Ciara is many things to many people but generally, she is an African American songwriter, singer, producer, model and actress. She became professionally known as a songwriter in 2003. Since then, this musical diva has released multiple albums (six studio albums) and many hit singles. Ciara has won many music awards since the start of her career, including the Grammy Awards. She has also featured musicians like Ludacris, Justin Timberlake, Missy Elliot, Fatman Scoop, and so many others. Her net worth is about $20 million.
Bio: Early Life and Career Beginnings
Ciara, whose birth name is Ciara Princess Harris was born on October 25, 1985, in Austin, Texas, in the USA to her parents Jackie and Carlton Clay Harris. Her father was an army officer and her mother an Air Force official. Ciara spent her childhood travelling in between countries, towns and cities – Germany, New York, Utah, California, Arizona and Nevada – until the family decided to settle in Georgia. She attended Riverdale High School, Riverdale, Georgia.
Being an only child, she was given the freedom to choose any career of her choice and as a kid, she wanted to become a model. But she would go on to change that career path after watching a musical show on TV. She decided to become a musician and formed a singing group she called “Hearsay” with her friends. The group recorded some songs but later disbanded due to irreconcilable differences between them. Ciara decided to continue her music career as a lone wolf and met music producer Jazze Pha who helped her to get her first ever contract with Laface Records in 2002. She wrote her first song Got Me Waiting for R&B singer, Fantasia Barrino.
In 2004, she released her first single Goodie. The song went platinum, exceeding her expectations. Since then, she has released other hit singles that ranked high on the US music charts. She delved into acting which was hugely successful. She has starred in movies like; All You’ve Got, (2006) Mama, I Want To Sing (2012) and That’s My Boy (2012).
Is Russell Wilson Ciara’s Husband? Son
Ciara is presently married to Russell Wilson, a quarterback with American NFL franchise, Seattle Seahawks. She met Russell and they began dating in 2015 and tied the nuptial knots one year later on July 6, 2016, in a lavish ceremony in Cheshire, England. Russell began playing football with his dad and elder brother at the age of 4 and he has since been active in the game, won many awards and has been seen as one of the fastest in the game. The couple has a daughter, Sienna Princess Wilson.
The Grammy Award winner has had her fair share of relationships before her marriage to Wilson. She had dated Bow Wow (2005-2007), 50 Cent (2007-2010), Ludacris (in 2008, while on a break from 50 Cent), Amar’e Stoudemire (2010-2011), Trey Songz (2010) and Future (2012 -2014).
Her relationship with Future resulted in the birth of her son, Future Zahir Wilburn who was born on May 19, 2014. Ciara and the rapper dated for two years and were engaged to be married but she broke the engagement, accusing him of cheating on her with his stylist. After the birth of their son, she battled for the custody of the child in court with the rapper but later decided to have joint custody and so, she spent more time with him since Future was always on the road.
Future Jr. has a knack for modelling. He stole the show at the 2017 Kid’s Choice Awards during his catwalk with Russell Wilson. He signed his first modelling deal with Gap Kids. Future Jr. advertised “Back to School” outfit for kids his age for the clothing line. Ciara was all emotional on social media saying her son has made her teary and so proud. Ciara and husband have been active on social media, always posting pictures of them at home, on the beach and on vacation.
Her Net Worth
The hip-hop and R&B artist’s first hit song Goodie in 2004 sold over 124,000 copies in the first week of its release. She earned a little over $1 million, placing the hit at #3 among 200 songs in the US Billboard chart. Ciara won a Grammy Award for the best short- form music video in 2006 with Lose Control. She has won other awards and they include Choice Awards, ASCAP Music Pop Awards, MTV Music Video Awards and BET Awards. As an actress, she has starred in a few movies which were all successful too. In 2016, she became the brand Ambassador for Revlon cosmetics. She is presently worth a little over $20 million.
How Big Are Ciara’s Feet? Height
Ciara is a very tall and sexy songbird and she would stand shoulder to shoulder with the tallest female musicians in the American entertainment industry. She has an athletic figure and stands at 5ft 8.5 inches. For her perfect build and body design, her only flaw was her feet. Ciara had an unladylike feet structure and she had been bullied on social media because of it, which made the hip-hop artist decide to go for a corrective surgery that will make her feet look more feminine and attractive to her fans. After a successful surgery, she posted pictures of her new feet on Instagram and she got mixed reactions, with some of her fans loving her new look feet and congratulating her over it, while others continued to body shame her, claiming her feet still looked like that of a man.