Miami Heat Player, Dwayne Wade Retires At Age 37

Published Date: 10 Apr, 2019 Updated date: 10 Apr, 2019 By Celebs Podium

Dwayne Wade officially bids his final adieu from Basketball. The 37-year-old won his last game for Miami Heat against Philadelphia 76ers in a 122-99 victory.

Born as Dwyane Tyrone Wade Jr., the player was successful in registering a praiseworthy win for the Heat. The game between Miami Heat and Philadelphia 7ers took place on 9 April 2019 where Dwayne cored 30 points in his final match.

Some of the well-known figures to salute Dwayne’s playing career was former U.S. President, Barack Obama. In the series of speeches, Barack in a video said,

“D Wade, congratulations on a great run. I know what you’re going through, saying goodbye to a career you love is never easy, I’ve been there. In my case though, I didn’t really have a choice, my knees were shot, so I had to give up basketball forever,”

While all his playing squad honored him dress up in jersey number three, Dwayne chose to credit his agent, late Hank Thomas. The player wore 11 number red jersey for Hank who took his last breath at the age of 64 on 27 January 2018 due to neuromuscular disease.

Dwayne Wade honored by Miami Heat on 10 April 2019 (Picture: Miami Heat Twitter)

After Dwayne, another legendary NBA player to take a final retirement is Dirk Nowitzki. The Dallas Mavericks player scored a season-high 30 points in a 120-109 win against the Phoenix Suns on 9 April 2019.

Dwayne’s Multiple Dating To Marriage History!

Dwayne’s personal life is just the opposite of his striking career. His first wife, Siohvaughn Wade was his high-school sweetheart until their marriage on 18 May 2002. The couple has two sons, Zaire Blessing Dwyane Wade (b. 4 February 2002) and Zion Malachi Airamis Wadeand (b. 29 May 2007) until their final separation on 25 June 2010.

During his troublesome marriage with Siohvaughn in 2007, his affair was with Kelly Rowland started and ended in the same following year. By next year in 2008, he dated and ended a relationship with a lady named Vanessa Simmons.

Moreover, Dwayne was dating American actress, Gabrielle Union from 2009. Their relationship stumbled in 2013, and during the time he had a baby son from his longtime, friend Aja Metoyer. Surprisingly he and Gabrielle went for reconciliation with their late 2013 engagement and marriage on 30 August 2014, in Miami. They are still a wedding pair and has welcomed their first surrogate child as a daughter, Kaavia James Union Wade on 7 November 2018.

Dwayne Wade with wife Gabriella on 20 January 2010 in Chicago (Picture: Dwayne’s Instagram)

Dwayne Bio, Family & Net Worth

The former was born on 17 January 1982 in Chicago, Illinois to parents, JoLinda and Dwyane Wade Sr. along with his elder sister, Tragil. He went Harold L. Richards in Oak Lawn, Illinois and played for his college Marquette from 2001 to 2003. The retired athlete has a soaring net worth of $120 million from three NBA teams including Miami Heat (2003–2016), Chicago Bulls and Cleveland Cavaliers (2016–2018). He returned to his old team, Heat in early 2018.

Dwayne’ body stats is 6 feet 4 inches (1.93 m) height and around 100 kg body weight.

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