility and worked as an insurance salesman at night, making $9,000 a year.
Road to the Olympics Success
The persistence of the hard-work Jenner had put in paid off. In 1974 Jenner was an American Men’s champion in decathlon. The next year in 1975, he won the French national championship and was a gold medalist at the 1975 Pan American Games.
Between 1973 to 1976, out of all 13 decathlons Jenner competed in, Jenner only lost once.
At the 1976 Olympic Games in Montreal, Canada, Jenner won the gold medal and, at the same time, set a personal best time as well as the world-record score in the decathlon. In celebration, Jenner took an American flag from a spectator and carried it during the victory lap. This tradition continued on up to the present day by winning medalists. After the event was over, Jenny officially announced he’s now retired as a decathlete.
Following his retirement, Jenner received numerous awards and accolades, including the Associated Press Male Athlete of the Year in 1976, inducted into the United States National Track and Field Hall of Fame in 1980, and 20 years of dedication to William Bruce Jenner, San Jose City College hosted an annual Bruce Jenner Invitational competition.
Jenner on the Big Screen
Jenner was hailed and dubbed as an an-all American hero, especially for winning the gold medal and defeating their arch-rival, the Soviet Union. Many organizations approached Jenner to become their company’s endorser, including a spokesperson for a breakfast cereal brand, Wheaties.
In 1976 Jenner was on the cover of Sports Illustrated magazine and the cover of Playgirl magazine 1976.
With Jenner’s celebrity status, the door into Hollywood couldn’t be much easier, along with the lifestyle and wealth. In 1980 Jenner debuted in the comedy film Can’t Stop the Music. In the next 27 years, Jenner appeared in numerous television shows, series, and films, including an American drama television series CHiPs starring Officer Steve McLeish in 1981 and 1982.
From 2015 to 2016, Jenner starred in the reality television series I Am Cait, which focused on the journey of her gender transition. E reportedly paid Jenner $5 million!
Keeping Up with the Kardashians
This reality TV show is about members of the Kardashian family, gives an insight into their personal lives, and reveals various secrets about their families and relationships. The show ran for 15 years, from 2007 to 2021, with a total of 20 Seasons, making it one of the longest reality TV shows in American history.
E! An American cable channel owned by NBCUniversal reportedly paid the show a staggering US$30 million a Season.
From William to Caitlyn — The Gender Transition
In the interview with 20/20, Jenner openly came out as a trans woman, expressed the continued distress she had dealt with since her youth with gender dysphoria, and admitted she secretly wore women’s clothes for many years. She took hormone replacement therapy but stopped after she married Kris Jenner in 1991.
Jenner stated even though she had her sex changed from male to female. Still, she’s never sexually attracted to men and expressed her frustration that some people have problems understanding the difference between sexual orientation and gender identity. To make the matter less complicated, Jenner simply identified herself as asexual.
In 2017, Jenner successfully underwent surgery and completed sex reassignment to female.
Before tender transitioning, Jenner has been married three times. Her first marriage was to Christie Scott between 1972 to 1981. They had a son and a daughter together. Her second marriage was to an actress Linda Thompson; they had two sons together and divorced in 1986.
Jenner’s third marriage was to Kris Kardashian in 1991; they got married only after five months of dating. The couple had two daughters together, Kendal and Kylie Jenner. They separated in 2013 and finalized their divorce in 2014.
Before Jenner’s gender transition, she made it her own priority that all of her children were independent before moving forward. In 2015, Jenner held a renaming ceremony from William Bruce Jenner to the new and official name Caitlyn Marie Jenner.
Interesting Facts about Caitlyn Jenner
- In an interview with 20/20, over 20.7 million viewers had tuned in, making the TV’s highest-ever rated newsmagazine telecast among adults.
- In her tweet about her successful gender surgery, it became the tenth most re-tweeted tweet of 2015.
- The tweet amassed over 1 million followers in just over 4 hours. And set a new Guinness World Record by surpassing the then-president Barack Obama.
- Four days after Jenner’s original tweet, her followers jumped to 2.37 million and 1.4 million followers on Instagram.
- In 2015, Jenner won the social media Queen award at the Teen Choice Awards.
- In 2016 she was listed in Time 100. And that same year, Jenner became the first trans person to be on the cover of Sports Illustrated.
- Jenner adamantly disagreed on the issue of transgenders being allowed to participate in girls’ sports.
- In 2017 former president Donald Trump rescinded federal law to allow transgenders to use restrooms of their choosing.
Caitlyn Jenner FAQs
What is Caitlyn Jenner Net Worth?
Caitlyn Jenner net worth is currently $100 million USD.
How much money does Caitlyn Jenner earn?
Caitlyn Jenner earns $3 million per year from various sources.
How tall is Caitlyn Jenner?
Caitlyn Jenner is 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
How old is Caitlyn Jenner?
Caitlyn Jenner is currently 73 years old.
When is Caitlyn Jenner birthday?
Caitlyn Jenner birthday is on 28th October.