Actress who first achieved fame for her roles in Bad Boys II and Deliver Us From Eva, which starred LL Cool J. She won a 2001 Black Reel Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in Bring It On. In 2013, she began starring in the BET series Being Mary Jane, and in 2019, she took on the role of Syd in the series LA's Finest.
She became a star point guard on her basketball team while playing soccer and running track in high school.
She graduated from UCLA with honors in sociology and worked as a model to pay off her student loans.
She was raised with an older sister named Kelly and a younger sister named Tracy. She married Chris Howard in May 2001, and the couple divorced in 2006. She then married NBA star Dwyane Wade on August 30, 2014. She and Wade gave birth to a daughter named Kaavia in 2018. She's a first cousin to Saweetie's father.
She starred as Isis alongside Kirsten Dunst in the 2000 comedy film Bring It On.