Nelly Furtado
Nelly Furtado
Real Name/Full Name Nelly Kim Furtado ComIH
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Nelly Furtado
Birth Place: Victoria, Canada
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 2 December 1978
Age/How Old: 45 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 158 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5’2”
Weight: In Kilograms – 55 kg
In Pounds – 121 lbs
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Black
Parents Name: Father – António José
Mother – Maria Manuela
Siblings: Yes (Michael Anthony and Lisa Anne)
School: Mount Douglas Secondary School
College: N/A
Religion: Roman Catholic
Nationality: Portuguese-Canadian
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Gender: Female
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Boyfriend: N/A
Husband/Spouse Name: Demacio Castellon (m. 2008-2016)
Kids/Children Name: Yes (Nevis Gahunia)
Profession: Canadian singer-songwriter, record producer, and guitarist
Net Worth: $25 million
Last Updated: June 2024

Nelly Kim Furtado ComIH, aka Nelly Furtado was born on 2nd December 1978 in Victoria, Canada to António José and Maria Manuela. Nelly Furtado is a phenomenal musician of Canada. She is a very high-rated Canadian singer, songwriter, and record producer.

Many of her singles and albums were sold in millions, and that made her very successful. Her first album, Whoa, Nelly! It was released in 2000, and it has gained a massive response from everyone. She has also won many awards and accolades in her career. She is counted as one of the best Canadian artists who has graced the music industry with her brilliance.

Well, how well do you know about Nelly Furtado? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Nelly Furtado’s net worth in 2024, her age, height, weight, boyfriend, husband, kids, biography and complete details about her life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Nelly Furtado to date.

Biography and Early Life

Nelly Furtado was born in Victoria, Canada but her parents are Portuguese. She was raised in Victoria, which was situated in British Columbia. Her parents came in the late 1960s to Canada from Portugal. They settled in Canada during that period, so that’s why she has both Portuguese and Canadian connections.

Nelly Furtado used to speak a lot of Portuguese language in her early childhood. She sang few songs in Portuguese. Nelly has spent a lot of her time with her two siblings. Nelly Furtado has developed a passion for singing from a very early age. She was quite a talented kid as she learned to play different musical instruments in very little time. She used to play the guitar, keyboard, trombone and many others at the tender age of 12. She even started writing songs at 12.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Nelly Furtado in 2024 and what is her height and weight? Well, Nelly Furtado’s age is 45 years old as of today’s date 14th June 2024 having been born on 2 December 1978. Though, she is 5’2” in feet and inches and 158 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 121 lbs in Pound and 55kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Blue and hair color is Black.


Nelly Furtado hasn’t shared a lot of details about her schooling and education. However, we know that she has completed her education at Mount Douglas Secondary School. She used to learn to play musical instruments there. She was pretty passionate about music, and that’s why she was able to be that great.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

Nelly Furtado has been in a few relationships over the course of time. She first went into a relationship with Jasper Gahunia. They became friends in 2001 and from that time they lived together. They were pretty close with each other, and they formed a good pair. Later she gave birth to a child when she was in a relationship with Jasper Gahunia. However, their relationship ended in 2005, but they still remained good friends and pledged to take care of their child.

Later in 2008, Nelly Furtado marries Demacio Castellon. They played together in a few of her songs and albums. They looked pretty good together and formed a perfect pair. However, in later 2017, during an interview, she stated that Demacio and I are now separated from each other. They had taken divorce in 2016.

Once in an interview, she stated that she is pretty attracted towards the woman. She further said that women are sexy and beautiful, which created a lot of buzz around everyone. Many started to believe that Nelly is bisexual, but she later said that she is straight, but she is also very open-minded.

Recently Nelly Furtado has purchased an apartment in New York City. She used to live a lot in New York and in Toronto. She has few properties in Toronto too.

Is Nelly Furtado Lesbian?

Nelly Furtado currently is single, but she has been in a relationship a few times. She first went into a relationship with Jasper Gahunia, with whom she has a child. Later she married Demacio Castellon. Although their marriage hasn’t lasted long and they were separated in 2016. Nelly Furtado has sometimes said a few words, which created a lot of buzz about her being bisexual, but she is a straight woman. There is no doubt in it.

Professional Career

Nelly started her career way back in 1996; she used to do vocals during that time. Later in 2000, she made her debut with a trip-hop album named Whoa, Nelly!. The album went on to be a super hit. She released another album in 2003, which showed her Portuguese connection.

Most of the songs on the album are in Portuguese. She has also partnered with her mother in a few. However, the album hasn’t able be as successful as the first one. In 2006, she released her third album, Loose. It was a blockbuster album as it has topped all the chart of that year. There were more than 12 million copies were sold worldwide, making it the highest seller of the 2000s.

Since her debut, Nelly Furtado has been on top. She has managed to deliver phenomenal performances in her album as well as in her singles. She is the highest-rated musician in Canada.


Nelly Furtado has received various awards and achievements. In her career, till now, she has witnessed many incredible things. She has a Grammy Awards under her possession and a Latin Grammy Awards too. She has been nominated a total of seven times in Grammy’s. She has won BRIT Awards, MTV Europe Music Awards, World Music Awards, and many others too.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Nelly Furtado in 2024

Nelly Furtado Net Worth
Nelly Furtado Net Worth

As of 2024, Nelly Furtado has a net worth of $25 million. She has earned most of her wealth from music. She is a phenomenal singer-songwriter, record producer, and guitarist. She learned to play various musical instruments from childhood; also, she is an outstanding singer who can sing songs in multiple languages. She has released albums in English, Portuguese, and in Spanish too. She has managed to sell a total of 40 million copies of her albums and singles around the world.

Well, to be honest, Nelly Furtado is a once-in-a-decade musician. She has done a phenomenal job till now, and she is not looking to stop anytime soon. She has graced the music industry with her brilliance. She has achieved almost everything which many could have dreamed of. She is very famous in Canada, and people follow her a lot. She has a huge fan following on social media too.

She is still young and has a long way to go in her career. We wish her good luck in her career and in her future life. We hope that all her dreams do become a reality.


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