Ronnie DeVoe And Wife Shamari Are Expecting Their First Child

February 23, 2017  |  

After nearly eleven years of marriage, New Edition singer Ronnie DeVoe and his wife Shamari, formerly of the R&B group Blaque, have announced that they’re having their first child together.

DeVoe, 49, wished his wife a happy 37th birthday in an Instagram post before sharing the news that the couple are welcoming their first child.

Ronnie wrote:

Today I want you to join me in wishing my beautiful, loving, talented, strong, ambitious, funny, witty, intelligent and most importantly, GOD fearing wife @ShamariDeVoe the biggest #HAPPYBIRTHDAY on the planet! Yah-Mon! • I LOVE you to #LIFE babe…! And, I thank GOD for sending me an angel, a soul mate and a best friend to share the rest of my life with! • Lastly, of all the great things to happen in #2017 so far, GOD has blessed us with the greatest! —> A #NEWEDITION TO OUR FAMILY…….

Shamari reposted the image with this message.

Happy Birthday to Me! God has blessed me tremendously and for that I am truly grateful. To everyone who’s reached out to me; whether by a text, phone call, comment or post, thank you for making this day even more special. Next up—-> Our #NewEdition ✨

Congratulations to these two!

Veronica Wells is the culture editor at She is also the author of “Bettah Days.” You can follow her on Facebook and Twitter @VDubShrug.

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