Ne-Yo's wife Crystal Renay files for divorce, claims rapper fathered a child with another woman

Crystal Renay Smith, 35, is officially calling it quits on her six-year marriage with R&B rapper Ne-Yo, whose real name is Shaffer Chimere Smith. This comes days after she publicly accused Ne-Yo of cheating, claiming the marriage is "irretrievably broken with no hope for reconciliation." Renay has also alleged the singer, 42, “recently fathered a minor” with his “paramour."

Crystal Renay allegedly filed for divorce in the city of Georgia, Atlanta on Monday, August 1, 2022, after renewing her vows with Ne-Yo in April 2022. She listed her official date of separation as July 22 and has been taking care of their three children ever since, Shaffer Chimere Jr, 6, Roman Alexander-Raj Smith, 4, and Isabella Rose, 1. Crystal has maintained that she cares for the children alone, appealing for primary physical custody and joint legal custody as well as child support and alimony. has two more children, Madilyn Grace, 11, and Mason Evan, 9, with ex Monyetta Shaw.