Singer%e2%80%93songwriter + Record Producer + Rapper + Actor
Born Oct 18, 1982
Age 32
Hometown Camden, Arkansas
Net Worth $16 Million
Religion Christian
Genres Mbhaqanga + Pop m...
Performed With Chris Brown (Amer...
Record Label Motown Records

Shaffer Chimere Smith, Jr., better known by his stage name Ne-Yo, is an American R&B singer-songwriter, record producer, dancer and actor. Beginning his career as a songwriter, Ne-Yo penned the hit "Let Me Love You" for singer Mario. The single's successful release in the United States prompted an informal meeting between Ne-Yo and Def Jam's label head, and signing a recording contract.… Read More

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  • Crystal Renay
    Dated 2014
  • Jessica White
    Fling 2010
  • Monyetta Shaw
    Dated 2010 - 2013
  • Casha Darjean
    Dated 2010
  • Ne Yo
    Dated 2009 - 2010
  • Tennille Jimenez
    Dated 2009 - 2010
  • Vivica A. Fox
    Dated 2007 - 2008
  • Karrine Steffans
    Dated 2006
  • Casha Darjean
    Dated 2006
  • Phoenix White


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Age 32


  • Madilyn Grace Smith
    Madilyn Grace Smith
    Son, Age 4

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1982 Birth Born on October 18, 1982.


2000 17 Years Old 1 More Event
The group disbanded in 2000, and Smith continued to write songs for other artists before starting his solo career. … Read More


2003 - 2005 3 More Events
2006 23 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2006, he released his debut album, In My Own Words, which contained the US number one hit "So Sick", as well as the top 10 hit "Sexy Love". … Read More
2007 24 Years Old 1 More Event
His second album, Because of You, was released on May 1, 2007, and, fueled by its lead single, debuted at number one on the Billboard 200, selling 251,000 copies in the United States; the feat gave Ne-Yo his second number-one album. … Read More
2008 25 Years Old Ne-Yo's third album, Year of the Gentleman, was released internationally on August 5, 2008. … Read More
2009 26 Years Old 1 More Event
…  The album was nominated for Best Contemporary R&B Album and Album of the Year at the 2009 Grammy Awards, "Closer" for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance, and "Miss Independent" for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance and Best R&B Song. … Read More
Ne-Yo released his fourth studio album, Libra Scale, on November 22, 2010. … Read More
On February 25, 2011, while on his tour in the United Kingdom, he announced his new album would be called Love and Passion and would be released in September, but this was proven false as the title was tentative. … Read More
In January 2012, it was reported that Ne-Yo along with his label imprint Compound Entertainment had moved from Def Jam Recordings to Motown Records. … Read More
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