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American music superstar and R&B singer-songwriter, record maker, dancer and actor, Ne-Yo who has a net worth of $16 million dollars is an award-winning singer, with five songs in the top ten on the Billboard 100 and had two albums that reached #1 on the Billboard 200.
Ne-Yo who was born Shaffer Chimere Smith on the 18th of October, 1982, in Camden, Arkansas, US, and entered the music industry as a songwriter, initially penned the hit “‘Let Me Love You” for singer Mario and it ended up being a successful single released in the US that stimulated the union between Ne-Yo and Def Jam’s label head, and later brought about the signing of a record contract
Later in 2006, he released his debut album, In My Own Words, which brought forth the US #1 hit “So Sick” and the top 10 hit “Sexy Love”. While 2007 marks the release of his second album Because of You, that included the US top 3 hit of the same name.
His following albums Year of the Gentleman and R.E.D., additionally led to his hit singles like “Closer”, “Mad”, “Miss Independent” and “Let Me Love You (Until You Learn to Love Yourself)”. While only the album titled Libra Scale was a commercial failure, despite the fact that it got basic praise from music critics. In 2009, he was ranked by Billboard as the 57th Artist of the 2000s decade. A more prominent award followed in 2012, when he got an award for the Hal David Starlight Award of the Songwriter’s Hall of Fame, that awards gifted songwriters who are at the zenith in their careers and making huge impact in the music industry with their unique songs.
Ne-Yo who has managed to produce three No.1 albums, and sold more than 10 million copies around the globe has worked together with many top musicians including Late King of Pop Michael Jackson, Tim McGraw and others.