Five Facts about Caitlyn Jenner, Gold Medal, Transgender, Net Worth, Panic Attacks

One of the retired Olympic gold medal-winning decathletes, Bruce Jenner AKA Caitlyn Jenner is a transgender individual who was honored with the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at ESPY Awards. Here are some of the interesting facts you might not know about Caitlyn Jenner.


Caitlyn Jenner garnered the most follower on social media in short period of time after her gender transformation as she introduced herself to the world with a new look and it’s time to know the woman who got everyone talking. So today we present you five facts about Caitlyn Jenner.

Five facts you need to know about Caitlyn Jenner

Caitlyn Jenner was born on 28 October 1949 in Mount Kisco, New York as William Bruce Jenner. She attended Sleepy Hollow High School. Caitlyn earned a football scholarship but was forced to stop playing football because of a sudden knee injury. But after recognizing her potential, one of her coach, L.D. Weldon encouraged her to switch the decathlon and she placed 5th while debuting in the decathlon in Lowa.

Caitlyn Jenner- Still wants her kids to call her Dad

Caitlyn Jenner rededicated herself to be a good father as her 3 sons and daughter Cassandra are extremely supportive towards the gender transformation. And in past years, it seems that it’s only Caitlyn who celebrated Father’s Day as a woman.

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Kendall Jenner said

"It’s kind of like mourning the loss of someone because it is. My dad is my dad, but he’s not there physically anymore. But she lets me call her dad — that’s the last little piece of dad I’ve got.”

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Caitlyn Jenner- Suffers from Panic Attacks

Well, a Panic attack is disabling anxiety and a feeling of acute. It is also a sudden surge of overwhelming fear that fills your mind and body. Your heart will beat rapidly and you struggle to breathe. You may even feel like they are going insane or dying.

[ CAPTION: Caitlyn Jenner suffers from Panic Attacks ][ SOURCE: Out Magazine ]

And during an interview with Matt Laure, Caitlyn was asked about what’s going through her mind during her highly publicized transition. And Caitlyn answered:

“I had massive panic attacks. I’d never had anything like that in my life. It was, like, so scary. My heart was just pounding and this and that. In my head when I shut my eyes, it was just, like, ‘My God, what did you just do?’ Because that surgery kind of passed the point of no return.”

Caitlyn Jenner- Living a lie after winning an Olympic gold medal

When Jenner won a gold medal in the decathlon in 1976 Summer Olympic, she picked up many endorsements and did many motivational talks. She explained in Vanity Fair that her suit has a bra and pantyhose as nobody knows nothing about her.

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She said that she walked off the stage and she felt like a liar as she could not tell her story to anyone and the moment. It was frustrating her as she was living a lie even after she won a gold medal.

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Caitlyn Jenner- Was sue in a wrongful death suit

In February 2015, Caitlyn was in midst of her transaction as she was involved in a frightening car crash. She was driving absentmindedly when she slammed into Lexus and the crash ended in devastation. The Lexus driver, Kim, 69, died and 5 children and 2 adults were taken out of the crash with injuries.

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The crash made headlines across the country and the passenger involved in the crash sued Caitlyn for $18.5 million.

Caitlyn Jenner- TIME Magazine’s most influential people

It is officially announced that the TV star, Caitlyn Jenner been named as one of TIME magazine’s most influenced people of 2016, As she is now being recognized as one of the most powerful people and the most famous transgender woman in the world.

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The magazine honors Caitlyn for her bravery after she announced that the decathlete known as Bruce would become a female, now known as Caitlyn Jenner. As it is very interesting that none of the Kardashians from her family has made it to the list alongside Caitlyn.