Dwyane Wade Says He and Gabrielle Union Don't Split Everything: "I Pay 100% of My Life"

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Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade aren't afraid to speak about their finances. In a June 12 interview on the "Club Shay Shay" podcast, Wade opened up about splitting expenses with his wife and revealed that Union was always against Wade shouldering the majority of the family's financial burdens.

"I said something about it being my house that I paid for. My wife looked at me and said, 'You will never say that to me again when it's something that we share,'" Wade said. "So when we moved to [Los Angeles], my wife said, 'I got half on it you will never say my house again — you can say that in the arena!'" Wade went on to reveal that he and Union split the cost of their house down the middle, and also equally split anything to do with their 4-year-old daughter, Kaavia.

When it comes to other aspects, though, it sounds like both stars have remained individually responsible for their respective families and lifestyles. "I have 20 to 50 responsibilities and my wife has 20 to 50 responsibilities and when I say that, that means she has her mother, she has her sisters, she has her dad so she has a lot of things she's responsible for," Wade said. "She pays 100% of that and you know what I do? I pay 100% of my life."

Later on during the podcast, the former NBA player also opened up about signing a prenup before he and Union tied the knot in 2014. "I told her the same way, 'I'll sign a prenup too. You're a millionaire, you got money. You work hard for yourself,'" he said.

A few months before Wade's interview, Union candidly discussed her finances, too, and shared that despite her star status, she still experiences financial anxiety. In an interview for Bloomberg's Idea Generation series, the 50-year-old actor and entrepreneur discussed supporting her family and explained how she divides her finances with Wade. "It's weird to say I'm head of household, because in this household, we split everything 50/50," she said. "But in the other households that each of us have to support, there's always this gorilla on your back that is like, 'You better work b*tch! You better work! You want to sleep in? Somebody might not eat.' And it's hard."

"'You want to sleep in? Somebody might not eat.'"

In addition to Kaavia, Union is also stepmother to Wade's three children from his previous marriage: Zaire, 21; Zaya, 16; and Xavier, 9. Wade also has full custody of his 21-year-old nephew, Dahveon, who he's raised as one of his own.

As Union detailed in her interview, she works with Wade to provide for the entire family, but it's still difficult to relinquish some of that stress. "I think I just have more responsibilities for my money," she said. "I get nervous. Like, 'Oh god, that movie didn't open. Well, what does that mean? Am I going to have enough to hold everybody up?'" She said she's now working on finding motivation that doesn't stem entirely from fear. So far, she's found some success from therapy and vision boarding, but it's still a work in progress. "I'm trying to find peace in the journey, not using my anxiety and scarcity mindset to be my engine, which is hard."

After seeing the response that her quotes garnered on Twitter, Union posted a video on Instagram with Wade, referencing the interview in her caption. "I love when he matches my energy, 50/50 over here," she wrote. Watch the full "Idea Generation" interview above.