Zaya Wade Biography, Age, Career & Net Worth (2024)

Who is Zaya Wade?

Zaya Wade is an American public figure, model, and social media personality. She is from Chicago, Illinois United States. She is the daughter of famous basketball player Dwyane Wade and Siohvaughn Funches. Her father is a former basketball player. He represented Miami Heat for 16 years. Dwyane won three NBA championships. In the year 2019, she appeared as a transgender woman at the age of 11 years old. Her father said in one of his interviews, that Zaya Wade is the leader in their home when they come to educate about the trans community.

Personal Information

Full Name: Zaya Wade
Nick Name Zaya
Date of Birth 29th May 2007
Age 16 years
Zodiac sign Gemini
Nationality American
Ethnicity Black
Religion Christian

Early life 

Zaya was born on 29 May, 2007 in Chicago. Zaya is the 2nd child of her parents. Her mother got divorced from Dwyane. After the divorce of her parents, his father got full custody of Zaya and her older brother. Later in 2014, her father married to Gabrielle Union, then they carried a child in 2017. At the age of 8, Zaya Wade came out as a gay. Her family forced her not to be exposed due to the fear of people and what all they said about this.

They asked her to call herself she/her. Because they said to her that when you tell it to people it becomes nasty. Dwayne said to himself “My child is only 8 years old she can’t bear what the world says about her”. And he also said that Zaya is not ready for what the world has to say. As she grew up, when she was at the age of 12 her father said: “You are the one who sits with us as family.

She thought that I was not a gay I was a young lady because I like boys. She said to herself that she is transgender and it is my identity. Now she announced publically herself as transgender. Dwayne first used she/her pronouns for Zaya. But on 11 February 2020, he stated that Zaya was a girl and I stated her by she/her pronouns. All over zaya got love and hate. Also, she got good comments and bad comments on social media and she also received bigoted comments. In this way in 2020, Zaya became a young member of the transgender community.

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If we talk about her educational status, Zaya is a school student in high school. She attends Sierra Canyon School. She has no involvement in her career she is currently focusing on her education. As she has not given more info on social media about her education.


She is a model and influencer. Zaya has made great progress in the fashion industry since launching her career. At the end of 2022, Zaya modeled for various great brands. She modeled for Tiffany and Co’s new all-gender bracelets. On the same time, she also shared pictures of her other fashion waves. She still moving to her education and not taking an interest in her career a lot. She is currently focusing on her education.


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Body Measurement & Appearance

Height 5 feet 1 inch
Weight 54kg
Body Size Will update
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black


Father                             Dwyane Wade
Mother Siohvaughn Funches-Wade
Siblings 4
Marital Status Unmarried

Personal Life/Love Life & Affairs 

As Zaya is a young transgender girl of 16 years she has no affair yet. She is a single young girl.

Social Media

Zaya Wade is a model and influencer. She has her Instagram account as @zayawade. She has millions of followers on Instagram. She posts her daily activities about her career on insta account. Zaya Wade also has other accounts as TikTok, YouTube, etc

Zaya Wade’s Net Worth 

If we talk about her Net Worth, it is to be said that she has earned about $170 million from her social accounts as of 2023. Zaya Wade is one of the undoubtedly great models and she is one of the best shooting guards in the history of the NBA.

Amazing Facts 

  • Zaya Wade is a famous model and influencer.
  • She came out as a gay at the age of 8 years.
  • Her father called her as she/her pronouns.
  • In February 2020, her father first time said that Zaya is a girl and he stated her she/her by the pronouns.
  • Zaya Wade is a school student.
  • Zaya is focusing just on her education and does not show interest in her career now.
  • She has earned about $170 million from her social accounts.

Hobbies & Interests

  • Zaya is an active participant in the LGBTQ+ community.
  • Zaya Wade has a passion for fashion.
  • Zaya is a talented athlete.


  • Who is Zaya Wade?

She is the daughter of Dwayne Wade. She is a famous model and influencer. She is a transgender girl.

  • What is her date of birth?

She was born on 27th May, 2007. She is 16 years old as of 2024.

  • Is Zaya married?

No, she is not married yet. Zaya Wade is a transgender girl. She is focusing on her studies.

  • What is Zaya’s Net Worth

As a very famous model and Influencer, she has earned about $170 million.

  • Where is Zaya from?

She is from America.

  • What is the name of Zaya’s biological mother?

Her mother’s name is  Siohvaughn Funches-Wade. She got divorced from her father and got separated. In 2014, Dwayne married her stepmother Gabrielle union.

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