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Ne-Yo Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Wiki & More

Updated On : October 17, 2018

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Short Biography

Ne-Yo was born on 18-10-1979 in Camden in the state of Arkansas, United States. He is an American Singer, Songwriter, Musician, Recording Artist, Dancer, Television Actor, Film Actor & Record Producer.


Other Name: Shaffer Chimere Smith, NEYO
Other Professions: Songwriter Musician Recording Artist Dancer Television Actor Film Actor Record Producer
Appearance: Hollywood
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Ne-Yo Complete Bio & Career

Ne-Yo is a renowned American recording producer, actor, dancer, singer, and songwriter. He first came into the public eye in 2004 after he wrote the famous song titled "Let Me Love You", which he wrote for the singer Mario. The song became a sensation and it impressed record label chief named Def Jam to that extent that he went on to sign him.
 
Since Ne Yo was born in a musical family, he started the following music from a very young age and also developed an interested in writing songs. His mother supported her throughout and insisted him to pursue a career in music. He started his journey by associating with a band named ‘Envy’. However, he parted his ways with the band in 2000. He then entered into a contract with Columbia records. He could not release even a single album with them in a year and hence was forced to cancel the contract. Finally, he made his debut with the album titled ‘In My Own Words’ in the year 2006. So much hype was already built even before the release of the album and finally, after its release, it was declared a smash hit. Many successful albums kept on following this talented artist and eventually he became one of the most sought-after singers and songwriter in the industry.
 
In addition to singing, he also proved his worth as an actor, dancer. Among the films that he acted the most noted ones include 'Battle: Los Angeles', ‘Stomp the Yard', and 'Red Tails' among various others.

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Ne-Yo Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to Loraine Smith. He was previously in a relationship with Moneta Shaw with whom he has a son and a daughter. He is currently married to Crystal Renay Williams since 2016 and the couple together is blessed with a son named Prince Shaffier Chimere Jr.    

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Skin Colour Wheatish
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour White

Personal Info

Home Town Berani village, Shaheed Benazir Abad District (Nawabshah), Sindh province, Pakistan
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Maninagar, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
School Jay Hind High School, Maninagar, Ahmedabad
Qualification 3rd Standard
Hobbies Dancing, Doing make-up
Marital Status Married
Net Worth ?10,000 crore

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Favorite Color Black, White
Favorite Place Religious Places
Favorite Food Vegetarian Food

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Ne-Yo

  • Ne-Yo's second studio album, 'Because of You', won a Grammy Award for Best Contemporary R&B Album at the 2008 Grammy Awards.
  • At the 2009 Grammy Awards, he won two awards for "Miss Independent", Best Male R&B Vocal Performance and Best R&B Song.
  • He is a multi-cultural man: his dad is African American and his mother of mixed African American and Chinese American descent. Both were musicians.
  • He loves writing hits. His chart-toppers include Rihanna's "Take a Bow" and Beyonce's "Irreplaceable". Look out for Ne-Yo penned hits on forthcoming albums from Sugababes and Lindsay Lohan.
  • He's a Barack Obama boy. In December 2007, he teamed up with the Goo Goo Dolls to perform at a fund-raising concert for the then presidential candidate and senator.
  • In just under five years, he managed to produce three No. 1 albums.
  • Back in 2007, he developed an organization called “The Compound Foundation.” The focus is to enhance the well-being of kids who are being raised in foster care and group homes.

Ne-Yo Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

41 years, 1 month, 15 days old age Ne-Yo will turn 42 on 18 October, 2021. Only 10 months, 14 days, 22 hours, 53 minutes has left for his next birthday.

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