Dwayne Wade and Gabrielle Union know that marriage isn't easy—but the two are making it work, despite their hectic schedules.
The NBA player recently spoke to Entertainment Tonight about Shot in the Dark, a documentary he co-produced with Chance the Rapper, and opened up about more than the film. Wade explained how he and Union maintain a healthy, happy marriage even with their busy work lives.
"Well, it’s definitely not the easiest thing in the world," the 36-year-old Miami Heat player said in the interview. "I think the biggest thing with me and my wife—what we’ve always tried to do in our short period of time, especially being married—is just to stay in constant communication with each other, try to support each other in everything. And it’s tough at times.”
"We may go a month without seeing each other, definitely weeks for sure," he added. "That’s common. But you know what, we love each other, we try to make it work, but I would tell people out there it’s definitely not easy when you got two people who have their own careers, their own individual brands, and you’re trying to have your own family and own life. But you know, we definitely try to make it work."
As Wade begins to expand his career and further explore the to the entertainment industry, he says he often takes pointers from his actress wife.
"I always ask my wife for advice. I’m not that guy who feels like he knows everything," Wade explained. "Especially whenever I’m entering this world where my wife has been so successful for so many years, I’m always asking about any projects that come my way, anything I should look for and there’s things that me and her want to do together, and I gotta get my feet wet first before I jump into doing that with her, but definitely. I always depend on her to give me the advice of someone who’s been in the business for so so long."
The two have been married since 2014, when they tied the knot in an intimate ceremony in Miami, Florida. The two were surrounded by a small group of family and friends, including John Legend, who performed at the affair.