Chaz Bono



  • Birth Name: Chastity Sun Bono
  • Birth Place: Los Angeles, CA
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 03/04/1969, Pisces
  • Profession: Activist; author; reality-show contestant
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Chaz Bono Fast Facts:
  • Made small-screen debut in 1973 on parents' musical-variety program, the Sonny & Cher Comedy Hour.
  • Has been an activist in the LGBT community since 1995.
  • Authored first book, Family Outing: A Guide to the Coming-Out Process for Gays, Lesbians, & Their Families, in 1999.
  • Began lengthy gender-reassignment process in 2009. The transformation was the focus of a 2010 documentary Becoming Chaz, which was nominated for three Emmys; and the 2011 book Transition: The Story of How I Became a Man.
  • Legally changed name to Chaz Salvatore Bono in 2010.      
  • Chaz Bono Relationships:
  • Chianna Bono - Half Sister
  • Chesare Bono - Half Brother
  • Jennifer Elia - Ex-fiancĂ©e
  • Cher - Mother
  • Sonny Bono - Father
  • Elijah Blue Allman - Half Brother
  • Chaz Bono Awards:
  • 2011 Emmy: Outstanding Nonfiction Special - Nominee

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