- Gabrielle Union and Dwayne Wade first met in 2007 and began dating in 2009.
- The pair got married in 2014 and welcomed a baby girl via surrogate in 2018.
- They have been together for a decade.
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Actress Gabrielle started dating basketball player Dwayne Wade in 2009 and they will soon celebrate their five-year wedding anniversary.
Here is a look at Union and Wade’s relationship timeline.
February 2007: The couple met for the first time.
Union and Wade first met while co-hosting a sponsored Super Bowl party. At the time, Wade was still married to Siohvaughn Funches.
Just a year earlier in 2006, Gabrielle Union and her then-husband Chris Howard got divorced after being married for five years.
Wade would file for divorce from Funches later that year.
July 2009: Union and Wade were spotted together for the first time.
May 2010: Funches sued Union.
Although Wade and Funches had been separated since 2007, their divorce was still ongoing in 2010.
July 2010: The couple made their red carpet debut.
March 2011: Wade was awarded sole custody of his two sons.
January 2012: Union and Wade starred on the cover of Essence’s February issue.
Speaking out in a joint interview for Essence’s February 2012 edition, the couple opened up about their romance and whether or not they plan on getting married.
January – April 2013: The couple took some time apart.
Union and Wade temporarily went their separate ways in early 2013.
Later, Union told Glamour they split “because of distance and scheduling.”
“I finished filming [“Being Mary Jane”], then I flew to Vegas right away to start shooting “Think Like a Man Too,” she told Glamour. “I couldn’t take time off, and I missed some quality togetherness we desperately needed.”
A few months later in April, the couple was spotted together at a Miami Heat event.
December 2013: Wade and Union got engaged.
“Sooooo this happened… #Yessss,” she commented with a string of dancing emojis, clapping emojis and heart-eyed emojis.
August 2014: They tied the knot and went on an epic honeymoon.
After the wedding, they embarked on a honeymoon in the Maldives.
August 2018: The couple celebrated their fourth wedding anniversary.
Union shared a sweet wedding moment on Instagram.
“Waking up every morning next to my best friend is a blessing I could’ve never imagined,” she wrote.
November 2018: The couple welcomed the latest addition to their family.
According to Union’s tweet, their baby girl arrived via surrogate on November 7.