When Russell Wilson takes the field for a big NFL match, there is a high chance his wife Ciara is there in the stadium supporting him.
Russell Wilson is one of the successful, highest-paid, and talented quarterbacks in NFL history. Currently, he plays for the Seattle Sea Hawks.
In his 8 years as a professional NFL player, he has eight Pro Bowl Selection and one super bowl championship to his name.
Like Wilson, his wife Ciara Princess Wilson is also a successful person. Grammy awards winner Ciara is a popular and influential figure in the music industry.
Their relationship is like a match made in heaven. In 2014, both Ciara ended her relationship with her fiance, Future.
Likewise, Wilson divorced her ex-wife Ashton Meem in the same year. Later, the couple started dating and married in 2016 in England.
Now, the couple is in five years of happy married life and blessed with three children. Let us look at quick facts before moving in-depth to the article.
|Full Name||Ciara Princess Wilson|
|Date of Birth||25 October 1985|
|Age||36 years old|
|Place of Birth||Fort hood, Texas, USA|
|Nick Name||The First Lady of Crunk, Princess of Crunk & B, and The Princess|
|Education||Riverdale High School|
|Father’s Name||Carlton Harris|
|Mother’s Name||Jackie Harris|
|Height||5 ft 7.5 inches (171 cm)|
|Weight||62 kgs (137 lbs)|
|Body Mass Index (BMI)||21.1|
|Eye Colour||Dark Brown|
|Children’s||Sienna Princess Wilson (daughter), and Win Harrison Wilson, Future Zahir Wilburn (son)|
|Past Relationship||Future (Engaged)|
|Profession||Singer-Song writer, Dancer, Model|
|Genres||R&B, Pop, Hip Hop, Dance|
|Net worth||$20.6 million|
|Social Media||Instagram, Twitter, Youtube, Facebook, Deezer, Website|
|Merch||The House of LR&C, Albums|
|Last Update||January, 2022|
Ciara Wilson | Early years
Ciara Wilson was born on 25th October 1985 in Fort Hood Military Base, Killeen, Texas. She is the only child of Jackie Harris and Carlton Clay Harris.
Her parents named her Ciara after Revlon fragrance (Ciara) which was launched in 1973.
Ciara’s father was serving in US Army. Hence, she spent most of her early childhood days on army bases in Germany, New York, California, Nevada, Utah, Arizona.
Later, they moved to Atlanta and settled there.
During her childhood, watching Destiny Child, Janet Jackson, and Michael Jackson on TV inspired and motivated her to pursue a music career.
Likewise, Ciara mentions Michael Jackson as her biggest inspiration.
Ciara Wilson | Personal Life
Ciara ended her relationship with her fiance, Future, in 2014. Likewise, the same year Wilson divorced her ex-wife Ashton Meem.
Later, in 2015 the couple met for the first time while attending the University of Wisconsin basketball game.
Wilson asked Ciara for dinner, and she agreed. Although he had already made plans with a friend Wilson canceled it and went with her.
However, it was one month later, in April where they made their relationship public.
They both attended the White House State dinner, which was organized to honor the Japanese prime minister.
Marriage and Children
Wilson proposed to Ciara during their holiday in Seychelles in 2016, and she said Yes. Moreover, her engagement ring was whooping 16k worth $2 million.
Later, four-month after their engagement, they married secretly in Peckforton Castle, England. Moreover, Ciara son, Future, acted as ring bearers at their wedding.
Before marrying Wilson, Ciara already had a son, Future, from her past relationship. Later, on her 31st birthday, she revealed she was pregnant.
The castle was built in 1851 and has become one of the famous wedding and hotel destinations.
In April 2017, the celebrity couple welcomed their first baby together. They named her Sienna Princess Wilson.
Likewise, while enjoying a vacation in Turks and Caicos in January 2020, the couple announced they were expecting another baby together.
Later, in July 2020, Ciara gave birth to her second son and named her Win Harrison Wilson.
Ciara Wilson | Lifestyle
Ciara Wilson lives with her family in a $6.7 million Seattle mansion. The 10,210 sq ft house has 7 bedrooms and 7 bathrooms.
It also has a custom kitchen featuring exquisite chandeliers, a high ceiling center island, a walk-in pantry, and amazing wood cabinetry.
The mansion also has a wine cellar which includes 2,000 bottles.
Likewise, other remarkable designs in residence include, stunning spiral wood staircase, multiple skylights, 5 fireplaces.
What is more stunning in every room in the house has a master bathroom and panoramic lake view.
Other cool and amazing features of the house are a media room, a private dock, and a gym.
Similarly, before moving to live with Russell Wilson, Ciara lived in a luxurious condo in Atlanta. Later, Ciara sold it for $520k, which she initially bought for $680k.
Since her third child, Ciara, the pop star, has been working hard to maintain her fitness level.
Ciara trains with Decker Davis, who is also the personal trainer of her husband. She likes to switch workout routines between Tabata, plyometrics, strength, and cardio.
Now, Ciara trains regularly at least four times a week. She is started to getting more consistent.
Her go-to fitness types of equipment are resistance bands, treadmills, and rowing. She also does a lot of unique core workouts.
Moreover, after giving birth in July, Ciara she has managed to lose 29 pounds in 2020. Her secret to her amazing weight loss is her diet.
Ciara is making efforts to prepare her favorite meals with healthier ingredients. Likewise, she is taking proper care of her portion size.
The couple has spent each anniversary vacationing in top tourism countries like China, South Africa, Japan, and Itlay.
In the GQ interview, Ciara mentioned her dream destination is the Maldives.
They also like to go on family trips to international destinations to spend their quality time together.
Furthermore, they celebrate their fifth anniversary recently in 2021, flying to Itlay.
To remember the special occasion couple recreated a picture in 1985 of the late Princess Diana and her husband Prince Charles leaving the restaurant on the Italian gateway.
Ciara Wilson | Career
Ciara Wilson graduated from Riverdale High School in 2003. Later she signed with La Face Records executive.
Next year, in June Ciara, released her debut song, Goodies. The release of Goodies rose her stardom to the next level.
Moreover, her track topped the Billboard chart for about 7 weeks. It became the first debut single by females since 1977 to achieve that feat.
Later, her song earned nominations for 4 categories in the 48th Annual Grammy Awards.
She released her first album in September 2004 with 3 other songs named ‘1, 2Step’, ‘Oh’ and ‘And I.’
Her next studio album Ciara: The Evolution, was released in December 2006. Her second album topped “US Billboard 200”. It also became “USA Billboard Top R&B/ Hip-Hop Albums.”
In May 2009, Ciara released her third album named ‘Fantasy Ride.’ However, it became less successful than her other two albums.
Later, in December 2010, she released her fourth album ‘Basic Instant.’ She tied a new record deal with “Epic Records.”
Her fifth studio album Ciara released in July 2013, became her fourth album to reach the top 3 in ‘USA Billboard 200’ chart debuting at #2.
Ciara released her sixth studio album ‘Jackie’ from ‘Sony Music Entertainment.
It debuted at #17 in the ‘US Billboard 200’ chart. But recorded the fewest first-week sales (20,000 copies) compared to her other albums.
Later, in May 2019, Ciara released her seventh studio album and named it after Beauty Marks’ labels.
Moreover, it debuted at #87, making ‘Beauty Marks her lowest charting album in ‘US Billboard’ 200 charts.
Ciara has been crowned Bet Awards, MTV Video Music Awards, MOBO Awards three times, and Grammy Awards once.
Also, Ciara has sold over 7 million albums and 16 million singles globally, and her four albums have featured in the ‘US Billboard 200’ top 5.
Besides, she has marked four headlining tours and featured alongside Bruno Mars, Britney Spears, and Rihanna their sold-out tours.
Ciara made her acting debut in the 2006 film “All You’ve Got,” playing the role of Becca Watley. Later she appeared in other movies like Mama I Want to Sing, and That’s My Boy.
Likewise, in 2013, she featured a recurring character in the American comedy-drama TV series The Game.
She has also featured in other TV series like I Can Do That in 2015, Idols South Africa in 2012, and America’s Next Top Model in 2009.
In addition, she judged 2016 America’s Most Musical Family and hosted 47th American Music Awards in 2019.
Ciara’s perfect and attractive body, alongside her top-notch fashion, has helped her make a career in modeling too.
Moreover, for her style prowess, Vogue named Ciara the “new fashion icon.”
In 2007 Ciara became the face of Rocawear, Jay Z clothing line. She is also a spokesperson of their “I Will Not Lose” women campaign.
In 2016, she announced signing a modeling contract with IMG models. Later, in the same year, Ciara she landed her first deal after signing with the company.
Ciara was appointed as Global Brand Ambassador for Revlon. Collaborating, they have launched many beauty products.
Likewise, she is also the face of Roberto Cavalli, Kohls, Pandora, Topshop, and Equinox brands.
Before working with IMG models, in 2009, she has signed a lucrative modeling deal with Wilhelmina Models. Following her signing, she featured as a cover for many magazines.
Ciara Wilson | Charity and Business
Ciara is one of the active celebrities in the charity world. Moreover, his husband is one of the most charitable athletes in the world.
In September 2008, Ciara performed in “Stand Up to Cancer” for a television special which later raised $100 million for cancer-related research.
Likewise, in 2009 Dosomething org’s announced her as the face of the Do Something campaign, which mainly organizes a campaign to collect school supplies for needy children.
After marrying Russell Wilson, Ciara has always worked closely with his husband’s Why Not You Foundation.
They have already conducted many campaigns and programs to help fight poverty through educational reform and help needy people in the communities.
Some of their recent donations include one million food meals to Food Lifeline, $2 million donations to Washington Charter School.
Likewise, in July 2021, the couple initiated the “Immuno Heroes” campaign to raise $3 million to help Seattle Children’s Hospitals immunotherapy program.
Similarly, the couple announced the establishment of tuition-free Why Not You Academy in Washington.
Business and Investment
Besides being successful in her professional career, Ciara is tasting success in the entrepreneur world too.
The pop diva is the founder and CEO of Beauty Marks Entertainment. It venture was launched in 2017 so she could lead her own direction in the fast-moving music industry.
Likewise, in 2018 Ciara and Wilson signed a partnership deal with Portland Diamond Project to start the MLB team in Oregon.
Later, in 2019 the couple joined the MLS side Seattle Sounders ownership group. Moreover, Sounders won the league in that season.
In addition, in the same year, the couple announced a joint venture, a production company named Why Not You Productions.
The couple landed a major deal with Amazon to produce scripted films and series. That business deal will definitely take their company to a new height.
Furthermore, in 2020 Ciara, alongside his husband and Christien Day, launched a new fashion brand, The House of LR&C. It stands for Love. Respect and Care.
The brand has two clothing lines Good Man and Human nation.
Alongside producing environmentally sustainable products, 3% of profits will go to the Why Not You Foundation.
The estimated net worth of Ciara is $20.6 million. Likewise, his husband Russell Wilson has a net worth valued at around $135 million.
Ciara Wilson | Social Media Presence
Ciara Wilson is one of the popular names in the music industry. So, it’s not a surprise why she has a huge fan following on her social media handles.
Mainly, she likes to upload photos and videos of her lifestyle and family on her social media handles.
Likewise, on her youtube, one can listen and watch her songs from old to new.
Russell Wilson and Ashton Meem
As everybody now knows who Ciara is now, let’s find out Rusell Wilson’s past relationship. Likewise, Wilson married his high school girlfriend, Ashton Meem, in 2012.
Ashton Meem was born on 6th September 1987 in Richmond, Virginia, USA. Meem studied at St. Catherine High School.
Wilson and Ashton met briefly in high school, but they started dating after the summer party. After completing high school, both of them chose different colleges.
She enrolled at the University of Georgia. However, she again transferred to North Carolina State, where Wilson was enrolled under the football scholarship program.
Later, in 2010 Ashton graduated with a communication degree. Soon after graduating, she worked in Lewis Media Partners and Mckinney.
Then in 2011, she became an accountant executive of the Richmond-based Morton organization.
After working there for several years, Ashton joined an American Family Insurance company to work in an advertising operation.
Marriage and Divorce
In August 2010, Wilson organized a surprise stay in the Presidential Suite of a luxurious hotel in Cary.
Later, alongside their dog as a witness, Wilson proposed to Ashton getting on one knee.
Then they married on 14th January 2012 at Country Club of Virginia with the presence of 300 guests. However, the couple kept their honeymoon on hold due to NFL training.
Wilson was drafted as a third-round pick in the 2012 NFL draft by Seattle Seahawks just three months after his marriage.
But, their love life had a rough patch behind the scenes. Later, in 2014 Wilson filed for divorce, mentioning the difficult decision of his life.
After Wilson and Ashton divorce, rumors spread about potential reasons behind it.
One of the famous theories was Ashton allegedly cheating on Wilson with former Sea Hawk teammate Golden Tate.
However, Tate denied the allegations and published a lengthy personal essay regarding the matter on the Cauldron.
To date, Wilson nor Ashton has shared the real reason the couple ending their relationship.
Frequently Asked Questions
Who are Ciara and Russell Wilson’s children?
After Caira and Wilson married in 2016, she has given birth to two children. The first one is daughter Sienna Princess Wilson and the second one is son Win, Harrison Wilson.
Likewise, Ciara also has custody of her son from his past relationship. His name is Future Zahir Wilburn.
What happened to Russell Wilson’s first wife?
Russell Wilson divorced her ex-wife Ashton Meem in 2014, just after 2 years of their marriage.
Moreover, the former couple was in a relationship from their high school days. Wilson also mentioned filing for divorce as the most difficult decision of his life.