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Crystal Renay Wiki: Age, Wedding, Baby, Divorce- All About Ne-Yo's Ex-Wife

By Staff Writer | On: 15 Feb, 2018
Crystal Renay Wiki: Age, Wedding, Baby, Divorce- All About Ne-Yo's Ex-Wife

Quick Information

Date of Birth September 18, 1989
Age 31 Years 1 Month(s)
Citizenship American
Profession Family Member
Marital Status Married
Husband/Spouse Ne-Yo (M. 2016-PResent)
Divorced Not Yet
Gay/Lesbian No
Net Worth Not Disclosed
Ethnicity Mixed
Children/Kids Shaffer Chimere Smith Jr (Son)
Height 5 Feet 6 Inches (1.67 m)

Reality TV star Crystal Renay came into limelight after became a part of shows like About the Business (2016) and The Platinum Life (2017).

However, she had earlier made a name for herself as a model appearing in R&B singer Ne-Yo's music video of Money Can't Buy (2014). The relationship between Crystal and the singer- which started off as professional- eventually turned into a romantic setting and later into marriage. 

But, is the love between the two still alive? Or, have the two parted ways? Let's find out!

First Met Ne-Yo, Proposal

Crystal Renay was previously married to the So Sick singer, Ne-Yo, for almost four years.

The model had first encountered her now ex-husband during a business dinner in 2015, where the two were to discuss the shooting of a short film for Ne-Yo's album, Non-Fiction.

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At their first meeting, Crystal and Ne-Yo not only talked about business-related topics but also about their personal stuff. In the process, they got to know each other deeper. And, after two weeks, they started dating each other.

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Crystal Renay and her ex-husband, Ne-Yo on 31st December 2019 ( Photo: Ne-Yo's Instagram)

Similarly, Ne-Yo took the relationship to a new level when he proposed Crystal two times. At first, he proposed to her while they were talking in a hotel room; he proposed her without a ring. The second time, Ne-Yo got down on his knee on Crystal’s 29th birthday with a diamond ring.

Wedding-Divorce Details

Crystal and Ne-Yo got hitched in Rancho Palos Verdes, California, on 20 February 2016, which was managed by L.A. florist Empty Vase Events. The wedding ceremony included an 18-person wedding party and 6 feet royal cake.

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However, the duo ended their almost four years of long courtship on 16 February 2020. As per the news published by E-News! on 16 February 2020, Ne-Yo himself confirmed on one of the episodes of the Private Talk With Alexis Texas podcast that he and Crystal had split and decided to end the marriage.

Ne-Yo even claimed that he respected her, but the marriage failed as their bad sides didn't match.

Children Details

Crystal is blessed with two sons from her ex-husband, Ne-Yo. Her first son named Shaffer Chimere Smith, Jr., was born on 15 March 2016.

Later, another son Roman Alexander-Raj Smith arrived on 14th June 2018. 

Details On Ex-Husband Ne-Yo: His Former Relationship, Kids

Crystal’s ex-husband, Ne-Yo, is an R&B singer- who rose to stardom from his debut album In My Own Words and its song, So Sick. The song became #1 hit on the U.S. Billboard 200.

Also, he is a songwriter who won the Hal David Starlight Award. He was also nominated for a 2009 Grammy Award for his album, Year of the Gentleman.

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Previously, Ne-Yo was in a relationship with Monyetta Shaw. The two even got engaged but called it off around 2012.

Ne-Yo has one daughter named Madilyn Grace Smith, and a son called Mason Evan from Monyetta. His daughter, Madilyn, was born on 12 November 2010, while son Mason arrived on 9 October 2011.

After giving birth to their second child, Monyetta tied her tube, but Ne-Yo didn’t do a vasectomy.

Crystal Renay's Bio: Age And Family

Crystal was born on 18 September 1989 in the United States. She is of African-American, Italian, and Spanish ancestry.

She was brought up in Fort Myers, Florida, by her grandmother.

Interesting Facts About Her:

  • Her birth sign is Virgo.
  • Crystal also has her YouTube channel, Crystal's Creations- through which she uploads the cooking videos. The channel was created on 23 February 2017.