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Taniqua Smith Bio: Facts about DeMarcus Ware’s Ex-Wife

Taniqua Smith Bio: Facts about DeMarcus Ware’s Ex-Wife

Facts of Taniqua Smith

Full Name: Taniqua Smith
Birth Date: August 8, 1981
Age: 41 years
Gender: Female
Country: United States
Horoscope: Leo
Height: 5 feet 7 inches (1.70m)
HusbandShane Richard (2017)
MarriedShane Richard
DivorceDeMarcus Ware (2005-2012)
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBlack
Birth PlaceAlabama
StatusMarried
NationalityAmerican
EthnicityMixed
FatherWillie Smith
KidsDeMarcus Ware II, Marley
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Taniqua Smith gained stardom only as the ex-wife of the famous NFL player Demarcus Ware.

Early Life of Smith

Taniqua Smith entered this world on 8th August 1981, in Alabama, the United States of America. As of 2022, her age is 41 years old while her horoscope is Leo. Her father’s name is Willie Smith is a former police officer in Alabama.

Taniqua holds an American nationality and belongs to a mixed ethnical background (Indo-American).

Taniqua Smith stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches tall while her body weight is around 60 kg.  Smith’s hair and eyes are black in color.

Taniqua Smith is DeMarcus Ware’s Ex-Wife

Taniqua Smith and her ex-husband DeMarcus Ware first met each other when they were in high school. After dating for some years, they shared their wedding vows in March 2005 at a courthouse in Alabama in an intimate wedding with the presence of their close friends and family. After Taniqua had trouble conceiving a kid, they began to face problems in their relationship.

Taniqua Smith with her ex-husband, DeMarcus Ware, and daughter, Marley
Caption: Taniqua Smith with her ex-husband, DeMarcus Ware, and daughter, Marley
Photo: Biography Fact

Her first miscarriage happened in April 2006 but she became pregnant with a baby named Omar who was stillborn in 2006. After that, they went on to do several fertility tests and visited several fertility specialists and high-risk pregnancy experts. In the year 2008, they adopted a baby girl named Marley.

Fortunately, they gave birth to a son, DeMarcus Ware II, on 20th November 2010. After two years, they decided to end their marriage and got divorced. However, for their children’s sake, they retained a good connection between them.

Is Taniqua Smith Currently Married?

Taniqua and Shane Richard first met each other in July 2016, when Shane sold her a new car and started a new beginning when Taniqua asked him to have lunch with her. After dating each other for some years, they finally shared their wedding vows on 19th August 2017 at Dreams Playa Mujeres Resort & Spa Resort in Isla Mujeres, Mexico. Her husband, Shane is an American brand specialist who currently works as a realtor at Keller Williams Southlake Market Center.

Who is Taniqua Smith’s Ex-Husband?

Taniqua Smith’s ex-husband, DeMarcus Ware is a former American football outside linebacker and defensive end. Similarly, his first nine NFL seasons with the Dallas Cowboys. In the year 2005, he was selected 11th overall.

Taniqua Smith with her ex-husband, DeMarcus Ware
Caption: Taniqua Smith with her ex-husband, DeMarcus Ware
Photo: Zimbio

Taniqua Smith’s Ex-husband’s Net Worth

Her ex-husband, Demarcus Ware has an estimated net worth of around $35 million as of 2022 which he earned through his career as a former American football outside linebacker and defensive end.

Career

Before she received stardom, she used to serve in the United States Air Force.

Achievements

On 12th September 2018, he was named one of the celebrity contestants on season 27 of Dancing with the stars. During his career, DeMarcus was named the team’s Most Valuable Wide Receiver and Most Valuable Linebacker and won Top Leadership honors.

Career

  • DeMarcus began his football career after he started his university.
  • He began his career at Auburn High School and recorded 7 sacks and 55 Tackles in his senior year.
  • Later, he accepted a scholarship from Troy University, where he earned the honor of being the Sun Belt Defensive Player of the Year for the Troy Trojans football team in the year 2003.
  • After that, he started his career as a starter at the defensive end as a sophomore.
  • Then selected by Dallas Cowboys with the 11th Overall pick in the 2005 NFL Draft.
  • DeMarcus’s first NFL game was a 28-24 win over the San Diego Chargers.
  • DeMarcus was selected for his first pro bowl game in the year 2006, his second NFL season.
  • He signed with the Denver Broncos in the year 2014 and helped lead the team to victory in Super Bowl 50.
  • While pursuing his career in football, he played both linebacker and wide receiver, and as a senior, he won every game.

FAQs of Taniqua Smith

Who is Taniqua Smith?

Taniqua Smith gained stardom only as the ex-wife of the famous NFL player Demarcus Ware.

Where was Taniqua Smith born?

Taniqua Smith entered this world on 8th August 1981, in Alabama, the United States of America. As of 2020, her age is 39 years old while her horoscope is Leo. Her father’s name is Willie Smith is a former police officer in Alabama.

How tall si Taniqua Smith?

Taniqua Smith stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches tall while her body weight is around 60 kg.  Smith’s hair and eyes are black in color.