Meet Chanelle Haynes; Unexplored Details On Nelly’s Only Daughter

August 21, 2023   | December 14, 2023  | 

    Chanelle Haynes is the daughter of the American rapper Cornell Iral Haynes Jr., popularly known as Nelly. Following in the footsteps of her father, Chanelle also started singing in the early days and as of now, she has also released a number of songs.

    Let’s find out in detail about Haynes’ music career. Also know her inside life including her age, family life, relationship status, and many more.

    Key Takeaways

    • Chanelle Haynes is an older child of her father Nelly with his former girlfriend Channetta Valentine. She has a younger brother.
    • Like her dad, she is a singer and songwriter but is yet to gain popularity in mainstream music.
    • She lost her boyfriend to gun violence back in 2014 and revealed about it only after she was featured in the TV series Nellyville.
    • As per the information provided on her Facebook, she currently resides in Los Angeles, California.

    Chanelle Haynes’ Age And Parents

    She was born out of wedlock on February 27, 1994, in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. As of 2023, she is 29 years of age. Her nickname is Nana.

    Until the age of 5, she was raised by both her mom and dad. After that, her parents separated and Chanelle was raised single-handedly by her famous dad alongside her siblings.

    Her Education And Ethnicity

    As for education, the star kid attended Columbia College in Chicago and graduated with Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration. Further, with regard to ethnicity, she is of  African-American descent.

    Chanelle Haynes Has A Younger Brother

    Chanelle is the eldest daughter of her parents. She has a little brother named Cornell Iral Haynes III who also goes by the name Tre. He was born on March 2, 1999, which makes him 24 years old in 2023.

    Talking further, her brother Tre was an athlete in his school. He previously played the cornerback position while studying in high school. Further, Chanelle’s bro has also made a TV appearance together with his family.

    In addition to that, she has a cousin sister Sydney and a brother Lil Shawn who grew up together with her. Actually, Chanelle’s dad Nelly raised both of them after their mom (Nelly’s sister) died of cancer.

    Haynes Siblings Were Featured In The TV Series, Nellyville

    Back in 2014, Chanelle including her siblings were featured in the American reality TV series Nellyville. The series was aired on BET and it ran successfully for 2 seasons and had 21 episodes in total.

    Nellyville filmed the regular life of Haynes family including Chanelle and her bro Tre.

    Who Is Chanelle Haynes’ Mother?

    Her mother is Channetta Valentine who has been leading an incredibly private life. No other information about her is available in the media besides her affair with the father of her children, Nelly. As per The Sun, Channetta was in a relationship with the Country Grammer hitmaker from 1990 to 1999.

    After that, while Valentine seems to have lived far from her children, Nelly took over the complete responsibility of their children. The rapper has always been an incredible father and is absolutely protective of his kids.

    Chanelle And Her Father Nelly Shares A Close-Knit Relationship

    The daughter-father duo, Chanelle and Nelly shares a great bonding with each other. In fact, her dad often refers to her as a daddy’s girl and is very protective of her. On her birth anniversary in 2020, her daddy shared her picture together with him and wrote,

    You being so special to me.. sometimes I forget that u have to be you… to protect you and to try and fix any problem you have is like a natural instinct .. even tho you are a strong beautiful young women all I see is a snaggletooth five-year-old that can make me laugh on any dark day..!!

    Chanelle is close with her father
    Chanelle and her dad Nelly. Source: Instagram

    The rapper further wrote that being his first-born, Chanelle has always been his true sunshine.

    Nelly’s Daughter, Chanelle Haynes Is A Singer Like Him

    From the tender age of 5, Chanelle developed an interest in music and started performing in several events including her school’s program. Her first album was released when she was 16 and since then, she has been continuously working in the field using the name Chanelle Valentine Haynes or Nellelove.

    She has shared a couple of tracks on her SoundCloud account including,

    • No Need To Know
    • Raw reflections; old emotions
    • ERIF
    • Silence

    Further, she has also been the lyricist for the record label Derrty Entertainment which was founded by her dad Nelly.

    Haynes Is a Businesswoman

    Besides being a singer and songwriter, Chanelle is also the founder and CEO of a company named Golden Events. It provides an artistic platform for newcomer talents like singers, poets, musicians, and others, to show off their abilities.

    Chanelle is a singer and owner of the company
    Chanelle Haynes is in the frame. Source: Facebook

    In addition, her company also worked as a motivational panel and learning space for people who joined it as it talks about different subjects like art, entertainment, and financial literacy.

    Chanelle Haynes’ Ex-Boyfriend, Mario Died Tragically In Gun Violence

    During her appearance in the 2014 series Nellyville, Chanelle revealed that her ex-boyfriend Mario (aka Rio), an emerging singer was killed in gun violence. In the first episode, she talked about it and told, It’s been a few months since my ex-boyfriend, Mario got shot, it was traumatizing.”

    She further detailed the tragic day that Mario was shot. She said,

    We were at this park, when everything broke out, I got to running towards the crowd, because I’m looking for my little brother [Trey]. “gun shots went off, and I just remember this one girl that came up to me and said, ‘it’s Mario,’ and I just looked down and saw him.”

    Chanelle also narrated a sweet message that she had written for her late beau in which she addressed him as a Morris Chestnut as well.

    Chanelle Haynes Is Expecting A Child In 2023; Who’s Her Baby’s Father?

    Well, Chanelle seems to be in a relationship at present since she is currently expecting a child. On June 4, 2023, she shared a picture of her with a pregnant belly on her Facebook and captioned,

    New level new meaning of love and blessed

    Chanelle is going to be mom soon
    Chanelle with her baby bump. Source: Facebook

    Beneath the picture, many congratulated her for her motherhood journey. Though she flaunts her baby bump, she is yet to reveal who’s the baby father is.

    She is On Social Media

    Chanelle is highly active on Facebook with 4,236 followers. She mostly shares her single pictures on her FB account. Further, she also has an account on Instagram under the username @nellelove with 198 followers. But unfortunately, she is not active on it.

    What Is Chanelle’s Net Worth?

    She reportedly has a net worth of around $1 million. Meanwhile, her famous dad Nelly owns an estimated fortune of $70 million in 2023. No doubt that he earned such a massive amount from his career in music.

    Quick Facts
    Full Name Chanelle Haynes
    Popular Name Chanelle
    Birth Place St. Louis, Missouri
    Birthday February 27, 1994
    Age 30 years
    Zodiac Pisces
    Nationality American
    Ethnicity Afrcan-American
    Father Nelly
    Mother Channetta Valentine
    Siblings Cornell Iral Haynes III
    College Columbia College
    Profession Singer and Songwriter
    Net Worth $1 million
    Height 5 feet 2 inches
    Eye Color Dark Brown
    Hair Color Black
    Sexuality Straight
    Marital Status Unmarried
    Relationship Status Dating
    Ex Boyfriends Mario