What a nice surprise! Ne-Yo and his fiancee, Crystal Renay, are officially husband and wife. The couple tied the knot in a beautiful ceremony in California on Saturday (Feb. 20).
According to People, Ne-Yo and Renay said their “I Do’s” in front of family and friends at Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes.
“We can’t wait to start our life together,” Ne-Yo tells People. “We’re looking forward to just being each others’ best friend.”
The couple, who became engaged in 2015, are also expecting their first child together; Renay is nine months pregnant. This will be Ne-Yo’s third child as he’s already a father of a 5-year-old daughter, Madilyn Grace, and a 4-year-old son, Mason Evan, from a previous relationship.
Renay had been documenting her wedding plans on social media but never revealed the actual wedding date. Ne-Yo felt now was the right time to marry his “best friend.”
“I kind of knew right away,” he said. “From that first encounter, I knew there was something different about her, something special.”
Renay admitted that she had some pre-nuptial jitters. In particularly, the pregnant bride was worried about her long walk down the aisle.
“I’m gonna be honest: I’m nine months pregnant – I’m nervous about falling on my face!” she said.
In the end, everything worked out wonderfully. Ne-Yo is relieved that the wedding is over and now he’s ready to embark on his new journey of matrimony and fatherhood.
“This is big for me. I’m not doing this again, so I’m happy that my family and friends are able to be there to share this moment with us,” he said. “We’re human being, so we’re gonna bump heads on different things, but we’ve agreed that this is gonna be a marriage that lasts.”
Congratulations to Ne-Yo and Crystal Renay. We wish the couple many years of marital bliss.