Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade are very proud and loving parents! That being said, they showered her with love on their daughter Zaya Wade’s 14th birthday and celebrated the special day of teenagers with tributes on social media.
Gabrielle Union went to her platform to post a snapshot of Zaya posing violently for the camera against a plain white background, and in the caption she wrote, “Happy Birthday @ zayawade❤ !!!! . We love you so much and we are so proud of you! Let mine shine. ‘
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The teenager wears a super pretty, colorful striped two-piece suit and white pants and looks very fashionable and self-confident.
As for the accessories, she wears a super adorable flower necklace.
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Shortly after the cute post went live, many friends and fans went to the comment section to wish Zaya a happy birthday as well.
In a previous interview for ET, Wade and Union talked about their parenting, more specifically, how they always encouraged their children to be their “authentic selves”.
“We are very proud, and I think the most proud we are of what we want to achieve with them. You know, we try to push them [to be] her authentic self. We’re not trying to get them to wear a mask or be someone they aren’t … we’ve been doing that since Zaya was 3 years old and we will move on now since Kaavia is 2 years old. We try to convey to them that there is freedom in this house, in this courtyard, in these gates. ‘
He went on to explain that it “Because life is hard enough. And we understand, so it’s our job, in our home, [make sure] that they feel loved, that they feel seen and heard and that they can really be themselves. ‘