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Bella Lyon
General Information
Gender: Female
Age: 5
Resides in: New York City, New York
Birthday: c. May 10, 2016
Family and Friends
Family: Anika Calhoun(mother)
Hakeem Lyon (father)
Lucious Lyon (paternal grandfather and ex-stepfather)
Maya (stepmother)
Cookie Lyon (paternal grandmother)
Andre Lyon (paternal uncle)
Jamal Lyon (paternal uncle)
Prince Lyon (paternal half-brother)
Princess Lyon(paternal half-sister)
Walker Lyon (cousin)
Other Relatives: Stanley D. Calhoun (maternal grandfather)
Claire Marie Calhoun (maternal grandmother)
Leah Walker (paternal great-grandmother)
Joe Walker † (paternal great-grandfather)
Additional Information
Empire Chronology
First Appearance: "Light in Darkness"

Bella Lyon is the daughter of Hakeem Lyon and Anika Calhoun, the paternal half-sister of Prince Lyon and the late Princess Lyon, she's also Tiana Brown step-daughter.


Bella Lyon is the biological daughter of the late Anika Calhoun and her former step-son Hakeem Lyon. Bella was also the older half-sister of the late Princess Lyon and she is the older half-sister of Prince Lyon. Bella, was taken from the Lyon family when the SWAT Team came to retrieve her in "Civil Heads Unclean". After that she temporarily lived with the Dubois'. Diana Dubois did eventually tell Anika that Bella was perfectly safe. Hakeem learned about this and was reunited with Bella, but Diana exclaimed if he wanted his daughter back, he must do certain things for the Dubois. His secret meetings with Diana came back to haunt him after Anika filed for sole custody in "Bleeding War". During the trial, Diana revealed a recording from a meeting to the judge, who gave custody to Anika. However, Hakeem regained custody in "Slave to Memory" when Anika was exposed for being an accessory to Bella’s kidnapping after Angelo was forced to sign a confession by Lucious.