Who is Dwyane Wade?

Dwyane Wade is an American former professional basketball player who currently plays for the Miami Heat of the National Basketball Association NBA. He went up to become one of the all-time demanded players after being selected by the Miami Heat with the 5th overall pick in the first round of the 2003 NBA draft. He has played for Chicago Bulls and Cleveland Cavaliers as well. He has won 3 NBA Championships with Miami Heat. He has also won the gold medal for the United States men's basketball team at the 2008 Summer Olympics. He is now considered as Miami's all-time leader in points, games, assists, steals, shots made, and shots were taken. 

What is Dwyane Wade famous for?

He is best famous for being the excellent longtime Miami's all-time leader in points, games, assists, steals, shots made, and shots were taken NBA basketball player. 

Where are Dwyane Wade's parents from?

Dwyane Wade was born as Dwyane Tyrone Wade Jr. on 17 January 1982 in Chicago, Illinois in the United States. He was born to a father, Dwyane Wade Sr., and a mother, JoLonda Wade. He holds an American nationality and is a devoted Christian. His ethnicity is black and his zodiac is Capricorn. His parents separated when he was only 4 months old. He has an older sister, Trail Wade, and 3 stepbrothers, Darnell McDaniel, Demetris McDaniel, and Kodhmus McDaniel from his father's second marriage. He started playing different sports to sway his mind from the temptations of drug and gang-related activities. Thus he became more interested in basketball and football from his early days. He attended Harold L. Richards High School in Oak Lawn. He considers his high school coach, Jack Fitzgerald as the earliest influences in his life. He later played college basketball at Marquette University. Marquette retired his jersey at halftime of a game against Providence in February 2007 for his contribution to the college team. 

What is the Dwyane Wade profession?

Wade began his basketball career by playing for Harold L. Richards High School in Oak Lawn and then University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. After a successful college basketball career with the Marquette Golden Eagles, Wade was drafted fifth overall in the 2003 NBA draft by the Heat. His professional career since took off who quickly emerged as a productive player thereafter. Wade spent the majority of his 16-year career playing for the Miami Heat in the National Basketball Association (NBA).  In his third season, Wade led the Heat to their first NBA Championship in franchise history and was named the 2006 NBA Finals MVP. In the 2006–07 season, Wade missed 31 games due to injury; even so, he was elected to his third consecutive All-Star Game and received All-NBA honors.

After months of rehab, he helped the U.S. National Team, commonly known as the "Redeem Team", win gold at the 2008 Summer Olympics, Wade led the United States In the 2008–09 season, Wade led the league in scoring and earned his first NBA scoring title. With LeBron James and Chris Bosh, Wade helped guide Miami to four consecutive NBA Finals from 2011 to 2014, winning back-to-back championships in 2012 and 2013. After playing for the Chicago Bulls and the Cleveland Cavaliers, Wade finished his playing career with Miami in 2018. A 13-time NBA All-Star, Wade is Miami's all-time leader in points, games, assists, steals, shots made and shots taken. He has announced his intentions to retire after the 2018-19 season.

Who is Dwyane Wade married to?

Wade married his high school girlfriend Siohvaughn Funches in 2002. He divorced her in 2010 after an acrimonious court battle. In 2011, Wade was granted sole custody of his two children. Wade began dating actress Gabrielle Union in 2009. He and Union briefly split up at some point early in 2013 due to career demands. During that time, Wade and longtime friend Aja Metoyer conceived a son. Wade and Union became engaged in December 2013, and married on August 30, 2014, in Miami. On November 7, 2018, Wade became a father for the fourth time, when he and Union welcomed their daughter, who was born via surrogate. He has 4 children altogether and also raises a nephew, son of his sister Deanna. 

What is Dwyane Wade's net worth?

As of 2020, his net worth is estimated at $100 million. His exact average salary is still not disclosed by him or his management. His major source of income is his career as a professional basketball player. He is one of the most acclaimed and dominant players in NBA history. He has earned this huge sum from his longtime successful career plays. His jersey became the top-selling jersey in the league in 2005 and remained so for nearly two years. He has endorsement deals with Gatorade, Staples, Lincoln, Sean John, T-Mobile, Converse, Nike's Jordan Brand, and Topps. He also had his line of shoes with Converse named "The Wade". He also signed with the Chinese athletic brand Li-Ning after his contract ended with Jordan Brand. Speaking about his real estate and other assets, Dwyane Wade owns $32.5 Million worth Miami Beach Home and he rides McLaren 570S car worth millions.

How tall is Dwyane Wade?

The Miami Heat's most valued basketballer, Dwyane Wade stands at a height of 6 feet and 4 inches tall. He has a body weight of 220 lbs i.e. 100 kg. He has an athletic body build. Moreover, he has black hair color and Dark Brown eye color. Dwyane Wade’s body measurements are Chest – 48 in, Arms / Biceps – 15.5 in and Waist – 36 in. Similarly, his shoe size is 15 (US). He has straight Sexual Orientation.