What is Nelly's fortune

Nelly Girlfriend, Wife, Baby Mom, Height, Net worth, Family, Facts

Nelly is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, actress, and businessman. He is best known for his songs; dilemma with Kelly Rowland and Hot in Herre those were both number one hits.

He's also a successful entrepreneur with one of his most successful endeavors being Apple Bottoms fashion brand for women. The brand, which was originally a denim label, has expanded to other women's and girls' clothing, perfumes and accessories due to its success, largely due to its popularity with the hip-hop community.


Nelly, whose real name is Cornell Iral Haynes Jnr, was born on November 2, 1974 in Austin, Texas. When he was 7 years old, Nelly's parents divorced due to financial difficulties, and he lived with his mother first in St. Louis and later in University City, Missouri. As the youngest kid in the neighborhood they grew up in, Nelly always got into trouble with older children. As a result, his mother moved him to various family members to protect him.

During this time, Nellyin's interest in baseball and rap grew. He once said that he dreamed of being a professional baseball player until his love for music got out of hand. While at school, Nelly formed his first music group, St. Lunatics. The group made up of him and his closest friends enjoyed local popularity with their first single dominant radio waves.

Nellys Professional music career

St. Lunatics' local success drove Nelly to a solo career and he was signed to Universal Music Group almost immediately. In 2000 Nelly released his debut album Country Grammar with the label. The album included songs like Country grammar, ride with me and EGG. It debuted at number 3 on the Billboard 200 chart and peaked at number 1 on the albums chart. In 2004, it was certified nine times platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America.

After his breakthrough, Nelly returned to working with his group to release their debut album Free City in 2001. He then released his second solo album, Nellyville, in 2002. The album landed at number 1 on the Billboard album charts and was nominated for album of the year at the 2003 Grammy Awards. The album was a huge hit and went six platinum on June 27, 2003. The single Hot in Herre won the Grammy Award for Best Male Rap Solo Performance in 2003.

Nelly released five other studio albums. In 2004 he released two albums; Sweat (an R&B album) and Suit (a rap album). Suit debuted at number 1 on Billboard albums, Sweat at number 2. Brass Knuckles was released in 2008, 5.0 in 2010, and M.O. In 2013.

Nelly's film debut came in 2001 in independent film Snipes play a famous rapper named Prolifik. His major film role came in the 2005 remake of The longest yard with Adam Sandler and Chris Rock.

Wealth (income and earnings)

Haynes Jnr. has an estimated net worth of $ 60 million. This happened thanks to his successful music career / album sales and touring. His money also came from advertising deals with brands like Nike & Reebok, as well as big companies like Ford Motors. Nelly's Reality TV Show Nellyville also guarantees him a good payday.

However, his entrepreneurial prowess is the origin of his greatest piece of cake. Nelly owns two clothing lines; Apple Bottoms for women and Vowels for men.

Nelly's family, girlfriend, wife and baby mom

Nelly was born to Cornell Haynes Snr, his father, and Rhonda Mack, his mother. He has two siblings; Brother City Spud, a member of the St. Lunatic group, and sister Jackie Donahue, who died in 2005 after battling leukemia. Nelly has four children, two are his biologically; Chanelle Haynes and Cornell Haynes III a.k.a Tre. The other two are his niece and nephew Sydney and Shawn, whom he took in after their mother died.

He is currently in a long-term relationship with Shantel Jackson, a famous model who has starred in films and appeared in music videos. She was previously engaged to boxer Floyd Mayweather. Nelly and Shantel have been together since April 2014.

Nelly had previously expected model Nicole Narain, former Destiny Child Kelly Rowland and most famous R&B superstar Ashanti.

Interesting things to note

  • Nelly is a vegetarian.
  • He started the trend of putting on sports jerseys backwards and using plasters on the face.
  • He founded and directs the nonprofit 4Sho4Kids Foundation, which creates money and awareness for various children's health issues.
  • Nelly played the main event at the 2007 World Series of Poker. He has also played the PokerStars European Poker Tour and PokerStars Caribbean Adventure.

Height and other facts

Birth Name: Cornell Iral Haynes Jr.

Birthday: November 2nd 1974

Place of birth: Austin, Texas, USA

Height: 1.73 m

Weight: 83 kg

Occupation: Rapper, singer, songwriter

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