It isn’t easy being a transgender even in the 21st century as many people regard these people as abnormal. They are ridiculed and made fun of by the masses, and it is no different even for the most famous TV stars, models and people who have even won Olympic medals. But off late there has been increasing acceptance of these people. The community owes its recognition to celebrities who are seen as role models for the LGBT community and advocate their rights on the biggest platforms by sharing their stories. These stars defy odds and have earned success due to their sheer talent and hard work in a world even when faced with prejudice. Here we take a sneak peek into the lives of some of the most famous transgender celebrities.
Andreja Pejić is among the most famous transgender icons in Australia. As a supermodel, she started her career at the age of 17. She has worked with some of the top designers in the world including the likes of Jean-Paul Gaultier and Marc Jacobs. She is one of the rare models to have walked the ramp both as a male as well as a female model. Andreja has featured on some of the top magazines in the world and also appeared on several TV shows as a judge which include Britain & Ireland’s Next Top Model and also featured in the video The Stars (Are Out Tonight). Today she is one of the most successful transgender models in the world and is seen as an icon for this community.