• Anna Shay is an American television personality and social media star, born in California in 1960.
• She is best known for her role in the reality show ‘Bling Empire’, nominated for two awards.
• She comes from a wealthy background and inherited a net worth of over $600 million after her father’s death.
• Anna is passionate about swimming, shopping and animal rights, and is a fan of Scarlett Johansson, Marilyn Monroe and Jennifer Aniston.
• She has blue eyes, long blond hair, is 1.62 m tall and weighs about 62 kg.
Who is Anna Shay?
Anna Shay, an American TV personality and social media star, was born in California, USA on December 31, 1960, so Capricorn is her zodiac sign. She is probably best known for starring in the hit reality show “Bling Empire”, also starring Kevin Kreider, Christine Chiu and Kelly Mi Li, which follows the lives of a group of wealthy East Asian Americans and East Asians from Los Angeles, California; the show has been airing since 2021 and has been nominated for two awards.
Education and early life
Anna was raised in Los Angeles by her late Russian father Edward Shay, who was a billionaire businessman, and her Japanese mother Ai-San Shay, who was a housewife; Anna has not spoken about any siblings she might have, so she is assumed to be an only child.
She grew up with everything a child could wish for, thanks to her father’s wealth; she began taking ballet lessons at the age of four, and a year later began playing the piano and violin. Anna attended a private high school in Los Angeles, and after taking her matriculation exam in 1979, she enrolled at the University of California, graduating in 1983 with a bachelor’s degree.
After graduation, Anna started working at her father’s company Pacific Architects and Engineers, but not much has been shared about the position she previously held or now holds in the company.
In addition to “Bling Empire”, Anna has appeared in a number of other shows and TV specials: in 2021, she was a presenter for the TV special “MTV Movie & TV Awards: Unscripted”, and that same year she took part in the critically acclaimed game show “Celebrity Family Feud”.
Anna Shay, instant icon. pic.twitter.com/Pg3k5Nf76n
— Most (@Most) January 24, 2021
Anna doesn’t have her own YouTube channel, but a number of videos featuring her have been uploaded to other people’s channels, and some of them have been viewed over a million times. Most of them are related to her role in the reality show “Bling Empire” while others want to reveal more details about her private life; we are going to list the three most popular videos on YouTube that feature Anna.
Her #1 video “Drag Queens Katya and Trixie Mattel React to Bling Empire | I like to watch | Netflix” was uploaded by Still Watching Netflix on January 16, 2021 and has since been viewed over two million times; it follows American drag queens Katya and Trixie Mattel as they talk about the stars of the show “Bling Empire”.
Anna’s second most popular video ‘Bling Empire Cast: Where Are They Now (2021) | Netflix” was uploaded by Netflix on January 25, 2021 and has since received over 1.3 million views; it follows the lives of several “Bling Empire” stars.
Her #3 Most Viewed Video – “An Exclusive Look at ‘Bling Empire’ Star Anna Shay’s Jewelry Collection | Only Natural Diamonds” – was uploaded by Only Natural Diamonds on July 15, 2021 and has since received nearly 750,000 views; it shows Anna showing off her jewelry collection.
Anna is active on various social media networks and is an Instagram star as more than half a million people follow her today, while she has posted more than 100 photos and videos on her account, most of which show her spending time with her friends and family members, while others show her shooting for the reality show “Bling Empire”.
Anna launched her Twitter account in January 2021 – 31 people follow her on the social media network today, but she has only tweeted 15 times; her most recent was on March 22, 2021.
She does not have a Facebook profile, but has allowed a fan account to be created for her; it has 380 friends today, but the most recent update was on April 6, 2021. She also does not have a TikTok account, but numerous videos with Anna have been uploaded to the network by various users, and all of them have been together for more than 5, 5 million views.
Love life and husband
Anna avoids talking about her love life in public and has only stated that she has been married four times.
Her husbands’ names, nationalities and professions remain secret, but her fans suspect that they were all very wealthy – none of them lasted more than five years and they all ended in divorce. Anna has a son Kenny Kemp from one of these four marriages, but the name of the boy’s father has not been revealed, and it is believed he was raised solely by Anna.
Some claim that today Anna is in a relationship with her best friend, American director of business development at Netflix Florent Bonadei; the two have been seen spending time together on multiple occasions, but have both stated that they are only good friends.
Anna appears single as of February 2023, has been married four times and has a son.
Interesting facts and hobbies
Anna loves shopping and has a separate wardrobe for her handbags at home.
She has been physically active since she was four years old and now swims daily in her home pool.
Anna is a huge dog lover and often features her two dogs in her Instagram photos; she has donated money to a number of animal shelters and today supports the organization People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA).
She has been all over the world and her favorite city is Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Anna is a fan of American actresses Scarlett Johansson, Marilyn Monroe and Jennifer Aniston, and some of her favorite movies are ‘Under the Skin’, ‘Ghost in the Shell’ and ‘Lost in Translation’.
Height, eyes and wealth
Anna’s age is 62. She has blue eyes and long blond hair, is 1.62 m tall and weighs about 62 kg.
Anna’s ability Estimated at over $600 million, as of February 2023, all of which she inherited upon her father’s death.