Bruce Jenner was born and raised in New York City, and he is a former Olympic gold medalist and current reality TV celebrity worth an estimated $100 million. In the 1970s, Jenner won an Olympic gold medal in track and field, which catapulted him to celebrity.
After marrying Kris Jenner, the widow of Robert Kardashian (defense counsel in the O.J. Simpson trial), he and his family became regulars on reality television with their own show.
Bruce Jenner’s Net Worth
Caitlyn Jenner (formerly Bruce Jenner) is an Olympic gold medalist, business ambassador, and reality television personality who has amassed an estimated $100 million in wealth. Jenner revealed her transsexuality in 2005 and underwent gender transition in 2006. While Jenner became well-known as an Olympic athlete, she became an international celebrity when she transitioned to a woman’s identity.
|Name||Bruce Jenner (Caitlyn Marie Jenner)|
|Net Worth:||$100 Million|
|Date of Birth:||Oct 28, 1949 (72 years old)|
|Height:||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Profession:||Athlete, Public speaker, Socialite, Businessperson, Sports commentator, Actor|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
Bruce Jenner: Childhood
At birth, Caitlyn Marie Jenner was classified as a male and given the name William Bruce Jenner. On October 28, 1948, Jenner entered the world in Mount Kisco, New York. Although Jenner had dyslexia as a child, he eventually managed to complete high school.
Jenner received a football scholarship to Graceland University, but she was forced to end her playing career after sustaining a knee injury. On the recommendation of one of Graceland’s track instructors, Jenner moved to decathlon as a way to continue participating in athletics.
The decision set the ball rolling on a path to Olympic glory. Jenner earned a degree in Physical Education from Graceland University after competing professionally in a single Decathalon event.
Bruce Jenner’s Personal Life
Bruce Jenner wed Chrystie Scott for the first time in 1972. They married, had two children, and then split up in 1981. Reality TV personality Brody Jenner is one of two children from Jenner’s second marriage, which he entered into with Linda Thompson in 1981.
The couple divorced after being married for five years. Jenner wed Kris Jenner in 1991, making her his second wife. Kylie and Kendall Jenner, the couple’s offspring, are now major stars in their own right. Kris Jenner filed for divorce in 2014. She cited insurmountable differences as the reason.
Bruce Jenner’s Career
Olympics: Next, Jenner set his sights on making it to the 1972 Olympics by competing in the U.S. Olympic Trials. His final lap, which he completed 22 seconds faster than anyone else’s, caused quite a stir. He qualified for the Olympic team and ultimately placed eighth in Munich.
Bruce Jenner began his rigorous training program after being motivated to do so by the state-sponsored Soviet athletes. Full-time training was not the norm back before American professional athletes started competing in the Olympics. Jenner trained throughout the day in San Jose and worked as an insurance salesman at night.
In 1974, Jenner won the men’s decathlon event in the American Olympic trials and set several world records in the process.Jenner blew everyone away in 1976 to claim gold in Montreal. Aware that he had accomplished his goal, Jenner retired from competition after his triumph. As of the end of 2018, Jenner was still twenty-sixth in the world for the decathlon.
Acting: Later, Bruce Jenner became a fixture on the small screen, starring in a string of TV movies and shows like The Golden Moment: An Olympic Love Story, CHiPs, and the comedy Silver Spoons.
Bruce Jenner’s career on television expanded beyond acting to include guest spots on a wide range of reality shows and game shows.
TV shows including The Weakest Link, “I am a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here!” “Skating with the Stars,” “Pet Star,” and “The Apprentice” were among those.
Caitlyn Jenner’s most notable claim to fame now is the exposure she received through the E! reality series Keeping Up with the Kardashians.
Other Business Ventures: Jenner also won the 12 Hours of Sebring in 1986 during a brief career as a race car driver. In addition, Jenner embarked on a series of business ventures, including the sale of trademarks for using her name in connection with an aerobics facility franchise.
Jenner established a company called Jenner Aviation to provide commercial airlines and other aviation businesses. Jenner was also the vice president of the software company that produced his namesake program. Years later, Jenner was chosen to represent H&M Sport.