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Nelly Furtado

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Birthday
2, 1978
Birthplace
Victoria, Canada
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
2, 1978 (age 42)
Birthplace
Victoria, Canada

About

Portuguese-American singer-songwriter who released two Top 10 singles, "I'm Like a Bird" and "Turn Off the Light," in 2000. She won a Grammy award for the former hit song. Other number one singles of hers include "Promiscuous," "Maneater" and "Say It Right." 

Before Fame

She performed in a Portuguese marching band as a teenager. Her first group was called Nelstar.

Trivia

In 2009, she released an album in Spanish called Mi Plan, which featured the hits "Manos al Aire" and "Bajo Otra Luz." The album earned her a Latin Grammy for Female Pop Vocal Album.

Family Life

She had a daughter named Nevis with her boyfriend Jasper Gahunia, whom she dated from 2001 to 2005. She was married to Demacio "Demo" Castellon from 2008 until 2016.

Associated With

She collaborated with Timbaland and Justin Timberlake on the 2007 song "Give It To Me."