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Taniqua Smith

Taniqua Smith

Taniqua Smith is one of the most famous stars who is widely popular as the wife of the NFL player Demarcus Ware.  She started making headlines ever since she began dating the Denver Broncos outside linebacker Ware and reached the acme of popularity after the duo got married.

Taniqua Smith was born on August 8, 1981, in Alabama. Her birth sign is Leo. She is the daughter of Willie Smith (father), a former police officer in Alabama.

Taniqua holds an American nationality and belongs to the Indo-American ethnic background.


Taniqua might have involved in some business office or organization but there is no information about her professional career at the moment. So we cannot say anything about her career but previously she served with the United States Air Force. However, she came to limelight because of her ex-husband Demarcus Ware who is famous as the NFL player.

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Caption: Taniqua Smith

He began his career initially as a defensive end. DeMarcus first played against San Francisco 49ers and picked up his first sack and brought Timmy Ratty. He received the title of Sun Belt Defensive Player of the Year and the Hendricks Award.

He played 16 games with the club, which he finished with 14 tackles, 10 sacks, and 2 forced fumblings. In addition, he won numerous awards and honors from his career. Also, he was inducted into the First All-Pro Team. He also became the first NFL player to receive the professional Butkus Award.

What is the Net Worth and Salary of Taniqua Smith?

Smith might have earned a decent amount of sum through her career. There is no information about her net worth and salary. Since she did not pursue a prestigious profession, there is no further information about her net worth. But, according to some sources, her wealth is in thousands of dollars.

On the other hand, her ex-husband Demarcus Ware has an estimated net worth of $ 35 million. According to players, Ware signed a three-year deal with Denver Broncos for an incredible $ 30 million

Smith may have received a good share of the net assets of her ex-husband divorce, but the actual amount of maintenance has not yet been announced.

Smith may have received a good share of the net assets of her ex-husband divorce, but the actual amount of maintenance has not yet been announced.

After Divorce with Demarcus Ware, With whom Taniqua Smith Married again?

Smith is a married woman, she married to Shane Richard. Richards is a brand specialist at Audi Grapevine and also works as a real estate agent in the basement Williams Southlake Market Center. The two met for the first in July 2016 when he sold her a new car. Her love story started when Smith asked Richard to have lunch with her.

After that, they fell in love and made an appointment for a while. When they were on vacation, Richards Smith suggested kneeling and Smith took his suggestion with “Yes!” On. The couple married on August 19, 2017, at the Dreams Playa Mujeres Resort and Spa Resort in Isla Mujeres, Mexico. Later on November 11, 2017, they hosted a reception at Nest St. Ruth Farm.

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Caption: Taniqua Smith with her ex-husband and baby girl

Previously, she was in a long-standing marriage with the NFL star Demarcus Ware. The ex-couple met for the first time in high school. After meeting for a while, in March 2005 they went to a private wedding in a courthouse in Alabama. The couple had problems after Smith struggled to have a baby. In addition, Smith suffered three miscarriages. Smith had two miscarriages before becoming pregnant with a 2006 stillborn son, Omar Ware.

After that, they performed several fertility tests and visited several fertility specialists and risk-pregnancy experts. In 2008, they adopted a little girl, Marley, and they welcomed a son, DeMarcus Ware II, on November 20, 2010.

After experiencing all these ups and downs, they had some issues with each other, which eventually led to the couple’s divorce. For the benefit of their children, they maintained a good relationship. At the moment Smith living happily with her husband Richard together with her children.

Facts of Taniqua Smith

Full NameTaniqua Smith
Date Of BirthAugust 8, 1981
Age38 years 10 months
Place Of BirthAlabama
SpouseShane Richard(2017)
ChildrenOmar Ware, Marley, DeMarcus Ware II
ParentsFather Willie Smith

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