Russell Wilson plays for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League (NFL) as a quarterback. Born in November 1988, Wilson is from Cincinnati, Ohio. In the 2012 NFL Draft, he was the 12th pick in the third round (75th overall). From 2008 to 2010, Wilson played football and baseball for North Carolina State University. Following this, he transferred to Wisconsin, where he played college football for the University of Wisconsin during the 2011 season. He led the team to a Big Ten title and the 2012 Rose Bowl and set the single-season FBS record for passing efficiency (191.8). On April 15, 2019, Wilson signed a four-year, $140 million contract extension with the Seahawks, along with a $65 million signing bonus, making him the highest-paid quarterback in the NFL. He holds the record for most wins by an NFL quarterback through seven seasons. He has been named to seven Pro Bowls and has started in two Super Bowls, winning Super Bowl XLVIII. He is also one of two quarterbacks in NFL history with a career passer rating over 100, behind Aaron Rodgers. Wilson holds a number of endorsement deals with several top brands and reportedly has a net worth of around $100 million.
Who Is Russell Wilson's Wife, Ciara?
Russell Wilson’s wife is American RnB singer-songwriter, Ciara. She is also a model and dancer. She was born in Austin, Texas. She started her music career with the girl group Hearsay before pursuing a solo career in music. Her debut album was Goodies which was a massive success and the title track ‘Goodies’ was one of the hit singles of 2004. She earned four nominations at the 48th Annual Grammy Awards for the album and was certified triple platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).
Her followup album ‘Ciara: The Evolution’ also garnered top spot in the US charts and was certified platinum. Along with a well-established music career, Ciara also had a successful modeling career. She also starred in several TV and film projects. Ciara signed a modeling contract with IMG in 2016. The same year, she became a Global Brand Ambassador for the cosmetics giant Revlon. Ciara has earned eight Billboard Hot 100 top-ten singles and four Billboard 200 top-five albums since her debut in 2004. She has also been the proud recipient of three BET Awards, three MTV Video Music Awards, three MOBO Awards, and one Grammy Award. Ciara has sold over 23 million records worldwide as of 2015.
Wilson’s first wife was Ashton Meem, whom he knew from high school. They married in January 2012 and got divorced in April 2014.
What is Ciara's age?
Ciara was born on October 25, 1985 and she is 35 years old, three years elder to Russell Wilson.
What is Ciara's Net worth?
Ciara has an estimated net worth of $20 million, which is less than that of Russell Wilson. Along with her success and achievements from her fruitful music, tv and movie career. Ciara has also been able to increase her fortune by being part of several advertising deals of various brands. In 2009, to promote Verizon Wireless’ smartphone, the Chocolate Touch, she became the face of their major ad campaign for the same. The following year, in 2010, she became a spokesperson for Adidas Originals. She also took part to promote Jay-Z's clothing line, Rocawear. She went on to become a global brand ambassador for Revlon. CIara collaborated with Revlon to launch her fragrance entitled "Ciara" back in 1973.
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What ethnicity is Russell Wilson and Ciara?
According to a certain genetic analysis, Wilson is 62% African, 36% European, 1% West Asian, and 1% Central Asian, while Ciara is of African-American descent.
How long have Russell Wilson and Ciara been together?
The couple has been together for five years now and counting. They met in March 2015, and started dating from early 2015 onwards, following Ciara’s separation from rapper Future. The pair attended the White House State Dinner for Japan in 2015 together and it was the first time they were seen publicly after starting their relationship. The following year on March 11, while vacationing in Seychelles together, they announced via social media that they were engaged and the pair tied the knot on July 6, 2016, at the Peckforton Castle in Cheshire, England.
Russell Wilson and Ciara's Kids
Russell Wilson and Ciara have a daughter and a son. They are parents to Sienna Princess Wilson, born on April 28, 2017, while their son Win Harrison Wilson, was born on July 23, 2020. Wilson is also the stepfather to Ciara's son Future Zahir Wilburn whom she shares from her previous relationship with rapper Future. At the July 219 ESPY Awards, the pair was asked about their thoughts on having another baby. The couple was seen saying that was definitely on the cards. They both hinted that three is their favourite number and therefore one could guess that the power couple were very positive to give Sienna and Win another sibling.
Who is Russell Wilson's first Wife, Ashton Meem?
Russel Wilson's first wife Ashton Meem was born on Sept 6, 1987, in Richmond, Virginia. She met Wilson when both were in high school. She attended St. Catherine High School and Wilson who went to Collegiate School just a few miles away. After being together for 8 years, a part of which was a long-distance, the couple exchanged wedding vows on Jan. 14, 2012, at the Country Club of Virginia. Meem started her career in media marketing and is reportedly still working as an advertising operations assistant working with the American Family Insurance. However, in April 2014, Wilson announced that he and Meem were ending their marriage. He filed for a divorce after Meem’s alleged affair with his teammate and friend, Golden Tate. Both Meem and Tate have denied the allegations, but fans believe it otherwise.