Zaya Wade Boyfriend Hudson, Unseen Before After Surgery Photos

Zaya Wade is the elder daughter of retired basketball star Dwyane Wade. ( Source : Instagram )

Zaya Wade's Boyfriend Hudson is proud of those before and after haircut pictures everyone talks about.

Wade is the daughter of former National Basketball Association player Dwyane Wade. She is one of the most well-known teenage activists for the rights of the LGBTQ+ community in America.

According to her father, Dwyane Wade, Zaya Wade was aware of her identity when she was three years old. Zaya and her family decided to officially reveal her identity in February 2020 so that she could live as herself.

Zaya appeared on the red carpet alongside Dwayne and her stepmother Gabrielle Union the following month. She has since gained notoriety as a notable young member of the LGBTQ+ community.

Quick Facts About Zaya Wade:

Real NameZion Malachi Airamis Wade
Date Of BirthMay 29, 2007
Place Of BirthMiami, Florida, USA
NationalityAmerican
ReligionChristanity
Biological MotherSiohvaughn Funches
ParentsFather (Dwyane Wade), Mother (Gabrielle Union)
Instagram@zayawade

Who Is Zaya Wade's Boyfriend, Hudson?

Zaya Wade is in a relationship with Hudson as she revealed her boyfriend on Instagram.

Zaya Wade and his boyfriend Hudson celebrating Easter together
Zaya Wade and his boyfriend Hudson celebrating Easter together ( Source : instagram )

Zaya posted a number of images from Wade family's Easter celebrations on her Instagram account. Her father, Dwayne, appeared in two of the pictures, while her new boyfriend appeared in another.

While Zaya shared images of the pair posing together, her boyfriend also shared some cute images on his Instagram account. He frequently shares cute photos of his sister and family.

Hudson disclosed on Instagram that his pronouns are he and him. His Instagram username is @huazeleof4.On his Instagram bio, he has written HuazeLeo. If you don’t support the LGBTQ+ community, Don’t Follow.

Did Zaya Wade Have Transition Surgery?

Zaya Wade did not undergo transition surgery. She considers herself to be straight and lives according to that. She went to the Truth Awards in Los Angeles in March 2020 to recognize the accomplishments of the LGBTQ+ community.

As she grew older, Zaya developed a better understanding of who she was, and at the age of 12, she decided that she preferred the name Zaya and the use of she/her pronouns.

A video of the rapper Boosie Badazz criticizing Dwyane's intentions for his daughter's surgery was previously shared online. The former NBA player, however, has never made any public comments regarding a transition procedure for his child. 

Zaya Wade Before And After Photos

Zaya Wade recently shared a beautiful photo from a photo shoot she recently had with Tiffany and Co. on her Instagram account.

Zaya photoshoot with Tiffany and Co
Zaya photoshoot with Tiffany and Co ( Source : instagram )

Zaya and her family decided to officially reveal her identity in February 2020 so that she may live as herself. Dwyane and Union were inspired by Zaya to learn more about the  LGBTQ community.

When she was twelve years old, Zaya said that she wanted to go by Zaya and use the pronouns she/her. As she grew older, her understanding of herself grew.

Zaya is recognized as a prominent younger member of the LGBTQ+ community.
Zaya is recognized as a prominent younger member of the LGBTQ+ community. ( Source : instagram )

Zaya became an icon for the LGBTQ+ community and beyond after coming out. She was chosen as one of The Advocate's Women of the Year and one of The Root's Young Futurists in 2020 as a person who has made an effort to better the world.

In connection with the publication of a version of Obama's memoir Becoming geared toward younger readers, Zaya spoke with former First Lady Michelle Obama in March 2021.

Zaya Was Born As Zion Malachi Airamis Wade

Zaya Wade was legally born as Zion Malachi Airamis Wade on May 29, 2007, to her parents, father Dwyane Wade, and mother Siohvaughn Funches.

After her parents separated in 2007, her father wed the actress Gabrielle Union in 2014. According to her father Dwyane Wade, Zaya Wade was known of her identity when she was 3 years old. 

Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade have been loyal supporters of LGBTQ+ rights since their daughter came out. Union said in a Buzzfeed interview that she adored her daughter throughout every stage of her life and did not know why she first needed to support her new identity.

Gabrielle also went into detail on the endless support that parents must provide their children when they reveal their identity. The actress emphasized the value of giving her kids the freedom to explore their identities.

Zaya Wade Legally Changed Her Name

Zaya Wade's name and identity were officially changed when Dwyane Wade filed a petition with a court in Los Angeles County. Zaya has received unwavering support from her stepmother Gabrielle Union and retired NBA player Dwyane Wade.

Zaya with his father and mother
Zaya with his father and mother ( Source : hitc )

Dwyane also expressed his pride in Zaya's path and self-assurance following the disclosure of her identification.

According to the agreement, Dwyane has the full ability to decide on Zaya's behalf. Siohvaughn Funches, his ex-wife and Zaya's biological mother, is not needed to give him permission; he just informed her about the petition "as a kindness."

Inside Zaya Wade's Family

Zaya Wade was born in Miami, Florida, the U.S. to her parents Dwyane Wade and Siohvaughn Funches.

Her parents divorced in 2007 and married actress Gabrielle Union in 2014. She has three siblings: Xavier, Kaavia, and older brother Zaire.

Dwyane Wade Is A Basketball Player

Dwyane Wade is a former professional basketball player. Wade played for the Miami Heat for most of his 16-year career in the National Basketball Association (NBA), where he won three NBA titles.

Dwyane Wade is former professional basketball player.
Dwyane Wade is former professional basketball player. ( Source : nba )

He was a 13-time NBA All-Star, a member of the All-NBA Team eight times, and a three-time All-Defensive Team member. Wade is also the all-time leader for Miami in terms of points, games, assists, steals, made shots, and shots were taken.

Wade was selected fifth overall by the Heat in the 2003 NBA Draft following a productive college basketball career with the Marquette Golden Eagles, during which he helped the club reach the Final Four in 2003. 

He was named to the NBA 75th Anniversary Team in October 2021, recognizing him as one of the greatest players in league history.

Quick Facts About Dwayne Wade:

Real Name Dwyane Tyrone Wade Jr.
Date Of Birth January 17, 1982
Place Of Birth Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Nationality  American
Height 6feet 4inch

Gabrielle Union Is An Actress

Gabrielle Union is an American actress whose career began in the 1990s when she made a number of appearances in comedies before earning supporting parts in teen films in 1999. 

Gabrielle Union is an American actress
Gabrielle Union is an American actress ( Source : variety )

She is well recognized for her roles in romantic comedies and also starred in the CBS medical drama series. She has also been a vocal opponent of violence against women and in favor of topics relating to women's health.

Quick Facts About Gabrielle Union:

Real Name Gabrielle Monique Union-Wade
Date Of Birth October 29, 1972
Place Of Birth Omaha, Nebraska, U.S.
Nationality American
Profession Actress

Proud Parents As LGBTQ+ advocates

Dwyane made an appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show and he told the audience that he and Union are "proud parents of a child in the LGBTQ+ community." After the video went viral, Union praised Zaya for her boldness and posted a video of a dialogue between her and Dwyane where they discuss identity and living.

During her time in the spotlight, Zaya has encountered many internet haters, notably for questioning her identity. Dwyane quickly supported Zaya and delivered a forceful statement that put love and pride above some of the public's unfavorable remarks.

With the Wade Family Foundation, Dwyane and Union also help the LGBTQ+ community in addition to Zaya.