Shaffer Chimere Smith, professionally known by his stage name Ne-Yo is an American R&B singer, songwriter, record producer, actor and dancer born on 18th October 1979. He gained recognition for his songwriting abilities when he wrote his 2004 hit “Let Me Love You” for singer Mario. The single peaked at number one on the Billboard Hot 100. Afterwards in 2006 Ne-Yo released his debut album In My Own Words which was debuted at number one on Billboard 200. During the same week, the single of the album So Sick also reached at number one on the Billboard Hot 100. A year later, Shaffer released his second album Because of You which as well earned commercial success and spawned hit singles. In coming years, Ne-Yo released several successful albums such as Libra Scale, R.E.D and Non-Fiction.
Besides singing, he as well starred in numerous films television shows including Stomp the Yard, Battle: Los Angeles and The Mindy Project. He has been honored with several awards and nominations throughout his career including BET Award, American Music Award, Grammy Awards and MTV Video Music Awards. in his personal life, Ne-Yo dated Jessica White and Monyetta Shaw. Later on, he became married with Crystal Renay Williams in 2016.
Ne-Yo Personal Details:
- Complete Name: Shaffer Chimere Smith
- Nicknames: Ne-Yo
- Date of Birth: October 18, 1979
- Birthplace: Camden, Arkansas, U.S.
- Nationality: American
- Occupation: Singer, Actor, Dancer
- Zodiac Sign: Libra
- Eye Color: Brown
- Hair Color: Black
Ne-Yo Height Weight Body Measurements Shoe Size Stats
Ne-Yo Family Details:
- Father: Unknown
- Mother: Loraine Smith (Musician)
- Siblings: Nicole Smith (Sister)
- Spouse Name: Crystal Renay (m. 2016)
- Children Name: Mason Evan Smith and Shaffer Chimere Smith, Jr. (Sons), Madilyn Grace Smith (Daughter)
Ne-Yo Relationships History:
- Jessica White
- Monyetta Shaw
- Crystal Renay
Ne-Yo Career Highlights:
- Debut Album: In My Own Words (2006)
- First Film: Save the Last Dance 2 (2006)
- First TV Show: CSI: NY (2007)
Ne-Yo Body Measurements:
Listed below are the singer Ne-Yo body measurements complete details including information about his weight, height, chest, waist, biceps and shoe size.
- Height in Feet: 5′ 8″
- Height in Centimeters: 173 cm
- Weight in Kilogram: 72 kg
- Weight in Pounds: 159 pounds
- Feet/ Shoe Size: 9 (US)
Ne-Yo Interesting Facts:
- He first went by the name GoGo.
- Both his parents were also musicians.
- Ne-Yo is an avid philanthropist.
- He has two children with ex-girlfriend Monyetta Shaw.
- In 2005, his then girlfriend gave birth to a boy which Ne-Yo believed was his, but later found that the child was not his.