Celebrated Name: Nelly
Real Name/Full Name: Cornell Iral Haynes Jr.
Gender: Male
Age: 49 years old
Birth Date: 2 November 1974
Birth Place: Austin, Texas, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.73 m
Weight: 83 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Shantel Jackson (2014–)
Children: Yes (Chanelle Haynes, Cornell Haynes III)
Profession: American rapper, singer, songwriter, entrepreneur, investor, and occasional actor from St. Louis, Missouri
Net Worth in 2024: $65 million
Last Updated: June 2024

Nelly is a rapper, singer, songwriter, actor, investor, and entrepreneur from the United States. He began his career when he was in school with finding a band named “St. Lunatics”, and then went on solo and released his debut album “Country Grammar.”

Maybe you know about Nelly very well But do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, We have prepared this article about details of Nelly’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life

Cornell Iral Haynes Jr. was born on November 2, 1974, in Austin, the capital of Texas, United States. His father Cornell Haynes Sr, and his mother Rhonda Mack got divorced when he was young. Nelly has one brother, his name is Lavell Webb, known as “City Spud,” and he’s a rapper and music producer.

Following his parents’ divorce, Nelly moved with his mother from St. Louis city to the University City, where he attended the University City High School.

Personal Life

Nelly has been into many relationships. He briefly dated the singer, songwriter, TV personality, and actress Kelly Rowland. Nelly had some time with the singer, songwriter, music producer, actress, and dancer Ashanti, and with the actress and model Lashontae Heckard.

Nelly has been with the model and actress Shantel Jackson since 2014. Nelly has a daughter and a son, Chanelle Haynes, born in 1994, and Cornell Haynes III born in 1999.

Nelly has recently been arrested and released with no charges as the allegation was false.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 2 November 1974, Nelly is 49 years old as of today’s date 15th June 2024. His height is 1.73 m tall, and his weight is 83 kg.


During his school days, Nelly began his music and rapping career with founding a band along with Ali, Murphy Lee, City Spud, and Kyjuan calling it “St. Lunatics”. The band got famous after releasing their song “Gimme What Ya Got.” Later, Nelly decided to go on a solo career and signed to Universal Records.

Nelly began his successful career with a super successful studio album titled “Country Grammar”, which was released in 2000 and debuted at 1 on 3 weekly charts including the Top Rap Albums, Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums and on the Billboard 200 charts all in the US, next to other ranks on several other countries charts. 2 years later he released his second album “Nellyville” which was also successful and peaked at 1 on the same charts as the first album. Nelly’s latest released studio album is titled “M.O..”

As for the acting, Nelly has done a few TV appearances. He appeared in the comedy sports movie “The Longest Yard,” in 4 episodes of “CSI: NY” TV series, and in a drama movie titled “Reach Me.” Furthermore, Nelly has also found a record label named “Derrty Entertainment.”

Recently, Nelly has one drama, mystery-thriller movie appearance in “A Fall from Grace,” and he is expected to release his 8th studio album.

Awards & Achievements

Nelly has received more than 60 award winnings and nominations. His total award wins so far including 9 Billboard Music Awards, 4 American Music Awards, 4 Teen Choice Awards, 3 Grammy Awards, 2 Soul Train Music Awards, 2 Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards, 1 BET Award, 1 Blockbuster Entertainment Award, 1 MTV Video Music Award Japan, and a few others. Nelly was nominated for nine other Grammy Awards, nine other Billboard Music Awards, and 6 MTV Europe Music Awards.

Nelly has sold more than 21 million album copies, which is a massive achievement for him, as this makes him be considered as one of the highest-selling rappers in the world.

Net Worth & Salary of Nelly in 2024

Nelly Net Worth
Nelly Net Worth

As of June 2024, The estimated net worth of the rapper, singer, songwriter, actor, investor, and entrepreneur Nelly is $65 million. He made his tens of millions from the albums he released, sold and performed. Nelly earned more than $9 million from his debut album sales and around $7 million from “Nellyville” album sales.

Nelly is one of the most loved rappers, and one of the highest-selling rap singers across the whole world. He has released so far more than seven albums, which all ranked on top charts, and he has received many award nominations and winnings. Nelly is currently in a relationship with Shantel Jackson, and they seem happy together.


  1. I love me some Nelly!!!!! I am just a few years younger than him. I joke with my husband all the time, if I were to ever leave him, it would be for Nelly!

  2. Nelly is my next husband gurls back it up.Naw but I really do Love Nelly hes a very handsome Man.And if I could only get the chsnce.i Love to dance with him
    .Sexy he is.


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