Grammy Award-winning singer and rapper Nelly, who stars on BET’s Real Husbands of Hollywood and has a new song, "The Fix,” shared 25 surprising and interesting facts about himself with Us Weekly.
1. I'm a Madden NFL junkie.
2. I’m a self-proclaimed microwave chef. I prepare the best microwave meals on the planet!
3. I can play the piano, but I’m still learning. I usually just play my own made-up melodies.
4. I played drums in the school band.
5. My favorite classic cartoon is ThunderCats.
6. I’ve bowled a perfect game more than once.
7. I’ve beaten a professional athlete at his own sport.
8. I can bench 225 pounds more than 20 times consecutively.
9. My favorite color is blue.
10. I dislike airports and traffic.
11. I’m a collector of shoes.
12. I’m a devoted chess player.
13. I love being on yachts in the ocean. My last outing was in Dubai.
14. I have a classic-car fetish.
15, My ideal indoor temperature is between 63 and 68 degrees.
16. I’m an avid dog lover.
17. I’m an ESPN addict.
18. I’ve played in the World Series of Poker.
19. I’m a big Duck Dynasty fan.
20. I’ve hit a home run in batting practice at a Major League Baseball stadium.
21. At least once, I try to max out every car engine I drive.
22. The first organized team sport I played was soccer.
23. I’m an oatmeal-raisin cookie monster.
24. I was once employed by UPS. I worked in the warehouse loading and unloading trucks. I didn’t wear the uniform.
25. I’m a coffee drinker. I take my coffee light with sugar and cream.
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