Gigi Gorgeous' Spouse Nats Getty Comes Out as Transgender and Non-Binary

Socialite and LGBTQ+ rights activist Nats Getty came out as transgender and non-binary in a Jan. 19 Instagram post. Read on for more on Nats' plan to "discover my most authentic self."

By McKenna Aiello Jan 20, 2021 1:53 AMTags
Nats Getty, Gigi GorgeousFrazer Harrison/Getty Images

Nats Getty's next chapter begins now. 

On Tuesday, Jan. 19, the socialite and LGBTQ+ rights activist came out as transgender and non-binary. In a heartfelt statement shared to Instagram, the spouse of YouTube star Gigi Gorgeous described the announcement as "very emotional and exciting." 

"I am transgender, non-binary," Nats shared alongside an image of the couple. "I have spent my entire life not in sync with the body I was born with and confined by an outwardly appearance that did not match my mind or soul. It wasn't until recently that I was even comfortable admitting this to myself, once I was able to look inward and truly reflect on my authentic self."

The 28-year-old continued, "So I decided to start my physical transition and get top surgery. This surgery is something I have wanted for years and I can't believe I will finally have the chest I have always dreamed of. I know it's a privilege that I'm even able to move forward with this when for many it's an impossible option due to their circumstance."

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Nats, who is the great-grandchild of oil magnate John Paul Getty and calls California Governor Gavin Newsom their godfather, also acknowledged the members of the LGBTQ+ community "having to navigate this alone and in silence."

"To those on the road to self-discovery please know it can be a long process and there is no need to rush it," Nats continued. "Allow yourself the time and space to find who you truly are. This process comes with a lot of highs and lows, some of which can be scary. What I can say, is that the process is truly beautiful and now I feel like I have a new community which I am so excited to embrace."

Looking toward the future, Nats said there are still decisions to be made about their identity. 

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"My physical transition is new, so I'm taking my time to discover my most authentic self and which pronouns best suit me," Nats concluded. "But for now, I know one thing is for certain I am Nats. To my trans brothers and sisters and non-binary family: I am here for you, I am here with you, and I love you."

Nats married Gigi, who is also transgender, during a beachfront wedding ceremony in July 2019. The pair's relationship is predominantly featured on Gigi's YouTube page, where she boasts nearly 3 million subscribers. 

Following Nats' announcement, Gigi gushed on Instagram, "can't even begin to express how happy, proud and in awe i am of you, Nats."