Siohvaughn Funches became famous as the wife of famed NBA superstar Dwyane Wade. She also frequently made the news due to the couple’s lengthy divorce trial and their overall troubled relationship. To add to this she also gathered a lot of media attention for her frequent tantrums. Apart from this, she is also known for her work as a motivational speaker and author.
Siohvaughn Funches was born on September 06, 1981 in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A. under the birth sign of Virgo. She was born to father Frank and mother Darlene Funches. Her parents separated when she was just 3 years old so she has led a life of adversity from an early age. Funches also had a sister who passed away when she was a teenager. She is African-American by ethnicity and is an American by nationality.
She attended HL Richards High School where she met her future ex-husband and started dating him. Also, she studied psychology and graduated from the University of Phoenix with an excellent 3.7 GPA. She further studied at John Marshall Law School in Atlanta but her LinkedIn profile lists that she went there from 2011-2014 and again from 2015-2017.
As of March 2019, Funches is currently single, however, in the past she was married to NBA superstar Dwyane Wade. The couple started dating in high school and their relationship blossomed even more in their college years.
They tied the knot in 2002 when they were sophomores in college, and their first son Zaire was also born a short while before that. Five years after their marriage they were blessed with another child named Zion.
Their marriage didn’t last for very long and they got divorced in 2010 following a lengthy divorce trial. Dwayne himself filed for divorce in 2007 and the divorce was finalized in 2010. The terms of the divorce were finalized in 2013. The court ordered the husband to pay $5.125 million and also huge amounts of money as alimony.
As of March 2019, the exact figures regarding her net worth are not available in the tabloid sources however, her husband is worth approximately $115 million. The NBA legend’s net worth includes his $47 million contracts with the Chicago Bulls. Her divorce from the basketball star got her $5 million a mansion and a car.
Similarly, the average author earns around $55,420 per year and the average salary for a TV actress is around $39.84 per hour.
She also gets over $25,000 per month from her alimony payments. The bulk of his net worth comes from his excellent career on the court. To add to this she is also an author and founder of a Christian nonprofit organization. She is also an author and released a book titled The True Story for God’s Glory: The Life of Siohvaughn L. Funches-Wade. Her second book was titled You Gotta Let God Finish! And she is in the middle of writing the third book.