All We Need to Know About Ne-Yo’s Wife Crystal Renay Who He Married Twice!

All We Need to Know About Ne-Yo’s Wife Crystal Renay Who He Married Twice!
Ne-Yo and Crystal remarried in 2022 after filing for divorce during the pandemic. source: Hollywood Life
  • Ne-Yo married former Tv personality Crystal Renay in February 2016.
  • The couple married in 2015 when she was a model for one of the singer’s albums.
  • The couple remarried two years after filing for divorce in 2020.

Who is Ne-Yo’s wife Crystal Renay?

We all know Ne-Yo for his iconic songs like So sick and Miss Independent but how much do we know about Ne-Yo’s beloved wife Crystal Renay? Let’s find out.

Crystal is not just an arm candy, she is a television personality, author, model, and entrepreneur in her own right. She appeared in the popular Tv show called The Platinum Life.

Crystal Renay
Renay first met Ne-Yo on the set of his new music video. source: Women’s Health

She was born on September 18, 1986, in the US and is of African-American, Spanish, and Italian descent.

She gained worldwide fame when she started dating Ne-Yo after meeting him on the set of his music video No Fiction. The couple soon fell for each other and started dating and within a few months, the news of their engagement was out.

Renay herself revealed that the singer proposed to her in their hotel room.

The One in a Million singer proposed again to his ladylove with a massive engagement ring on her 29th birthday.

Crystal Renay
The couple has three children together. source: The Mirror

Ne-Yo surely knows how to spoil the woman he loves. Right after their engagement, he bought her a lavish mansion in Los Angeles.

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Ne-Yo and Crystal’s two marriages

They tied the knot on February 20, 2016, in Rancho Palos Verdes, California.

Talking about his wedding, Ne-Yo said:

“We can’t wait to start our life together. We’re looking forward to just being each others’ best friend.”

Just two months after their wedding, on March 15, 2016, the couple welcomed their first child Shaffer Chimere Smith Jr. Two years later on June 14, 2018, Crystal gave birth to their second child Roman Alexander-Raj Smith.

Their fairytale eventually came to an end when they amicably decided to end their marriage in February 2020.

Crystal Renay
The pair remarried in 2022 after their brief split. source: Entertainment Tonight

Addressing their divorce, the Mad singer said in a podcast interview:

“There’s nothing bad to say about her; she’s a fantastic woman. She’s the mother of my children. She’s always gonna be that, and I will always respect her.”

But during the COVID quarantine period, the couple spent enough time together and decided to reconcile. The couple renewed their wedding vows and then welcome their third child, a daughter named Isabella Rose in June 2021.

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