Zaya Wade: Dwayne Wade’s Transgender Daughter
Read about Zaya Wade, formerly known as Zion, the transgender daughter of Dwayne Wade. See how her family supports her transition and her activism for LGBTQ+ rights.
Zaya Wade Overview – Dwayne Wade’s Transgender Daughter
Move over Kardashians, there’s a new family in town making headlines. Zaya Wade, formerly known as Zion, has recently come out as transgender and her dad, Dwayne Wade, is showing her all the love and support she deserves. In fact, he’s even referring to her as his daughter now. Talk about a slam dunk for acceptance!
Zaya is one of four children of the legendary basketball player, Dwayne Wade, and his ex-wife, Siohvaughn Funches. But Zaya is making a name for herself as an advocate for LGBTQ+ rights, especially for black people.
We’re rooting for you, Zaya! Keep shining like the star you are. And if anyone gives you any trouble, just tell them your dad could beat up their dad. (Seriously, have you seen him play?)
What Nationality Is Dwayne Wade’s Daughter?
Zaya Wade is American.
How Old Is Zaya Wade and How Much Does She Weigh?
Dwayne Wade’s daughter was born on May 29, 2007, in Los Angeles, California. She is 76 years old. Her Zodiac sign is Gemini.
As of 2020, her height is 5’2” and he weighs 50 kilograms.
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What Is Zaya Wade Net Worth
She has been engaged in different causes and other media appearances but as of now, there is no available information on her net worth.
Is Zaya Wade Single or Married?
Zaya is single.
What Does Zaya Wade Do for a Living?
Zaya is still attending school and is still under the care of her wealthy parents. Her father’s influence would also help her a lot in establishing her business plans and of course, in helping the LGBTQ+ community.
Zaya’s parents have been very vocal in support of their daughter. Dwayne Zade told Ellen DeGeneres:
“So once Zaya, our 12-year-old, came home — first Zion, I don’t know if everyone knows, originally named Zion, born as a boy — came home and said, ‘Hey, so I want to talk to you guys. I think going forward I’m ready to live my truth, And I want to be referenced as she and her. I would love for you guys to call me Zaya.
“I looked at her and said, ‘You are our leader. You are our leader and it’s our opportunity to allow you to be a voice. Right now it’s through us because she’s 12 years old but eventually it would be through her.”