Bruce Jenner joined famous transgender celebrities club after announcing her transition in April 2015 during an interview with Diane Sawyer for 20/20. Bruce Jenner turned Caitlyn Jenner which was shocking news for her fans who haven’t thought like this about her, but regardless of, fans accepted her with transition.
There are some other celebrities who became part of transgender celebrities’ world transitioning male-to-female, like Alexis Arquette who announced her transition in 2004 after undergoing hormone treatments and, ultimately, sex reassignment surgery.
British actress and model, Caroline Cossey along with other popular celebrities such as Candy Darling, Coccinelle, Chaz Bono, Balian Buschbaum and others have also let their fans learned about their bold decision of becoming transgender celebs.
When it comes to some famous transgender people? So you can discover famous nonbinary and intersex, transgender celebrities in our roundup. However, our list holds trans persons whether they are known as writers, actors, actresses, photographers, or black Hollywood stars.
Here Are Famous Transgender Celebrities Who Rule Entertainment As Trans Women or LGBT People;
20. Alexis Arquette
Alexis Arquette was an American actress, cabaret performer, underground cartoonist, and activist. She has appeared in numerous television shows such as American Playhouse, Beggars and Choosers, Xena: Warrior Princess, Son of the Beach, Lies of the Heart: The Story of Laurie Kellogg and others. Alexis has named L.A. Outfest for Outstanding Actor in a Feature Film.
19. Andreja Pejic
Andreja Pejić is a Bosnian-Australian model and part of the famous transgender celebrities club. She is known as the first completely androgynous supermodel. Today, she is one of the most recognizable transgender models in the world. Pejić ranked number 18 on Models.com’s Top 50 Models list in 2011, was named one of Out’s Most Compelling People. She was ranked number 98 in FHM magazine’s 100 Sexiest Women in the World 2011.
18. Balian Buschbaum
Balian Buschbaum formerly known as Yvonne Buschbaum, is a former German pole vaulter. He competed in women’s pole vaulting before his transition, winning the title of German Youth Champion multiple times. In 1999 Buschbaum became the German pole vault champion. His personal best is 4.70 metres, achieved in June 2003 in Ulm.
17. Caitlyn Jenner
William Bruce Jenner is also in the midst of famous transgender celebrities, is professionally known as Caitlyn Jenner is an American television personality and retired Olympic gold medal-winning decathlete. In January 2017, she underwent sex reassignment surgery. Jenner has been called the most famous openly transgender woman in the world.
16. Candy Darling
Candy Darling was an American actress, best known as a Warhol Superstar and transsexual icon. Candy has appeared in many films like Women in Revolt, Lady Liberty, An American Family, The Cockettes, Andy Warhol: A Documentary Film, La Mortadella, Beautiful Darling and others.
15. Carmen Carrera
Carmen Carrera is an American reality television personality, model, burlesque performer, and actress. Carrera is a transgender woman, known for appearing on the third season of the Logo reality television series RuPaul’s Drag Race. She considered the most beautiful transgender woman all over the world.
14. Caroline Cossey
Caroline Cossey is an English model. She has appeared in the James Bond film For Your Eyes Only, and in 1991 was the first trans woman to pose for Playboy. After joining the famous transgender celebrities club, Cossey then fought for her right to legally marry and be legally recognized as a woman. Cossey began active social life as a woman, concealing her transition.
13. Chaz Bono
Chaz Salvatore Bono simply is known as Chaz Bono is an American writer, musician, and actor. His parents are entertainers Sonny Bono and Cher. Bono is a transgender man. Between 2008 and 2010, Bono underwent female-to-male gender transition. In May 2010, he legally changed his gender and name.
12. Christine Jorgensen
Christine Jorgensen was an American trans woman who was the first person to become widely known in the United States for having sex reassignment surgery in her 20s. She became an instant celebrity, using the platform to advocate for transgender people. She also worked as an actress and nightclub entertainer and recorded several songs.
Jacqueline Charlotte Dufresnoy professionally known as Coccinelle was a French actress, entertainer, and singer. She was a transgender woman as passed away on October 9, 2006, in Marseille, France. She considered one of the famous transgender celebrities all over the world. She rapidly became a media sensation upon her return to France as a woman.
10. Ian Harvie
Ian Harvie is an American stand-up comedian and actor. He is a trans man, who is best known for his appearance on the television show Transparent. In April 2007, Harvie began producing and hosting his own self-titled comedy/talk show, The Ian Harvie Show.
9. Isis King
Isis King is an American model, actress, and fashion designer. She was the first trans woman to compete on the show and became one of the most visible transgender people on television. She was a contestant on both the eleventh cycle and the seventeenth cycle of the reality television show America’s Next Top Model.
8. Janet Mock
Janet Mock is an American writer, television host, director, producer, and transgender rights, activist. She feels the pride to be part of famous transgender celebrities. Mock is a contributing editor for Marie Claire and a former staff editor of People magazine’s website. She considered celebrities who are discovered transgender women all over the world.
7. Jenna Talackova
Jenna Talackova gained media attention in 2012 when she successfully waged a legal battle to be allowed to compete in the Miss Universe Canada after being initially disqualified for being transgender. At the pageant on May 19, 2012, Talackova made it into the Top 12 but failed to reach the Top 5.
6. Lana and Lilly Wachowski
Lana and Lilly Wachowski are American film and TV directors, writers, and producers. Both sisters are trans women, have worked as a writing and directing a team through most of their professional film careers. They made their directing debut in 1996 with Bound and achieved fame with their second film The Matrix (1999).
5. Laverne Cox
Laverne Cox is also among the famous transgender celebrities, who rose to prominence with her role as Sophia Burset on the Netflix series Orange Is the New Black, becoming the first openly transgender person to be nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award. In 2017, she became the first transgender person to play a transgender series regular on broadcast TV as Cameron Wirth on CBS’s Doubt.
4. Lea T
Leandra Medeiros Cerezo professionally known as Lea T is a Brazilian-born, Italian-raised transgender fashion model. She is also a pop culture icon of transgender advocacy in the LGBT community. She is the face of American hair-care brand Redken. She is also one of the most beautiful transgender women who remain top interest for all.
3. Nadia Almada
Nádia Conceição Almada better known as Nadia Almada is a British television personality. She is known for winning the fifth series of Big Brother. She entered the Big Brother Australia house, visiting the three finalists during week 14 and has made various appearances on televised chat shows and game shows.
2. Raffi Freedman Gurspan
Raffi Freedman-Gurspan is also among transgender celebrities, is an American transgender rights activist and the first openly transgender person to work as a White House staffer. He joining to famous transgender celebrities club emerged shocking for all, though she first openly transgender legislative staffer to work in the Massachusetts House of Representatives. Raffi is a longtime advocate and public policy specialist on matters concerning human rights, gender, and LGBT people.
1. Sylvia Rivera
Sylvia Rivera was a Latina American gay liberation and transgender rights activist significant in the LGBT history of New York City and of the United States. She was a founding member of the Gay Liberation Front.