Ciara and Russell Wilson are engaged! The R&B music superstar and the NFL Seattle Seahawks quarterback announced the news with a video of the proposal and photos of the ring. Get all the details on the betrothed couple and see the clip which is going viral in social media.
The 30-year-old Ciara and the 27-year-old Russell Wilson have been dating for nearly a year, and making headlines along the way for their commitment to celibacy until marriage, to adhere to their religious beliefs. Yes, it’s just the opposite of what we normally might think will get a couple in the news. But for this model couple there have been no cheating scandals, no baby mamas on the side, no pregnancy stories, none of that.
And so not a surprise that when the happy news arrived it was in the most romantic and touching of ways, an old-fashioned marriage proposal captured on video for all the world to see. It was the NFL star himself who posted the video on Instagram.
In the footage he can be heard saying, “She said yes! Making this thing happen. My baby.” For her part, Ciara, doesn’t hold back her enthusiasm as she exclaims, “Yay! I’m so excited! God is so good!”
And while the lighting is muted, the dazzling sparkle of a massive diamond ring is all the more highlighted. It’s unmistakable and, no doubt, we’ll be getting some specs on that impressive rock which looks to be of numerous carats. You can also see it in the photo below.
In the photo caption, Russell Wilson says, “Since Day 1 I knew you were the one. No Greater feeling. #TrueLove.” Ciara Tweeted the video, and expressed her gratitude, saying, “God Is Good! Grateful For You @DangRussWilson. You Are Heaven Sent. I’m Looking Forward To Spending Forever With You.”
According to People magazine, quoting the music superstar’s rep, Wilson proposed after Paris Fashion Week, while the couple were on a surprise holiday in the Seychelles at North Island, the famed resort that’s a favorite among celebrities. The rep reveals that the proposal was also a surprise.
It’s Ciara’s second time around as a fiance in recent years. She was previously engaged to rapper Future and back at that time, she received and wore a 15-carat diamond engagement ring which, needless to say, drew quite a bit of attention as such rings always do. He’s also the father of her 22-month-old son, Future Zahir. But those are bygone times and she has moved on and found love with another man.
Ciara and Russell Wilson have not yet announced a wedding date but for now we have a heartwarming proposal video and the engagement ring photo which you can see below!