1. ‘Kaavia James’ Tattoo
Tattoo: ‘Kaavia James’ tattoo on his shoulders.
Meaning: Kaavia James is the name of Dwyane’s daughter. On November 15, 2018, he uploaded the picture of this tattoo on his Instagram handle with the caption,
#TBT Goes back to that one night in China when I decided to get my daughter’s name tattooed on me. Kaavia James Union Wade!”
2. ‘My Belief is Strong than your Doubt’ Tattoo
Tattoo: ‘My Belief is Stronger than your Doubts’ tattoo on his left thigh.
Meaning: Dwyane got this tattoo inked in April 2019. This tattoo was inked by the tattoo artist, Tatu Baby.
3. ‘Names of Places’ Tattoo
Tattoo: ‘Names of Places’ tattoo on his left thigh.
Meaning: Dwyane got the tattoo of the names of three places; Wade County, 59 ST Robbins, and Marquette inked on his thigh. All three places have special significance in his life. Marquette is the place where Dwyane used to play college football, 59 ST Robbins refers to his birthplace in Chicago, Illinois, and Wade County because, in 2010, there was a demand to rename Wade County as Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade, temporarily from July 1 to 7, 2010.
4. ‘Logo of Way of Wade’ Tattoo
Tattoo: ‘Logo of Way of Wade’ tattoo on his left knee.
Meaning: Way of Wade is the name of the brand of shoes, apparel, and sports accessories from Li-Ning that collaborated with Dwyane Wade in 2013.
5. Achievements Tattoo
Tattoo: ‘Achievements’ tattoo on his right forearm.
Meaning: In September 2020, Dwyane got the tattoo of all his NBA achievements and other achievements inked on his right arm.
6. ‘Martin Luther King Jr’ Tattoo
Tattoo: ‘Martin Luther King Jr’ tattoo on his left forearm.
Meaning: In August 2020, Dwyane got the tattoo of ‘Martin Luther King Jr’ inked by the tattoo artist, Vanessa Aurelia. Martin Luther King Jr was an African-American minister and activist who fought for the rights of Blacks. On August 28, 2020, he uploaded the picture of this tattoo on his Instagram handle with the caption,
Thank you @nessaurelia for capturing this moment for me. 57 years ago to the date Martin Luther King Jr stood before a quarter of a million people from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial and spoke the words “I have a dream”