The reality TV world has lost a star.
Anna Shay of “Bling Empire” has died aged 62 after suffering a stroke, her family has confirmed.
“It saddens our hearts to announce that beloved mother, grandmother, glamor star and bright ray of sunshine, Anna Shay, has passed away at the age of 62 following a stroke,” they said in a statement to E! News on June 5. “Anna taught us so many life lessons about how not to take life so seriously and to enjoy the finer things. Her impact on our lives will be forever missed, but never forgotten.”
After news of his death broke, fans and his “Bling Empire” co-stars paid tribute Kelly Milli.
“RIP @annashay93,” he wrote Instagram “You were truly one of a kind and we will miss you forever,” along with a series of throwback photos.
Fans met Shy “Bling Empire” season one,” which premiered in 2021.
However, Shay never envisioned a career in the spotlight.
“I’m very happy for everyone,” he said People About the success of “Bling Empire” in 2021. “Did I expect the show to be a hit? No. I didn’t even expect to be in front of the camera. I’m very shy and I just went through whatever the situation was. It was happening. I was just being myself.”
During the show, fans always saw Shy living life on her own terms.
“You have a life,” she noted in a season one confessional. “Live it to the fullest.”
People was the first to report Shay’s death.