Dwyane Tyrone Wade Jr. is a well-known American basketball player. He spent his career playing for the Miami Heat in NBA. Also, he became the winner of three NBA championships. He was a three-time winner of NBA championships and for thirteen times he was the NBA All-Star. The player had a successful college basketball career. Then he got drafted in the 2003 NBA draft. He has won many championships for his team. Dwyane Wade age is thirty-eight.
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The birth date of Dwyane Wade is January 17, 1982, and his birthplace is Chicago, Illinois. His childhood was a trying one because of his parent’s separation. His mother JoLinda took custody of Wade and his sibling. She struggled with addiction to drugs and went to prison because of it. But Wade avoided the consumption of drugs and focused more on basketball and football. His older sister Tragil was a good person who helped him to go in the right direction. Wade’s idol is Michael Jordan. When Wade started to improve in his career JoLinda also stopped taking drugs.
– Rookie Career in NBA
On 2003 NBA draft Wade got selected by the team Miami Heat and then he emerged as a good player quickly. His average was 16.2 points on 46.5%. Furthermore, the player’s performances in the seasons were outstanding. He got placed among the top rookies of the season. In his first playoff game, Wade hit a running jumper in 1.3 seconds.
– Breakthrough years
In the first round of 2005 playoffs, Wade received 26.3 points, 8.8 assists, and 6 rebounds. In the second round, he got 31 points, 7 rebounds, and 8 assists. The player was able to score good points eventhough he had sinusitis and a knee strain. During the 2005–06 season Wade got selected to play in All-Star Game as a starter. He also played for Chicago Bulls and Cleveland Cavaliers between 2016 and 2018. Then from 2018, he returned to play for Miami. On April 9, 2019, he became part of 2019 All-Star game. It was his last game with Miami. On Jan 7, 2020, he announced that is he retiring from his career. The Dwyane Wade jersey 13 retired on February 22, 2020.
On 2002 Wade got married to his girlfriend of many years Siohvaughn Funches. But they separated in 2007 and divorced in 2010. Dwyane Wade kids with Funches are two and they are living with him. Wade is also raising his nephew. On 2008 Wade started to date actress Gabrielle Union and for a short time they split. During that time, he dated Aja Metoyer and she became pregnant and gave birth to Dwayne Wade son. Then Wade reunited with Union and married her on August 2014.
Dwyane Wade wife gave birth to a child through surrogacy. Union and Dwyane Wade daughter name is Zaya and she came out as a transgender when she turned twelve.
The net worth of Dwayne Wade
Dwyane Wade net worth is $120 million. His contract with Miami Heat and other NBA teams made him rich. He also signed deals with popular brands like Converse which got him $2.4 million. Then he endorsed Nike and received $21 million. That is why he is one of the richest NBA players.
Dwayne Wade is a great player. He is a highly motivated player who has inspired many new players.