Famous Transgender Celebrities

Caitlyn Jenner
Famous Transgender Celebrities

As mentioned, this former Olympian and reality star made the official announcement of transitioning from Bruce to Caitlyn in 2015.

Janet Mock
Famous Transgender Celebrities

Former People staff editor Janet Mock became a woman at age 18 and came out publicly as a woman in a Marie Claire article in 2011. Since then she has become a spokesperson for transgender rights with her New York Times bestselling memoir, Redefining Realness.

Andreja Pejić
Famous Transgender Celebrities

As Andrej, he rose to fame as a male supermodel who modeled both male and female clothing before having sex reassignment surgery in 2014, changing her name and announcing that she wished to be recognized as a woman.

Alexis Arquette
Famous Transgender Celebrities

Born into the famous Arquette acting family as Robert, Alexis has had supporting roles in several movies and her transition from male to female was documented in the 2007 film, Alexis Arquette: She’s My Brother.

Isis King
Famous Transgender Celebrities

King was a contestant on both the 11th cycle and the 17th cycle of the reality television show America’s Next Top Model. She was the first trans woman to compete on the show, and became one of the most visible transgender people on television.

Chaz Bono
Famous Transgender Celebrities

The only child of Sonny and Cher, Chaz (born Chastity) documented his transition from female to male in the 2011 film, Becoming Chaz.

Christine Jorgenson
Famous Transgender Celebrities

Born George William Jr., Jorgenson fought in the U.S. Army during World War II, and underwent a series of sex reassignment surgeries in Denmark after her service. She was the subject of a NY Daily News cover story in the 1960s that made her a household name.

Ian Harvie
Famous Transgender Celebrities

Born as Janet, Harvie is a transgender comedian who came out at the age of 32 and is best-known for his work with Margaret Cho, with whom he’s toured and starred as a permanent member of her off-Broadway comedy revue.

Lea T
Famous Transgender Celebrities

In 2014, Lea (born as a male named Leandro) was selected to be the face of Redken, making her the first openly transgender model to front a global cosmetics brand.

Raffi Freedman-Gurspan
Famous Transgender Celebrities

She is the first openly transgender member of staff at the White House, appointed by President Obama in 2015 as his outreach and recruitment director, and was the first openly transgender legislative staffer to work in the Massachusetts House of Representatives.

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