Ciara and Russell Wilson are expecting their first child together

The star announced the news on her birthday

Newlyweds Ciara and Russell Wilson have some really lovely news – after much speculation, they have just announced that they are expecting their first child together. Congratulations, guys!

Ciara took to Instagram to share the happy news with a post on her birthday yesterday, writing: ‘On this special birthday I received an abundance of love from friends and family… and I’m excited to finally share one of the greatest gifts of all that god could give.’

Her husband, NFL quarterback for the Seattle Seahawks, Russell Wilson, also posted the same picture to his Instagram, captioning it: ‘The greatest blessing of all. Forever grateful. #BabyWilsonOnTheWay’. It’s clear that he can’t wait to be a dad.

After a year of dating, the couple were married in July earlier this year in a lavish ceremony at a castle in Cheshire, and the Roberto Cavalli gown she wore was nothing short of breathtaking. Before the two got married, all eyes were on her beautiful engagement ring, which is one of the most gorgeous sparklers we’ve ever seen.

It was also recently announced that R&B star Ciara is the new face of Revlon – which totally makes sense as she was named after their 1973 perfume. The first part of the campaign launched last week, and Ciara has said that she’s really excited about her new role, calling it a ‘lifelong dream’ of hers. She has a lot to celebrate at the moment!

Ciara has a two-year-old son, Future Zahir, from her previous relationship with rapper, Future, but the new arrival will be Russell’s first child. As it’s very early days, we’re yet to get any details yet as to when the baby is due or its gender, but we bet that both of them can’t wait to welcome their bundle of joy into the world.

Congratulations again to the pair!

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