After winning a gold medal in the 1976 Olympic Games, Caitlyn Jenner has gone on to winning seasons in life. She's known to millions as a motivational speaker, TV personality, sports commentator, commercial spokesperson, entrepreneur, actor, producer, and representative of companies such as Visa, MCI, Coca-Cola, and Anheuser-Busch.…more
Bruce appeared on the Wheaties box seven times and again during Wheaties' 75th anniversary.
There has been an officially licensed Bruce Jenner doll.
Bruce's hobbies include riding mountain bikes, golfing, racing cars in the Grand Prix and flying as a pilot.
One of Bruce's biggest fears as a child was that his teacher would make him read in front of the class, which was troublesome with his dyslexia.
Bruce failed second grade.
Bruce has been honored as "Father of the Year" twice.
In 1986, Bruce was inducted into the U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame.
Bruce was married to Chrystie Jenner from 1972 to 1980. The couple had two children together, Burt born in 1978 and Casey born in 1980. It was the first marriage for both.
In 1985, Bruce did print ads for London Fog outerwear.
Bruce is left-handed.
Bruce turned down the title role in the 1978 film Superman.
In 1981, Bruce was nominated for a Razzie Award at the Razzie Awards in the category of Worst Actor for his role in the 1980 film Can't Stop the Music.
Bruce has been diagnosed with dyslexia.
Bruce stands at 6'2" or 1.88 m.
Soon after his record-setting performance in the 1976 Olympic Summer Games, Jenner appeared on a Wheaties cereal box, and in their commercials. His lucrative role as spokesman for the product was considered an iconic moment in popular culture.
Bruce: What Can't Stop the Music proved is that you can stop the music.
Bruce: I learned that the only way you are going to get anywhere in life is to work hard at it. Whether you're a musician, a writer, an athlete or a businessman, there is no getting around it. If you do, you'll win - if you don't, you won't.
Bruce: I'm the type of guy who fails and fails and fails, and then, as if failure has become sick of him, succeeds.