It’s human to question things about ourselves. But what if you feel that nature got it wrong? Well, it’s the 21st century, and you don’t need to stick with what nature gave you. Bright Side brings to you some of the famous celebrity beauties who defied all the odds and chose to undergo gender changes. And with such grace!
7. Andreja Pejic
When you think of lucky, you recall Andreja for winning both the hottest male and hottest female titles in the same year. She turned into an androgynous model, performing in both male and female fashion shows. She recently changed her name to Andreja.
6. Lili Elbe
The Danish woman was the first to receive transgender surgery in 1930. The 2015 flick The Danish Girl was a biopic on Lili that received much appreciation at the Venice Film Festival. The LGBT Film Festival also gives 4 awards in her name.
5. Laverne Cox
Laverne Cox became the first transgender to get nominated for an Emmy award. Life, after all, is much easier when you follow your heart. The American actress is also an active member of the transgender society.
4. Kim Petras
Petras became the talk of the town because of her decision to change her gender at the very young age of 12. This stunning German pop singer likes to compose her own songs. She has also done some modeling for a nationwide chain of German hair salons.
3. Amiyah Scott
A model turned actress, Amiyah Scott considers Rihanna and Lil’ Kim as her biggest style inspirations. Coming from a humble background, she stunned everyone with her newly acquired beauty in the reality show The Real Housewives of Atlanta.
2. Jenna Talackova
The Canadian model truly has guts as she filed a lawsuit against the Miss Universe pageant organizers and won. Although Jenna wasn’t able to win the pageant, she surely won hearts for being honest.
1. Carmen Carrera
Christopher Roman took the stage name Carmen Carrera and is now a proud American television star and model. Her popularity has no bounds since a petition was sent to Victoria’s Secret to make her the first transgender model.
Bonus: Colter Alexander
Colter who? Some of you might not have heard about him, but his spirit and honesty bring him to our list with pride. It’s hard to ignore this man as he proudly shares his trans story publicly, becoming an idol for everyone who wants to do away with the battle they have with their body every day and wants to give their souls the body they deserve. Colter posts his topless pictures without any hesitation and has kept the world up-to-date about each stage of his gender transformation.
No matter how hard life seems, if you follow your heart, the world is at your feet. If your soul does not belong to your body, it might be time to switch.