This is the updated list of richest transgenders in the world, these celebrities are earning in million and are men and woman. The LGBTQ community is being accepted more and more in the society. With growing conscious and the help of the entertainment industry, the LGBTQ community is making their place felt. Transgender individuals have been in the public diaspora with shows like, Transparent, Orange is the New Black and films like Dallas Buyers Club, The Danish Girl. As the world grows more and more accepting lets look at the ten richest transgender individuals in the entertainment industry.
An Olympian, a television personality and a transgender advocate, Caitlyn Jenner’s transformation came as a shock, but it nonetheless promoted the LGBTQ cause. Born as Bruce, she was married to the reality television mogul Kris Jenner, the matriarch of Kardashain family. He is valued at around $100 million, making her the richest transgender in the entertainment industry.
Laura Jane Grace
She is the lead singer of the punk rock band Against Me! She was formerly known as Thomas James Gabel. She came out as transgender in 2012. The band’s latest album is titled Transgender Dysphoria Blues. Laura was married with kids, but after she decided to go through gender reassignment surgery, the couple is now separated. Her net worth is around $5 million.
Conchita Wurst is a pop star and a drag queen with a net worth of around $3 million. Her beard is the most recognizable feature and she identifies herself as both male and female. She was born in Austria as Thomas Neuwirth. Conchita won the Eurovision Song Contest in Copenhagen in 2014, becoming the first transgender artist to win the coveted title.
Anyone who has seen the Netflix series, Orange is the New Black, knows who Laverne Cox is. This highly talented actress is the first transgender to be nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award and to feature on the cover of the Time Magazine. She is valued at around $2million.
Carmen Carrera is a well known actress abd model, who rose to fame after starring on the reality television show RuPaul’s Drag Rac. Born as Christopher Roman, and raised in New Jersey by her mother, Carmen now has a net worth of $2 million.
Amanda has appeared in a number of ads for big well known companies like Swatch, additionally she also featured on several American magazines. She was born as Armand Lepore, but went through several surgeries to get the desired feminine look. She is an artist, singer, model, and a muse earning around $1.7 million a year.
Born as Frank Maloney, a famous boxing promoter ho worked with legends like Lennox Lewis. After marrying twice, having 03 kids, Maloney finally decide to undergo sex reassignment surgery in 2014. She has a net worth of $600,000.
The son of the legendary duo Sonny and Cher, Chaz went through gender reassignment surgery in 2008. He later changed his name from Chastity Sun Bono to Chaz in 2012. He has a net worth of around $500,000 and a huge inheritance from his Oscar and Grammy winning mother, Cher.
This Bosnia-born beauty was raised in Australia. She was discovered while she was a high school student, working at McDonald’s. Pejic is the only model to have walked for both men and women fashion shows. She underwent sex reassignment surgery in 2014. Currently her net worth stands at $200,000.
She belongs to the famous Arquette family of the Hollywood. Her transition was shown in the famous documentary film, Alexis Arquette: She’s My Brother. Her net worth hasn’t been disclosed to the public.