These transgender celebrities prove that it’s important to love yourself. We have included inspirational and brave stars in the world that trans gendered in their different stages of life. These celebrities always inspired us to be ourselves at any moment in our life. There are some famous names such as Laverne Cox, Caitlyn Jenner, and many celebrities you might have not known were transgender. In this article, we present the Top 10 countdown for the most famous and most iconic trans celebrities.
12. Laith Ashley
Laith Ashley began his transition into a trans man in 2014.
- American model, actor, activist, singer-songwriter and entertainer of Dominican descent Laith Ashley was born on July 6th 1989
- First-ever transgender man to be featured in a Diesel campaign
11. Calpernia Addams
Calpernia Adams the American author, actress and musician was born in Nashville, Tennessee on February 20th 1971.
She initially served as a Hospital Corpsman with the Navy and United States Marine Corps. During this period was when she began to identify her treu identity and what she wanted
She began her transition when she was 20years old. This is when she went through gender reassignment surgery. Calpernia transitioned to a trans woman during her final year in the military.
10. Laverne Cox (#10)
Laverne Cox rose to prominence with her role as Sophia Burset on the Netflix series Orange Is the New Black. She is the first transgender person to be nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award in any acting category. Laverne Cox comes in #10 on our list of most famous transgender celebrities. Throughout her past years, she has been a trailblazer to many transgender communities. So many people honor and respect her.
9. Chaz Bono (#9 Transgender celebrities)
Chaz Bono was born as the daughter and only child of the famous pop duo Cher and Sonny Bono. In 1995 while he was identified as a woman, came out as a lesbian in an interview with The advocate. Thereafter most of the LGBT community worshiped him. After that in 2009, Bono becomes a trans man. There are even films about his life called Becoming Chaz.
8. Alexis Arquette (#8 Transgender celebrities )
Alexis Arquette was born as the son of the famous comedian Lewis’s father. She started his career as a female impersonator. At age 19, Alexis changed her gender into a trans woman. Later she started her acting career and appeared infamous box office films, pulp fiction, The bride of Chucky, and many more. Arquette has also guest-starred in Friends; Top Design television shows.
7. Jake Zyrus (#7 )
Jake Zyrus is a talented Filipino singer. His talent has allowed him to work with great musicians of the world, Andrea Bocelli and David Foster. Even he has got a chance to perform on Oprah Winfrey show and Ellen DeGeneres show. However, he is still known as the most successful Asian singer even before transit into a trans man.
6. Carmen Carrera (#6)
Carmen Carrera is an American model. She is known for her role in the third season of RuPaul’s Drag race. She was first coming out as a gay man and later trans into a woman. Now she is working as an advocate and for transgender rights. However, in 2014 she had a request to feature a cover of a famous magazine along with another world-famous transgender people.
5. Isis King (#5)
Isis King isIsis King is known for her role in America’s Next Top Model reality show. She was the first trans woman to compete on the show, and she became the most famous transgender on television. Ever since Isis had continuing to have success in her career. Also, she has become an advocate for all the transgender around the world.
4. Teddy Geiger
Teddy Geiger is a famous songwriter and producer. She has worked with the biggest stars in the music world with One Direction, Maroon 5, Shawn Mendes, Christina Aguilera, and many more. Teddy came out as a trans woman in 2017, but she never changed her former name because she liked it.
3. Andreja Pejic
Andreja Pejic is one of the famous transgender models in the world. She is the only model to walk on both men’s and women’s shows. Also, Pejic is the first trans woman to feature Vogue magazine and to become an androgynous supermodel. She started her career at age 17 and continued even after coming out as a transgender in 2013. Pejic believes her transition made her a famous supermodel.
2. Elliot Page
Elliot Page is the newest member of the list of transgender celebrities. He came out as a transgender in 2020. The Canadian actor was previously known as Ellen page, who has won many awards for her exceptional acting. He is known as the first celebrity to be an openly trans man. However, He got much support for his transition, even from the Canadian president and Ellen DeGeneres.
1. Caitlyn Jenner
Caitlyn Jenner is the most famous transgender in the world right now. She was born Bruce Jenner. The former Olympian is known as the most successful transgender in the world. Jenner publicly announced his transition and changed her name in 2015. Since then, she has been a role model to many trans genders around the world.