8 Celebrities You Didn’t Know Were Born Male

This one is for you if you enjoy learning about celebrities. We’ve compiled a list of a few celebrities that are currently living the life of a woman yet were born male.

1. Laverne Cox: Orange Is The New Black

Let’s start with one of the most well-known. For her portrayal in Orange is the New Black, Laverne Cox became the first transgender person to be nominated for an Emmy award. She was born a man, but she insisted on telling everyone she was a girl as she grew up!

2. Isis King: America’s Next Top Model

For as long as we’ve known her, this America’s Next Top Model has been a girl. She performed everything we would expect a small girl to do when she was a child and a boy. She has known since she was a child that she was born in the wrong body.

3. Carmen Carrera: Actress, Model, Dancer

Carmen is one of the s*xiest women on the planet right now. She rose to prominence after appearing in season three of Logo TV’s RuPaul’s Drag Race. She underwent gender transition surgery after being fired from the show in the hopes of landing more TV roles, but she quickly realized she was dreaming too big. As they say, the rest is history!

4. Andrej Pejic: The Model You Didn’t Know Was Male

Who’d have known she was a guy based on her appearance? Andrej was discovered delivering burgers at a McDonald’s in Melbourne, Australia, by a man who operated a modeling agency in 2007. He was so taken away by the boy’s bone structure and commanding presence that he offered him a modeling job and told him to contact and schedule an appointment so they might perhaps sign him.

5. Caitlyn Jenner

She is perhaps one of the most well-known converts. She was the father of the Jenners and Kardashians and now lives as their mother!

6. Candis Cayne: Caitlyn Jenner’s Bestie

Jenner wasn’t the only one. Candis Cayne, her best friend, was also there! Candis began her career as a well-known drag queen in New York City in the 1990s before undergoing gender reassignment surgery in 1997.

7. Claudia Charriez: Contestant On America’s Next Top Model

Here’s another one from the next top model in America. There’s no way to know how she ended up where she is if you use a search engine. “I never had hormone therapy, I was castrated at a very young age,” she only ever mentioned publicly about her childhood.

8. Lea T: One Of The Most Famous On The Catwalk

In an interview with Oprah, high fashion model Leah T remarked, “I was praying I was gay.” When she was born, she was a boy!