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Nelly Furtado Biography

Updated On 04 Oct, 2023 Published On 01 Oct, 2021
Nelly Furtado

Facts of Nelly Furtado

Date of Birth :
Age : 45 years old
Family Name : Furtado
Birth Country : United States
Birth Sign : Sagittarius
Height : 5 Feet 8 Inch

Relationship short Statistics of Nelly Furtado

What is Nelly Furtado marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): Married
How many children does Nelly Furtado have ? (name): 1 Children
Is Nelly Furtado having any relationship affair ?: Yes1 affair
Is Nelly Furtado Lesbian ? No

Canadian singer and songwriter Nelly Furtado is known for her trip-hop-inspired debut album Whoa Nelly. Furtado has been active in the Hollywood music industry since 1996.

Nelly Furtado is a Mom to a Daughter

Singer Nelly Furtado is currently raising her 13-year-old daughter Nevis Gahuhia. The singer-songwriter gave birth to daughter Nevis on 20 September 2003 with ex-boyfriend Jasper Gahunia. In the meantime, Nelly prefers to sit at home and bake some muffins for her daughter.

Nelly Furtado's daughter with her father.

Furtado is possibly single at the moment. She has not been spotted with any men ever since split from her daughter's father, Jasper Gahunia. They remained close friends for several years and later took it to the next level in 2001. Unfortunately, the couple broke up amicably in late 2005. Furtado and Gahunia, however, promised each other to co-parent Nevis.

Mother of Two More Children

In a surprising revelation on her Instagram account in December 2021, Nelly Furtado shared that she has two more kids—a son named Myres, born in 2017, and a daughter named Violet, born in 2018. The identities of the children's fathers were not disclosed. This news came as a pleasant surprise to many fans, as Furtado had not previously spoken publicly about having any other children. Currently, she is living and taking care of her three children.

Failed Marriage and Divorce with Demacio Castellon

Nelly Furtado was married to her ex-husband, Demacio Castellon whom she tied the knot in a private ceremony in 2008. However, after eight years of marriage, Furtado and Castellon called it quits in 2016, citing personal issues. 

Nelly Furtado secretly divorced Damacio Castellon. SOURCE: Huffington Post

In April 2017, the Promiscuous hitmaker revealed she secretly split from her husband, sound engineer Demacio Castellon, last summer. Furtado collaborated with Castellon on the 2006 album, Lose and her platinum Spanish album, Mi Plan.

What is Nelly Furtado's Net Worth?

Furtado has summoned a staggering net worth of $20 million as of 2021. Not to mention, she earned that wealth from decade decade-long career as an actress, singer, and songwriter. The blue-eyed is counted as one of the most successful and wealthy Canadian singers of all time. 

Check out the clip of Nelly Furtado's opening about her music meltdown in Loose Women!

Furtado came to the limelight with a bang post releasing her debut album which earned popularity. Thus, the starlet managed to add big chunks to her bank account by selling tens of millions of records during her music career.

The songstress also won several awards, such as a Latin Grammy Award, A Brit Award, a Billboard Music Award, ten Junos, and a Grammy Award. Nelly's musical style led her to live in the hearts of millions. Nelly is skilled with Latin folk, trip-hop, pop, as well as hip-hop.

Further, in March 2017, Nelly disclosed she bought an apartment in New York City. A month later, the actress stated she now spares time living between living in New York City and Toronto.

Nelly Furtado - Quick Facts

  • Nelly Furtado grew up in the capital city of the Canadian province of British Columbia.
  • Nelly is named after Soviet gymnast Nellie Kim
  • Nelly was raised in a Roman Catholic household alongside two siblings.
  • Nelly Furtado developed her interest in singing at age four.
  • Nelly's musical career began amidst a trip to Toronto, which later became a major source of inspiration.
  • Nelly Furtado is the daughter of Antonio Jose Furtdao and Maria Manuela Furtado.
  • Nelly has two siblings, brother Michael Anthony Furtado and sister Lisa Annie Furtado.
  • In November of 2006, Nelly turned down $500,000 to pose for Playboy.
  • Nelly takes gluten-free foods and is addicted to bubble tea with plain jasmine without sugar.

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Nelly Furtado Affairs

  1. First Affair with Jasper Gahunia

    Nelly Furtado dated Jasper Gahunia for four years. They begin dating in 2001 and split in 2005 due to personal issues. They share one daughter.

Nelly Furtado Married

First Marriage with Demacio Castellon

Nelly Furtado and Demacio Castellon were married for eight years. They tied a knot in 2008 and divorced in 2016.

Nelly Furtado Children

DAUGHTER : Nevis Chetan

Father: Jasper Gahunia

Nevis Chetan is the only child of Nelly Furtado with Jasper Gahunia. Nevis is currently 17 years old.

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