Dwyane Wade is an American professional basketball player.
His estimated net worth is around 115$ million.
Dwyane Wade was born on January 17, 1982 in Chicago, Illinois, U.S. growing up in Chicago Dwyane didn’t have an easy life. His mother was a drug addict and his father left the family when Dwyne was only four months old.
The family lived in a gang environment and police brutality and raids were a part of his everyday life. to make money for the family his mother was dealing drugs and got addicted in the meantime. Because of her behavior Dwyane moved to his father’s house.
His mother was later arrested several times because of the drugs and has also experienced a life-threatening situation when she almost overdosed. To scare away his reality, Dwyne spent most of his time on the court and played basketball and football.
He went to Harold L. Richards High School and graduated from Marquette University. During his college years he played the University team and worked on his grades at the same time.
After his successful college years, Wade was excepted by the NBA in 2003. To get accepted, he immediately showed his talent and achieved a highest draft selection in the history of his university. Three years later in 2004 he finally made a breakthrough in his career in a game against Lakers.
He scored the biggest number of pints in the game and brought his team victory. By 2005 he was one of the best players of the NBA and his performance only improved as the time went by. The wins brought him media attention and had put him in the spotlight.
In the period between 2010 and 2011 he earned 14$ million for his performance on the team. He played for Miami Heat since he started his career and his moves were often compared to the great Jordan.
Along with media coverage came the sponsorships with some of the largest sport brands and Dwyne’s hard work had finally paid off. He is currently playing for the Chicago Bulls and the contract with them brings him overwhelming 47.5$ million for two years on the team.
Some of his sponsorships include T-Mobile, Hublot watches, Mission Skincare, Gatorade and many more. Judging only by the brands that are sponsoring this great athlete, money is no longer a problem in his life.
He also has a contract with a shoe company called China’s Li Ning and from this contract he earns almost 60$ million in one years. He is also an owner of the company’s stocks. His income since the beginning of the career until now have increased by almost 30%, which is pretty impressive.
His game style is impressive and his talent and skill is visible in his every move so the viewers really enjoy watching this master of the game. He is also active on his social media platforms and often shares images from his private life but also spotlights from his games.
Wade was married to Siohvaughn Funches and the couple has been dating since high school. In 2007 he filed for a divorce and the custody of his two sons was given to him. The divorce wasn’t easy but he managed to keep the media out of his private life for the most part.
He is currently married to Aja Metoyer and the couple has one son together. She is actually an old friend and they reunited sometime in the past few years.
He is a big activist and often brings up the issue of violence on Chicago streets. Because he grew up same as some of the kids are now growing up in Chicago, he knows well the struggles that they are facing.
Wade is not only famous for his game, he was often named as one of the most handsome and attractive celebrities. He has also started a charity foundation and he often helps charitable events that are held for various causes.
He never forgot the struggle he faced when he was growing up, so he tries to bring back as much as possible to the community.
When Wade was a sophomore in college, he came back to his mother for Christmas to tell her the good news but she then shocked him by admitting that she was going back to prison. She has been arrested several times mostly for the same reasons. She has been sober since 2003.
Dwyane is a very devoted Christian and he can often be spotted in church. His good heart and his amazing playing skills are something we are looking forward to seeing from this talented athlete, and we won’t be disappointed for sure.
Full Name: Dwyane Wade
Date of Birth: January 17, 1982
Birth Place: Chicago, U.S.
Age: 35 years
Profession: professional basketball player
Height: 1.93 m
Weight: 95 kg
Net worth: 115$ million