Sai De Silva’s parents and her relationship

Are Sai De Silva and her parents close? Here are some details on Sai’s upbringing and their current relationship.

Emma Saletta - Author

Since making her debut on The Real Housewives of New York City In 2023, Sai De Silva showed viewers how she could be a fashionista and a mother both on-screen and off. Sai De Silva finally reveals her family history in Episode 3 Season 14.

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Sai does not tell the other housewives the names of her parents, but she does confirm that despite being from Brooklyn, it’s not where she grew up all her life. In fact, she grew up in multiple places over the years, before moving to Brooklyn when she was 16 years old — without her parents.

Although she does not get candid about what it was like growing up with her mom and dad, Sai gives hints about the hardships she went through as a child and the “daydreaming” that led her to be where she is today. With that in mind, here’s what we know about Sai and where her relationships with her mother and father stands today.

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Sai De Silva and her parents weren’t always New Yorkers.

Sai was born in Los Angeles and moved to New York City at age 2. In her blog, she confirmed this. Scout The City that she “moved around a lot,” but “always came back to New York.” However, on RHONYShe tells the girls her father was living in Florida when she arrived for the first time to New York.

“I spent a couple of years in Florida,” Sai tells the girls. “I also lived in different places every seven months until high school when I stayed put.”

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Sai moved to Brooklyn after a few years of schooling. “I moved to Brooklyn in an apartment with my roommate from high school. The rent was super cheap, I worked at Sears, I made it work, and like, I’ve been on my own since I was like 16,” Sai adds.

Sai eventually and bluntly tells the housewives that her parents “didn’t take care of her” despite her mother being around, saying that her mother “couldn’t afford to take care of her.”

Everyone around Sai praises her for being able to make it on her own in Brooklyn at such a young age, with Brynn Whitfield even saying, “My heart goes out to her and at the same time kind of like holds hands and relates to her.”

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Sai De Silva’s relationship with her parents: how close can she be?

Sai’s relationship with her parents is seemingly complicated. Though she spoke well of her father, Father’s Day Instagram post back in 2020, she has little to say about her mother — other than a 2023 Mother’s Day Instagram post saying that Mother’s Day feels “a little different” for her without her mom.

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This statement may mean that her mother has died. However, there’s been no confirmation of that happening. Also, there’s been You can find out more about this by clicking here. that Sai’s relationship with her mother is strained due to her mother’s possible health issues with alcoholism and bipolar disorder.

It may be too soon to tell if audiences will hear more about Sai’s background and familial relationships, but one can follow her on her Instagram handle @scoutthecity Follow her on her journey

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