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Background information
Birth nameCiara Princess Harris
Born (1985-10-25) October 25, 1985 (age 33)
Austin, Texas, United States
OriginAtlanta, Georgia, United States
  • Singer
  • songwriter
  • record producer
  • dancer
  • actress
  • model
Years active2004–present

Ciara Princess Harris (born October 25, 1985) professionally known as Ciara, is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer, and actress. In 2004, Ciara released her debut studio album Goodies, which produced three hit singles: "Goodies," "1, 2 Step," and "Oh." The album was certified triple platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), and earned her four nominations at the 48th Grammy Awards. She released her second studio album, Ciara: The Evolution, in 2006 which spawned the hit singles "Get Up," "Promise," and "Like a Boy." The album reached number one in the US and was certified platinum. Her third studio album Fantasy Ride, released in 2009, was considerably less successful than Ciara's first two albums. However, it produced the worldwide top-ten hit "Love Sex Magic" featuring Justin Timberlake, which earned her a Grammy Award nomination for Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals. The following year, Ciara released her fourth studio album Basic Instinct, which was met with low sales and continued a downward trend in her commercial success. In 2011, she signed a new record deal with Epic Records, and she released her fifth studio album, Jackie, which is preceded by the lead single, "Sorry” in 2015. In 2019, she released her sixth studio album, Beauty Marks, which is preceded by the hit lead singles, "Level Up", “Thinkin Bout You” and the album titled song “Beauty Marks “.

Personal life[change | change source]

On Ciara's 28th birthday, Future asked her if she would marry him. They became engaged but was the engagement was called off later that year.[1] January 14, 2014 Ciara said on The View that she was pregnant with Future's child. In June of 2016, she married Seattle Seahawks NFL star quarterback Russell Wilson.[2]

Discography[change | change source]

Tours[change | change source]

  • 2006: The Evolution Tour
  • 2007: Screamfest '07 (with T.I.)
  • 2009: Jay-Z & Ciara Live (with Jay-Z)
  • 2010: Basic Instanct Tour
  • 2015: Jackie Tour
  • 2019: Beauty Marks Tour
Supporting act
  • 2005: Harajuku Lovers Tour 2005
  • 2007: Good Girl Gone Bad Tour
  • 2009: The Circus Starring Britney Spears
  • 2010: Summerbeatz

References[change | change source]

  1. "Ciara and Future Announce Engagement". Rap-Up.