William Jenner, Caitlyn Jenner’s Late Father: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Tyler Henry Connects to Caitlyn Jenner's Late Father | Hollywood Medium with Tyler Henry | E!While reading Kris Jenner, Tyler gets a message from Cait's deceased dad and brother Burt. Hear the message on "Hollywood Medium With Tyler Henry." #HollywoodMedium #EEntertainment #TylerHenry SUBSCRIBE: bit.ly/Eentsub About Hollywood Medium with Tyler Henry: Explore the life of this clairvoyant medium as he provides an exclusive perspective into celebrities’ private lives, captivating fans as…2016-08-15T13:55:59.000Z

In an episode of Hollywood Medium, clairvoyant Tyler Henry sits down with Kris Jenner and says that some deceased in-laws are coming through with messages. One person who Henry seems to connect with is a grandfather figure named William. This would be Kris’ ex Caitlyn’s late father William Jenner, who died in 2000. Get to know Caitlyn Jenner’s dad in our below facts about his life.

1. William Jenner Was a Tree Surgeon

When chatting with Kris Jenner, Tyler Henry learns that William Jenner worked with trees and had his own business as a tree surgeon. Caitlyn Jenner came from modest beginnings in comparison to her fortune today.

2. He Fought In World War II

William Jenner was a war veteran, having fought in World War II on Omaha Beach. Caitlyn Jenner has voiced her support of the military online in memory of her father, pictured in the above Instagram post.

3. Caitlyn Jenner Regrets Not Confiding In Her Father About Her Gender Identity

When Caitlyn Jenner spoke at UPenn, the Philadelphia Inquirer reveals she never told her father about her gender identity. When asked by a crowd about her parents, Jenner seemed to express regret not telling her dad, explaining:

That will always haunt me. I think eventually he would have come around. He would have never understood, he didn’t know anything – gay, trans, all that other stuff. But I’m sure he’s looking down from heaven right now and saying, ‘Well, you’re doing a good job.’

4. His Son Burt Died While Working for Him to Pay for School

At age 18, Burt Jenner died, along with his high school sweetheart, in a car accident involving Caitlyn Jenner’s Porsche. His death rocked the family and when medium Tyler Henry appears to connect with Burt, he expresses that Burt felt sorry for what the car represented and how it affected his brother. For more information on Burt Jenner and his tragic death, click on the above link.

5. William’s Widow Esther Has Been Very Supportive of Caitlyn’s Transformation

Esther Jenner, the mother of Caitlyn Jenner, has appeared on Keeping Up With the Kardashians as well as I Am Cait. Over the years, she appeared to have communication issues with Caitlyn’s ex Kris, but has been openly supportive of Bruce’s transition into Caitlyn.

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Ninety years old and she can still rock it!

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