Nelly Net Worth
Nelly net worth: Nelly is an American rapper, actor and entrepreneur who has a net worth of $60 million. Nelly was born Cornell Iral Haynes Jr, on November 2, 1974 in Austin, Texas. At the time of his birth, his father was serving in the military. When he was seven, his parents divorced and he moved to St. Louis, Missouri. Nelly's career got started in 1993 while he was still in high school when he began performing with the rap group known as The Lunatics. He signed his first recording contract with Universal Records in 1996 and made his solo debut in 2000. His single "Country Grammar," quickly shot into the top 10 on Billboard. Nelly's star continued to rise for the next decade and beyond. In his career to date, he has sold more than 20 million records. He has also started two clothing lines Vokal and Apple Bottoms. His rap songs have made him one of the best- known recording artists in the United States and he has won two Grammys, one in 2003 and another in 2004. Nelly branched out to another performance category when he appeared in the hit film, The Longest Yard in 2005. He remains extremely active in several areas of endeavor with many projects in the planning stage or already in production. Nelly's debut studio album Country Grammar reached #1 on the Billboard 200 chart and has sold 10 million copies. He also had massive success with his albums Nellyville in 2002, Sweat in 2004, and Suit in 2004. Nelly has also had success with his albums Brass Knuckles in 2008, 5.0 in 2010, and M.O. in 2013. His hit singles include "E.I", "Ride wit Me" (featuring City Spud), "Batter Up" (featuring St. Lunatics), "#1", "Hot in Herre", "Dilemma" (featuring Kelly Rowland), "Shake Ya Tailfeather" (with P. Diddy and Murphy Lee), "Over and Over" (featuring Tim McGraw), and more. Nelly was arrested in 2017 for rape and had a $2.4 million tax lien against him in 2016.