The mother of Dwyane Wade’s third child has been identified as 30-year-old Aja Metoyer, according to the newly released birth certificate.
Dwyane Wade may have just asked Gabrielle Union to marry him on Dec. 20, but their celebration was quickly overshadowed by the news that he was the father to another child. On Dec. 31, the birth certificate was released by TMZ, which also revealed his son’s birthday and name.
Dwyane Wade’s Baby’s Mother Revealed
Dwyane, 31, and Aja Metoyer welcomed Xavier Zechariah Wade into the world on Nov. 10, 2013, the birth certificate shows. Aja gave birth at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, Cali.
The Miami Heat player already has custody of his tow other sons with ex-wife Siohvaughn Funches — Zion and Zaire, and he is raising his nephew, Dahveon Morris.
He has always been up front about his priorities, always saying that he is a father before anything else.
Dwyane Wade: My Child Is ‘A Blessing’
“As I’ve always done my whole life… is always focus on what’s most important to me and my family, and that’s being a great father,” Dwyane said to reporters on Dec. 30. “I’ve always tried to show my importance in my kids’ lives and it doesn’t change now. Yeah, I had a time … in our pain and our hurt, (but) a blessing came out of it in my life, having a son that was born healthy. So, I’m moving on.”
He also added that he is always involved in his kids lives and that he did “everything” he could to see them as much as possible when he didn’t have custody.
“It would compromise it if I wasn’t a father first,” Dwyane said. “I’m always going to be a father first. That doesn’t change. If you decide to when you can be a father, that’s when it compromises. But, like I said, this is something, obviously, private for my family that we will continue to deal with as a family but we have a blessing to the bloodline, to the Wade bloodline. And from that standpoint, it doesn’t, to me, state anything differently from what I’ve always shown.”
It’s so nice to see that he always puts his children first!
— Emily Longeretta