Anna Shay Biography, Age, Family, Relationship, Education, Career, Net Worth 2023, Cause Of Death, Fun Facts, And More

Anna Shay is a philanthropist, fashion icon and socialite from California, United States. She is one of the richest stars of the new Netflix reality series Bling Empire, It is a reality show that mainly focuses on mega-rich Asians and Asian-Americans living in Los Angeles. Fun seekers also like great parties, glamour, and excitement.


Age- 62 years old.

Height- 5 ft 4 in.

Weight- 62 kg.

Born-December 31, 1960

Birthplace-California, United States.

Profession-Fashion icon, and an adviser.

Spouse-4 Divorce

Nationality- American.


Anna was born into an Asian-American family. Edward Albert Shay (father) and Ai Oizumi Shay and passed away in 2015. Anna has one younger brother called Allen, both of her parents were involved in business, her mother was an exporter of pearls and silk flowers, while Shay’s father was an American businessman and engineer.


after finishing her primary education, she attended Catholic school and then entered high school. In addition, she is a graduate of the University of California.


Anna said she was married and divorced four times. She claims that she had peaceful breaks from all her husbands. However, she has not revealed the identity of her four husbands. She was also rumored to be dating Bling Empire actor Florent Bonade, but she explains that she is just a good friend.

Anna-Shay friend


Anna has a son named Kenny Kemp from a relative. Her son was featured on BuzzFeed for having a multi-million-dollar bong collection in his mother’s basement in 2015.

He further described himself as the sole follower of his mother’s hundreds of millions of dollars and a passionate stoner.  Ken Kemp is reported to be Kenny’s father, but this has not been confirmed.

Anna Shay son


Anna openly admitted that she had never worked a day in her life, which is very important. Considering how wealthy her family is, this isn’t much of a surprise. Apparently, Anna wanted to join the family business, but her father was not interested, so he gave all the responsibility to Anna’s brother.

However, Anna did some humanitarian work, including working for the Shay Foundation, which was founded by her late parents.

Anna Shay was approached by her friend Jeff Jenkins, who is a producer on the show, because she wanted to be part of the cast of Bling Empire. In an interview with Oprah Mag, she admitted that at first, she thought he wanted his help behind the scenes. “The next thing I knew, I was sitting in front of a camera,” she said. “I’m very shy, so it was hard. I never thought I’d be doing this, especially at my age.

Net Worth 2023

Anna apologizes, but were you expecting something less fancy? Anna Shay is of course the richest of all the Bling Empire cast members, with a reported net worth of $600 million. She’s so rich that after the first season, Anna admitted that she didn’t cash her Netflix checks because she “didn’t know what to do with the money.”

Anna Shay Net Worth

She is the heir – Anna’s father, Edward Shay, is the late billionaire defense contractor Pacific Architects and Engineers. The show says she is “super-rich” and that her money comes from guns. “Her father sold bombs, guns, defense technology, and he’s worth a few billion,” Kane said in the first season. In 2006, Anna and her brother sold their father’s company for $1.2 billion. Not a bad day.

Cause Of Death

Anna Shay, the heiress, philanthropist, and star of Netflix’s Bling Empire, has died aged 62.

Shay died of a stroke, according to a family statement released to The Associated Press on Monday. It was not immediately clear when he died.

Anna Shay cause of death

“We are saddened to announce that Anna Shay, a loving mother, grandmother, charismatic star and our brightest ray of sunshine, has passed away,” the family said. “Anna taught us many life lessons about not taking life too seriously and enjoying better things. Her impact on our lives will forever be missed, but never forgotten.”

Los Angeles socialite Shay amassed a fortune after she and her brother sold their father’s company, Pacific Architects and Engineers, following their father’s death.

Fun Facts

  • Anna has a love for animals. She reportedly owns nine pet golden retrievers, which keep her company in her huge mansion estate. She also used to have a pet monkey as a child.
  • Anna was the richest of the Bling Empire actors.
  • Anna sold her “haunted” Bling Empire house for USD $13.9 million.
  • She didn’t know what to do with the money she earned from Bling Empire.
  • Anna doesn’t get ‘influencer culture’.
  • Anna didn’t think she was going to have an on-camera role in Bling Empire.
  • She revealed that she was once robbed at gunpoint while driving, only for the robbers to take her friends’ wallets but forget hers before jumping out of the car and giving it to them.
  • Anna told how she saw a Cuban salsa group perform, decided they weren’t as successful as they deserved based on their talent, and decided to become their local manager.
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