Famous Transgender Celebrities You Should Know

“In ancient or medieval societies, transgender people are seen as a different gender in itself, and there is a separate category for them, that is different from both “men” and “women”. They are often described collectively as “third genders”. “Today, we will share a list of famous transgender celebrities that that you should know. The list is made up of 5 well-known transgender in identity.

  • Caitlyn Jenner


Caitlyn Marie Jenner who was born in NYC of U.S. was formerly known as Bruce Jenner. She is famous as an Olympic gold medalist in 1976 rather than an American television personality. The photo above is the cover of Vanity Fair’s June 2015 issue, photographed by Annie Leibovitz.

  • Chaz Bono


Chaz Bono, an American advocate, writer, musician and actor is the only son of pop superstars Sonny and Cher, he underwent female-to-male gender transition between 2008 and 2010. Besides, he is one of the most controversial figure in the program of Dancing with the Star because of his transgender identity.

  • Jenna Talackova


Jenna Talackova, who was born in 15 October 1988, is a Canadian model and television personality. She underwent gender transition at age 14 when she was attending secondary school. She gained massive attention in 2012 as a transgender woman when she waged a legal battle to be allowed to compete in the Miss Universe Canada.

  • Lana Wachowski


Wachowski siblings are formerly known as the Wachowski Brothers but now they turned to be Wachowski Sisters. Lana Wachowski, formerly was Laurence Larry Wachowski. They are sibling American film directors, screen writers and producers together with her transgendered sister Lilly Wachowski.

  • Lilly Wachowski


In March 2016, Lilly Wachowski, the sibling of Lana, who was formerly known as Andrew Paul Andy Wachowski came out as a transgender woman like her sister Lana, issuing a statement to Chicago LGBT website Windy City Times.

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