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Ne-Yo Proposed to Wife Crystal Renay Not Once but Twice

If you think the singer proposed to his wife in a traditional way the first time, think again.
Ne-Yo Proposed to Wife Crystal Renay Not Once but Twice
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Ne-Yo and wife Crystal Renay don’t have a traditional proposal story to share with fans, in fact they have two!

Almost two years into his single life post divorce, the singer was introduced to the model at a business dinner and a geniune friendship formed. While romance wasn’t initially on the table for the pair, the passing of time proved they couldn’t imagine being without each other. 

Ne-Yo And Wife Crystal Renay Welcome Baby Boy


After he had a dream one night in Jaunary 2015 following the release of his sixth studio album Non-Fiction, the singer (born Shaffer Smith) proposed after Renay put him on the spot but he hesitated because he didn’t have a ring. 

When Crystal assurred him he didn’t need one because he already had her heart, he plotted to pop the question the right way. 

On a family birthday trip to Orlando, in front of everyone she loved, Ne-Yo decided that was the moment to ask the About the Business star to be his forever.  

The couple tied the knot in February and welcomed their first child, a son, a few weeks later. 

Don’t you just love love?! 


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