- Dwyane Wade, NBA star, and world-renowned actress Gabrielle Union held a lavish birthday for 14-year-old transgender daughter Zaya
- The birthday party was a privately held event and was attended solely by the friends and family of Dwayne and Gabrielle
- Dwayne and Gabrielle both shared heartwarming messages for his 14-year-old daughter on Instagram with a few pictures to accompany it
American actress Gabrielle Union and her husband, former NBA star Dwyane Wade, celebrated their daughter Zaya's 14th birthday with a lavish party.
Union went on social media to pour her message of love for the teen who changed genders from a male to female.
On the eve of her birthday, Dwyane had shared photos of the ongoing preparations which included, among other things, a red carpet.
"Happy Birthday @zayawade. 14! We ❤ you so much and we are so proud of you! Keep shining" wrote the 48-year-old actress.
"I'm obsessed with your happiness! Happy 14th birthday @zayawade," wrote Dwayne.
The actress and her husband came out to publicly share their life's journey since Zaya broke the news that he was transgender in 2020.
"When I look at Zaya, I get hope," 39-year-old Wade said in the interview with People.
He went ahead to reveal that he and Union started discussing Zaya's gender issue when she was three years old.
On her part, Union revealed that when Zaya came out as transgender, they received lots of love and information from the public.
"I didn't have many resources, so I just reached out to everyone I knew from social media. Everyone responded with love, resources, and information," she said.
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According to Union, they try as much as possible to support their children's decisions, offering them the freedom to be who they want to be.
"What I love about our home is that everybody is unique, and we allow their uniqueness to shine," she expressed.
Dwayne and Union also have a 2-year-old daughter Kaavia, in addition to seven-year-old Xavier with whom Dwayne came into the relationship.
Previously, Briefly News reported that former TS Galaxy midfielder Reneilwe Letsholonyane has shared beautiful images on his social media page as he celebrated the birthday of his lovely niece. ‘Yeye’ says the little girl is the last one born in May in his family as he wished the tot a beautiful day.
The former Kaizer Chiefs midfielder is married to SuperSport TV presenter Mpho Letsholonyane and remains a darling to many of his fans. Letsholonyane’s post has received positive reactions but many Kaizer Chiefs have also shared their admiration for the former Bafana Bafana midfielder.
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He said on Instagram:
“Ok ok ok, I swear she’s the last one in my family born in May. This month is overloaded with birthday celebrations shem. Happy 1st Birthday to my baby (Niece), wishing her many more years to come, malome loves you very much birthday. #Niece #BabyLesediTurns1 #MayOverLoadWithCelebrations”
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