Nelly Net Worth

Nelly Net Worth

How much does Nelly Worth?

NET WORTH $20 Million
Full name Cornell Iral Haynes Jr.
Date of Birth November 2, 1974
Place of Birth Austin, Texas, United States
Parents Cornell Haynes Sr, Rhonda Mack
Siblings City Spud, Jackie Donahue
Spouse Shantel Jackson
Profession Rapper
Height 1.73 m
Weight 185 lbs

Nelly is one of the most popular American Rapper from the United States. It’s known for its best songwriter, singer, and businessman. As of 2022, Nelly Net Worth has reached around 20 million US Dollars.

He burst onto the scene with the studio album “Country Grammer” in 2000. Eventually, that was sold more than 10 million copies worldwide and is his best-selling album to date.

In this post, we will discuss his biography, early experience, professional career life, current networth 2022, award, or achievements. Also, discuss what makes it so successful in his career life.

Early Life & Biography

On 2nd Nov 1974, Nelly was born in the place Austin City of Texas from the United States. His real name is Cornell Iral Haynes Jr from an early age. Nelly’s father’s name is Cornell Haynes, also his mother’s name is Rhonda Mack.

His father is working in the Air Force for much of his childhood at the age of 7 years old. Later, Nelly selected as the member for ST. Lunatics group from own friends.

His friends included Kyjuan and Ali as close friends. City Spud is a half-brother in his family. Nelly’s two children in his family. However, they have gained education from the University City High School in Austin.

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At an early age, T.I and Nicki Minaj face many problems but they do hard work and survived a perfect life.

School and College Info

School Name University City High School
College N/A
Education Qualification N/A

Personal life

Now, Nelly has involved in many relationships. At that time, he briefly dated the actress, singer, songwriter, and TV personality, Kelly Rowland.

In 2014, they began a relationship with the new model or actress Shantel Jackson. His son was born in 1994, also his daughter Cornell Haynes III was born in 1999.

Family Info     

Mother Name Rhonda Mack
Father Name Cornell Haynes Sr
Sister Name Jackie Donahue
Martial Status Single
G-F/Husband Name Shantel Jackson
Son Name N/A
Daughter Name N/A

How did Nelly become so popular and how to make Net worth it?

Estimated Nelly Net worth has reached around 20 million US Dollars as of 2022. He made a massive amount of money through singing, sponsorship, concert, TV Shows.

He has gained a majority of the source of income through his own business.

His album titled Sweat who has reached the 2nd position on the US Billboard 200 chart. Additionally, he has sold 342,000 copies in its first week.

In the same week, they released the studio album “Suit”, also selling around 396,000 copies on the same Billboard 200 chart.

Early Music Professional Career

In 1993, they began early music career life with the Midwest hip hop group title St. Lunatics. Thus, he joined Universal Records in the year 1999.

How to Nelly Start his Solo Career?

In the same year, he began his solo career. However, he released the studio album titled Country Grammar.

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Later, he released the single “Ride with Me ” which is involved in the list of top ten hits albums of the music industry Country Grammer is one of the best-selling studio albums in music history, also he has sold 8.4 million copies in America.

His next album, “Nellyville” was released in the month of June 2002. This song included the top hits “Dilemma” and “Hot in Here”.

Similarly, In his career life, He does work with Ludacris. Even Once time, Nelly vs. Ludacris in ‘Verzuz’ Battle of ’00s Rap Hitmakers. So, In this battle, Nelly was the winner.

Afterwards, in 2004, they released the studio album titled “Sweat and Suit” and Sweatsuit in 2005.

Moreover, his fifth studio album, “Brass Knuckles,” was released in September 2008. Over time, he released the music album “5.0” in the year 2010. The lead single, “Just a Dream”, was certified triple platinum in America. His list of singles includes “Gone” and “Move That Body”.

Also, In his music career, he does work with Lil Wayne and Rick Ross because they are very famous rapper in the world

Income Per Day, $27,397.26
Earning Point Rapper
Working in Industry Since 1993
Still Active Yes

What makes it so successful?

In August 2001, Nelly’s movie released in the independent movie Snipes playing a most popular rapper known Prolifik.

Subsequently, he performed a major role in another movie “The Longest Yard” of which began Adam Sandler and Chris Rock.


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Most famous “The movie’s soundtrack” which includes his songs “Fly Away” and “Errtime”. In July 2008, he gave an interview with Kiwibox, Nelly mentioned that he is reluctant to continue his acting career, noting that he does not want to “take away from the culture of acting”.

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During this period(2008 to 2009), Nelly featured in many episodes of the CBS crime drama CSI: NY. Over time, he has gained a cameo appearance on 90210 in 2011.

In 2014 and 2015, he featured in his own fact TV show known Nellyville who based on the name of his second studio album which is related to his career and growing his four kids.

That TV show worked for just 2 seasons. During his time(2013-2016), he was in the main cast of the mockumentary series titled Real Husbands of Hollywood that was worked for 5 seasons.

On 2nd Sep 2020, Nelly was proclaimed as one of the celebrities competing on the 29th season of Dancing with the Stars.

Awards and Achievements

During the period (2003 to 2004), Nelly has gained a success to won Grammy Awards and had a supporting role in the 2005 remake movie “The Longest Yard” with Chris Rock and Adam Sandler.

He has two clothing lines in which involved Apple Bottoms and Vokal. Now, he has been announced as one of the biggest stars of the new millennium by Peter Shapiro.

Also, the RIAA ranks Nelly as the fourth best-selling rap artist in American music history. On 11th, Dec 2009, Nelly has been number three Top Artist of the Decade on Billboard 200 chart.

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