When you talk about celebs we always miss out transgender celebs that are so talented and hold a big name in the industry. They are however not much recognized by people and are sometimes criticized as well. These transgender celebrities are one of the most renowned celebrities and are well known by all. Below is the list of transgender celebrities who are famous and are well known as well. So check out the list below and get the islands and know about their fame and popularity:
10. Caitlyn Jenner:
Formerly known as William Bruce Jenner, Caitlyn came out as a trans woman in April 2015. She has been taking hormone replacement therapy and also cross-dressed for many years. She has also undergone many cosmetic surgeries but has never gone through sex reassignment surgery. Also leading a life of a woman is just a mental state and lifestyle for her and she has no attraction for men.
9. Laverne Cox:
Another name in the Hollywood list is of transgender celebrities which you should know. She has been making the best of her looks and has been one of the most liked transgender celebrities. Apart from style and other things, she is a LGBT advocate and has been the first openly transgender actress to be nominated for Primetime Emmy Award.
8. Chaz Bono:
Bono became the most public name among transgender celebrities. He is known for his transition from female to male in between 2008 to 2010 and has been one of the popular transgender celebrities. In the year 2010, in the month of May, he changed his name and gender legally. Bono is an advocate and is an active supporter of LGBT community.
7. Jazz Jennings:
This actress has a quite good impact on the world of Hollywood and in the society as well. She is an active LGBTQ activist. She is one of the youngest persons to become a transgender and is a public figure because of the way she put forth her perspective about gender and sexuality with such innocence in front of the public openly.
6. Lana Wachowski:
Born as Laurence Wachowski, Lana completed his gender transition after the release of Speed Racer in the year 2008 and in the year 2012; Lana made her first public appearance as a transgender.
5. Lilly Wachowski:
How a marsupials look like can be known from this celebrity. Check out her transformation along with her sister Lana. They both are an inspiration for people who are transgender.
4. Hari Nef:
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3. Valentijn De Hingh:
This Hollywood celebrity has been considered one of the famous models and is also one of the famous transgender celebrities. She has undergone gender confirmation surgery at the age of 17 after her project named Valentjin ended. Also she is the first transgender person to be featured by IMG Models.
2. Lili Elbe:
One of the oldest transgender celebrities and one of the first identifiable recipients of sex reassignment surgery, Elbe is the second one to be benefitted from Gohrbandt’s vaginoplasty technique in the year 1931. She also underwent many other surgeries like labiaplasty but died because of the infection caused by the surgery.
1. Andreja Pejic:
This Hollywood celeb is well known for many reasons apart from being a transgender. She has been known as an androgynous male model till 2014 and was also described to be living between genders. She is also the first openly transgender model profiled by Vogue.
The above-mentioned transgender celebrities list is a brief one and many other celebrities are there whom you can follow to get transition goals. You will also get to know the reasons behind their transition and why and how they took the step. Some of them are active supporters of transgender and conduct campaigns for them as well. Changing their gender is totally a personal choice and should not be considered a social issue. They should be accepted like other human beings and should not be biased on the basis of their gender status.