Known for: Winning the gold medal in the decathlon at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal.
What he’s up to now: Jenner has six children with three successive wives—Chrystie Crownover, Linda Thompson, and Kris Jenner—and has since 2007 appeared on the reality television series Keeping Up with the Kardashians with Kris, their daughters Kendalland Kylie Jenner, and Kris’s other children Kourtney, Kim, Khloé, and Rob Kardashian. Assigned male at birth, Caitlyn Jenner publicly came out as a trans woman in April 2015. Her new name was publicly announced in July of that year, with her name and gender being legally changed the following September. From 2015 to 2016, Jenner starred in the reality television series I Am Cait, which focused on her gender transition. In January 2017, she underwent sex reassignment surgery. Jenner has been called the most famous transgender woman in the world.on the immensely popular reality TV show Keeping Up With the Kardashians. According to his official biography, he describes himself as an “entrepreneur, commercial spokesperson, television personality, actor, producer, and author.”
Known for: Winning four gold medals in the 1984 and 1988 Olympics as well as one silver medal in the 1976 Olympics.
What he’s up to now: Louganis has a lot going for him, including starting a camp for performers and a training facility for kids and teens. He’s also active in HIV awareness and is an LGBT advocate.
Mary Lou Retton
Known for: Being the first America gymnast to win the Olympic all-around title, in the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics.
What she’s up to now: Retton is a motivational speaker and corporate spokesperson. One of her latest endorsements was a commercial for Dairy Queen last Summer, in which she fell out of a pinata.
Sport: Sprinting and long jump
Known for: Winning 10 Olympic medals, including nine gold. He was named Olympian of the Century by Sports Illustrated and Sportsman of the Century by the International Olympic Committee.
What he’s up to now: In 2011, Lewis tried to run for a New Jersey Senate seat as a Democrat. However, he was disqualified because he did not meet the requirement of having lived in New Jersey for four years. He is a volunteer track coach for his old high school and is a Goodwill ambassador for the United Nations.
Sport: Heptathlon and long jump
Known for: Winning three gold, one silver, and two bronze Olympic medals in four different Olympic Games. Forster Physical Therapy athlete.
What she’s up to now: In 2007, Joyner helped to start a charity called Athletes For Hope, an organization to inspire professional athletes get involved with philanthropy.
ranked among the all-time greatest athletes in the heptathlon as well as long jump. She won three gold, one silver, and two bronze Olympicmedals, in those two events at four different Olympic Games. Sports Illustrated for Women magazine voted Joyner-Kersee the Greatest Female Athlete of All-Time. She is on the Board of Directors for USA Track & Field (USATF), the national governing body of the sport.
Joyner-Kersee is an active philanthropist in children’s education, racial equality and women’s rights. She is a founder of the Jackie Joyner-Kersee Foundation, which encourages young people in East St. Louis to pursue athletics and academics. She partnered with Comcast to create the Internet Essentials program in 2011, which costs $9.95/month for low-income Americans and offers low-cost laptops and 40 hours/month of high-speed internet service. Since its inception, it has provided internet access to 4 million Americans.
Joyner-Kersee is one of the most famous athletes to have overcome severe asthma.