She also appeared in Sister, Sister as Vanessa, in Smart Guy as Denise, and in five episodes of 7th Heaven as Keesha Hamilton. In 2000 Union performed the role of Isis in the cheerleading movie Bring It On opposite Kirsten Dunst.
Bring It On helped push Union into the mainstream and she began gaining more exposure.
This led to Union being cast in the CBS television drama City of Angels as Dr. Union was featured in The Brothers and was seen as having "a beguiling sincerity, even when she's fudging the truth." Union was cast in her first leading role in the 2003 film Deliver Us from Eva with LL Cool J.
This was her second time working with the rapper since making a cameo in his video "Paradise" in 2002.
He's also dad to son Xavier, 14 months, from a previous relationship.
MIAMI (AP) — Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union are engaged.
ANGRY: Heat upset about Christmas game It will be the second marriage for both Union, 41, and Wade, who turns 32 next month.
No date has been announced, and the couple did not release any formal statements about the engagement Saturday night."A special evening," Heat managing general partner Micky Arison wrote on Twitter.
The Miami Heat star proposed to his longtime girlfriend Saturday and the actress accepted.
They announced the news through social media, around the MIAMI (AP) — Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union are engaged.
"I have to protect my stuff." PHOTOS: Gabrielle and other hot celebs over 40 in a bikini Union and the NBA star, 33, exchanged vows at the Chateau Artisan castle in Miami after four years of dating. He's very ready," she joked to Ellen De Generes.
In February 2014, she joked that their wedding was a "princess moment" for her longtime beau. "Every aspect — aspects I didn't even know went into wedding planning — he is on." PHOTOS: Celebs dating athletes This is the second marriage for both.
Added Adrienne Bosh, the wife of Heat forward Chris Bosh, also on Twitter: "The @Miami HEAT Christmas party always brings great traditions and the BEST surprises."Wade proposed to Union before the party.