Nelly is an American rapper, singer and songwriter whose hit songs include “Dilemma” and “Hot in Herre”. Nelly released his debut album, Country Grammar, in 2000, which sold over 8 million copies. Followed by his second album, Nellyville in 2002, which became one of the best-selling rap albums of its era. He won Grammy Awards in 2003 and 2004. Nelly was born Cornell Iral Haynes Jr. on November 2, 1974 in Austin, Texas, to Rhonda Mack and Cornell Haynes Sr. He belongs to Italian and Jamacian descent, and has two younger brothers, Chaz and Nijel. He has a son, Cornell and a daughter, Chanelle.
Nelly Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 2 November 1974
Birth Place: Austin, Texas, USA
Residence: St. Louis, Missouri, USA
Birth Name: Cornell Iral Haynes Jr.
Nicknames: Nelly, Mo
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Occupation: Rapper, Singer, Songwriter, Actor, Entrepreneur, Investor
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Nelly Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 183 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 83 kg
Height in Feet: 5′ 8″
Height in Meters: 1.73 m
Body Build/Type: Athletic
Chest: 45 in (114 cm)
Biceps: 16 in (41 cm)
Waist: 34 in (86 cm)
Shoe Size: 10 (US)
Nelly Family Details:
Father: Cornell Haynes Sr (Air Force Man)
Mother: Rhonda Mack
Children: Chanelle Haynes (Daughter) (b. 1994), Cornell Haynes III (Son) (b. 1999
Siblings: Chaz Haynes (Younger Brother), Nijel Haynes (Younger Brother), Jackie Donahue (Older Sister)
University City Senior High School, St. Louis.
*His parents divorced when she was seven years old.
*He is a vegetarian.
*He was placed at number 39 on Entertainment Weekly’s 2002 “101 Most Powerful” List.
*He won the 2003 American Music Award for “Fan’s Choice”.
*He was one of the People Magazine’s “Breakthrough Stars of 2001”.
*He has two clothing lines, Apple Bottoms and Vokal.
*Visit his official website: www.nelly.net
*Follow him on Twitter, YouTube, Myspace, Facebook and Instagram.