Caitlyn Marie Jenner (born October 28, 1949) is an American television personality and retired Olympic gold medal–winning decathlete. She competed under and was known by the name William Bruce Jenner prior to 2015. In April 2015, Jenner came out as a trans woman, and has since been called the most famous openly transgender woman in the world.
She has six children across three marriages: Burton Jenner, Cassandra Marino, Brandon Jenner, Sam Brody Jenner, Kendall Jenner, and Kylie Jenner.
Works featuring Caitlyn Jenner with pages on TV Tropes:Film
- The Apprentice
- Keeping Up with the Kardashians
- The Masked Singer
- Murder, She Wrote
- Silver Spoons
- The Weakest Link
Tropes associated with Caitlyn Jenner's work:
- Celebrity Endorsement: In 1977, she appeared on the Wheaties box.
- What Could Have Been:
- She once circled the title role for Superman: The Movie. Really.
- According to the Motor Racing Network coverage of the 1980 National 500; Jenner was considered as a possible replacement for NASCAR driver Darrell Waltrip in the #88 DiGard Motorsports Gatorade-sponsored Chevrolet Monte Carlo due to Waltrip, whose abrasive personality at the time led to his being nicknamed "Jaws", threatening to leave the team after the season.note
- She was actually drafted by the Kansas City Kings (now Sacramento Kings) as the 139th pick of the 1977 NBA Draft. However, the selection was done more as a publicity stunt due to the Kansas City Chiefs' president and general manager at the time, Joe Axelson, claiming he always drafts "the best athlete available" from that period of time. Despite that fact, Jenner was able to take her selection to the Kings seriously, even if the team themselves weren't as serious with the choice right back. Still, considering her Olympic run the year prior to her selection, one does wonder if Jenner could have been a legit basketball player as well, to the point of also being the first transgender person to ever play in the NBA many years after making that change.
- She was a contender for the 2021 California recall election, which had around 50 candidates jockeying to replace incumbent governor Gavin Newsom. Her candidacy was a longshot at best, and her views on transgender rights, insensitive comments on homelessness during an interview with Fox News host Sean Hannity, and support for a highly restrictive Texas anti-abortion law didn't sit right with California voters. That she flew to Australia to compete in the Celebrity Big Brother two months before the election didn't help either. Plus, the Republican Party didn't support her, nor did she give any detailed policy stance, reflecting accusations she only joined the recall effort just to show off. Jenner got a dismal 1% of the yes vote.