Brody Jenner (Courtesy Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia)
Sam Brody Jenner (born August 21, 1983) is an American television personality and model. The son of Caitlyn Jenner and actress Linda Thompson, he was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. In 2005, Jenner appeared in the reality television series, The Princes of Malibu, which additionally featured his eldest brother, Brandon Jenner, and his friend, Spencer Pratt.
In 2007, he began dating Lauren Conrad, a primary cast member of The Hills, and subsequently came to prominence after being cast in the series during the second season. Their brief relationship ultimately ended his friendship with Pratt. The following year, Jenner was commissioned in his own spin-off series, Bromance, in which he was intended to find another companion in Pratt's absence. However, it was canceled after its inaugural season after receiving underwhelming ratings.
In 2009, Conrad left The Hills to pursue other career opportunities and was replaced by Jenner's ex-girlfriend, Kristin Cavallari. Their rekindled relationship became the central focus of the series until its conclusion the following year. In 2013, Jenner returned to reality television after being cast in Keeping Up with the Kardashians during its eighth season, which features Caitlyn; his stepmother, Kris Jenner; his stepsiblings, Kourtney, Kim, Khlo, and Rob Kardashian; and his half-sisters, Kendall and Kylie Jenner.
Life and career
Jenner was born in Los Angeles, California, on August 21, 1983, to reality television personality and retired Olympics champion Bruce Jenner (now known as Caitlyn Jenner) and actress Linda Thompson. He is the half-brother to Burton "Burt" and Cassandra "Casey" Jenner through his father's marriage to Chrystie Crownover, which lasted from 1972 until 1981. Jenner is the younger sibling to his brother Brandon, also a reality television personality.
After his parents divorced in 1985, Caitlyn married Kris Kardashian, the ex-wife of attorney Robert Kardashian, in 1991. Consequently, Jenner became step-siblings with Kourtney, Kim, Khlo, and Rob Kardashian. Kris gave birth to his half-sisters Kendall and Kylie Jenner in 1995 and 1997, respectively.
Also in 1991, Thompson remarried to composer and record producer David Foster. In 2005, Thompson, Foster, the Jenner brothers, and their friend Spencer Pratt starred in the reality television series The Princes of Malibu. However, the series was cancelled soon after its premiere when Thompson filed for divorce from Foster.
In 2006, MTV developed the reality television series The Hills as the spin-off of Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County. It originally chronicled the lives of Lauren Conrad, who appeared on its predecessor, her housemate Heidi Montag, and friends Audrina Patridge and Whitney Port. In 2007, Jenner began dating Conrad, which led to the deterioration with his friendship with Pratt. After Conrad established companionships with Jenner and Frankie Delgado, Pratt severed ties with both men.
In 2009, Jenner hosted and Executive produced his own reality show Bromance, in which young men competed to become part of his entourage. Jenner has modeled for Guess clothing, Agent Provocateur underwear, OP, and the magazine Cosmogirl.
In 2013, Jenner returned to reality television after being cast in Keeping Up with the Kardashians during the eighth season, which features Caitlyn; his stepmother Kris; his stepsiblings Kourtney, Kim, Khlo, and Rob Kardashian; and his half-sisters Kendall and Kylie Jenner. The majority of his storyline involved the reparation of his relationship with Caitlyn, and his tension with stepmother Kris.
Jenner has had many high-profile relationships in the past, starting off with Laguna Beach star Kristin Cavallari in 2005. He went on to date his childhood friend Nicole Richie; Lauren Conrad in 2008; 2008 Playboy Playmate of the Year Jayde Nicole; and singer Avril Lavigne, with whom he broke up with in 2012. Jenner has been dating blogger Kaitlynn Carter since 2013.