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(Rapper, Singer, Songwriter, Entrepreneur, Investor, and Occasional Actor)

Relationship Facts of Nelly

Nelly is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Nelly?

Cornell Iral Haynes Jr. (Nelly) was in a relationship with author Karrine Steffans.

Later, he began dating singer Ashanti in early 2003 after having met her during a pre-Grammy press conference.  They later collaborated on a steamy 2009 single, ‘Body on Me’, and ended their relationship in December 2012.

Nelly began dating model Lashontae Heckard in January 2013.  They split in February 2014 amidst rumors that Nelly was getting back with his former love Ashanti as they were pictured getting cozy at the Super Bowl.

He began dating actress Shantel Jackson in 2014. In December 2016, there were rumors circulating that had gotten engaged but those rumors weren’t confirmed by the couple’s representatives. He has two children Chanelle Haynes and Cornell Haynes III.

Who is Nelly?

Cornell Iral Haynes Jr., commonly known as Nelly is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, entrepreneur, investor, and occasional actor from St. Louis, Missouri.

People know him for his hits ‘such as ‘’Country Grammar’ and ‘Dilemma.’

Nelly: Early Life, Childhood, and Education

Nelly was born in Austin, Texas on November 2, 1974. His parents divorced when he was young, and Nelly and his mother eventually moved from downtown St. Louis to University City, Missouri.

He began growing interest in rap in his childhood years. He is of American nationality. Furthermore, he belongs to African -American ethnic background.

Talking about his education, Nelly attended St. Louis, Missouri. Additionally, he also attended University City High School.

Nelly: Career, Salary, and Net Worth

Nelly initially signed Universal to a solo contract. Later, he released his debut album ‘Country Grammar.

The record went platinum nine times over in the United States and debuted at No. 3 on the Billboard 200 chart. On September 14, 2004, Nelly released two albums, ‘Sweat’ and ‘Suit’.

Some other albums that Nelly has released are ‘Nellyville’, ‘Brass Knuckles’, ‘5.0’, ‘M.O.’ All in all, he has more than 80 credits for soundtracks, over 15 credits as an actor, and 1 credit as a composer.

Apart from his musical career, he has also appeared as an actor in numerous movies and television series including ‘Reach Me, ‘CSI: NY’, ‘The Longest Yard’ and ‘Cedric the Entertainer Presents’ among others.

Likewise, he also has two clothing lines, Vokal and Apple Bottom, and has founded a charity, 4Sho4Kids Foundation, which raises money and awareness for various children’s health issues. He has also worked with Justin Timberlake and Chris Rock.

Nelly won the American Music Awards in 2002 and 2003. Furthermore, he has also won the BET Awards, Billboard Music Awards, Blockbuster Entertainment Awards, and MTV Video Music Award Japan.

Additionally, he has also garnered the nomination for the BET Hip-Hop Awards, Black Reel Awards, BRIT Awards, and CMT Music Awards among others.

Nelly has not revealed his current salary. However, he has an estimated net worth of around $60 million at present.

Is Nelly involved in any rumors and controversies?

Nelly became part of a controversy after he was initially charged with felony drug possession, simple possession of marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

The case was later resolved when Nelly pleaded guilty to misdemeanor possession of marijuana and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia and was sentenced to one year of probation.

Furthermore, in 2016, there was a $2.4 million tax lien against Nelly due to unpaid taxes owed to the IRS.

Additionally, he also became part of another controversy after authorities arrested him in Auburn, Washington, outside Seattle, on suspicion of second-degree rape after a woman alleged that he invited her onto his tour bus earlier that morning and raped her.

On December 14, it was revealed Nelly would not be charged in the case. At present, there are no rumors concerning Nelly and his career.

Social Media Profile

Nelly is active on social media. He has a huge number of followers on social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter as well as Instagram.

He has more than 3.7M followers on Twitter. In addition, he has more than 3.2M followers on Instagram. Similarly, his Facebook page has more than 10M followers.

What are body measurements of Nelly?

Talking about his body measurement, Nelly has a height of 5 feet 8 inches or 173 cm.

Additionally, he weighs around 83 kg or 183 lbs. Furthermore, his hair color is black and his eye color is dark brown.

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