10 Facts About Nelly

What do you know about the "Country Grammar" rapper?

10 Facts About Nelly - We thought it would be nice to let you learn more about the man who'll be taking over your TV screen. Get to know the man behind the music.   (Photo: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

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10 Facts About Nelly - We thought it would be nice to let you learn more about the man who'll be taking over your TV screen. Get to know the man behind the music. (Photo: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Hello. My Name Is... - Nelly's real name is Cornell Iral Haynes Jr. He's named after his dad, who was in the Air Force.(Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET) 

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Hello. My Name Is... - Nelly's real name is Cornell Iral Haynes Jr. He's named after his dad, who was in the Air Force.(Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET) 

Crunch and Munch - Sports fan Nelly keeps eating his popcorn as he leaves Madison Square Garden after watching the New York Knicks lose to the San Antonio Spurs in New York City. (Photo: Splash News)

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Is Nelly a Leg or a Breast Man? - Neither! Nelly is a vegetarian. Wonder what caused this choice? Hmmm.(Photo: Splash News)

School Days! - Nelly went to school amongst greatness. The rapper went to high school with actor Edgar L. Davis and Disney animator Marlon West. (Photo: Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images)

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School Days! - Nelly went to school amongst greatness. The rapper went to high school with actor Edgar L. Davis and Disney animator Marlon West. (Photo: Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images)

International Man of Mystery - Nelly was originally born on November 2, 1978, in Austin, Texas and was raised in St. Louis. He also lived in Spain when he was very young for three years. (Photo: Tim Roney/Getty Images)

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International Man of Mystery - Nelly was originally born on November 2, 1978, in Austin, Texas and was raised in St. Louis. He also lived in Spain when he was very young for three years. (Photo: Tim Roney/Getty Images)

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"Body Marked Up Like a Subway in Harlem" - How many tatts do you think Nelly has? According to sources, the mogul has five, but don't just believe us...look for yourself!   (Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

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"Body Marked Up Like a Subway in Harlem" - How many tatts do you think Nelly has? According to sources, the mogul has five, but don't just believe us...look for yourself! (Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

The Consummate Pro - Nelly's love for sports explains why he owns a small part of the Charlotte Hornets.(Photo: WENN)

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The Consummate Pro - Nelly's love for sports explains why he owns a small part of the Charlotte Hornets.(Photo: WENN)

#Ferguson - Nelly joins demonstrators in his home state, protesting the shooting death of Michael Brown as they make their voices heard  in Ferguson, Missouri. (Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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Hometown Help - On Saturday, August 16, 2014, Nelly announced that he had set up and funded a scholarship fund in Michael Brown's name. It will help to put teenagers, selected by Brown's family, through college. Nelly, along with rapper T.I., actor/comedian Kevin Hart and Charlotte Hornets player Al Jefferson will donate $15,000 per year to the fund. (Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Certified Nelly - Nelly's second solo album, Nellyville, was certified six-times platinum on June 27, 2003.  (Photo: Universal Records)

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Certified Nelly - Nelly's second solo album, Nellyville, was certified six-times platinum on June 27, 2003. (Photo: Universal Records)

Family Man - The rapper and family man has four children, two of which are the biological children of his late sister. A note to remember is that he loves all four of his children and will do anything in his power to protect them. Anything!   (Photo: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

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Family Man - The rapper and family man has four children, two of which are the biological children of his late sister. A note to remember is that he loves all four of his children and will do anything in his power to protect them. Anything! (Photo: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

Nelly on his rumored beef with Floyd Mayweather Jr.: - “I don’t have a beef with Floyd Mayweather. I think the whole thing is misunderstood. I try to understand where he’s coming from, which is a little hard to do… It’s kind of hard talking to a guy who hasn’t graduated from high school.”(Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

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Mo' Milestones - As if Nelly didn't make hits and kill the game, the media mogul can go on record as having the highest-selling debut album. Country Grammar went 9x platimun in the U.S. and 13x platinum worldwide. (Photo: Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)