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Chaz Bono

AKA Chastity Sun Bono

Born: 4-Mar-1969
Birthplace: Los Angeles, CA

Gender: Transgender
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Lesbian
Occupation: Relative

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Transgender offspring of Sonny and Cher

Born Chastity Bono, the daughter of pop duo Sonny and Cher. Came out as a lesbian in 1995, then began transitioning from female to male in 2001, taking the name Chaz Bono. Underwent irreversible gender surgery in 2009, and legally became a man when the Los Angeles County Superior Court approved his name and gender change on 6 May 2010.

Father: Sonny Bono (actor and congressman, b. 16-Feb-1935, d. 5-Jan-1998 skiing accident)
Mother: Cher (singer, b. 20-May-1946)
Girlfriend: Rachel (ex)
Girlfriend: Joan Stephens (d. 1994 lymphoma)
Girlfriend: Stasie Kardashian
Girlfriend: Jennifer Elia (together since 2007, broken engagement 2011)

    High School: High School for Performing Arts, New York City, NY
    University: New York University

    GLAAD Entertainment Media Director
    Sex Change Operation Female to Male (2009)
    Breast Reduction Surgery
    Sicilian Ancestry Paternal

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Becoming Chaz (23-Jan-2011) · Himself
    Bar Girls (15-Sep-1994)

Official Website:
http://www.chazbono.net/

Author of books:
Family Outing (1998, with Billie Fitzpatrick)
The End of Innocence: A Memoir (2003, memoir, with Michele Kort)
Transition: The Story of How I Became a Man (2011, memoir, with Billie Fitzpatrick)


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