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Ne-Yo Bio

Who is Ne-Yo

Ne-Yo also known by born name Shaffer Chimere Smith is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, actor and a dancer. He gained his popularity form his writing "Let Me Love You" in 2004 sang by Mario.

Early Life (Childhood)

Shaffer Chimere Smith was born on October 18, 1979 in Camden, Arkansas, United States to both musician parents. He was raised by his mother after separating from his father.

Interesting Facts

Ne-Yo has the net worth of $16 million dollars. He supports Little Kids Rock by filming a PSA for the organization as he is passionate about the arts and children.

Personal Life

He has a godson named Chimere. He had his first child on November 12, 2010 with his girlfriend, Monyetta Shaw. and later on October 9, 2011 gave birth to a son Mason Evan.


He won two Bet awards for Best Male R&B Artist out of any nominations. He also won MOBO Awards and MTV Video Music Awards Japan and many more.


Rumor was about Ne-Yo being gay but he discarded that. He thought Chimere as his own blood but the truth was different.