Cornell Iral Haynes Jr. (born on November 2, 1974) is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, entrepreneur, investor and occasional actor from St. Louis, Missouri. He is also popular by his stage name, Nelly.Early Life (Childhood)
Nelly was born in Austin, Texas, United States of America. His father was an army. He has attended St. Louis and University City, Missouri as a teenager.Interesting Facts
Nelly was honored by "Best New Artist" at the 1st Annual BET Awards in 2001. He is frequently found wearing clothing bearing the logos of St. Louis' sports teams.Personal Life
Nelly has two daughters named Chanel Haynes (b. 2-27-94) and Cornell Haynes III "Tre" (b. 3-2-99). Chanel was born 2 months earlier but there is no information about their mother.NETWORTH And ACHIEVEMENT
Nelly has been nominated in various awards and has won ASCAP Film and Television Music Awards, Grammy Awards and many more.Rumor
Nelly's tour bus was interrupted by a traffic stop and searched by Tennessee state troopers which found netted methamphetamine, marijuana, over 100 zip lock bags and numerous handguns.