Nelly Net Worth: Know The Rappers Wealth

This post gives information on Nelly Net Worth, wiki, biography, Age, and parents’ details.


  • His debut album Country Grammar (2000) was a massive hit, selling over 9 million copies and topping the Billboard 200 chart.
  • His first five studio albums all reached the top three of the Billboard 200.
  • Nelly has been active in reality TV, appearing on shows like “Real Husbands of Hollywood” and having his own show called “Nellyville”.

Cornell Iral Haynes Jr is a professional rapper known by his stage name Nelly.  He is well-known for his singing, rapping and Songwriting. He achieved numerous awards for his talent and sold over 20 million albums. He started his career at a very early stage but started getting recognition in the early 2000s. With his career in music, he is also an entrepreneur with which Nelly net worth reached $80 million.

Nelly Net worth

Nelly net worth primary source is his career in the music industry as a rapper and songwriter and other sources are his business ventures and collaborations, all his net worth is estimated at $80 million. Here is the data on Nelly’s Net worth:

Read Details Nelly Net worth
Read Details Nelly Net worth

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Year Net Worth (Approximate)
2022 $40 million
2023 $60 million
2024 $65-80 million

His real estate properties are also a source of his net worth. He bought a property for $1.925 million in 2002 in the St. Louis suburb of Eureka, Missouri. This was an 11,000-square-foot mansion which was sold for $ 599,000 in 2021.

He won various awards and sold 10 million copies of his album after which “Country Grammar” was recognized as the best-selling album worldwide.

In July 2023, Nelly entered into an agreement with HarbourView Equity Partners, selling a 50% ownership stake in his music catalogue for $50 million. This transaction valued his entire catalogue at $100 million.

Early Life

Nelly was a native of Austin, Texas and was born on November 2, 1974. He was the only son of his parents. His father, Cornell Haynes was in Air Force and his mother Rhonda Mack was a Licensed Professional Counselor. His parents get divorced when he was 7 years old, then he moved to his mother.

Let’s have a look at Nelly’s Wikipedia:

Early Life Nelly Net worth
Early Life Nelly Net worth
Full Name Cornell Iral Haynes Jr.
Date of Birth November 2, 1974
Place of Birth Austin, Texas, United States
Age  49 years
Nationality American
Profession Rapper, Singer, Songwriter, Entrepreneur, Investor, Actor
Marital Status Engaged 
Parents  Cornell Haynes (Father), Rhonda Mack (Mother)
Spouse Ashanti

His singing career started after he moved his mother to St. Louis Country where he formed a group named St. Lunatics with his half-brother and some other friends. He released his first single “Gimme What Ya Got” with his first group in 1996 by which he gained popularity at the local level.

After being popular in local areas, they failed to get any major record deal. So, the group decided to let Nelly get a deal solo.

Personal Life

Nelly was in a relationship with Ashanti for a long time but after a decade both decided to break up and announce this news in 2013. Nelly met Ashanti at an award show( Grammy Award) conference. Nelly has a previous relationship with which he has two children named:  a son named Cornell Hayes III, and a daughter named Chanelle.

Nelly also adopted her stepsister’s children after she died on March 25, 2005. In 2023 Ashanti and Nelly again started dating and reported that both are expecting a child together. After announcing this news, Both get engaged in Essence magazine.  

Personal Life Nelly Net worth
Personal Life Nelly Net worth



  • Released his debut album Country Grammar, featuring the smash hit “Hot in Herre.”
  • The album becomes a massive commercial success, topping the Billboard 200 chart and selling over 9 million copies.
  • Nelly wins a Grammy Award for Best Rap Solo Performance for “Ride Wit Me.”


  • Stars in the film “The Longest Yard” (2005), showcasing his acting talents.
  • Released his fourth album Suit(2004) and fifth album Brass Knuckles (2008).
  • These albums experienced lower sales compared to his earlier work but still achieved commercial success.


  • Starts his own record label, imprint Nelly Entertainment.
  • Releases several albums throughout the decade with varying degrees of commercial success.
  • Remains active in the music scene with collaborations and featuring on other artists’ tracks.
  • Ventures into business ventures beyond music, including a partnership with footwear brand Reebok.


Nelly’s career was not straight ever, he faced various challenges. Despite of this, he gains this success, Nelly net worth continues to grow with his success. He did not restrict himself to his singing career but he also launched his own brand in 2023 named MoShine. He collaborates with various big brands and gains this wealth.

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