Cornell Iral Haynes Jr is the real name of nelly. He was born on 2nd November 1974, Nelly is an American rapper, songwriter, singer, entrepreneur, investor, and occasional actor. In 1933 nelly marked himself with Midwest hip hop group St. Lunatics, and in 1999 he signed with universal records. Nelly began his career in the year 2000 with his album (Country grammar) and on billboard 200 the album was on number three and after it went on number one. Country grammar was the best-selling album of nelly, over 8.4 million copies were sold in united states.