Ciara: The Story
Ciara Princess Harris was born on October 25, 1985, in Austin, Texas. As a military brat, she was growing up in several US Army bases worldwide. Her family settled in Atlanta during her teen years. Inspired by Beyonce’s ‘Destiny’s Child’, Ciara formed a girl group with two of her friends. They recorded several demos but soon took parted ways due to their differences. She went on to get a songwriting job during which she met the music producer Jazze Pha. Ciara net worth took off when she landed a record deal with LaFace Records.
Ciara entered the music world with the single ‘Goodies’. The song reached a number on the US and UK charts. Her debut album, also entitled ‘Goodies’, was a surprisingly great hit. Eventually, it was certified triple platinum and received critical acclaim. Holding onto her glory moments, Ciara released a CD/DVD ‘Goodies: The Video & More’ with remixes and completely new pieces. The release lived up to the expectations and became certified platinum. Ciara embarked on the Holiday Jam Tour alongside Chris Brown and Bow Wow.
Ciara’s second album ‘Ciara: The Evolution’ became her first to reach number one on the Billboard 200. After only two weeks, it was certified platinum. The single ‘Like a Boy’ noted global success. The singer went on her first solo tour in 2006. She was a supporting act for Rihanna’s ‘Girl Gone Bad Tour’ with Chris Brown and Akon. The R&B artist made her acting debut in the same year in MTV’s ‘All You’ve Got’. Ciara was named Billboard’s ‘Woman of the Year’ thanks to her success in the music world. Her third album ‘Fantasy Ride’ introduced a new dance sound. The album debuted at number three on the Billboard 200, but it saw a decrease in sales. However, her single ‘Love Sex Magic’ featuring Justin Timberlake won the Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals at the Grammy Awards and noted an international success.
In 2009, Ciara and Jay-Z embarked on their ‘Jay-Z & Ciara Live’ tour where her dancing abilities were highly praised. She was featured on Enrique Iglesias’ great hit ‘Takin’ Back My Love’. Ciara’s fourth album ‘Basic Instinct’ came in 2014, but it was her least successful one. Her next, self-titled album, became her fourth to reach the top three on the Billboard chart. The lead single ‘Body Party’ reached number two on Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs. During 2012, Ciara starred in the ‘Mama, I Want to Sing!’ and ‘That’s My Boy’ movies. She was also a recurring cast member of ‘The Game’ series. The net worth of Ciara in 2012 reached $5 million.
Ciara premiered her hit single ‘Anytime’ featuring her boyfriend at the time, Future. However, although the rapper was an inspiration for her upcoming album, Ciara called-off their engagement after giving birth to their daughter. Following the public drama, she released her single ‘I Bet’ in 2015 and went on tour. The album ‘Jackie’ noted modest success and lowest first-week sales. However, Ciara net worth in 2015 was estimated at $15 million.The singer is currently working on her seventh album.
Although the main income for Ciara’s net worth is her musical career, she also has some highly profitable endorsement deals. In 2016, she became the brand ambassador for ‘Revlon’. She was also the face of Jay-Z’s ‘Rocawear’ clothing line. Among other brands, she also endorsed ‘Adidas’, ‘Givenchy’, and ‘Verizon Wireless’. Ciara signed a multimillion-dollar contract with Wilhelmina Models in 2009 which landed her several modeling jobs. So, how much is Ciara worth right now? The R&B princess has an estimated net worth of $17 million. After marrying, Ciara’s husband’s net worth is $120 million which makes a combined $137 million for the celebrity couple.
Ciara Net Worth & Spending Habits
After the drama with her ex, Ciara’s Instagram shows her calm, family life with Wilson and their baby daughter. Ciara’s house is a lakefront mansion in Washington. The sleek home features seven bedrooms and seven bathrooms, a private movie theatre, and a wine cellar. Ciara and Russell Wilson purchased this home for $6.7 million. She drives a Bentley Continental V8 worth $196,000 and a Lamborghini Gallardo estimated at $198,000.
A good part of Ciara’s net worth has gone to good causes. The singer has contributed to a large number of causes. She supports many charitable organizations like American Heart Association, Get Schooled Foundation, Stands Up To Cancer, and Usher’s New Look Foundation. She was part of the ‘Just Stand Up! Alongside Beyonce, Miley Cyrus, and Rihanna. The TV special featuring the song raised additional $100 million. Most recently, Ciara donated the $10 million she won from NBC’s Hollywood Game Night to the Seattle Children’s Hospital.
Ciara Net Worth: CelebJury Ruling
Ciara’s net worth has been gradually increasing since she entered the showbiz world. She proved herself to be a multitalented star who surely deserves a place amongst the best. Also, she is a notable philanthropist. Visit CelebJury for more celebrity net worth news!