Nelly Biography


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Birth Name: Nelly
Date of birth:
Birth Country: United States
Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch
Birth Sign: scorpio
Age: 43 Years
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Nelly’s real name is Cornell Iral Haynes, Jr., is a rapper, singer and songwriter from United States. He is popular in the world from his albums like Country Grammar, Nellyville and so on. Nelly is also known for being an entrepreneur, investor, and occasional actor. Talented and enthusiastic, Nelly was born as Cornell Iral Haynes Jr. in Austin, Texas, United States of America to African and American parents. He is an American and is of black ethnicity.

Nelly is the father of two children. His first child Chanel Haynes was born in 1994 and his second child Cornell Haynes III was born in 1999. He is straight in his sexuality but the information related to his love affairs, girlfriend and married life is unknown.

After Nelly's parents for divorced, he began living with his mother in Missouri. Being a hit hop talent, he formed the hip hop group St. Lunatics in 1993. They began performing in the local show and their debut single Gimme What U Got was released in 1997. Though he became popular with the release of this album, he desired to be a solo artist and left St. Lunatics in the late 1990s. Then he signed a recording contract with Universal Music Group but most of the people of the company were not interested in his talent. However, he began recording his debut album and it was finally released on 27th of June 2000 under the title Country Grammar. It was the hit album of that year as it entered into the Billboard 200 in the U.S at no 3. With the success of his debut album, he began working on his second album and his second album Nellyville was released on 25th of June 2002. He is also an actor and has appeared in several movies and TV series. He has been earning lucrative amount of salary and his net worth is said to be around $60 million.

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Born in Austin, Texas, United States

1974 2nd of November

Talented and enthusiastic, Nelly was born as Cornell Iral Haynes Jr. in Austin, Texas, United States of America to African and American parents. He is an American and is of black ethnicity. He is five feet and eight inches tall.

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Formed the hip hop group, St Lunatics

1993

After Nelly's parents for divorced, he began living with his mother in Missouri. Being a hit hop talent, he formed the hip hop group St. Lunatics in 1993. They began performing in the local show and their debut single Gimme What U Got was released in 1997.

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First child, Chanel Haynes

1994 27th of February

He is straight in his sexuality but the information related to his love affairs, girlfriend and married life is unknown. Nelly is the father of two children. His first child Chanel Haynes was born on 27th of February 1994.

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Second child, Cornell Haynes III

1999 2nd of March

He became father for the second time in his life in 1999. He welcomed his second child on 2nd of March and that time it was a son and he named him Cornell Haynes III. Cornell Haynes III was in good health when he was born.

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Began pursuing his solo career

2000

Though he became popular with the release of this album, he desired to be a solo artist and left St. Lunatics in the late 1990s. Then he signed a recording contract with Universal Music Group but most of the people of the company were not interested in his talent.

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Released his debut album, Country Grammar

2000 27th of June

Despite several criticism and hate from the people of Universal Music Group, he began recording his debut album and it was finally released on 27th of June 2000 under the title Country Grammar. It was the hit album of that year as it entered into the Billboard 200 in the U.S at no 3.

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Won ASCAP Film and Television Music Awards

2003

In 2003, he got his one and only nomination in ASCAP Film and Television Music Awards till date. He got nominated in this award from his song Training Day. He also won this award for Most Performed Song from a Motion Picture.

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Won Grammy Awards

2003

Grammy Awards is one of the prestigious awards in the acting world and it’s an honor if any one wins this award. He has also been honored with this award several times. He won this award for the first time in 2003 for Best Rap/Sung Collaboration.

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Founded 4Sho4Kids Foundation

2003

Nelly is also a kind hearted guy. He has also been actively involved in several charitable works. In 2003, he founded the nonprofit organization 4Sho4Kids Foundation with his sister Jackie Donahue and began providing lessons to African Americas in several health related issues.

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Won Teen Choice Awards

2005

Till now he has been nominated in Teen Choice Awards for two different times and out of these two nominations he has been honored only once. In 2005, he won this award for Choice Rap Artist in a Movie.

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