Starred on the television series Brotherly Love with his brothers Matthew
and Andy. He has also appeared in other series including: Gimme a Break!, Blossom, and Melissa & Joey.
He had his first acting job in a Cracker Jack commercial and at five years old appeared on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson, where he performed a song.
He released his debut self-titled album in 1993.
He married his second wife, Chandie Yawn-Nelson, in 2005 and the couple had daughters born in 2006 and 2010.
Mayim Bialik starred with him in the television show Blossom.