Oscar-nominated star of ‘Juno’, formerly known as Ellen Page, came out as a transgender and introduced himself as Elliot Page.
Caitlyn Jenner made headlines the world over when she came out as a transgender in 2015. Before she could have her name and gender legally changed, she was known a Burce Jenner.
Anjali Ameer is regarded as the Malayalam film industry's first transgender actress who made headlines went she bagged a role opposite Mammootty in a film.
Laverne Cox, born Roderick Laverne Cox, is best known for her portrayal of transgender character Sophia Burset on the hit TV show 'Orange Is the New Black'. She became the first openly transgender person to appear on the cover of Time magazine.
Carmen Carrera was born Christopher Ramon and shot to fame with her role in the cult hit 'RuPaul's Drag Race', where she became recognized for her flawless figure and stunning appearances.
Actress and activist, Pakhi Sharma famously known as Bobby Darling, is regarded as one of the first transgender stars who featured in several mainstream Bollywood movies.
Jazz Jennings (birth name Jared), one of the leading activists for LGBTQIA+ rights, at age 5 realised that she felt more like a female than a boy. With the support of her family she was able to fully transform into a woman.
Jake Zyrus surprised all when he came out as a transgender. Previously known as Charice Pempengco, he was famous as a singer and gained added recognition in the hit series 'Glee'.
Andreja Pejic came out as a trans woman in 2013. Even before Andrej could embrace her female self, she was popular in the fashion space and regarded as the most beautiful male models and often modelled for women's apparel.
Chaz Bono, born Chastity Sun Bono is an American writer, musician and actor. His parents are the legendary musicians - Sonny Bono and Cher.