Kristin Beck

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Birthday
21, 1966
Birthplace
New York
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
21, 1966 (age 52)
Birthplace
New York

About

Her 2013 memoir Warrior Princess: A U.S. Navy SEAL's Journey to Coming out Transgender, describes her struggle as a woman in a man's body and her ultimate embrace of a female identity.

Before Fame

She trained at the Virginia Military Institute and subsequently joined the United States Navy. Following a two-decade military career, she decided to undergo male-to-female sex reassignment surgery.

Trivia

She was the subject of a 2014 CNN documentary titled Lady Valor: The Kristin Beck Story.

Family Life

Born Christopher Beck, she was married twice prior to coming out as a transgender person. Her first marriage resulted in two sons.

Associated With

She and activist Janet Mock both penned memoirs about their journeys to becoming transgender women.