Dwyane Wade

24th Annual Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Sports Spectacular - Arrivals

Wade in 2009, photo by Prphotos.com

Birth Name: Dwyane Tyrone Wade, Jr.

Place of Birth: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

Date of Birth: January 17, 1982

Ethnicity: African-American

Dwyane Wade is an American professional basketball player. A shooting guard, he played for the Miami Heat, the Chicago Bulls, and the Cleveland Cavaliers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He is a minority owner of the Utah Jazz of the NBA and the Chicago Sky of the Women’s National Basketball Association (NBA). He hosts the game show The Cube. He is nicknamed “D-Wade,” “Father Prime,” and “Flash.” He is 6′4″.

Dwayne is the son of Jolinda, a Baptist minister, and Dwayne Wade. He was mostly raised on the South Side of Chicago, and in Robbins, Illinois.

Dwyane is married to actress and model Gabrielle Union. He has two children with his former wife Siohvaughn Funches; a son with Aja Metoyer; and a daughter with Gabrielle. Dwayne is a Christian.

Dwyane’s maternal grandmother was named Willie Mae Morris.

1 Response

  1. bablah says:

    *Birth Name: Dwyane Tyrone Wade

    Dwyane’s maternal grandmother was Willie Mae Morris.

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.