Heat's Dwyane Wade engaged to marry actress Gabrielle Union

Sunday December 22nd, 2013

Heat star Dwyane Wade and actress Gabrielle Union are engaged. Dwyane Wade (left) and Gabrielle Union (right) have announced their engagement. (Alexander Tamargo/Getty Images Entertainment)

Heat guard Dwyane Wade and his longtime girlfriend, actress Gabrielle Union, announced their engagement Saturday.

The nine-time All-Star posted a photo of Union's hand with a diamond ring on her finger to his official Instagram account.

"She said YES!!!" Wade wrote.

Union also posted the photo, along with the caption: "Sooooo this happened... #Yessss"

Wade, 31, was previously married to Siohvaughn Funches, the mother of his two sons, but the couple filed for divorce in 2007 after five years of marriage. Wade is a three-time NBA champion and an eight-time All-NBA selection. Back in November, he sold the rights to a television show based on his life as an NBA player and a father to Fox.

Union, 41, was previously married to former NFL player Chris Howard, but the couple divorced in 2006 after five years of marriage. Union has a long list of appearances in movies and television shows, and is best known for her roles in Bring It On and Bad Boys II.

Heat forward LeBron James and longtime girlfriend Savannah Brinson were married in September. Back in July, Thunder forward Kevin Durant became engaged to marry WNBA player Monica Wright.

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