Nelly Net Worth: American singer, actor and entrepreneur, Nelly has a net worth of $60 million.
Nelly is Grammy winning American singer, actor and entrepreneur who has sold over millions of his records all around the world and has maintained number three position in Top Artist of the Decade in Billboard. Nelly is a stage name used by November 2, 1974 born Cornell Iral Haynes, Jr. for his music career.
Austin, Texas born Nelly, started his music career as a member of a hip-hop group, St. Lunatics and enjoyed the local popularity with their song, “Gimme What Ya Got!”. Later on Nelly decided to take his solo train to music career and landed with Universal Music Group to release his first debut album, “Country Grammar”. His first album did wonders, as it ranked in number three in Billboard 200, with the singles, Ride with me, Country grammar etc.
Nelly went on to release his second album, Nellyville in 2002, which provided him with fame and money from beyond the singer’s imagination. This album was highly successful and was certified 6 times platinum. He even won a Grammy Award for Best Male Rap Solo performance with the single, “Hot in Herre”, from this album.
Nelly has not seized to provide many successful albums thereon but has managed to be one of the highest earning personalities in the rap field. He has made a name in Hollywood, with his big movie role in The Longest Yard, starring Adam Sandler and Chris rock. Apart from that he has amassed quite a deal in television as he stars in his own TV Show titled Nellyville, which is pretty much focused on showing the singer’s career and family life.
Apart from this, he has endorsed for a number of companies including Reebok, Nike, Ford Motors etc. This hip hop star also owns a female clothing line, Apple Bottoms and a clothing line Vokal that caters to men. All these ventures have helped Nelly to earn extra money apart from the earnings from his album sales.
The RIAA ranked fourth best-selling rap artist in American Music, Nelly lives in a multi-million dollar mansion in St. Louis which we can see in his show, Nellyville.
This extravagant rapper is a father of four children and has been dating Shantel Jackson recently. The single father is working his way up to make his life richer and now settles at the whooping amount of $60 million as his net worth.
Quick Facts about Nelly
Full Name: Cornell Iral Haynes Jr.
Profession: Rapper, singer, actor, investor, entrepreneur
Height: 1.73 m
Ethnicity: African American
Date of Birth: November 2, 1974
Place of Birth: Austin, Texas
Marital status: Dating ( Shantel Jackson)
Astrological sign: Scorpio