Who Is William Jenner? Father Of Caitlyn Jenner

by Manisha Sat Sep 16 2023 Updated On Tue Sep 19 2023
Who Is William Jenner? Father Of Caitlyn Jenner

Willian Jenner, the late father of media personality and former Olympic gold medal-winning decathlete Bruce Jenner, is now Caitlyn Jenner after transitioning.

He was born in Canada in 1923. He was a tree surgeon by profession. 

He was married to Esther Jenner. He died at the age of 77 due to cancer in 2000 in California

His wife died in April 2023 at the age of 97.

Willian Jenner's wife Esther Jenner.
Willian Jenner's wife Esther Jenner. Source: Instagram

Caitlyn Has Six Children From Her Three Marriages

Before transitioning, Caitlyn was married thrice. He was a celebrated athlete in the 80s

After graduating from University, he married his first wife, Chrystie Crownover. They became parents to their two kids. 

They got divorced in 1980 after being married for nine years. A year later, he tied the knot to Linda Thompson in Hawaii

They share two kids. They parted their ways in 1986 after five years of being married. 

In 1990, he met Kris Kardashian, the ex-wife of Robert Kardashian

After Kris got divorced from her ex-husband, they immediately tied the knot. 

Kris has four kids from her first marriage, and Caitlyn became stepfather to all of them. 

They had two kids of their own from their union. Kris and Caitlyn were married for 23 years. They got separated in 2015

Caitlyn Jenner's ex-wife and their daughter.
Caitlyn Jenner's ex-wife and their daughter. Source: Instagram


Caitlyn is 73 years old. She is 6 feet 2 inches tall. 

Net Worth

Caitlyn's net worth is estimated to be $25 million

Caitlyn Jenner before and after.
Caitlyn Jenner before and after. Source: Instagram

Caitlyn Said That Kim Was Calculating About Getting Famous

Kim was the step-daughter of Caitlyn

In the trailer for the documentary House of Kardashian, she recalled that Kim was always calculating about how to become famous and get into the limelight. 

She said she was always ambitious about her life and career. 

She added she was happy to share the story of Kardashian with the audience and was incredibly proud of all her kids and stepchildren. 

Caitlyn Shared How She Lived A Lie For So Many Years

Caitlyn shared that she has been confused about her identity since she was little. 

In her memoir, she wrote that she used to wear her mother's clothes at the age of 10 in private. 

She shared she was very meticulous about using her mom's things so that she could keep her secret. 

She was so young that she had no idea why she loved doing those things. She sealed herself in a box. 

She was confident about her sexuality and thought that she was attracted to women, and she got married to Chrystie, who supported her athletic career. 

Caitlyn told her secret to Chrystie, and she was the first one to know about her secret.

Chrystie accepted her the way she was, but Caitlyn was not ready to get herself out. 

The two got divorced, and she married Linda Thompson

She used to take hormone treatment secretly and wear women's lingerie underneath her clothes while giving motivational speeches. 

Caitlyn told Linda that she identified as a woman and was devastated to hear that. 

They got separated afterward, and Caitlyn got depressed and was desperate to hide her secret even more. 

She was scared of being discovered by others, so as a result, he kept his distance from his kids and family. 

She said that she did not want to disappoint others. 

She even wished that when she passed away someday, she would be buried as a woman and not as a man. 

Caitlyn married Kris Kardashian, and he came out to Kris and told her secret. 

Her stepdaughter Kim saw her wearing women's clothes, but she ignored it. 

In 2013, TMZ revealed that she was getting plastic surgery to smooth out Adam's apple, and he was so scared that his secret was out that she thought of committing suicide. 

In an interview, she openly came out as a trans woman. 

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