Ne-Yo was born as Shaffer Chimere Smith on October 18, 1979. He is also known as Go Go. He is a famous Hollywood celebrity from Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. Ne-Yo is a well- known singer, record producer, actor, rap artist as well as a songwriter.
Rise to stardom
The singer rose to fame in the entertainment scene in 2004. This was after he wrote a famous R & B song “Let me Love You” for Mario. The song was voted the best single of the decade. It received positive reviews from the public. Notably, the song was nominated for BET Awards, Billboard Music Awards, and MOBO Awards. This song became the writer’s ticket to stardom in the music industry.
The Celebrity Net Worth
The renowned songwriter and musician’s net worth is estimated to be $16 Million. Ne-Yo was signed to “Def Jam Recordings” label due to the remarkable votes that the song he wrote for Mario generated. After signing with the label he was able to release his debut album titled “In My Own Words” in 2006.
In the first week of its release, the album was at position one in the 200 chart on Billboard. Within the same week, the Album sold over 300,000 copies. Finally, the album sold more than two million copies throughout the world.
Ne- Yo has collaborated with many artists, which has helped his music career substantially. He has collaborated with Jennifer Hudson, Chris Brown, Rihanna, Jay-Z, Pitbull and Kanye West among others. Ne-Yo has also earned a lot of money through acting. He has featured in television projects like “The Fresh Beat Band”, “CSI: NY”, “The X Factor”, and “Red Tails”. Notably, the celebrity net worth and his wealth have been generated largely due to his roles in the entertainment industry.
Ne-Yo is a highly decorated singer, songwriter, actor, rap artist, and a record producer. The celeb is highly respected in Hollywood as well as throughout the world. The celebrity net worth is largely from his contributions within the entertainment business.