A fresh-faced Bruce Jenner is pictured here in his high school senior yearbook photo in 1968. The future Olympian was already a standout on his high school sports teams, competing in gymnastics, football and basketball.
He first made headlines when he won a gold medal at the 1976 Olympic Games, now Bruce Jenner is making headlines for his dramatic transformation before the public eye. Take a look back at the jaw-dropping evolution of an American icon …
Bruce Jenner, 1972 A far cry from the Bruce we see today, the young athlete smirks at the camera as he plays in the RFK Pro-Celebrity Tennis Tournament in New York City on Aug. 26, 1972
Bruce Jenner, 1976 An American icon, Bruce Jenner flexed his impressive muscles as he crossed the finish line during the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, setting the record for the decathlon and earning a gold medal.
Back in 1980, Bruce Jenner donned a crop top and short shorts for the musical-comedy film, “Can’t Stop the Music,” a pseudo biography of the Village People. The film, which ultimately flopped, was Jenner’s only movie role until he played himself in Adam Sandler 2011 film, “Jack and Jill.”
Lately we’re used to seeing him dressed down in sweats and hoodies, but back in the day, Bruce Jenner sported a dapper look in a fitted suit while attending a party in New York City on June 26, 1985.
While Bruce has never been a fan of short hair, his locks appeared particularly long as he was spotted pumping gas in Malibu with his hair flowing past his shoulders on Nov. 22, 2014. Despite his changing appearance, in a recent interview Kris Jenner denied any rumors that Bruce is in the process of transitioning his gender.
Bruce Jenner’s extreme transformation. Photo: Clint Brewer/Splash News./ Seen for the first time after his reported Adam’s apple operation, Bruce Jenner was seen filming Keeping up with the Kardashains sporting ombre voluminous hair on Nov. 2, 2014
Bruce Jenner was spotted leaving a LA plastic surgeon’s office after reportedly having a procedure to soften the appearance of his Adam’s apple. The former Olympic Champion, 64, sported a bandage around his neck as he left the Beverly Hills Surgical Center having reportedly undergone a “laryngeal shave” on Feb. 5, 2014.
Amid rumors Bruce Jenner is transitioning genders, the reality star celebrated his 65th birthday by getting a red manicure. Marking the first birthday since he and Kris Jenner separated, the athlete-turned-reality star cut a sad figure as he smoked a cigarette by the side of the road by himself on Oct. 28, 2014.
Sporting diamante earrings, a French manicure and his signature ponytail, Bruce Jenner looked a shadow of his former self as he stopped by Starbucks and picked up some groceries before going home on Dec. 3, 2014, as reported by X 17.