"I'd always wanted an awesome career with back-to-back projects, but I realized I wasn't willing to sacrifice my relationship for it.Moving forward, I decided my work schedule has to make sense for our family," she told .Actress Gabrielle Union and NBA star Dwyane Wade started dating in 2009, and in August 2014, they tied the knot in Miami in front of their closest family and friends.The couple has given us no shortage of sweet PDA moments over the years.Her breakthrough role was in the 2000 teen comedy film Bring It On, after which she was female lead in the short-lived CBS medical drama series City of Angels later that year.Union is best known for her performances in the romantic comedy films The Brothers (2001), Deliver Us from Eva (2003), Daddy's Little Girls (2007), Think Like a Man (2012) and Think Like a Man Too (2014).
Her parents divorced after 30 years of marriage and Union said, "They handled their divorce and our subsequent transition into a blended family with grace and dignity and respect. I'm lucky that I can just mirror what my parents did and always put the kids first.
She also had starring roles in Bad Boys II (2003), Cradle 2 the Grave (2003), the critically acclaimed Neo Ned (2005), Cadillac Records (2008), and Top Five (2014).
In 2013, Union began starring as lead character in the BET drama series Being Mary Jane, for which she has received critical acclaim and an NAACP Image Award.
At one point Wade's ex sued Union for allegedly engaging in inappropriate behavior with Wade in front of their children.
Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade started dating in 2009.