Monyetta Shaw

Monyetta Shaw is an entrepreneur, actress and reality show star who considers her primary job raising her two children she shares with R&B star Ne-Yo.

Rather than engage in the muck that could develop when the parents are not together, Monyetta has chosen to remain above the fray, which inspired her to write her thought-provoking book, Keep It Classy: Co-Parenting Strategies From Unstoppable Moms and Devoted Dads.

Shaffer Smith, AKA “Ne-Yo,” writes the forward to the book that is the ultimate how-to guide on managing the vital responsibility of parenthood. Monyetta shares first-hand encounters and strategies she’s learned through her experience raising children with the Grammy Award-winning & multi-platinum recording artist.

Through the sharing of her personal story and moments of vulnerability, she hopes to empower others who are raising children in separate households.

Monyetta, who was engaged to Ne-Yo, outlines how to navigate a healthy co-parenting relationship. In Keep It Classy, she shares details on how she utilized faith, fitness, communication, patience and created a nurturing environment for her children to thrive and be their best and unaffected by the separation.

Together with Ne-Yo, they have created a new familial dynamic with the children being the nucleus of their family. Visit her at

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