Zaya Wade aka Zion Malachi Airamis Wade was born on May 29, 2007, and from the USA. Recently, Zaya came out has transgender and her father Dwyane Wade has shown unconditionally support their 12-year-old daughter Zaya.
In December 2019, Dwyane Wade said on Showtime’s All the Smoke podcast about his son “You want to talk about strength and courage, my 12-year-old has way more than I have.” Then, he revealed how he has changed as a parent and a person to better support his child Zion Malachi Airamis grow up.
“I watched my son, from day one, become into who she now eventually come into,” and added “And for me… nothing changes in my love. Nothing changes in my responsibilities. So, all I had to do now is get smarter educate myself more. And that’s my job.”
Later, he said “First of all, you want to talk about strength and courage, my 12-year-old has way more than I have,” Wade said on the podcast. “You can learn something from your kids.”
Earlier, Dwyane Wade and his wife Gabrielle Union had previously hinted at Zaya’s gender identity, posting a photo at Thanksgiving in which the child sported long, painted fingernails. Then, in the Interview with Ellen DeGeneres in which he confirmed that his 12-year-old identifies as a girl and now goes by Zaya.
Zaya’s Mother posted a Video on Instagram in which Wade and Zaya riding in a golf cart while they talk about her coming out.
In the video, Zaya speaks out about her Gender and said “What’s the point of being on this earth if you’re going to try to be someone you’re not? It’s like you’re not even living as yourself,” Zaya says. “Which is, like, the dumbest concept to me.”
Then, Wade gives the camera a look that manages to convey both his pride in his daughter and his refusal to hear any bigoted nonsense about her.
Meet Zaya. She’s compassionate, loving, whip smart and we are so proud of her. It’s Ok to listen to, love & respect your children exactly as they are. Love and light good people. pic.twitter.com/G2lLVdD2VT
— Gabrielle Union (@itsgabrielleu) February 11, 2020
Zaya Wade Family
How old is Zaya Wade? She was born on May 29, 2007, and from the USA and she is 12 years old as of 2019. She is the daughter of Dwyane Wade (Father) and Gabrielle Union (Mother).
She also has two siblings named Zaire Wade and Zion Wade from his father’s previous relationship with his first wife Siohvaughn Funches.
Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union began dating in 2009 and they briefly split up at some point early in 2013 due to career demands. Later, they became engaged in December 2013 and married on August 30, 2014, in Miami.
Dwyane Wade is an American former professional basketball player and he spent his 16-year career playing for the Miami Heat in the National Basketball Association (NBA). In 2006 he was named the NBA’s best-dressed player by GQ.
After playing for the Chicago Bulls and the Cleveland Cavaliers, Wade finished his playing career with Miami in 2018. A 13-time NBA All-Star, Wade is Miami’s all-time leader in points, games, assists, steals, shots made, and shots were taken.
Gabrielle Union is an American actress, voice artist, activist, and author. The union is also known for her performances in the romantic comedy films The Brothers (2001), Deliver Us from Eva (2003), Daddy’s Little Girls (2007), Think Like a Man (2012) and Think Like a Man Too (2014). She also had starring roles in the CBS medical drama series City of Angels (2000) and films Bad Boys II (2003), Cradle 2 the Grave (2003), Neo Ned (2005), Cadillac Records (2008), Top Five (2014) and Breaking In (2018).
The union is also the author of a memoir, We’re Going to Need More Wine (2017), and an activist who works on issues around women’s health and violence against women.
Zaya Wade Net Worth
Estimated Net Worth of her is under review. She stands 4 feet 8 inch tall and weighs around 41KG.