Dwyane Wade is an American NBA player who currently plays with Cleveland Cavaliers. He has also played with Miami Heat and Chicago Bulls. He has also won an Olympic Gold Medal for the United States Basketball team. He is known for playing as a Shooting guard. Let’s find out how much is Dwyane Wade’s net worth in 2018.
Dwyane Wade Early Life
Dwyane Wade was born as Dwyane Tyrone Wade Jr. in 1982 on 17th January to Dwyane Wade Sr. and Jolinda Wade. Growing up he had five siblings, three brothers, Darnell McDaniel, Kodhmus McDaniel and Demetris McDaniel, who were his half brothers and two sisters named Tragil Wade and Deanna Wade. He was born and raised in Chicago. He completed his schooling at Harold L. Richards High School. Later he went to Marquette University, where he enjoyed a successful basketball career.
Dwyane Wade married his first wife Siohvaughn Funches in 2002. The couple had two children together named Zaire Blessing Dwyane Wade and Zion Malachi Airamis Wade. But the couple divorced in 2010, leading to Dwyane’s infidelity rumors. In 2013 Dwyane Wade had his third son with then lover, Aja Metoyer named Xavier Zechariah Wade. He married his current and second wife named Gabrielle Union in 2014.
He is a passionate Christian devotee, and he also tends to choose the number 3 for his jersey, while playing the game, as for him it represents that the Holy Trinity is behind him taking care of him. He also donated 10% of his annual salary to Chicago church.
Dwyane Wade Career, Awards & Achievement
Dwyane Wade began his official NBA career in 2003, with Miami Heat, who drafted him straight out of his college. He played for the team till 2016. In 2016 he was drafted by Chicago Bulls, with whom he only played for one year. In 2017 he was drafted by the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Dwyane Wade’s popularity in the NBA world has helped him in endorsing brands like Li-Ning, Jordan, SideKick, GQ Magazine, Sean John, Lincoln, and Gatorade.
Dwyane Wade is also an active philanthropist who has been actively working towards the betterment of society, by making some big charitable donation, which has helped in supporting thousands of people around the world.
Awards & Achievements
Dwyane Wade has won NBA titles like 3× ‘NBA champion’, ‘NBA Finals MVP’, 12× ‘NBA All-Star’, ‘NBA All-Star Game MVP’, 2× ‘All-NBA First Team’, 3× ‘All-NBA Second Team’, 3× ‘All-NBA Third Team’, 3× ‘NBA All-Defensive Second Team’, ‘NBA All-Rookie First Team’, ‘NBA scoring champion’, 2× ‘NBA Skills Challenge champion’, ‘Consensus first-team All-American’, ‘Third-team All-American – SN’, ‘Conference USA Player of the Year’, and ‘No. 3 retired by Marquette’. He has also won an Olympic Gold and Bronze Medal while representing the United States Basketball team in the games. He also won a Bronze Medal in 2006 Japan World Cup.
Net Worth of Dwyane Wade
Dwyane Wade has an estimated net worth of more than $115 million. He has made most of his income through million dollar salary as an NBA Champion. He also makes millions through his endorsement deals and other ventures. Being a popular player, brands are always chasing after him to sign up with their brands.
Dwyane Wade is one of the best NBA players of this generation. He has great stats and amazing play techniques which helps him in winning most of his games. He has won over a 2 dozen NBA titles which are enough for a prove to illustrate his success in basketball. He is currently only 35 years and still has over a decade before his retirement, so we hope that he keeps on entertaining his skill with shooting techniques and impossible shots.