Zaya’s large brother and Dwyane’s eldest baby Zaire Blessing Dwyane Wade wrote on his Instagram web page, “I will all the time be right here to like & shield you, by way of thick n skinny. You bought a brother in me 5L it doesn’t matter what and Ima ensure that as you grow old you perceive that…I like you child, completely satisfied g day @zayawade. Proceed to encourage & persevere through all! We received your again on this facet Zaya.”
This marks the transgender teen’s second birthday utilizing her first title of Zaya publicly since her stepmom and pa, who additionally has a 7-year-old son, Xavier Zechariah Wade, 19, launched her in February 2020.
“Meet Zaya,” Gabrielle wrote on social media on the time. “She’s compassionate, loving, whip good and we’re so pleased with her. It is Alright to hearken to, love & respect your youngsters precisely as they’re. Love and light-weight good individuals.”
Additionally round the identical time, Dwyane spoke about his and Gabrielle’s support of Zaya on The Ellen DeGeneres Present, saying “We’re proud dad and mom of a kid within the LGBTQ+ group and we’re proud allies as effectively.”
In March 2020, Zaya made her first red carpet appearance on the sixth annual Reality Awards in Los Angeles. She was joined by Gabrielle and Dwyane, who wrote on Instagram on the time, “Everybody permit her to re-introduce herself, her title is Zaya Wade! Final evening was Zaya’s first purple carpet and we could not have been prouder of how she dealt with the questions that have been requested of her. She has emerged as one of many younger faces and voices for the LGBTQ+ group.”
See Zaya’s cutest household pictures over time: