The entertainment world mourns the loss of beloved reality TV star Anna Shay from Netflix’s hit series “Bling Empire.” The 62-year-old actress and socialite passed away after suffering a fatal stroke, as confirmed by her family. Anna’s charismatic presence and larger-than-life personality made her a fan favorite, leaving a lasting impact on viewers and her co-stars.
Bling Empire Star Anna Shay Passes Away at 62
In a heartfelt statement to Variety, Anna’s family expressed their sorrow, stating, “It saddens our hearts to announce that Anna Shay, a loving mother, grandmother, charismatic star, and our brightest ray of sunshine, has passed away at the early age of 62 from a stroke.” They also acknowledged Anna’s unique perspective on life, emphasizing that she taught them valuable lessons about not taking life too seriously and appreciating the finer things.
Anna Shay rose to prominence with her appearance on “Bling Empire,” a reality show following the lives of wealthy Asian and Asian-American friends in Los Angeles. Her wealth, inherited from her late father, who was a successful defense contractor, made her a prominent figure within the show. The series, often compared to the movie “Crazy Rich Asians,” captivated audiences with its opulence and personal dramas.
Anna’s co-stars and friends expressed their shock and deep sorrow over her untimely passing. Kelly Mi Li, who starred alongside Anna on “Bling Empire,” took to Instagram to share a heartfelt message, stating, “You are truly one of a kind, and we will miss you forever.” Kane Lim, another castmate, expressed his sadness and fond memories of their friendship, reflecting on the moments they shared both on and off the camera.
The news of Anna’s passing has left fans devastated, with many taking to social media to express their condolences and share their grief. Known as the “Queen of the Bling Empire,” Anna’s impact on the show and her unique personality endeared her to a wide audience. Her warmth, generosity, and boldness will forever be remembered.
As the entertainment industry mourns the loss of this vibrant personality, Anna Shay’s legacy as a reality TV matriarch and her contributions to the genre will never be forgotten. Her family, friends, and fans will continue to cherish the memories she created and the joy she brought to their lives.
In Loving Memory of Anna Shay: A Bright Star Gone Too Soon.