The actor and singer, 30, opened up during a chat with TikTok star Sugapuff, saying that he was "a failure".
And he replied: "I'm on universal credit, and I live with my mum in her garage.
"I'm a failure."
In the clip, Sugapuff told him: "Firstly I’d like to say you are not a failure.
"Everyone goes through hardships in life.
"You will get through yours.
"You are a legend," he went on.
Nolan and Richie tied the knot in 1990 and they had two sons – Jake and Shane – but got divorced in 1999.
Roche has followed in his parents footsteps and is also in the entertainment industry.
He is an actor and was in the movie Finding Neverland and his television credits include Little Crackers, Friday Night Dinner and Scott & Bailey.
He is also known for ITV soap Emmerdale, playing the character Isaac Nuttall in a string of episodes in 2010.
Roche is also the frontman for the band Push Baby, which used to be known as Rixton.
Their tracks include Hotel Ceiling, Wait On Me and Me And My Broken Heart, which went to number one in the UK.
The singer dated Nelson for a long time and they were even engaged for a spell, but have since gone their separate ways.
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