10 transgender celebrities that you did not know
Many celebrities have done plastic surgery to change the shape of the nose or breast size. But for some of them, it is not enough – Howandhwhys.com chose the most discussed transgender celebrities.
10. Bruce Jenner – transgender celebrities
The ex-husband of Chris Jenner, the Olympic champion in the decathlon, suddenly surprised everyone with the decision to change his gender. At first, journalists and his children decided that he just wants to rejuvenate a little, but then the former sportsman removed Adam’s apple and began active negotiations about the operation to change the sex. In addition, he began to drink hormones that increased his chest. A spokesman for Bruce Jenner told the press that the 65-year-old Bruce had finally decided to live a little for himself.
9. Chaz Bono – transgender celebrities
Chastity Bono, the only daughter of the singer Cher, was a woman until she was forty, but then she decided to undergo a sex change operation and turned into Cesa Bona. The operation in 2010 not only allowed Bono to realize his dream, but also made him a famous person. Now, Chaz Bono is a very popular LGBT defender, writer, and musician. He actively meets with girls and goes in for sports in order to lose weight. Cher reacted very negatively to such an act and ceased communication with her daughter. Only last year the singer agreed to reconciliation.
8. Andrey Pezhich – transgender celebrities
Not long ago, Andrei Pezhic, who was listed by the men’s magazine FHM in the list of the world’s 100 sexiest women, changed his gender. Famous model of Serbian-Croatian origin also changed the name – now attractive and in demand in the world of fashion model called Andrea.
7. Alexis Arquette – transgender celebrities
The representative of the famous Hollywood family Robert Arquette changed his sex when he turned 38 years old. Such cardinal changes did not prevent a successful career. Being already a woman, the actress took part in such films as “Pulp Fiction” and “The Bride of Chucky.” In 2007, she appeared in the video of Robbie Williams “She’s Madonna”, and recently tries himself as a multiplier.
6. Lana Wachowski – transgender celebrities
Larry Wachowski – the elder brother in the tandem of the directors of the Wachowski brothers, known for the films “Communication” and “Matrix”. Since 2003, Larry began to appear in public in women’s dresses, and in 2006, he performed an operation, reincarnated in Lana Wachowski with recognizable bright pink hair. In 2012, the Human Rights Campaign (one of the largest LGBT organizations) presented Lana with the Visibility Award.
5. Lea T – transgender celebrities
Lea T is the most famous fashion transsexual. In 2011, Leandro Cerezo made the last operation to change the sex and completely devoted himself to the world of high fashion. Beauty Lea T successfully collaborates with Givenchy, United Colors of Benetton, and regularly appears on the covers of glossy publications.
4. Aysis King – transgender celebrities
The world heard about the model of Aisis King after her participation in the popular show “American Top Model”. It was there that the girl confessed that she had once been a man. Now Aysis is the face of the American Apparel brand, known for its scandalous advertising campaigns.
3. Laverna Cox – transgender celebrities
The only transgender actress who was nominated for the Emmy Award and best known for her role in “Orange – the hit of the season”, Laverna Cox was born a man and has a twin brother, musician M. Lamar.
2. Dana International – transgender celebrities
Israeli Dana International was born as a boy and was named then Sharon Cohen. The girl can not be called bold otherwise: having decided to change the sex in the deep 90’s, when the society was just beginning to get used to such a phenomenon as transgenderism, Dana was not afraid to start the career of a pop diva and openly declare her own particularity. As a result, the singer received not only glory but also the title of the winner of the Eurovision Song Contest 1998.
1. Nikki Chawla
The first Indian transsexual model has arrived. Nikki Chawla, 26, who was born a man and underwent a sex change surgery to turn into a woman in 2009, is busy doing Indian and international ramp shows and will next be seen on a popular reality show.
“I was born a boy but I always felt like a female trapped in a male body. That is why I decided to undergo a sex change. I always wanted to be part of the glamor world as a woman,” says Chawla, who will feature in an episode of UTV Bindass’s show Emotional Atyachaar.
Chawla is also a stylist, and claims she has walked at the Milan fashion week last year, though her journey hasn’t been easy. “I come from an orthodox family and they did not talk to me for five years when I told them I wanted a sex change. I went through hell. I never had a good life as a man.”