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Gabrielle Union is known as an American actress, activist, and author. She is most famous for her role as the head cheerleader of an urban squad in Bring It On and for being the wife of NBA basketball superstar, Dwayne Wade.

Gabrielle Monique Union was born on October 29, 1972, in Omaha, Nebraska. She was the middle child in a group of three little girls. Her folks, Sylvester and Teresa, both worked as administrators for the broadcast communications organization AT&T. Her father additionally served in the military, achieving the position of sergeant. Union's initial youth years were spent as part of a rich black community and as part of a huge family that had been in the Omaha region for some ages.

Career as an American Actress

Among her relentless TV appearances, Union additionally started winning little roles in feature films. She appeared in a string of high school motion pictures, including She's All That, 10 Things I Hate About You, and Love and Basketball. With her role as cheerleading commander Isis opposite of Kirsten Dunst in Bring It On, Union transformed into a motion picture star.

She prepared hard for the role and brought to the character a feeling of solid authentic quality. The film was a major hit, and Union ended up with a huge number of new fans. Around a similar time, she scored a lead role on the TV series City of Angels.

Marriage & Divorce History

Union had dated basketball player Jason Kidd when she was in high school. After that fling ended, she had remained in a relationship with American rapper Ludacris and dated for some time previously. In 1999, she met NFL player, Chris Howard at a party. The couple tied the knot on May 5, 2001. Their marriage went on for a long time before they isolated in October 2005. They got separated in 2006 and she had admitted that she had remained in a wrong relationship.

She was involved with NFL player Darren Sharper in 2006. Following one year of their connection, they split in 2007. At that point in 2009, she met a basketball player, Dwyane Wade and they started dating. Their relationship confronted numerous ups and downs and ended up in the ultimate destionation of marriage.

Union and Wade got married on August 30, 2014. They honeymooned in Maldives and Tanzania. They had their first baby together, a little girl named Kaavia James Union Wade who was born by means of surrogacy on November 7, 2018.

Date modified: Aug 9, 2020
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