Russell Wilson and Ciara got engaged in 2016 and wed a few months later in a lavish ceremony in England. The following year, they welcomed their first child together. While they’re now considered a power couple, most people know them for their individual accomplishments before they got together.
Ciara made a name for herself in the music business in 2004 with her debut album titled Goodies, which sold over 124,000 copies in its first week and spawned hits like “1, 2 Step” and “Oh.” That first album alone earned her little over $1 million for its release and went triple platinum.
She saw success with her next albums as well. Ciara: The Evolution, released in 2006, gave the singer her first No. 1 album on the U.S. Billboard 200 chart. Then came Fantasy Ride three years later. It hit No. 3 on the Billboard charts in the U.S. and became her first top 10 album in the U.K. and Canada. In 2010, she released Basic Instinct. The lead single off the album was the track “Ride” which features rapper Ludacris. Since then, she has released Ciara and Jackie, which have sold over 260,000 copies in the U.S.
For her musical accomplishments, Ciara has won BET Awards, MTV Music Video Awards, Soul Train Music Awards, and Teen Choice Awards to name a few. But she’s more than just a singer and has made her estimated $20 million net worth in other ways as well.
Her acting debut was in the 2006 MTV film All You’ve Got. In 2012, she starred in Mama, I Want to Sing! and That’s My Boy. She also had a recurring role on the BET show The Game. In addition to acting, Ciara is a model. She has appeared in countless magazines and has done campaigns for everything from JAY-Z’s Rocawear clothing line to Adidas, and was a Global Brand Ambassador for Revlon.
As for her husband, Seattle Seahawks starting quarterback Russell Wilson, he has an estimated net worth of around $45 million. He, of course, has made millions in the NFL but like his wife, he’s added to his fortune in other ways beyond his main profession.
In 2015, Wilson signed a four-year contract extension with the team valued at over $87 million with $60 million guaranteed. When it comes to his ventures off the field, Wilson has become quite a marketable figure and is a client of the French/West/Vaughan firm. He has had endorsement deals with some of today’s leading brands including Microsoft, Nike, Bose, Braun, Levi’s, American Family Insurance, Pepsi, Alaska Airlines, Duracell, United Way, and Larson Automotive Group.
The athlete also launched his own clothing line called Good Man Brand. The collection is sold at Nordstrom department stores. Furthermore, the Super Bowl-winning quarterback made investments in the Frozen Yogurt Company Luvo as well as Reliant Recovery Water. In 2016, he struck a deal with Juice Press to open one of their first chains in Seattle. And, in 2017, Wilson announced that he had made a deal with an investment group to build a Sports Arena in Seattle.
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