Dwade was named to the NBA All-Rookie Fir?t Team in 2004, and was named the 2006 NBA finals MVP and the 2010 NBA All-Star Game MVP. Wade married his senior high school partner, Siohvaughn Funches, with whom he has 2 sons, Zaire (born in 2001) and Zion (born in 2007). The couple separated in 2007, and in 2011 Wade got full custody of both Zaire and Zion. Wade's approaching memoir, A Dad First: Exactly how My Life Became Larger Than Basketball, papers his life as both a solitary pop and professional basketball player. Wade is currently dating actress Gabrielle Union Professional basketball player Dwyane Tryone Wade Jr., understood as "D-Wade" or "Flash," was born on January 17, 1982 in Chicago, Illinois. Soon after his birth, Dwade's parents, Dwyane Sr. and Jolinda Wade, separated. His mother, Jolinda, was provided custody of the two more youthful youngsters, Wade and his 5-year-old sister, Tragil. The family struggled financially and was eventually obliged to go on well being.