The Kardashian-Jenner clan has continued to catch our attention for all the possible reasons you can think of. From being one of the most famous families on TV, gliding from one relationship to another, to taking up top positions in entertainment and the fashion industries, this clan seems to have it all. Today is all about a member of this brood; Brandon Jenner.
He is the first child of Caitlyn Jenner from his second marriage to Linda Thompson and an ex-stepbrother of the Kardashians. Brandon is a television personality and musician best known for appearing in Keeping Up With The Kardashians and as one half of his indie pop band, Brandon And Leah, with his ex-wife, Leah.
Brandon Jenner – Bio (Age)
Named Brandon Thompson Jenner, he came into the world on the 4th day of June 1981. His place of birth is the city of angels otherwise known as Los Angeles where he was also bred with his younger brother, Brody Jenner. He has a mixed ancestry; English, German, Scottish, Welsh, Irish, and Dutch.
He first appeared on television in 2010 with his father on ESPN SportsCentury before getting to entrench his presence in reality television shows. The first he appeared in was the short-lived Fox show, The Princes of Malibu in 2005 alongside his brother. Afterwards, he appeared on Keeping Up with the Kardashians and Kourtney and Kim Take Miami both on E! Entertainment. Since then, he has become a familiar face on television. Jenner also appeared on Good Morning America with Brody to support their father following his gender transition.
Besides appearing on television shows, Brandon Jenner has also achieved admirable success in the music industry. Together with his wife Leah, he formed the indie pop band, Brandon & Leah. The two performed in a band called Big Dume before starting their own. The duo was signed to Warner Bros. Records but soon opted to release their songs independently. They released two EPs: Cronies (2013) and Together (2014).
Family, Parents, Siblings
Brandon Jenner’s family is a famous one and its trajectory is quite an interesting one and could make for a successful movie project. He is one of the six children of TV personality and retired U.S. track and field Olympian, Bruce Jenner, now known as Caitlyn Jenner.
Caitlyn’s second wife, actress Linda Thompson is his mother. His younger brother as earlier mentioned is Brody Jenner who is also a television personality and a model as well. Following his parents’ divorce in 1985, his father married the ex-wife of O.J. Simpson’s attorney (Robert Kardashian), Kris Kardashian, the current matriarch of the Kardashian-Jenner clan in 1991. She became Brandon’s stepmother until 2015 when the duo called time on their marriage.
From his father’s first marriage to Chrystie Crownover from 1972 to 1981, he has two older half-siblings; Burton “Burt” and Cassandra “Casey” Marino (née Jenner). Consequent on his father’s third matrimonial journey, Brandon Jenner became a stepbrother of Kourtney, Kim, Khloé, and Rob Kardashian. Courtesy of Kris’ birth to Caitlyn’s daughters; Kendall and Kylie Jenner, he had two extra half-sisters.
Caitlyn Jenner was, however, not his only parent that had a fanfare at matrimony boulevard. Thompson also tried marriage again the same year Jenner did, in 1991. The composer and record producer David Foster became his stepfather after he married his mother. In 2005, Brandon, Brody, his mother and Foster starred with their friend Spencer Pratt in the reality television series, The Princes of Malibu. Nevertheless, the show was cancelled soon after its premiere when Thompson filed for divorce from Foster.
On an extended scale, Brandon Jenner is the grandson of William Jenner and the ex-stepbrother of Sara and Erin Foster.
Brandon Jenner Wife and Children
On May 31, 2012, Brandon tied the knot with his longtime girlfriend, Leah Felder in Hawaii outside the St. Regis Princeville Resort. She was born to former Eagles guitarist and songwriter Don Felder and Susan Felder on November 24, 1982, in Malibu, California.
The duo has known each other since they were in middle school and kickstarted their music career in high school. After singing in a band, they formed their own group known as Brandon & Leah. They also appeared together on Keeping Up with the Kardashians and Kourtney and Kim Take Miami. They welcomed their first child, a girl named Eva James Jenner on July 22, 2015.
Sadly, six years after enjoying marital bliss, the couple announced their separation in September 2018 on Instagram with Leah filing for divorce the next month.