Retired NBA star Dwyane Wade and actress Gabrielle Union have never been shy about their relationship or the struggles they’ve gone through together over the years. Before saying “I do,” the couple had a brief breakup and during that time Wade got another woman pregnant. They’ve also been open about Union’s fertility issues.
The Think Like a Man star has always been candid about her marriage and in the past said that she wishes other couples would stop comparing themselves to her. “My ‘perfect’ relationship isn’t the next person’s. Stop comparing your life, your love,
Here’s more on the celebrity couple including how long they’ve been married, how many children they have, and who has the higher net worth.
How long have they been married?
Union and Wade met at a charity event in 2009 and started dating soon after that. The two ended up breaking up in 2013 but got back together that same year and the NBA player popped the question. The couple tied the knot in a lavish ceremony on Aug. 30, 2014.
Before the former Miami Heat star dunked his way into Union’s heart, she was married to another athlete. The actress wed former Jacksonville Jaguars running back Chris Howard in 2001, but they separated in 2005 and their divorce was finalized the following year.
Wade’s marriage to Union is also his second. He walked down the aisle with his high school sweetheart, Siohvaughn Funches, in 2002. Five years later, Wade filed for a divorce which was finalized in 2010.
How many kids do they have?
When Union became Wade’s wife she also became a stepmother to his children. Two of his boys, Zaire and Zion, are from his previous relationship with Funches and his youngest son, Xavier, was conceived during his split with the actress.
On Nov. 7, 2018, Wade became a father for the fourth time when he and Union welcomed their daughter, Kaavia, via surrogate. The new America’s Got Talent judge, who has struggled with fertility issues for years and suffered several miscarriages, called the little one their “miracle baby.”
Who has a higher net worth?
We know both Union and Wade have been very successful in their careers, but who actually has a higher net worth?
If you guessed Union you’re wrong. Sure she’s been acting since the ’90s and has starred in several blockbusters including Bring It On and Bad Boys II. She’s also played the lead character in the BET series Being Mary Jane since 2013 but the NBA paid really well too.
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