Over the past decade or so, there have been many transgender celebrities who have made waves in entertainment. They are making strides to change the way transgender people are viewed in society. Transgender people are at the forefront of the gay rights movement and have shown how courageous they are as a subset of the LGBTQ+ community. They find inspiring ways to challenge the status quo and elevate the nation’s thinking in terms of queer people. Here are 10 transgender celebrities who are breaking barriers.
Caitlyn Jenner has become one of the most famous transgender people of all time. He is known as one of the most talked about and covered media outlets covering the stories of the modern era. Her transition was the subject of much debate and controversy, but won awards for her courage such as the ESPY Awards and the Arthur Ashe Courage Award.
Ines Rau is a French Algerian model who was the first transgender model to appear in Playboy magazine. In 2017, Rao appeared on the magazine’s centerfold in the November issue. Seen completely naked, her look in the magazine was bold and inspiring.
The beautiful Valentina Sampaio is a Brazilian actress and model. She rose to stardom again in 2019 when she became the first openly trans model to work for Victoria’s Secret in August. She also became the first trans model to appear in a Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue.
Nicky D Jagger
With over 1 billion views on YouTube, Nicky De Jagger is one of the biggest transgender makeup artists and online influencers. He came out as trans in early 2020. He has received an award for his work such as Dean’s Choice Awards.
Thomas Neuwirth, known by his stage name Conchita, is an Austrian singer, drag queen and recording artist. She gained national recognition after winning the 2014 edition of the Eurovision Song Contest. He was a participant in Austria and sang the song Rise Like the Phoenix.
Laverne Cox is another well-known trans celebrity and is an actor and activist. He is best known for his role Orange is the new black, a Netflix original series. She has done amazing things in her field and became the first transgender person to be nominated for an Emmy for acting. The show also made her the first transgender woman to play her own regular role in a series Doubt on CBS.
Isis is the king
Isis King is a trans model and fashion designer. He was a contestant on a reality show America’s Next Top Model For the eleventh and seventeenth cycle of the series.
When they started acting, people noticed Pose, India Moore is a well-known transgender woman in her own right. They play Angel Evangelista in Pose. He was named one of Time’s most influential people in the world in 2019.
Left in London, also known as Nat Buff, is a trance singer and songwriter, as well as a public Internet star. He has made himself famous for his unique and original music, including his album called A transgender street legend.
Andreja Bejic is a Bosnian Australian model and an actress. She is known as the world’s first androgynous supermodel. She came out as trans again in 2013 and became one of the most popular and recognizable trans models. He has modeled both women’s and men’s clothing. She appeared as a judge on Britain and Ireland’s Next Top Model. He also acted in the film girl In Spider’s Web in 2018. She appeared on the covers of Elle, GQ, Marie Claire and became the first transgender model on the cover of Vogue. She is known as one of the most successful transgender models.