Nelly is one of the most recognized and successful rappers in the music industry. He is even ranked as a talented singer of the decade. And his net worth of $60 million proves it as well.
Nelly is not only a rapper and a singer, but he has also worked as an actor, businessman, and producer as well. He was born in 1973 in the United States. He faced a lot of problems since his childhood after his parents decided to separate their ways.
He was just seven years old when his parents divorced. It’s reported that his music career started in 1993 when he joined a band. He was in his school when he joined the rap group The Lunatics and started performing with them.
Nelly’s music career has always been successful. Some people say that he is still in limelight even after nowadays when his albums are not being released. He is also famous for charity and philanthropic activities.
After starting his career in 1993 with The Lunatics, he was signed with Universal Records in 1999. By 2000, he was able to start his solo career and produced the best album of his career during that time.
— Miss Jackson (@MsJackson) November 15, 2019
His album Country Grammar is one of the bestselling albums and it added a lot of money to his net worth. With success, his net worth increased too and he remained in limelight.
After 2004, he produced many other albums that created history and sold over 10 million copies in the United States. He won two Grammy Awards in 2003 and 2004. His rap songs brought him tremendous success and started being counted in the top and best rap singers of the time. He had several nominations for many other awards as well.
One of the interesting and even for him the most embarrassing moment in life was when a woman claimed that she was raped by Nelly. The police arrested him and later on, it was disclosed that it was just a hoax. The woman had to say she was with Nelly on the plane when he raped her, while they were not on the same plane.
Nowadays, the rapper is facing a number of lawsuits and they have also affected his net worth. He spends a lot on the cases and tours.
Other than music and rap, he has worked in some movies as well. He worked in the 2015 movie “The Longest Yard” and had a smaller role in a TV series, too. This all led to increasing his net worth and he has grown as a successful and every rich rapper.
The actor and singer also work for charity and donates to the organizations working for children’s health issues. He launched his own clothing brands with the name of Vokal and Apple Bottoms.
He also owns various houses and apartments and some of the best cars around the world. Nelly has been dating Shantel Jackson and we are sure they are not going to break up because it has many years since they started dating.
How Rich is Nelly?
Nelly has an estimated net worth of $60 million.