Crystal Renay is a model at Facet Studio, who has come into the limelight through her relationship and marriage with the famous singer Ne-Yo. Apart from being a wife and mother, Renay describes herself as a multimedia presenter, CHEF, model, and actress; a career woman who wants to inspire and motivate other women to make their dreams come true.
Renay stars in E!’s Platinum Life, a reality show that showcases the wild and dedicated women behind some of the biggest names in the music industry. She recently launched her YouTube channel Crystal’s Creations, which sells gourmet meals.
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Crystal Renay Biography
Crystal Renay Williams was born on September 18, 1989. She has a mixed ethnic background of African Americans, Italians, and Spaniards. She grew up in a “not so good” neighborhood in Fort Myers, Florida. There is no information about her family – parents or siblings or education. Renay revealed in an interview that she started earning her living in the medical field at a young age before she started modeling. Things got better after she moved to Los Angeles in 2011.
Renay revealed that it is her dream to make a career out of her passion for cooking and other business ventures.
Like most entertainers who use social media for public relations, Crystal Renay is quite active on her Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. She has a large number of followers on social networks like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. She has more than 2K followers on Twitter.
She also has more than 300k followers on Instagram. Also, her Facebook page has more than 14k followers.
Relationship With Ne-Yo
The model married the RnB singer and songwriter Ne-Yo (Shaffer Chimere Smith) on 20 February 2016. In the meantime, Ne-Yo already has two children from a previous relationship with Monyetta Shaw, before the romance with Renay started. The couple met when Renay was cast as a model for Ne-Yo’s album in 2015. In the romantic relationship that grew out of a business meeting, the two got along so well that within a few weeks of their relationship they became lovers and got tattoos.
When they talked about how the marriage proposal came about, Renay said that they were in a hotel room and cuddled up together when Neyo first asked the question without the ring. On her birthday, the 30-year-old received a renewed proposal with a fancy diamond ring. While her love life seems to be so perfect, the fact that there is an ex-fiancée Monyetta Shaw, Neyo’s baby mama, made it a bit awkward and controversial.
However, Crystal Renay said that she and Ne-Yo Shaw talked about their engagement before they published it on social media. According to her, “He told her at my request… …at my request, he told her her way before that. I like her as a person. I would never allow anything in the media to take her by surprise instead of hearing it from us first. NEVER”. It was claimed that the two women had had a controversial feud and she received a warning from Neyo’s ex. But Renay disproved the rumor and said it was a misunderstanding that they wanted the two women not to like each other.
As part of her newfound fabulous lifestyle, Ne-Yo bought her a stunning nativity scene in LA, and they were married in Palos Verdes, California, a month before they welcomed their son Prince SJ.
Quick Facts about Crystal Renay
Date of Birth: September 18, 1986
Birth Sign: Virgo
Height: 5ft 5in
Eye and Hair Color: Black
Profession: Model, Media personality
TV Shows: About the Business
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Less was known of the budding model until she met and married her husband and famous artist Ne-Yo.
Renay made her reality TV debut in 2017 on E!’s new show The Platinum Life. The show features seven women who are the most important representatives of famous men. Renay with NE-YO, La’Myia Good with Eric Bellinger, Nazan Mandi with Miguel, Asiah Collins with Kid Ink, Lola Monroe with King Los and Alycia Bella, Ty Dollar $ign’s ex-girlfriend, Shantel Jackson with Nelly, – they all share their worlds on screen.
She is a wife and mother of two sons with husband Ne-Yo; a career woman who wants to inspire and motivate other women to make their dreams come true, just like she did.
Crystal Renay has a huge number of fans and followers on Instagram and Twitter. Exactly 375K or 302k followers.
Currently, she is working on the broadcast of her culinary show CrystalCreation.
Renay revealed that people find her mean, especially when she expresses herself directly.
When she’s not filming on the reality show, Renay spends her free time taking care of her family, going to the gym, or creating new recipes.