Zaya’s large brother and Dwyane’s eldest youngster Zaire Blessing Dwyane Wade wrote on his Instagram web page, “I will at all times be right here to like & shield you, by thick n skinny. You bought a brother in me 5L it doesn’t matter what and Ima be sure as you become old you perceive that…I really like you child, pleased g day @zayawade. Proceed to encourage & persevere via all! We obtained your again on this aspect Zaya.”
This marks the transgender teen’s second birthday utilizing her first identify of Zaya publicly since her stepmom and pop, 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 sensible and we’re so pleased with her. It is Alright to hearken to, love & respect your youngsters precisely as they’re. Love and lightweight good folks.”
Additionally round the identical time, Dwyane spoke about his and Gabrielle’s support of Zaya on The Ellen DeGeneres Present, saying “We’re proud mother and father of a kid within the LGBTQ+ neighborhood and we’re proud allies as nicely.”
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 enable her to re-introduce herself, her identify 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+ neighborhood.”
See Zaya’s cutest household pictures over time: