Transgender model spends $90k to look like idol Kylie Jenner

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A transgender woman has spent almost $90,000 transforming herself into her idol Kylie Jenner.

Kyleigh Potts, from Denver, Colorado, is obsessed with the star of Keeping Up With The Kardashians fame and is determined to emulate her in every way.

Growing-up she empathised with new mum Kylie, as she felt like an 'outcast' and 'ugly duckling' who didn't fit in, but after seeing her transformation she too became inspired.

"Kylie Jenner has always been my ultimate goal and inspiration,” Kyleigh said. “I feel like I have always emulated her and like her I didn't start out beautiful, I built myself beautiful.”

Kyleigh Potts has spent $90k to look like Kylie Jenner. Photo: Caters News

"When I saw her come into herself and transform from the ugly duckling to the b**** everybody wants to be - every girl wants to be her, and every guy wants to sleep with her.

"I resonated with that, I always thought I was unattractive, ugly and never enough through the trauma of being bullied that I found confidence through altering myself.”

Kyleigh started using lip-fillers three-years-ago and has now had over 40 procedures, with her regularly topping-up every three months.

"I turned to dermal fillers in attempts to make everything better,” the 23-year-old said.

"Then I wanted to change my appearance, I felt like a man but who I was on the inside didn't match my physical appearance and how I appear to everyone else.

"My facial structure is very similar to hers, when I had my recent surgeries they asked me to bring in pictures of my inspiration and desired look, every image was of Kylie Jenner.”

Kyleigh took an image of Kylie Jenner in as inspiration for every surgery. Photo: Instagram

To resemble the reality TV star all the more, she went under the knife three-months-ago to turn her hormone-grown A cup breasts into 34DDDs, had a chin implant and work on her nose.

"I found Dolly Parton's plastic surgeon, because I wanted the biggest breasts possible, to feminise my face by making my chin more rounded and alter my nose to look like Kylie's,” she said.

Despite then embarking on more surgery to continue to feminise herself, Kyleigh maintains she will keep her male genitalia as she is comfortable living as gender non-conforming and won't be “put in a box”.

"Unlike most transgender women, I am proud of the fact that I have male genitalia, I never wish to change them,” she explained.

Kyleigh grew up as Kyle Leigh. Photo: Caters News

"My doctors tailor my hormones so there is a high-enough testosterone level to allow me to still use my male genitalia during sex.

"I have no plans to remove them, there are too many constraints on gender where people believe they have to choose male or female.”

From the age of eight, Kyleigh, who grew up as a boy named Kyle Leigh, was fascinated with the plastic surgery she watched on TV shows.

"I have spent the last four years perfecting my transition into the beautiful woman I always knew I was," she said.

Kyleigh has had 40 procedures and wants more. Photo: Caters News

"People tell me I look like Kylie Jenner a lot, it was always a joke among my friends and I refer to myself as King Kyleigh, I even have it tattooed on my bicep.”

With numerous future surgeries planned, she's showing no signs of slowing down as she will continue to transition, using Kylie Jenner as the aesthetic muse for her new body.

"My next plans are to have more facial work done, voice feminisation surgery, and buttock augmentation,” Kyleigh said.

"I want to get butt implants, to pin and reshape my ears, a bullhorn lip lift, a blepharoplasty to help open up my eyes, lower my hair line, and voice change."

Kyleigh is joining the Plastics of Hollywood, an online community for people who want to modify themselves that will be adapted into a TV Show. The group includes Rodrigo Alves, Pixee Fox, Jennifer Pamplona, Vinny Ohh, Justin Jedlica and many more.

The Plastics of Hollywood have spent a combined total exceeding $3million between them, altering their bodies through plastic surgery and cosmetic procedures.

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