After that, in 2002, he released his second solo album, Nellyville. 1 and was nominated for album of the year at the 2003 Grammy Awards.
The album was a huge success and was certified six times platinum on June 27, 2003. This came about thanks to his successful music career/album sales and tours.
Nelly and Shantel have been dating since April 2014.
Nelly had previously dated model Nicole Narain, former Destiny Child Kelly Rowland and most famously, R&B superstar Ashanti.
In 2003, he became a father when model Kim Bordenave gave birth to their son James.
Farrell also has a son with Polish actress Alicja Bachleda.
Blacks, particularly American Blacks, are frequently mixed with other races, so this list may include Blasians with Black parents who are mixed.
The son of a professional soccer player, Farrell grew up with three siblings.
He was inspired by his sister to attend the Gaiety Drama School in Dublin.
Farrell made his first film around this time, appearing in .
He is also a successful entrepreneur, with one of his most successful ventures being the Apple Bottoms fashion brand for women.
The brand, which was initially a denim label, has expanded to include other women’s and girl’s clothing, perfume and accessories due to its success which can be largely attributed to its popularity in the hip-hop community.