There’s sometimes a price tag that comes with the phases of life.

R&B crooner Ne-Yo Smith has requested a gag order against his estranged wife Crystal Renay Smith, claiming that her recent decisions to discuss their relationship on social media have cost him nearly $400,000 in partnerships.


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Calculating The Losses

In new court documents, Atlanta Black Star revealed that Ne-Yo believes that his bag has seemingly taken a hit by conducting recent interviews with TMZ and television producer Carlos King.

Per the motion, the “So Sick” singer “has loss approximately $400,000 in wages associated with public appearances, professional bookings, and promotional efforts related to the promotion of his new musical project.”

The Request

At this time, the gag order would prevent his wife from sharing any further public comments surrounding their divorce. He is also requesting that Crystal remove all previous statements that she has shared about him or his character.

What Is Ne-Yo's Net Worth?

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Ne-Yo has a net worth of $9 million.


How Does Ne-Yo Make His Money?

In 2021, AfroTech detailed that his earnings came from music, songwriting for other artists, investing in tech, and philanthropy.

Not only did he put financial support behind Holberton School, a two-year coding academy targeting underrepresented groups free of charge, but Ne-Yo also serves as a partner in Stage11, an innovative platform serving as a creative outlet allowing musicians to engage with fans through interactive performances and music worlds.