"If you have good, effective, honest communication, you can handle any issue or problem in a relationship...If you have the chance to marry your best friend, I would highly recommend it," Union said while speaking to People.I’ll put those things back on this year’s board and see what happens.” Meanwhile, Union is stepmom to basketball Wade’s children from his first marriage to Siohvaughn Funches.Wade also raises a nephew, Dahveon, who is the son of his sister Deanna and has a four-year-old son from his romance with longtime friend Aja Metoyer.
Dwyane and Gabrielle are getting married over Labor Day weekend on August 30 in Miami (where else for the Miami Heat player? A previously leaked invitation from TMZ shows their navy and cream invite (formal black for the guys and formal white for the ladies) with the mystery location described as 50 minutes south of South Beach.
Before Wade, the actress was married to NFL player Chris Howard from 2001 to 2006.
Click through our gallery to learn more about Gabrielle Union and her husband, Dwyane Wade.
The trio held up three signs that said “Nickie/Will You/Marry Us?
" while Dwyane got down on one knee and proposed with a stunning 8.5 carat engagement ring.