"We've been so close."Ciara seemed to echo the same sentiments."He's really the best friend I could possibly have," she told E! The R&B songstress and NFL star are expecting their first child together, Ciara confirmed on her birthday via Instagram.Even though Ciara had yet to receive an engagement ring, she trusted in God that things were headed in the right direction while dating Russell."I feel very confident in the love that we have for each other, and only God knows where it's going to go," the 29-year-old singer told Page Six last year."God knows everything that's to come in the future, and I think it's best to let him keep taking control of things.I wouldn't want to speak out of turn for Russ, but I know that every time you go, it makes you want to go and do more because there's those cool moments where you see [that] you put a smile on that child's face for that moment."5.The Foundation Of The Wilsons' Union Is Friendship After getting married last July, Wilson revealed that he and his wife were best friends."Ever since the first day I met her, she's always been, honestly, my best friend," he told People last summer.At the start, she joined a band named, , was co-written by her and produced by popular rapper/producer Lil Jon. K The follow-up singles,“1,2 step”, featuring Missy Elliott, and “Oh”, featuring rapper Ludacris, were also successes, both reaching No. Ciara’s debut album, Goodies, was a surprise hit, certified triple platinum (3 million in sales) by the Recording Industry Association of America.The song reached the top of the singles charts in the U. The album also garnered the new artist four nominations at the 2005 Grammy Awards.
The Wilsons Gave God Control of Their Relationship When the Wilsons first began dating, their relationship remained under scrutiny with false rumors of a premature engagement and pregnancy making its media rounds.Ciara shared that she was inspired by watching Janet Jackson and “Destiny’s Child” perform on a Television program while she was a kid.Later on, she joined a girl group called “Hear’Say” and worked on her songwriting.I was very specific because I do believe you can have it all."Early on in their relationship, Russell said he heard God's voice concerning his relationship with Ciara.At a July 2015 appearance at Pastor Miles Mc Pherson's The Rock Church in San Diego, California, Wilson revealed that God told him to lead the R&B star."I will never forget she was on tour, she was traveling and I was looking at her in the mirror, sitting in her dressing room, she was getting ready to go, about 15 minutes before she went on stage," he told The Rock Church congregation about the incident.Ciara graduated from “Riverdale High School” in Riverdale.