Bruce Jenner is a former athlete with a net worth of $100 million. Bruce Jenner can now be seen regularly with his family on Keeping Up with the Kardashians but this celebrity began many years before he married Kris. He is the gold medal winner from the 1976 Montreal Summer Olympic games.
Bruce began his career as a football player in high school. The Mount Kisco native was good enough to get a scholarship to Graceland College. After sustaining a knee injury, Bruce began to work with the track and field coach, LD Weldon. They worked hard to develop his skill as a decathlon runner.
As he worked, Bruce began to see success with his running. In 1972, Bruce tried out and placed 3rd in tryouts.. As he ran in the Olympics that year, he placed 10th. This is the success that motivated him to work harder at his sport and go further with it. He worked more than 6 hours each day, running and getting better. The training and grueling schedule he put himself through paid off immensely because he became the American champion in the decathlon event. He also set a new world record as well as won gold in the 1976 Olympic Games.
The successes that Bruce found as a runner in the Olympic Games lead him onto many different ventures. He was one of the seven faces that was regularly featured on Wheaties. He also regularly appeared on different television shows and movies. He also began his career as a motivational speaker.
With being seen as the step father of the Kardashians, there are some that forget he is the father of Brody Jenner, a television personality in his own right. As Bruce manages his career, he continually broadens his horizons. His regular appearance on E! Really keeps him in the public eye, giving him the opportunity to grow his fortunes.