|Age/Date of Birth:||October 25, 1985|
|Height:||5 ft 8.5 in or 174 cm|
|Net Worth:||$20 million|
|Husband or Boyfriend:||Russell Wilson (2015-Present)|
|Parents:||Jackie Harris and Carlton Harris|
Ciara Harris is an American singer, songwriter, dancer, fashion model and actress with estimated net worth $20 million. The Grammy-winning songstress has spawned platinum-certified music records which accounts for a majority of her wealth.
Ciara’s musical talent began to manifest from quite a young age during which she usually engaged herself in story writing and poetry. She soon began writing song lyrics and with the inspiration she got from Destiny’s Child and Janet Jackson, Ciara joined an all-girl music group called “Hearsay”. With Hearsay failing to thrive due to member differences, Ciara went solo and landed a publishing deal as a songwriter.
Details of Ciara’s Career Successes and How She Built Her Net Worth
Ciara got her songwriting breakthrough in 2003 when she wrote a song titled “Got Me Waiting” for American Idol winner Fantasia. After graduating from high school in the same year, she landed a recording deal with LaFace Records. Prior to her songwriting success, she had developed friendship with Atlanta music producer Jazze Pha and the duo began recording songs.
Her Earnings from Album Sales
Ciara’s first try at music was enormously successful. Her debut single “Goodies” which she released in 2004 topped the US Hot 100. Next up was another massive hit “1, 2 Step”. The success of the singles brought good luck to her debut album, Goodies which she released in September of same year. The album debuted at #3 on the Billboard 200 and sold over 127,000 copies in its first week. After selling over 3 million copies worldwide, it received a triple-platinum certification.
With her debut album whetting the appetite of fans, Ciara followed up her first endeavour in December 2006 with a second studio album titled Ciara: The Evolution. The success of her sophomore work was even greater. It debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 and sold over 338,000 in the first week of release and over 2 million copies, subsequent sales. The album spawned hit singles like “Promise”, “Get Up”, “Like a Boy” and “Can’t Leave ’em Alone”.
Ciara’s third studio album Fantasy Ride debuted at #3 on the Billboard 100, but sold relatively lower copies (270,000 worldwide), compared to her first two albums. However, it produced platinum-certified singles like “Love Sex Magic” featuring Justin Timberlake.
Despite experiencing a somewhat downward trend of success since releasing her third album, Ciara has remained active in music releasing new records. As of 2015, her total number of sold album copies had reportedly reached 23 million.
Tours and Live Performances
The hot stepper also earns a substantial amount from headlining tours as well as supporting her fellow musicians on theirs.
Ciara embarked on her first tour in 2005 as a supporting act on Gwen Stefani‘s ‘Harajuku Lovers Tour’ which grossed $22 million. The rising star subsequently embarked on her debut headlining tour in 2006 titled ‘Ciara: Line in Concert’ with which she promoted her second studio album, Ciara: The Evolution. The next year saw her support Rihanna on her hit Good Girl Gone Bad Tour which made a gross revenue of $45 million.
Others worthy of mention include her 2009 six-date tour with Jay Z which brought in about $12 million and ‘The Circus Tour’ with Britney Spears which grossed $132million. In 2018, Ciara joined Bruno Mars in his smash hit ’24K Magic World Tour’ which raked in a whopping $239 million.
She has also earned some bucks from performing at popular concert tours and music festivals such as Summerbeatz and Supafest.
Acting and Modeling
As a young girl, Ciara wanted to model as well as act and always had her parent’s support. Following her music career breakthrough, Ciara tried her hands in Hollywood, making her debut in 2006 MTV film, All You’ve Got. She went on to play the lead in the 2012 musical film, Mama, I Want to Sing! She later played a recurring role in The CW’s comedy-drama, The Game.
The talented entertainer also began to live her dreams in the aspect of modeling after landing a multi-million dollar deal with Wilhelmina in 2009. So far, Ciara has featured on numerous popular mags including Cosmopolitan, InStyle, Essence, Jet, Vibe, Shape, Billboard, Vogue, and more. She is now signed to the New York-based modeling agency, IMG.
Brand Endorsement and other Ventures
Having earned fame in the showbiz industry, Ciara also began to land some lucrative endorsement contracts. Among some other brands, she has endorsed top shots like Adidas, Verizon, Revlon, TopShop, Keds, and Jay Z‘s Rocawear.
Ciara is also the founder and CEO of Beauty Marks Entertainment, a record label/agency that works on music, film, fashion, tech, and philanthropy. One of the artistes signed to the label is Deandre.
Here’s a quick recap of Ciara’s major sources of income:
- Album sales
- Tours and concerts
- Acting roles
- Modeling gigs
- Endorsement deals
- Beauty Marks Entertainment (BME)
With her earnings from all these endeavors combined, Ciara has accumulated a net worth that is estimated at $20 million as of 2020.
Meet Ciara’s Husband, Russell Wilson
- Full Name: Russell Carrington Wilson
- Date of Birth: November 29, 1988
- Occupation: Footballer
- Spouse(s): Ashton Meem (m. 2012; div. 2014), Ciara (m. 2016)
- No. of Children: 2
Ciara Harris married Russell Wilson in 2016. Russell is an NFL star who plays for Seattle Seahawks as a quarterback. Russell Wilson is also quite on the money. With an estimated net worth of $135 million, he ranks among the highest paid athletes in the world.
Ciara and Russell Wilson began dating in 2015. After about a year, they became engaged. That was on the 11th of March, 2016 during which Russell presented Ciara with an estimated $2 million 16-carat bling. Few months later, they tied the knot in England, precisely on the 6th of July at the Peckforton Castle in Cheshire. The couple lives in a Mediterranean-style Mansion in Bellevue, Washington which Wilson bought for $6.7 million shortly after inking a four-year $87.6 million extension contract with the Seahawks in 2015.
With Russell Wilson, Ciara has two children – a daughter and a son, namely:
- Full Name: Sienna Princess Wilson
- Date of Birth: April 28, 2017
Sienna is the first child and daughter of Ciara with her husband, Russell Wilson. The couple welcomed her in April 2017, just nine months after they tied the knot.
- Full Name: Win Harrison Wilson
- Date of Birth: July 23, 2020
Win is Ciara and Russell’s second child and first son. Ciara spent most of her pregnancy with Win during the Covid-19 pandemic lockdown. It got so bad that she had to attend her ultrasound appointments all alone, without Wilson. But the quarterback insisted on witnessing his son’s birth. Despite all odds, he was right there in the delivery room, giving his wife all the support she needs while capturing the lovely moments on camera.
What You Should Know About Ciara’s Son, Future
- Full Name: Future Zahir Wilburn
- Date of Birth: May 19, 2014
It’s no secret that Ciara has an older son named Future Zahir. Ciara had Future in May 2014 with her then fiancé, American rapper of the same name. Back then, Ciara reportedly received around $2 million from fashion magazines to publish the first photos of Future.
Ciara began dating rapper Future in 2012 and they became engaged the next year. The rapper had popped the question with a $1.5 million 15-carat diamond ring. In August 2014 however, they ended the relationship, just few months after the arrival of their son.
Following Ciara’s marriage to Russell Wilson, her son Future lives with them and receives the same treatment as their two kids. Nothing ever makes it look like he is of a different dad!
|Also Known As:||The First Lady of Crunk, The Princess, Princess of Crunk & B, Ci Ci|
|Profession:||Singer, record producer, actress, dancer, fashion model
|Colleges/Universities Attended:||Riverdale High School|
|Birthday & Zodiac
|Age/Date of Birth:||October 25, 1985|
|Birth Place:||Austin, Texas, U.S.|
|Country of Residence: ||USA|
|Height:||5 ft 8.5 in or 174 cm|
|Weight:||62 kg or 137 pounds|
|Eye Colour:||Dark Brown|
|Hair Color:||Her natural hair color is believed to be black but she prefers to dye them blonde.|
|Other Body Measurements:||34-24-35 in or 86-61-89 cm (bust, waist, and hips)|
|Spouse/Partner:||Russell Wilson (2015-Present)|
|Family and Relatives
|Children:||Son, Future Zahir Wilburn (born on May 19, 2014) and daughter, Sienna Princess Wilson (born on April 28, 2017)|
|Estimated Net Worth:||$20 million|
|Source of Wealth:||Her music and modeling career, endorsement deals|