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SPEAKER

Ronnie DeVoe
NAACP Hall of Fame 2024, Founding Member of New Edition and Bell Biv DeVoe, Real Estate Developer,
Impact Entrepreneur
Alyssa Weinberger

RONALD BOYD DEVOE JR., hails from Boston, Massachusetts, is a multifaceted talent, and revered as an entertainer, entrepreneur, and impact investor. His remarkable journey through the realms of music, business, and charitable endeavors has left an indelible mark on the world.
1983 with New Edition’s hit “Candy Girl” which soared to the #1 spot, eclipsing even Michael Jackson “Beat It”. Over the years, New Edition released seven acclaimed albums, featuring timeless classics “Cool It Now”, “Mr. Telephone Man”, “Can You Stand the Rain” and “If It Isn’t Love”.
In 1989, Ronnie, along with fellow bandmates Michael Bivins and Ricky Bell, formed the pioneering RB/Hip-Hop trio, Bell Biv DeVoe, produced chart- toppers “Poison”, “Do Me”, “Something in Your Eyes”, and “Run”.
Ronnie’s contributions to the music industry earned him a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, lifetime achievement awards, with a recent NAACP Hall of Fame inductions and a New Edition biopic miniseries that captivated over 30 million
In 2001, after residing in Los Angeles for 16 years, Ronnie relocated to Atlanta, activating his passion for real estate and became a licensed agent with Re/max, eventually establishing his own enterprise, DeVoe Real Estate.
In 2006, Ronnie wedded the love of his life, fellow singer Shamari Fears from the group Blaque.
In 2017 twin boys Ronald III and Roman I were born, and the family makes their home in the Atlanta area.

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