|Birth Name:||Siohvaughn Funches|
|Date of Birth:||06/09/1981|
|Age:||39 years old|
Siohvaughn Funches-wade born as Siohvaughn Funches is a renowned Public speaker, Christian Counselor, and author. Most importantly, she is widely known as Dwyane Wade‘s ex-wife. While Dwane is professional basketball player of NBA for Miami Heat. Earlier, he played for Heat from 2006 to 2016. Then for Chicago Bulls and Cleveland Cavaliers and now for Heat again.
Childhood sweethearts Funches and Wade became husband and wife in 2002 and had two children together. She took birth in the house of Father Frank Funches and mother Darlene Funches on September 6, 1981. Funches spent her early life with her parents and her sister Gaurrica Leanna Woods. She completed her education at Harold L. Richards High School.
Well, Funches is recognized widely as Dwyane Wade’s ex-wife. And Wade’s fortune is the mainstream source of her income, according to the divorce settlement. Also, as an author, bookselling adds to Siohvaughn Funches net worth.
As mentioned earlier, Funches is ex-wife of NBA star Dwayne Wade. In fact, her husband’s net worth is approximately $115 million. And his fortune includes the $47 million contract with Chicago for two years. That is why his source of wealth is basketball.
Taking about Siohvaughn Funches net worth, she gets over $25,000 as income per month from her ex-husband. According to Huffington Post, Wade also paid $5 million and handed over the Chicago mansion and four cars. Furthermore, he has maintained the financial support to her and paid for her home mortgage, its maintenance and security of the house. Also, he was paying money for the insurance, taxes and all expenses to her attorney during the divorce process.
Moreover, she was living in a home located in South Holland. In this house, Wade lived here until 2007. In June 2016, The South Holland house was on sale for just $350,000. And the property was unoccupied for a long time.
Siohvaughn Funches New Holland house was on sale for $350,000 and finally sold for just $300,000.
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This mansion posses six bedrooms with a guesthouse, swimming pool theater room and basketball court. Not to mention the house looks beautiful and luxurious from outside and covers 7,800 square-foot. Initially, the house was on sale for $595,000. Then it was reduced to $350,000 for the property and finally sold for just $300,000.
Surely, it is a good deal for the buyer while a cheap price for the seller. Meanwhile, cash from selling the property adds to Siohvaughn Funches net worth.
Apart from her property, she is the appreciated writer as well. Funches-Wade is a writer of the book The True Story For God’s Glory: The Life of Siohvaughn L. Funches-Wade. This book tells us a story about Funches struggle, the domestic violence she has faced and the lifestyle.
Caption- Siohvaughn Funches- wade’s autobiography, where she shares the experiences and lifestyle.
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She also shares the suffering and struggle and lifestyle of rich and famous people. In Amazon, this book costs $14.99 for paperback and $9,99 on kindle. So, bookselling also helps to raise Siohvaughn Funches net worth.
Funches and Wade were childhood sweethearts. They were is relationship and dating for many years. The couple was happy to exchange the vows and announced husband and wife on May 18, 2002. Life of Funches was embellished by Wade. High school boyfriend, Wade, and Funches together engendered a first child, Zaire on February 4, 2002.
Funches, and Wade got married in 2002 after been together since High School.Image Source- Daily Mail/ BCK Online
After three years the lovebirds were blessed by second son Zion Malachi Airamis Wade born on May 29, 2007. Additionally, Wade’s Nephew Dahveon too lived with the family. The family was having a good time together until Wade filed a divorce in 2007.
After filing the divorce in the court, the couple finally split in 2010 with a settlement agreement. As mentioned earlier, Wade paid $5 million as a settlement agreement. Although, Judge granted the divorce in 2010 the settlement was done in 2013.
Their settlement provides Funches to live a luxurious and wonderful life. Even though, she alleged him claiming that she is homeless and destitute Wade was paying him $25,000 per month for a mansion, four cars, and taxes. In 2011, Wade got the sole custody of their kids.
Meanwhile, Funches have a chance to meet her children on alternate weekends. Zaire and Zion come to visit their mother, Funches who lives in Atlanta, Georgia. Also, Wade asked for the permission to live in Chicago with kids after he signed a two-year contract with Chicago Bulls. And court granted the request.
The reason behind their separation is assumed to be the behavior of Wade with Ms. Funches. Ms. Funches has been a victim of domestic violence several time. Also, she claims that he was carelessness and was a bad father. Additionally, his relationship Gabrielle Union too was key for their separation. Wade lives with his wife, two sons and a nephew in Chicago.
Caption- Dwyane Wade with wife Gabrielle Union, two sons, and a Nephew. Image Source- Daily Mail
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As of spends quality time in church and with her mates. Occasionally, she meets her children who live with their father. Then she also goes on tour and hiking. For instance, she visited Jamaica on 2017 Christmas. Here is the post, taken from her Instagram account where is holding a coconut with fancy outfits.
This article was originally published on 5/28/2017 and updated on3/23/2018.