Nelly Kim Furtado ComIH is a Canadian singer and songwriter. Furtado has sold over 40 million records worldwide, making her one of the most successful Canadian artists.
She first gained fame with her trip hop-inspired debut album, Whoa, Nelly! (2000), which was a critical and commercial success that spawned two top-10 singles on the Billboard Hot 100, “I’m Like a Bird” and “Turn Off the Light”.
Its singles received moderate success in Europe, but the album’s underperformance compared to her debut was regarded as a sophomore slump.
Furtado was born on December 2, 1978, in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Her Portuguese parents, António José Furtado and Maria Manuela Furtado, were born on São Miguel Island in the Azores and had immigrated to Canada in the late 1960s.
Nelly was named after Soviet gymnast Nellie Kim.
Nelly Furtado Siblings: Lisa Anne Furtado, Michael Anthony Furtado
Nelly Furtado’s siblings are Michael Anthony and Lisa Anne. They were raised Roman Catholic. At age four, she began performing and singing in Portuguese.
Who is Lisa Anne Furtado?
Lisa Anne Furtado the author of the pop rock cop is also known as Farrah. She published her first book in 2009 – “her apparitions” (book 1 of the human longings series). It has been an amazon best seller several times and has received notable book award nods such as the novel unity award, USA.
Farrah is an international yoga teacher, author of three spiritual best-selling award-winning books, award-winning filmmaker, world traveler, and founder of Kaohsiung yoga school in Taiwan and bends it like buddha yoga in Portugal.
Who is Michael Anthony Furtado?
Michael Anthony Furtado is the brother of Nelly Furtado. There isn’t enough information about him.