Dwyane Wade Biography

Published On May 05, 2016
Facts of Dwyane Wade
Date of Birth: 1982 , January-17
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 4 Inch
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He married with her high school sweetheart Siohvaughn Funches in 2002. They have two sons together. The couple called off their marriage after spending five years together and filed for divorce in 2007. Their divorce was finalized in 2010 after a lengthy and acrimonious court battle. He obtained full custody of his children. He began dating to Gabrielle Union in 2009. She is an actress. They briefly split in 2013 due to their career demand. The couple got engaged in December 2013. They got married on 30 august 2014. They are still together. He calls himself a lucky of getting such a wonderful and understanding wife. He has one son with his longtime friend Aja Metoyer.

He is American by nationality. His height is six feet and four inches. He attended Harold L. Richards High School in Oak Lawn. He played football and basketball since his young age. In 2000, he joined Marquette University where he led the team to their first Final Four appearance in 25 years. In 2003, he was selected 5th overall by the Miami Heat. He earns massive amount of salary and his net worth is 95 million dollars.

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Born in Chicago, Illinois, United States

January 17 , 1982

He was born on January 17, 1982 in Chicago, Illinois, United States to parents JoLinda and Dwyane Wade, Sr. when he was just 4 month his parents were separated. He was with her mother where he had to spend rough childhood with financial crisis.

Married to Siohvaughn Funches

2002

He married with her high school sweetheart Siohvaughn Funches that was in year 2002. Before marriage they were in live in relationship. They were very happy of being each other loving spouse. They have two sons together.

Divorced with Siohvaughn Funches

2010

The couple called off their marriage after spending several years together and filed for divorce in 2007. Their divorce was finalized in the year 2010 after a lengthy and acrimonious court battle. He obtained full custody of his children.

Began dating Gabrielle Union

2009

He began dating to Gabrielle Union in 2009, at that time his divorced with Siohvaughn Funches was not finalized. She is an actress. They briefly split in 2013 due to their career demand. After that soon they were back in their relationship.

Married to Gabrielle Union

August 30 , 2014

Soon after their patch up, they got engaged in December 2013. After few month of engagement, they decided to get married and they got married on 30 august, 2014. They are still together and very committed with each other.

First child, Zaire Blessing Dwyane Wade

February 4 , 2004

He became father for first time in his life and that was on 4 February 2004. His ex-wife gave birth of his first son after two years of their marriage and the couple welcomed that child together. The couple named him Zaire Blessing Dwyane Wade.

Second child, Zion Malachi Airamis Wade

May 29 , 2007

He and his former wife Siohvaughn Funches became parents for second time and that time the child was their second son. The couple welcomed him together and that was on 29 may 2007. The couple named him Siohvaughn Funches.

Third child, Xavier Zechariah Wade

November 13 , 2013

He became father for third time in his life.  His longtime friend Aja Metoyer is his third child mother. After the brief breakup of Dwayne and Gabrielle, she conceived a child of him. The couple named their son Xavier Zechariah Wade and he was born on 13 November 2013.

Joined Marquette University

2000

He joined Marquette University where he led the team to their first Final Four appearance in 25 years and that was in the year 2000. After the season, he was named to the All-America First Team by the Associated Press.

Selected by Miami Heat

2003

He was selected 5th overall by Miami Heat and that was in year 2003. He was productive player for Miami Heat. He averaged 16.2 points, 4.5 assists and 4.0 rebounds per game, in his first year at Miami Heat.