Former professional basketball player Dwyane Tyrone Wade Jr. is an American. Wade played for the Miami Heat for the most of his 16-year career in the National Basketball Association (NBA), where he won three NBA titles, was a 13-time NBA All-Star, was selected for the All-NBA Team eight times, and was a member of the All-Defensive Team three times.
Dwyane Wade Biography and Net Worth
|Net Worth $170 M|
|Full Name Dwyane Tyrone Wade Jr.|
|Birth Date January 17, 1982|
|Age 40 years|
|Birthplace Chicago, Illinois, US|
|Profession Basketball Player|
|Wife Gabrielle Union|
Dwyane Wade Early Life
On January 17, 1982, Dwyane Tyrone Wade Jr. was born in Chicago, Illinois. Wade’s parents divorced when he was only four months old. Wade grew up on the south side of Chicago, and he has talked about how challenging it was. Dwyane’s mother battled drug addiction and spent time both in and out of jail during his early years. After the family relocated to Robbins, Illinois, he finally moved in with his father and stepmother and only saw his mother every two years.
Dwyane Wade Early Career
Dwyane Wade played basketball for four years of high school at Harold L. Richards High School in Oak Law, initially with the goal of staying away from gang activity and narcotics. In the end, he decided to enroll at Marquette University, where he helped the team make its first Final Four appearance in 25 years. He decided to leave Marquette for his senior year after being selected by the Miami Heat in the 2003 draft. Wade’s jersey was awarded on February 3, 2007, despite the university’s usual rule that a student must graduate before having their jersey retired.
Dwyane Wade NBA Career
He has since achieved great success with the Heat and in the NBA. In 2008, he guided the American team to a Gold Medal in Beijing. Wade won three NBA titles with the Miami Heat in 2006, 2012, and 2013. Wade played with the Chicago Bulls from 2016 to 2017, and in 2017 he moved on to the Cleveland Cavaliers. The Cavaliers rebuilt their lineup in February 2018 and moved Wade back to the Miami Heat. Wade announced his retirement after the 2018–2019 season following a good campaign. On April 9, 2019, he played his final home game in Miami.
Dwyane Wade Wife
Actress Gabrielle Union and Wade started dating in 2008, and their relationship ended temporarily in 2013. Wade and Aja Metoyer had a son during that time but Wade and Union got back together, and on August 30, 2014, they were wed.
Dwyane Wade Net Worth
The estimated net worth of Wade is $170 million as of 2022. Dwyane made a total of $198 million in compensation during his NBA career. His highest-earning season came in 2016–2017, when the Chicago Bulls paid him $23.2 million. Wade received additional money in the tens of millions through endorsement deals, particularly with shoe companies.
Dwyane Wade Height and Weight
|Eye Color Brown|
|Hair Color Black|