Dwyane Wade turns 30 today, and the Heat guard celebrated over the weekend with a red-hot party at the Setai in South Beach. The event included hundreds of his closest friends, such as Gabrielle Union, Kelly Rowland, and Rick Ross.
Also on hand was a brand-new $230,000 McLaren -- a gift from Miami luxury auto dealer The Collection. According to TMZ, the car was lifted into the hotel via crane.
Forget the car. A party's not a party without cake, and there was that too. Divine Delicacies, a celebrity-cake maker,
provided not one, but two cakes for the celebration.
According to Divine Delicacies' Laura Candeau, the first cake was a Chicago-themed red velvet confection.
The six-tiered treat measured five feet in height, each tier representing a different aspect of Wade's interests. The cake was decorated with Swarovski crystal monograms, designed by Miami Cake Monograms, and fed 450 guests. Surrounding the cake was an edible replica of 1930s Chicago, alongside a cake designed for Wade's son featuring a ZZ logo in purple crystals.
The second, less formal cake was a six-tiered vanilla rum version, airbrushed with the Chicago skyline and decorated in crystals.
There to wish Wade a happy birthday, girlfriend Gabrielle Union wears a purple dress to match the sparkler-lit cake.
Kelly Rowland sings a heartfelt rendition of "Happy Birthday."
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To see the cake in action (complete with sparklers), watch this video, courtesy of DJ Irie: