Nelly Furtado net worth: Nelly Furtado is a Canadian singer, songwriter and actress who has a net worth of $35 million dollars. After achieving widespread popularity with her debut album, "Whoa, Nelly" in 2000, Nelly Furtado has gone on to release four studio albums, all of which have gone Platinum or Gold in multiple countries. Born December 2, 1978 in Victoria, British Columbia, she has sold a total of over 40 million albums and singles worldwide. Her debut album, Whoa, Nelly!, released in 2000, spawned the two commercially successful titles, I'm Like a Bird and Turn Off the Light. I'm Like a Bird earned Fertado a 2001 Juno Award for Single of the Year and a 2002 Grammy Award for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance. During childhood Fertado listened to many types of music, including mainstream R&B, hip hop, trip hop and world music. She cites her biggest musical influence as being American singer/multi-instrumentalist/poet and songwriter Ani DiFranco and says she never had the desire to become a part of 'corporate' music. When interviewed by Genre magazine Fertado made a controversial statement when asked if she "ever felt an attraction to women", to which Fertado replied, "Absolutely. Women are beautiful and sexy." She has appeared on such television programs as CSI: NY (2007) and 90210 (2012). In 2006, she reportedly turned down an offer of $500,000 from Playboy to pose (fully clothed). In 2003, Fertado and then boyfriend Jasper Gahunia had a daughter they named Nevis Chetan. In 2008, she married sound engineer Demacio Castellon.
Nelly Furtado Net Worth
Date of Birth
Dec 2, 1978 (37 years old)
Musician, Singer-songwriter, Actor, Record producer, Guitarist, Multi-instrumentalist, Television presenter
5 ft 2 in (1.575 m)
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