Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade has crossed line to become a star not just in the sports world, but also in Hollywood with the announcement of his engagement to Gabrielle Union. On Saturday Wade proposed to Union and she accepted, reports USA Today on Dec. 21, 2013. The couple officially announced their engagement on social media.
Wade posted on Twitter and Instagram, "She said YES!!!" There was an attached photo of Union wearing a large diamond solitaire on the ring finger of her left hand. This will be the second marriage for both 41 year old Union and 31 year old Wade. Wade and Union have been dating for years. They have been so excited about their union their Christmas cards had the message "Happy Holidays from the Wade-Union Family."
E! Online reported Wade gave Union a stunning ring for their engagement. Union as an actress is best known for her star role in the American drama television series "Being Mary Jane". Wade has been with the Heat his entire career since he was drafted in 2003, and he won MVP honors from the NBA Finals in 2006. Union has commented with excitement, "It's seriously awesome. When you've been a couple for so long, people are like ‘when's the baby!" Certainly the baby will be as stunning and talented as this couple. Congratulations!