One of the most successful singers Nelly net worth has been said to be around 55 million dollars. The singer Nelly whose real name is Cornell Haynes, Jr. is a rapper from the United States born in Texas in 1974. In addition to his music career, Nelly has also tried his abilities in acting and also he is a very successful entrepreneur. So, Nelly net worth is coming from quite a lot of sources. His singing career started in 1993, when he joined the group
“The Lunatics” and started performing on some stages.
In 1996, Nelly signed the contract with the Universal Records label. In 2000, he released his first solo single called “Country Grammar” which hit a lot of charts of Top 10 in United States. It started as the third position in the Billboard Top 200 and later it reached the first place. Also, the album is treated as one of the best of not the best album of Nelly due to its selling over 8.4 million copies.
Another album of Nelly was called “Nellyville” and it included a lot of successful singles such as “Hot in Here” and “Dilemma” which was a song performed together with Kelly Rowland. Other singles were “Work It” recorded with Justin Timberlake, “Air Force Ones” performed together with Murphy Lee and St. Lunatics, “Pimp Juice” and “Number 1”. Overall, in his career he has sold more than 20 million copies of his albums, the revenue of which came to Nelly net worth. Moreover, in addition to his singing, acting and entrepreneur careers, Nelly has also started working as a designer and has 2 clothing lines, including “Vokaland Apple Bottoms”
However, his singing career is the one which made him popular not only in the United States, but everywhere in the world, too. In 2003 and 2004, Nelly has won Grammy Awards for his singing. In 2005, Nelly appeared in the first film of his called “The Longest yard” which scored really high and was one of the hit films. Moreover, Nelly keeps being very active in many different spheres and recently he became involved in creating stages and one of them is already in producing.
In 2004, he released two albums at the same day, which were called “Sweat” and “Suit” which later became double and it was called “Sweatsuit”. Both albums and the compilation of them were really successful hitting many top charts in the United States. Thus, it is safe to say that most of the revenue which increase Nelly net worth is coming directly from his music career.