Famous people who changed their gender

In 2014, Lea was selected to be the face of Redken, making her the first openly transgender model to front a global cosmetics brand. The daughter of a well-known Brazilian soccer player, fashion model Lea T was born Leandro Medeiros Cerezo — a male — in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, in 1981. After growing up in Italy, she was then discovered by Riccardo Tisci, the Creative Director of Givenchy, and went on to be his muse.