Monyetta Shaw - Updated Feb 2024

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Monyetta Shaw

Monyetta Shaw is an American businesswoman, actress, and model from Louisiana. Monyetta Shaw is known for her show Soul Man and Video Girl.

Early life

Monyetta Shaw was born on May 31, 1980, in Shreveport, Louisiana, USA. As of now, Monyetta is 42 years old and her birth sign is Gemini.

According to the nationality, Shaw is an American and belongs to the White Caucasian ethnicity. And, she was born to a Christian family. Shaw’s family has preferred to stay behind the curtain.

Thus, the name of Monyetta’s parents. Whereas, Shaw has grown up with her siblings. She has 2 brothers. But, the name of Monyetta’s siblings is not revealed yet.

Moreover, she has attended Louisiana Tech University. And, she has graduated with a degree in Science.

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Caption: Monyetta with her parents. Source(Instagram)

Monyetta Shaw – Personal life

As of now, Shaw was in love and engaged with a man named Health Carter. Thus, she also flaunted her ring on her social media account. Health was out of the media and unfortunately, they split. She came into the limelight after her relationship with Ne-Yo.

Ne-Yo is a famous American songwriter and singer. In 2009, the duo met each other and started dating, and got engaged.

They also have 2 children named Mason Evan Smith and Madilyn Grace Smith. They were in a serious relationship but things did not go well between them. Unfortunately, after 4 years of relationship, they cut off. Later, Ne-Yo married Crystal Renay on February 20, 2016.

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Caption: Monyetta with her partner. Source(Instagram)

Monyetta Shaw has been receiving a lot of love from her fans. Shaw has stayed away from rumors and controversies. Monyetta has managed her both personal and professional life. Thus, it seems like Shaw only wants to share happiness and love with the people.

Monyetta Shaw – Body measurement

She is very pretty and beautiful. Shaw stands 5 feet 7 inches tall (170cm/ 1.70m). And, she weighs around 64 kg (141 lbs). Shaw wears a bra size of 34B and a shoe size of 7 US.

Additionally, her body measurement is 35-28-35 inches respectively. Monyetta has black pairs of eyes and black hair color.


After completing her education, she started her career as a radio jockey. Moreover, she joined Shreveport’s 99.7 KMJJ FM. Shaw worked as a host at the Daddy Roe Show.

Later, to pursue her acting career she left the job. In 2008,  with a lot of struggle, she finally got the chance to feature in a film. She made her debut with a film titled Soul Men. Additionally, Shaw played the role of Odetta.

The film also featured Mike Epps and Samuel L. Jackson. In the same year, she got an offer to work in other movies. She played the role of a banquet dancer, in the film Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins.

Therefore, the film also starred Louis C.K., and Martin Lawerence. Later, she also appeared in Private Valentine: Blonde and Dangerous. Thus, Shaw played the role of the Red Carpet elite.

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Caption: A book written by Monyetta. Source(Instagram)

In 2011, Monyetta Shaw got her breakthrough role as her carer. She got an opportunity to work in the 2011 film Video Girl. Thus, she played the lead role, opposite Meagan Good. In addition, the film was one of the blockbusters of her career.

Later, she appeared on the television screens at Atlanta Exes. She appeared as the ex-wife of Ne-Yo. Similarly, it also featured Torrei Hart. In 2017, Shaw started in the TV sitcom Uncle Joey.

Therefore, she portrayed the role of Elise. Likewise, she is also the founder of the Evan Grace Group. It is a foundation that is named after her 2nd child. Besides, Monyetta Shaw is also an author.

She has written a book named Bigger Than Me. Emlyn and Ester Boutique’s clothing line is also owned by Monyetta Shaw.

Monyetta Shaw – Social media

She is active on different social media platforms. In an Instagram account, she has 562k followers. In her Facebook account, she has gained 195k followers. And, in July 2011, she joined Twitter with the account name @MonyettaShaw.

As of now, Shaw has 19k followers.

Net Worth 2023

She has been a versatile person. She is an actress, businesswoman, and author. Thus, Monyetta Shaw has been part of many movies. Undoubtedly, Shaw is earning a hefty amount of money.

The estimated net worth of Shaw is $2 million. Monyetta has been living a lavish life.