Since 2015, the Grammy-winning singer and Seattle Seahawks quarterback have been an inseparable couple. Wilson and Ciara always seem happier than ever when they are in public together, whether they are strutting down a red carpet or making other public appearances hand in hand (or doing both).
Having children together has made them much more enamoured of each other than they already were before. Ciara’s son Future Zahir Wilburn was born in 2014 from her relationship with rapper Future; their daughter Sienna Princess Wilson was born in 2017; and their son Win Harrison Wilson was born in 2018. (born 2020).
In response to Wilson’s question on The Ellen DeGeneres Show regarding the couple’s desire to have at least one more child, Ciara said, “We certainly can, but we’ve got a little time before we get there.” Read on to learn about Wilson and Ciara’s charming love story, from their first meeting to the creation of their happy family of five.
Russell Wilson and Ciara first meet
Wilson said he and Ciara first met at a Wisconsin basketball game on March 26, 2015, in an Instagram Live video. Wilson was inspired by their exchange to take her out on a dinner date, and the chemistry between them only grew from there. Within the next couple of hours, Wilson said on an Instagram Live, “I was sold on you,” making reference to the time. After the two were seen together multiple times, including at a Mariners game on April 19, 2015, dating rumours began to circulate.
Russell Wilson and Ciara make their first public appearance
What could be a more daring place for a famous couple to make their public debut than the White House? On April 28th, 2015, Wilson and Ciara attended the White House Correspondents’ Dinner as a couple. The two had evident connection at the event, and although they didn’t declare their relationship until June of that year, it was clear they were meant for each other.
Russell Wilson and Ciara agree to practice celibacy
During an interview with Access, Ciara discussed her desire to remain celibate throughout her engagement with Wilson. The artist announced her intention to postpone sexual activity until after marriage by saying, “It’s until the deal is signed.” When asked about the first time they discussed their decision, she responded, “It was an organic thing for him, and I think he was just being honest about where we are.”
Russell Wilson and Ciara get engaged
After a busy week at Paris Fashion Week in March 2016, Wilson surprised Ciara by proposing on a tropical getaway. The football player proposed on North Island, Seychelles, a favourite destination for celebrities and royals such as Prince William and Kate Middleton, Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt, and David and Victoria Beckham.
The singer’s representative told PEOPLE, “The biggest surprise was that Russell proposed to his new fiancée at the beautiful private ‘Honeymoon Beach’ located on North Island.”
Russell Wilson and Ciara get married
The wedding took place on July 6, 2016, in a private, intimate ceremony at Peckforton Castle in Cheshire, England, where the pair secretly exchanged their vows. Attendees included Kelly Rowland, Jennifer Hudson, and La La Anthony, as well as their closest family and friends. Ciara impressed in a white silk tulle Cavalli Couture dress that had floral embroidery, exquisite glass beading, and an appliqué of Chantilly lace. Her attendants wore custom-made Michael Costello gowns, while the groom wore a Giorgio Armani Made to Measure suit. In addition to becoming Ciara’s husband, Wilson also assumed the role of stepfather to her son Future Zahir Wilburn with ex-boyfriend Future.
Russell Wilson and Ciara welcome their first baby together
Ciara gave birth to her first child with Wilson on April 28, 2017, after revealing her pregnancy in October of the previous year. The Seattle Seahawks quarterback welcomed his first child with Ciara, a daughter they named Sienna Princess Wilson. Ciara and Wilson shared the wonderful news with the world by posting a touching photo of themselves with Sienna and the caption, “My Friend, Sienna Princess Wilson We promise to remain your steady rock during any tumult. To put it simply, we adore you. To Mom and Dad, With Love.”
April 29, 2019: Russell Wilson and Ciara start their own production company
There’s No Body like You God! There will NEVER be! pic.twitter.com/SOaylOhixK
— Russell Wilson (@DangeRussWilson) September 2, 2022
The famous pair has shown that they are more than just a famous athlete and famous singer; they have also taken on many business initiatives, and they have proven to be quite the team! They have started their own production company and are co-owners of the Seattle Sounders soccer team, but their joint ventures and ownership of the Sounders were their most exciting and fulfilling endeavours to date.
Wilson told The Hollywood Reporter that the goal of his production company, Why Not You Productions, was “to be able to influence people.” “Even from the kid’s room, that’s what we want to do after the day is done. Simply put, we want to share tales that resonate with people everywhere.”
Russell Wilson and Ciara announce she is pregnant again on Instagram
Wilson and Ciara announced her third pregnancy with a photo of a pregnant Ciara in a swimsuit and the phrase, “Number 3,” taken during the couple’s vacation in Turks and Caicos. Wilson has a personal connection to the number three due to the fact that it appears on both his jersey and the name of his clothing line, which is also a sportswear label: 3BRAND.