“Twinning Is Winning…”: Wife Gabrielle Union and Daughter Kaavia’s Wholesome Moment Captured on Camera by Heat Legend Dwyane Wade

Published 01/17/2023, 12:50 PM EST

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Dwyane Wade reserves a lot of his time for his family, particularly for his wife Gabrielle Union and their kids, after retiring from a successful NBA career in 2019. Apart from his three kids from previous partners, Wade and Union have a daughter together named Kaavia. The four-year-old has already attained a lot of attention from fans by starring alongside her celebrity mother in many photos. Recently, Miami Heat legend Dwyane Wade captured a wholesome moment between wife Gabrielle Union and daughter Kaavia on camera.

Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union welcomed their child Kaavia through surrogacy in November 2018. However, Wade’s youngest daughter already looks like a celebrity in a recent picture posted by her mother Gabrielle Union on Instagram.

Dwyane Wade stars alongside twinning mother-daughter duo


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The caption of Gabrielle Union’s recent post on Instagram read, “Imitation IS the best form of flattery. @kaaviajames suggested I get the same hairstyle she got and I was honored to oblige. Twinning is winning. Anything for her…” The renowned actress added some pictures along with a video that gave a glimpse of their family abode.

In the pictures, Gabrielle Union and her daughter could be seen donning a twin hairdo. They both had a braided cornrow style with beads, enhanced with a couple of buns. One of the pictures also featured Miami Heat legend Dwyane Wade who posed with a victory sign alongside his wife Gabrielle Union and daughter Kaavia. Union wore a grey sweat tracksuit while Wade donned a cream hoodie with black sweatpants and a cap.


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Meanwhile, Kaavia was spotted sporting a pink shirt with a character from her parent’s children’s book, Shady Baby. Elsewhere, a video in the post also gave an insight into Wade and Union’s home.

A glimpse into Wade and Union’s family home

Gabrielle Union also posted a video where she could be seen playing with her daughter Kaavia in a room full of toys inside their luxurious family home. In the video, Wade shows her wife and daughter’s twin hairdo. Wade could be heard saying, “Oh! I love it. Mommy, oh twinsies.”


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The video gave a rare glimpse of Kaavia’s room filled with numerous dolls and toys. Additionally, Kaavia’s drawings were also hung on a wall covered with wallpaper full of trees and plants. Thus, Wade gave the fans a rare peek into his luxurious home while showing off his wife and daughter’s new hairdo.


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Rohit Kumawat


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Rohit Kumawat is an NBA writer at EssentiallySports. Currently pursuing an MBA in Media and Business Management, Rohit holds a Bachelor's degree in Journalism and Mass Communication. He has been working as a Sports and Entertainment writer for over a year.
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Satagni Sikder