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Singer Nelly Furtado's boyfriend is Hodgy. She is currently in a relationship.

Relationship Facts of Nelly Furtado

Nelly Furtado is having an affair.
Her sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Nelly Furtado?

Nelly Furtado is currently dating rapper Hodgy. They made their relationship public in 2017 by appearing together on the red carpet of Monte-Carlo Gala For The Global Ocean.

Previous Affair

Nellydated American actor Ashton Kutcher in the past. Both the stars have admitted having kissed each other, once or twice. Ashton has also taken her on some expensive dates. But, still, their relationship didn’t go any further.

Nelly had an affair with Jasper Gahunia is a composer, from 2001 to 2005. Together, the couple also has a daughter, named Nevis Chetan, who was born on September 20, 2003, in Toronto, Canada.

Nelly dated Cuban-American sound engineer, Demo Castellon in January 2006. The duo engaged on July 6, 2007, and married on July 19, 2008. In April 2017, during an interview, Nelly announced that she had separated from Castellon in 2016.

Nelly Furtado: Biography in Details

Who is Nelly Furtado?

Nelly Furtado is a famous Canadian singer and songwriter. Likely, Furtado first gained fame with her debut album, Whoa, Nelly! (2000), which spawned two award-winning hits.

She is a highly successful artist with a worldwide sale of over 40 million records and is the proud recipient of several prestigious awards including the Grammy Award for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance.

Nelly Furtado: Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity

Nelly Furtado was born in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada on December 2, 1978. Her birth name is  Nelly Kim Furtado. Her father’s name is  António José Furtado and her mother’s name is Maria Manuela.
By the time she was nine, she had learned to play the musical instruments trombone and ukulele. She has a sibling namely, Lisa Anne. Nelly holds Portuguese- Canadian citizenship and Azorean Portuguese ethnicity. Her birth sign is Sagittarius.

In which school did Nelly Furtado attend?

Talking about Nelly Furtado’s educational achievements, she graduated from the Mount Douglas Secondary School in 1996.

Nelly Furtado: Professional Life, Career

Talking about her profession, she became acquainted with Tallis Newkirk, member of the hip hop group Plains of Fascination, and sang some vocals for their album ‘Join the Ranks’ in 1996. Likewise, she also formed a trip-hop duo called Nelstar with Newkirk the following year but soon left the group.

In the year 1997, she participated in a talent show for urban females, namely, The Honey Jam talent show. There she caught the eye of Gerald Eaton, singer for the band The Philosopher Kings, and his bandmate Brain West. Whereas, Eaton and West collaborated with the young singer and co-produced her debut album ‘Whoa, Nelly!’ in 2000. The album featured three international singles including ‘I’m Like a Bird’.

During 2001, she embarked on the ‘Burn in the Spotlight Tour’ to promote her album. She traveled all over the U.S., Canada, and Europe and performed at different venues. Whereas, her second album ‘Folklore’ was out in 2003. The album featured a sound more mellow and diverse than its predecessor and had a rock-oriented, acoustic approach. It included the single ‘Forca’ which was the official anthem of the 2004 European Football Championship.

Likewise, her album ‘Loose’, released in 2006 had elements of dance, R&B, and hip hop. The album, which has been described as introspective and sad, explores the theme of female sexuality for which Nelly received considerable criticism. Also, she recorded a Spanish album ‘Mi Plan’ which was released in 2009.

Moreover, her debut album ‘Whoa, Nelly!’ launched her career and has sold more than eight million copies to date. It was accredited platinum in several countries including the U.S., U.K., Canada, Australia and New Zealand. Therefore, ‘Loose’ is her most successful album ever and it debuted at No.1 on the Canadian Albums Chart and on the U.S. Billboard 200. The album featured the super hit singles ‘Promiscuous’ and ‘Maneater’.

Awards, Nomination

Nelly Furtado won Best Pop Vocal Performance – Female at Grammy Awards in 2007.

How much is the net worth of Nelly Furtado?

Nelly Furtado has an estimated net worth of around $20 million as of 2023, and she has earned that sum of money from her professional career.

Nelly Furtado: Rumors, Controversy/ Scandal

There was a rumor about Nelly Furtado’s pregnancy. Currently, she is far from rumors and controversies.

How tall is Nelly Furtado?

Nelly Furtado has a height of 5 feet 2 inches and she weighs 55 Kg. Additionally, she has a measurement of 36-24-36 inches. Nelly’s hair color is black and her eyes color is blue. Furthermore, her dress size is 6 (US) and her shoe size is 8 (US).

Is Nelly Furtado active on social media?

Nelly Furtado is active on Facebook and Twitter rather than on Instagram. She has around 4.2M followers on Facebook and around 3.19M followers on her Twitter. But, she has more than 181k followers on Instagram and 1.51 million subscribers on the Youtube channel.

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