Navigating Life’s Challenges Together: Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade’s Resilient Love Story
The collaboration of the NBA and the entertainment industry, yes you read right. The popular actress, famous for her roles in ” Bring It On” and “Think like a Man” and the retired Basketball Player who’s termed as the greatest NBA shooting guards are together and it’s been a long time.
Actress Gabrielle Union and NBA player Dwayne Wade are a power couple going strong since 2009 marking their 14 years of togetherness with ups and downs, engagement, marriage, and even kids.
When did the couple first meet?
Gabrielle Union and Dwayne Wade first met in 2007 and do you know how? Both of them were the co-hosts of the Super Bowl XLIII. The couple didn’t start dating just after the meeting. Dwayne Wade was still married to his wife Siohvaughn Funches whereas Gabrielle had a divorce with Chris Howard. Gabrielle
Gabrielle Union and Dwayne Wade started dating in 2007 or 2009?
Gabrielle Union and Dwayne Wade both started dating together in 2009, after knowing each other for 2 years. Gabrielle never thought that this will ever happen when they first met as he was 9 years younger than her. Dwayne had a divorce from his then-wife but Gabrielle and Dwayne managed everything and stayed strong with their relationship.
The couple didn’t go public just after getting into a relationship but made their relationship official in 2010, posing for pictures and appearing at events together.
Did they split?
Big news came about the couple temporarily splitting in 2013. Some reports said that the split was due to busy schedules and distance between the couple whereas some find the reason to be Dwayne cheating on Gabrielle.
It was also said that Dwayne during the temporary split fathered the child of Aja Metoyerin.
When did the couple get engaged?
The couple Shocked their fans with the news of their engagement in late 2013. Dwayne and Gabrielle shared the picture with the caption of Gabrielle saying yes. It was indeed shocking yet happy news for their fans.
Prenup and news regarding their marriage
Before the couple got married they shared the news about their prenup as both had been previously married before and wanted to make a difference between those marriages.
The couple finally got married in 2014.
The couple got married in Miami, Florida on 30th August 2014 in an intimate gathering of only family and friends.
Just after a few days of marriage, the couple announced their grand honeymoon visiting three places – Maldives, Africa, and the Seychelles islands.
Gabrielle Union opens up about her health issues in an interview.
In 2017, Gabrielle revealed her health conditions where she was dealing with fertility issues and had many miscarriages due to her critical condition of adenomyosis.
She also revealed that she and Dwayne are still trying to welcome a baby together and trying different ways to meet their baby.
The couple welcomed their first child together after many complications in 2018.
Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade welcomed their child together in 2018 on 7th November. The couple named their daughter Kaavia James and also revealed that she was born via surrogacy and is a miracle baby.
Gabrielle Union shared her health and fertility conditions where she was suffering from adenomyosis and was unable to conceive, that’s why the couple opted for surrogacy to welcome their child into this world.
Their strong and supportive bond
The couple has a very supportive and strong bond and supports each other in every situation, no matter what. May it be Gabrielle leaving America’s Got Talent or launching a book that celebrates children who are born through surrogacy, Dwayne had always been on Gabrielle’s side.
Gabrielle has also been a supportive wife from always supporting Dwayne to giving love and support to her stepchildren Zaya and Zaire who are Dwayne and Siohvaughn Funches’s daughter and also Dwayne’s nephew who he’s raising.
The couple is going strong with their relationship and they even launched a children’s book together which was exclusively inspired by their parenting and their daughter Kaavia.
The couple makes their appearance together attending various events including movie premiers, Met Gala, Film Festivals, and Oscar parties, or appearing on shows together like The Kelly Clarkson Show in 2022.
Did Dwayne get a tattoo for Gabrielle’s 50th birthday?
Recently, the couple showed their power couple energy when Dwayne Wade got a tattoo of Gabrielle’s initials on her 50th birthday.
The 50/50 rule revealed by the couple
The couple was recently in the news together with their 50/50 idea of Splitting the bills.
Dwayne Wade and Gabrielle Union opened up about their finances and revealed that they share everything equally with the 50/50 split in their household.
To 14 years and more!
Well, who thought that in the era of popular splits, this power couple would still be having a strong bond but here we are counting 14 years and hopefully more of their togetherness.