Date of Birth
Nelly’s Net Worth: $60 million
Ace American rapper, singer, actor and businessmans Cornell Iral Haynes Jr better known by stage name Nelly born on the 2nd of November 1974 in Austin, Texas has a net worth of $60 million.
Nelly who as at the time of his birth, his father was serving in the military, relocated to St. Louis, Missouri when he was seven years old after his parents divorced. He began his music career in 1993 when he was still in high school after he started performing with the rap group known as ‘The Lunatics’. Nelly who in the end signed his very first recording contract with Universal Records in 1996, made his solo debut in 2000, while is single “Country Grammar” in the album quickly found it’s way to the top 10 on Billboard.
Nelly who continued to become more famous and successful in his music career for the next decade and beyond, has sold more than 20 million records till date. While he has also ventured into other lucrative business including the launch of his two clothing lines Vokal and Apple Bottoms. And his rap music that continued to portray him as one of the best-known recording artists in the US got him to win two Grammys, one in 2003 and the other in 2004. In 2005 Nelly also showed off his acting skills with his appearance in the smash hit movie titled ‘The Longest Yard’.
His debut studio album Country Grammar reached #1 on the Billboard 200 chart, while also selling 10 million copies. In addition he had massive success with his albums ‘Nellyville’ released in 2002, Sweat and Suit released in 2004. His albums Brass Knuckles released in 2008, 5.0 released in 2010, and M.O. released in 2013 were also very successful albums for Nelly. Some of his smash hit singles from his albums includes ‘E.I’, ‘Ride wit Me Ft. City Spud’, ‘Batter Up Ft. St. Lunatics, ‘#1’, ‘Hot in Here’, ‘Dilemma Ft. Kelly Rowland. ‘Shake Ya Tail Feather with P. Diddy and Murphy Lee’, ‘Over and Over Ft. Tim McGraw’ and many more.
Nelly who continued to remain very active in several other areas of endeavor with numerous projects in the planning stage or already in motion was arrested in 2017 for rape allegation while also having a $2.4 million tax charges against him in 2016.