Nelly Net Worth 2019, Biography, Early Life, Education, Career and Achievement
Nelly Net Worth – Cornell Iral Haynes Jr., known professionally as Nelly, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, and entrepreneur from Texas. He embarked on his music career with Midwest hip hop group St. Lunatics in 1993.
His album ‘Country Grammar’ is his best-selling album to date, selling over 8.4 million copies in the US.
As of 2019, Nelly’s net worth is roughly $60 Million dollars.
Nelly Net Worth 2019
Early Life, Family and Education:
Cornell Iral Haynes Jr. was born on the 2nd of November, 1974, in Austin, Texas. He is the son to Cornell Haynes Sr. and Rhonda Mack, where his father served in the armed forces. His parents divorced when he was 7 years old, he lived with his mother in St. Louis.
In 1995, Haynes Jr. became a part of the hip hop group, ‘St Lunatics’. The group became popular and their single, ‘Gimme What Ya Got’ was a smash hit.
Career and Achievement:
Nelly began his music career in 2000, when he came out with his debut album, ‘Country Grammar’. The album featured the hits, ‘Country Grammar’, ‘E.I’, and ‘Ride Wit Me’.
Two years later, Nelly dropped his second studio album ‘Nellyville’ which was one of his most successful and acclaimed albums. The album topped the music charts and sold millions of copies all across the globe.
In 2004, Nelly dropped his third studio album, ‘Sweat’. The album received positive reviews from music critics and it peaked on the music charts, in the U.S and internationally.
The following year, he played the role of ‘Earl Megget’ in the comedy film ‘The Longest Yard’. The film was a huge success at the box office. The same year he released his fifth studio album ‘Brass Knuckles’ which again was an incredible success for him.
In 2010, he came out with his sixth studio album, ‘5.0’, which was released under the Universal Motown and the Derrty Ent label. The single, ‘Just a Dream’, from this album, was a massive hit.
A year later, he made several cameo appearances on various television shows. The shows include the reality show, ‘T.I. and Tiny: The Family Hustle’, and some episodes of ‘90210’.
He came out with the mixed tape titled, ‘Scorpio Season’, in 2012 which was his second mixed tape. The same year, he played himself on the reality television show, ‘The Next: Fame Is at Your Doorstep’.
In 2013, he came out with the single, ‘Hey Porsche’, which was a part of his album titled ‘M.O’. He also announced that the album would feature singer Chris Brown in the song, ‘Marry Go Round’.
As of 2019, Nelly’s net worth $60 Million dollars.