Nelly Net Worth
Who is Nelly?
Cornell Iral Haynes Jr. is a famous American singer, rapper, songwriter, occasional actor, investor and entrepreneur. He was born on 2nd November 1974. He is mostly known by his stage name Nelly. Nelly has embarked his musical career in 1993 with the “Midwest Hip Hop group”. This talented singer has signed a contract with the Universal records in 1999. There he made his debut his solo career in 2000. “Country Grammar” is his debut album. The title-track of this album hit the top position in the “Billboard 200” chart. This is the best selling album of Nelly. He won 2 Grammy Awards in 2003 and 2004 for his remarkable role in the film “The Longest Yard”. Nelly became the 4th best-selling rap artist by RIAA. Also, Billboard has ranked him as the 3rd top musician of the decade.
Nelly Net Worth:
Nelly has an approximate net worth of $60 million as of now. His debut album “Country Grammar” is the best-selling album on Nelly till date. It was sold over 8.4 million copies throughout the US. Being the 4th best-selling artist till date, he has sold almost 21 million albums in the US. Some of his super hit and best-selling single tracks are “Hot in Herre”, “Ride with Me”, “Work It” and “Air Force One”. Throughout his musical career, Nelly has made such hit singles and albums which led him to earn this much of money. He is also a popular artist in the television and film industry where he made a huge portion of his total wealth.
Nelly Life History:
Nelly was born in Austin, Texas. When he was 7 years old, his parent got divorced. Then he moved to University City, Missouri with his mother. There he completed his high school. During his school days, he has formed a hip-hop group named “St. Lunatics”. After became locally famous with the single “Gimme What Ya Got”, he decided to leave the group and go solo.
Nelly is known for:
Nelly has started his musical career in 2000 when he got the breakthrough with his single album “Country Grammar” and followed by “Nellyville”. “Nellyville” was released in 2002 and became number 1 in “Billboard Top 200 Music Albums”. This album received huge appraisal from the listeners and critics. It was certified as 6 times multi-platinum hit on 27th June 2003. He won the Grammy Award for his single “hot in Herre” in the “best male rap solo” in 2003. His success continues with lots of hit singles and studio albums.
Nelly has appeared in movies also. He made his debut in 2001 in “Snipes” where he played the lead role. After that, he acted in a couple of movies in 2005 and 2014.
Nelly also appeared in several reality shows and television series. In 2008-09 he played the role of Terrence Davis in the TV film “CSI: NY” and appeared for 4 episodes. He also took part in the reality shows such as “Nellyville” in 2014-15, “The Platinum Life” in 2017 etc.
Nelly Political/Business Affiliation:
Nelly is a popular face in the endorsement industry. He has done lots of ads. He introduced an energy drink “Pimp Juice” in 2003 which was sold over 1 million only after 2 months of its introduction.