“He’s my best friend,” the actress, who returns as news anchor Mary Jane Paul in BET’s Being Mary Jane, tells PEOPLE in this week’s issue of her professional basketball player hubby.
“All we do is laugh when we’re together,” says Union, 44.
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The couple’s family includes Union’s stepsons Zaire Blessing, 14, Zion Malachi Airamis, 9, Xavier Zechariah, 3, as well as Wade’s teenage nephew, Dahveon.
Being Mary Jane airs Tuesdays (9 p.m. ET) on BET.