We already brought you part one of our list of 15 things you probably did not know about Nelly, and now we’re back with part two! Check out eight more fascinating facts about the iconic Country Grammar rapper that you definitely (probably) did not know below. You might be surprised by what you find out!
Number Eight: His Second Album Is Pretty Special. Nelly’s second album was called Nellyville, and it was so popular that it was certified Platinum an impressive six times. The honor was given to the album on June 27, 2003.
Number Seven: He Has Four Children. But not all of his children are his! Nelly takes care of two children who are biologically the children of his late sister. He has said that he loves all of his children – biological or not – equally.
Number Six: He Has the Highest-Selling Debut Album. Nelly’s debut album, Country Grammar, so was successful that it went Platinum nine times in the United States. Not only that, but it went Platinum 13 times worldwide!
Number Five: He Likes Chef Mike. Nelly has said that he loves to utilize the microwave in his home. He is a self-proclaimed “microwave chef,” and he insists that he makes microwave meals better than anybody else “on the planet.”
Number Four: He Is a Talented Bowler. In fact, Nelly has bowled a perfect game – more than once! He did not say how many times he bowled a perfect game, but even twice would be impressive.
Number Three: He Likes it Cold Inside. In an interview, Nelly said that his ideal indoor temperature is somewhere between 63 and 68 degrees Fahrenheit. That’s pretty balmy, but maybe he just likes to bundle up inside (or save on electricity)!
Number Two: He Once Worked for UPS. Though he said he never actually wore the uniform, Nelly admitted that he used to work for UPS unloading and loading trucks in their warehouse.
Number One: He Like His Coffee Light and Sweet. Though some people can handle strong, black coffee, Nelly is not one of those people. He says that he like his coffee light with cream, and he also likes it with sugar.