Taniqua Smith is one of the most famous stars among many who are known as the ex-wife of NFL player Demarcus Ware.

Taniqua Smith
Caption: Taniqua Smith

Who is Taniqua Smith's Husband? 

Taniqua Smith is a happily married woman with her husband Shane Richard. Smith's husband Richards is a brand specialist at Audi Grapevine and works as a real estate agent in the basement of Williams Southlake Market Center. Taniqua Smith and Shane Richards met in July 2016 when he sold her a new car.

Taniqua Smith with her ex-husband
Caption: Taniqua Smith with her ex-husband

Her love story started when Smith asked Richard to have lunch with her. Then 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. At the moment Smith living happily with her husband Richard together with her children.

Taniqua Smith's Ex-Husband Demarcus Ware

Previously, Taniqua Smith was in a long-standing marriage to her husband Demarcus Ware. Her ex-husband Ware is an NFL star. 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. Ware and Smith had problems after Smith struggled to have a baby.

Taniqua Smith with her ex-husband & Kid
Caption: Taniqua Smith with her ex-husband & Kid

In addition, Smith suffered three miscarriages. Smith had two miscarriages before becoming pregnant with a 2006 stillborn son, Omar Ware. Later, 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. However, they maintained a good relationship for the benefit of their children.

Taniqua Smith's Net Worth

Smith has not shared the prestigious profession. But, according to some sources, Taniqua Smith's wealth is in thousands of dollars. On the other hand, her ex-husband Demarcus Ware has an estimated net worth of $ 35 million in 2019. According to reports, 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's divorce, but the actual amount of maintenance has not yet been announced.

Taniqua Smith's Daughter of Police Officer; Her Father

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, but her mother's identity is still under the radar. She grew up in Alabama.

Taniqua holds an American nationality and belongs to the Indo-American ethnicity. Smith has not shared her early life events and her academic details with the media.


Taniqua Smith stepped into the limelight as the ex-wife of the famous NFL player DeMarcus Ware. Before attracting media attention, Smith served with the United States Air Force.

Caption: Taniqua Smith's ex-husband DeMarcus

Meanwhile, her ex-wife DeMarcus Ware is a famous NFL player. He began his career initially as a defensive end. DeMarcus first played against the 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 in his career. He was also inducted into the First All-Pro Team. He also became the first NFL player to receive the professional Butkus Award.