Ciara on career ambition and staying fit post baby

Ciara arrived at the 2016 CFDA Fashion Awards at Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City. (Photo credit: Janet Mayer / Splash News)

Ciara has always set big goals for herself. She doesn’t believe there are any barriers in her way to success.

“The first goal I wrote down was to get discovered. The second was to sell three to four million records. Third, have longevity,” the 32-year-old singer said.

“No dream is too big. I want to be a billionaire,” she added. “I never thought I can’t be because of the color of my skin, I can’t be because of my gender. The more resources, the more you can do.”

But even if she does become a billionaire, the “Goodies” singer  — who has son Future, 4, with ex-husband Future, and 16-month-old Sienna with spouse Russell Wilson — admitted nothing will be a greater accomplishment than being a wife and mother.

She told America’s Cosmopolitan magazine: “I think my greatest accomplishment 10 years from now is that I would have a successful life as it pertains to my marriage and being a mom. “It’s cool to want to do all these creative things, but it’s no good to gain the world if you lose your soul.”

Ciara tries to ignore her critics and simply focuses on achieving her goals.

She said: “When someone comes for you and you didn’t send for them, you keep your eye on the prize. I know what my mission is. I know what I’m hoping for and working hard for every day. And that’s my focus.

“I’m not going to let people steal my joy. I move on. New day, new opportunity, new energy, let’s go.”

After giving birth to her daughter last year, the “Level Up” singer vowed to make time for herself so now fits in three workouts a day to feel good and look “sexy.”

She said: “It was kind of like, wake up in the morning, breastfeed, eat a small meal, go train, come back in, breastfeed, eat another meal, go train, then come back, have another meal, and then a third training session at night.

“It was a good challenge, one I set for myself, not for anyone else. Taking care of myself makes me feel really good. And I want to keep it sexy too, you know.”

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