We’ve all got that one friend who is a straight-talker, suffers no fools, and takes no prisoners because they’ve seen it all. Someone who, for better or worse, often gives it to you straight because you need a reality check.
Well, in Netflix’s latest hit reality show Bling Empire, 60-year-old heiress Anna Shay is exactly that kind of person and whom you’d want in your corner when things get bad. She’s as generous with her wealth as she is with her barbs of wisdom and much-needed realness.
She is truly a refreshing character in a bedazzled world that often revolves around keeping up appearances and putting on facades.
Apart from being a household name among the rich and crazy rich in Los Angeles, though, not much is known about the eccentric socialite except that she’s incredibly rich — to the point that she confesses the wife of the descendant of a Song dynasty emperor can’t compete against “what I was born into” — and of Japanese, Russian, and American descent.
So who exactly is the internet’s new BFF, Anna Shay? Well, here are some other facts that were not discussed on the show.