What do you get when a multi-platinum-selling singer marries an NFL Super Bowl-winning quarterback?
You get the backstage story of Ciara and Russell Wilson, a power couple like no other.
Save The Date
May 26th, 2015, will be a date that neither Ciara nor Russell Wilson will ever forget.
That day they met at a Wisconsin basketball game and went out to dinner.
A Romance Rivaling Romeo and Juliet
From the beginning, Wilson and Ciara have inspired their many adoring fans with their fairytale relationship.
Stunning photographers, while walking the red carpet, it is their love that steals headlines.
Let the Ciara and Russell Wilson rumors begin
Ciara and Wilson made a very public debut after rumors began to surface about their relationship.
Wilson and Ciara first showed out together while attending a White House Correspondents Dinner.
Eyes Followed Wilson and Ciara’s Every Move
Even if Wilson and Ciara wanted to keep their relationship on the down low, they could not.
Almost every exchange of their loving glances or when they held hands was noticed.
Celibacy Until Marriage Was Agreed On By Ciara and Wilson
In a rare display of self-control, Ciara and Wilson agreed to abstain from being intimate with one another until marriage.
The mutual decision was both inspirational and a clear indication of their love.
Almost a year after their whirlwind romance began, Russell Wilson and Ciara were engaged.
Wilson proposed to Ciara at North Island, a resort known for hosting many celebrities and royals.
Wilson and Ciara Tie the Knot
On July 6, 2016, Russell Wilson and Ciara tied the knot and were married.
Wilson and Ciara exchanged their vows in a private ceremony inside Peckforton Castle in Cheshire, England.
Wilson and Ciara’s Wedding Included a “Cast of Thousands”
A star-studded guest list included many names like Kelly Rowland and Jennifer Hudson.
Ciara’s gown was a gorgeous custom-made dress courtesy of Cavalli Couture, and Wilson’s tuxedo by Giorgio Armani.
Wilson Adopts Ciara’s Son
Russell Wilson made a move off-field with Ciara greater than any play on the field.
After getting married, Wilson officially adopted Ciara’s son Zahir from her relationship with rapper Future.
Ciara and Russell Knew Immediately They Wanted Children
It was not long after their celibacy vow that Ciara and Wilson got started on building their family.
In addition to Future Zahir, they welcomed their baby girl Sienna Princess.
Welcome to the world, Sienna Princess Wilson
Sienna Princess was the first child of Russell Wilson and Ciara’s second.
After Ciara’s pregnancy announcement in October 2016, she gave birth to her beautiful daughter on April 28, 2017.
Dear Sienna Princess…
In a move that fits their dynamic relationship, Ciara and Wilson shared the news of Sienna’s birth on Social media.
The couple posted their touching letter to their daughter Sienna.
“We Love You. Love, Mommy & Daddy.”
The couple’s letter read, “Dear Sienna Princess Wilson, No matter how big the wave, we will always be your calm in the storm.”
“We Love You. Love, Mommy & Daddy.”
Meet Future, Sienna Princess, and Win Harrison Wilson
Ask for it, and you shall receive it. After appearing on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Wilson asked Ciara for another child.
She agreed and gave birth to Win Harrison.
Ciara and Russell started Why Not You Productions
Win Harrison is the couple’s third child, second together, and their family is not the only place they expanded.
Wilson and Ciara started their own production company “to impact lives.”
A Soccer Team, Various Business Ventures, Why Not production?
Ciara and Russell Wilson started the production company Why Not You Productions to tell stories that connect audiences.
They also are joint owners of the Seattle Sounders MLS soccer team.
Ciara and Russell Wilson’s Relationship is Special but not Unique
The fact that Wilson married Ciara and raised her son from a previous relationship is not the first time the public has seen the instance with high-profile people.
Tom Brady had a child with an ex-girlfriend before marrying supermodel Gisele Bündchen.
Wilson and Ciara’s Relationship Continues to Blossom
The mutual love and support between Wilson and Ciara seem to be never-ending.
Ciara wore a dazzling dress dedicated to her husband in support while attending the 2021 Met Gala.
Ciara’s 2021 Met Gala Outfit Had Her Love All Over It
The Seahawks green dress Ciara wore was fashion and art.
It featured Wilson’s number, and Ciara’s clutch purse was a crystalized football. She also wore his Super Bowl ring.
Ciara Was “Heaven-sent” According to Wilson
Russell Wilson was pretty good at showing his love for Ciara, too.
On her birthday on October 25th, 2021, Wilson posted a heart-warming Instagram birthday wish “Happy Birthday, my Queen.”
Ciara Saw Russell’s “Queen” and raised her “King”
Russell Wilson’s wife Ciara was not to be outdone by his lovely Instagram birthday post to her.
To celebrate Wilson’s 33rd birthday, Ciara posted “Happy Birthday Honey” to her “King.”
Ciara Called Russell her “Greatest Inspiration”
“On this day, a Leader was born, My King,” wrote Ciara. “…An inspiration to so many! My Greatest Inspiration.”
In addition, Ciara wrote, “You are everything to me…#JesusYear.”
There’s Why Not Productions, and now, Why Not the Book
Nobody ever doubted Ciara and Russell Wilson’s dedication to family and love before, and now they never will.
The couple released their book, Why Not You, on March 1, 2022.
Why Not You Was Inspired by the Love between Wilson and Ciara
Why Not You is a children’s book that Ciara and Wilson say is inspired by their love of their children.
Wilson’s “lifelong passion” project is an extension of their foundation.
Russell Wilson: Super Bowl QB, Father, and Loving Husband
For Wilson and Ciara, special birthday dedications, starting a production company, and writing a children’s book, were not enough for them.
On Mother’s Day 2022 Wilson gave Ciara a puppy.
Meet “Bronco,” Wilson’s Gift to Ciara and “The Sweetest Surprise”
Russell Wilson’s gift of a puppy to Ciara is a replacement for her dog of 17 years that passed.
“Bronco” is named after his new team, the Denver Broncos.
You Can Add “Coach” to the Many Hats of Russell Wilson
In between the couple’s numerous business and charitable ventures, Russell Wilson also coaches his stepson’s football team.
Wilson is helping Future in what Ciara says “…is firm with love though.”
Only Ciara and Wilson’s Faith Was Stronger Than Their Love
Religion is important to Wilson and Ciara.
The couple has never been shy about sharing messages displaying their faith in each other. “God blessed the world…with you,” Wilson posted.
Wilson: “God made you for me”
“Perfect in every way. God made you for me,” declared Wilson to Ciara via Instagram.
Wilson went on to post, “God made you to entertain the world,” he wrote.
Russell Wilson and Ciara Are an Inspiration to Everyone
Russell Wilson and Ciara have inspired people everywhere in various ways.
Their charity work, philanthropy, and sense of compassion for others has been a major reason for celebrating the couple.