When Ciara and Russell Wilson first started dating, the haters came out in full force.

And, as fans of the couple know, the snide comments continue — relentlessly — each time they share a bit of good news.

Despite the nonsense, however, Ciara and Russell Wilson not only continue to survive but continue to thrive. Proving themselves to be a modern Black power couple, the pair are worth millions both together and separately. Our sister site, AfroTech, points out that Russell Wilson has a net worth of $135 million — making him one of the wealthiest players in the NFL, and one of the wealthiest athletes in the United States today.

Ciara, meanwhile, has an equally impressive net worth of $20 million.

And the pair’s investments go above and beyond their respective fields. From investments in fragrances to real estate — and even some European companies — the Wilsons are paid and handsomely so!

Above and beyond their money, however, the Wilsons genuinely love one another.

“For me, I knew that God had brought me in her life to bless her and for her to bless me,” Russell Wilson once said about his wife, per Us Weekly. “We’re not going to be perfect, by any means. But He’s anointed both of us and He’s calling for us to do something special.”

And that’s just the first of many examples of why the Wilsons are #CoupleGoals.

Here are seven more times that Ciara and Russell Wilson proved they were #BlackLove personified.

When They Slayed All Over Italy


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To celebrate their fifth wedding anniversary, Ciara and Russell Wilson took off for Italy to celebrate some “couple’s time.” And no matter where they went, they knew they had to match one another’s fresh — and in so doing, proved they were the height of fine fashion.

The Way Russell Wilson Loves Future Zahir

As fans of the couple know, Ciara has a son from a previous relationship with rapper Future. (And in case she’d rather forget, Future stans are the first to take to social media to remind everyone.) But while many men would run the other way in the face of baby daddy drama, Russ took the challenge head-on and he proved to love Ciara’s son as if he were his own. And when the pair had children of their own, Future Zahir was just as welcome as ever before.

Their Consistency


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From their first date in 2015, Russell Wilson and Ciara have been both consistent and persistent. As they shared in the video above, their key to a successful relationship lies in their ability to consistently be present for one another.

The Way Ciara Upgraded Russ

Fans of the couple believe that it was Russell Wilson who upgraded Ciara. And while that’s true, the pair admit that it actually goes both ways. For instance, Russ credits Ciara with upping his swag.

“I’m going to give you the credit, but listen, you stepped up my fashion game a little bit,” he said, according to BET. “Everyone makes fun because I wore the Hawaiian shirt, and that’s the only photo y’all see. I’m going to Hawaii…anyways, I’ll leave that back there. But listen, you said level up, I leveled up.”

The Way They Know One Another So Well

In 2021, the pair went on GQ to play 33 questions…and…let’s just say they were absolutely adorable with it.

Their TikTok Videos


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Speaking of adorable, let’s take a minute to appreciate how cute they are when they make TikTok videos together, shall we?

Their Mindset for Success

“For me, growing up, my dad and my mom used to always ask, ‘Son, why not you? Why don’t you graduate early? Why don’t you play pro-football and pro-baseball? Why not you?’” Russell said in the video above. “And that was a subconscious question that I think we all have to ask ourselves sometimes in life.”