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Nick Cannon Bio, Age, Wife, Kids, Net Worth, Movies, TV Shows & Wiki

Nick Cannon, is an American rapper, actor, record producer, comedian, and entrepreneur. The multi-faceted character is also a radio and television host. He is famous for being the host of the hit reality show ‘America’s Got Talent’ and also for entertaining ‘The Nick Cannon Show.’ After beginning his acting career as a youth on the TV show ‘All That,’ Cannon went on to perform in several TV shows and has even appeared in a handful of films. Apart from this, he has also done radio-hosting.

Not just this, As a rapper, he has delivered a few albums, including his debut self-titled album in 2003. And it doesn’t end here. Today, Cannon has also appeared as a successful entrepreneur who is affiliated with multiple business companies. He is the chairman of the television channel ‘TeenNick’ for ‘Nickelodeon.’ Besides this, he is also the Chief Creative Officer for ‘Radioshack.’ Due to Cannon’s tremendous success in the film, music, and radio industry, he is publicly perceived as a multitalented figure.

Nick Cannon

Nick Cannon

Nick Cannon Wiki/Bio

Birth NameNicholas Scott Cannon
Nick NameNick
Age(as in 2020) 40 Years
ReligionChristianity
Sun Sign/Zodiac SignLibra
Birth PlaceSan Diego, California, USA
Date of Birth08 October 1980
NationalityAmerican
ResidenceCharlotte, North Carolina, U.S.
Home TownSan Diego, California, USA
HobbiesNot Available

Family

Mother's NameBeth Hackett (Accountant)
Father's NameJames Cannon (Televangelist)
Nick Cannon With His Father

Nick Cannon With His Father

BrotherGabriel Cannon
SisterNot Known

Girlfriends/Affairs

Affairs/Girlfriends• Christina Milian (2003-2005)
• Eva Marcille (2005)
• Meagan Good (2006)
• Kim Kardashian (2006-2007)
• Selita Ebanks (2007)
• Rachel Smith (2007)
• Mariah Carey (2008-2015)
• Jasmine Sanders (2014)
• Amber Rose (2014)
• Nicole Scherzinger
• Nicole Mitchell Murphy (2015)
• Jessica White (2015)
• Heidi Klum (2015)
• Winnie Harlow (2015)
• Sherise Cromwell (2015)
• Rozonda ‘Chilli’ Thomas (2016)
• Jena Frumes (2016-2017)

Marital Status, Wife and Children

Wife/SpouseMariah Carey (m. 2008–2016)
Nick Cannon With His Ex Wife

Nick Cannon With His Ex Wife

Marriage DateApril 30, 2008
ChildrenSon- • Golden Cannon
• Moroccan Scott Cannon
Daughter- Monroe Cannon
Nick Cannon With His Ex Wife And Kids

Nick Cannon With His Ex Wife And Kids

Education

School• Avocado Elementary School, California
• Quail Hollow Middle School, Charlotte, North Carolina
• Monte Vista High School, Spring Valley, California
College/University• Santa Monica College
• Howard University
Educational QualificationGraduated
ProfessionActor, Comedian, Rapper, Entrepreneur, Record Producer, Radio and Television Personality
Brands Endorsed• Honda Civic (2013)
• Office Depot (2012)
• Foot Locker with NBA star Damian Lillard
Career ManagerICM Partners

Height, Weight, and Figure Measurements

Height (Approx.)in centimeters- 180 cm
in meters- 1.80 m
in feet inches- 6’0”
Weight (Approx.)in kilograms- 78 kg
in pounds- 171 lbs

Figure Measurements

Chest SizeNot Available
Biceps SizeNot Available
Waist SizeNot Available

Extra Ordinary Features

Race / EthnicityBlack
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorDark Brown
S*xual OrientationStraight
Dress SizeNot Available
Shoe Size12 (U.S.)

Favorite Things

Favorite MovieMillion Dollar Baby (2004)
Favorite TV ShowSpongeBob SquarePants
Favorite PersonWill Smith
ControversiesIn 2009, rapper Eminem released a track titled ‘Bagpipes from Baghdad,’ which made fun of Cannon's wife Mariah Carey. Cannon responded to this on his Twitter account. After this, Eminem responded with his mixtape-style track named ‘The Warning,’ which addressed both Cannon and his wife. Two years later, Cannon released a track titled ‘Warning (Remix),’ which criticized Eminem.

Life Journey

Cannon was born in San Diego, California. Cannon was mostly raised by his paternal grandfather, whom both he and his biological father called “dad”. As a child, Cannon turned up in Lincoln Park’s Bay Vista Housing Projects, which is a gang-ridden part of Southeast San Diego.

While in his adolescent years, he was affiliated with the “Lincoln Park Bloods” street group but stated that he left behind his connections after missing a close friend. In 1998, he graduated from Monte Vista High School in Spring Valley, where he was president of the African Student Coalition and participated in track and field.

Cannon got his first break doing stand-up comedy on his father’s local cable access program.

Cannon married singer-songwriter Mariah Carey on April 30, 2008, at her private estate on Windermere Island in the Bahamas. On April 30, 2011, their third wedding anniversary, Carey gave birth to fraternal twins: daughter Monroe (after Marilyn Monroe) and son Moroccan Scott, because Cannon offered to Carey in her Moroccan-style room, Scott is Cannon’s middle name and his grandmother’s maiden name.

Monroe, like her mother, has no middle name. After six years of marriage, the pair parted and registered for divorce in 2014, but reunited briefly in 2015. Their divorce was finalized in 2016.

Cannon’s son with model Brittany Bell, Golden “Sagon” Cannon, was born on February 21, 2017. Cannon was hospitalized on January 4, 2012, for the operation of “mild kidney failure”, and again on February 17, 2012, after a pulmonary embolism. On March 5, 2012, he announced that his kidney problems were due to lupus nephritis.

Cannon enrolled at Howard University in 2016 and graduated in 2020 with a bachelor’s degree in Criminology/Administration of Justice and a minor in Africana Studies.

Nick Cannon Net Worth

Nick Cannon has a net worth of $30 million.

Estimated Net Worth in 2019 (Approx)$30 Million
Estimated Net Worth in 2018(Approx)Under Review
Annual SalaryUnder Review
Income SourceActor, Comedian, Rapper, Entrepreneur, Record Producer, Radio and Television Personality

Nick and Mariah officially approved their divorce in August 2014. Their divorce was settled in 2016. As part of their divorce proceedings we learned from legal filings that when Mariah entered the marriage in 2008, she had a net worth of $150 million while Nick was worth less than $500,000.

Furthermore, the filings showed that Mariah earned a total of $6.3 million in 2014 while Nick earned $2.7 million. As part of their final settlement, which was undisclosed, Nick was given the title to a 2012 Ferrari and forced to pay $5,000 per month to a trust for their twins.

Soon after registering for divorce, Nick and Mariah sold their longtime home in LA’s Bel Air neighborhood for $9 million. They bought the home in 2009 for $7 million. A previous owner was Farrah Fawcett, who sold the house in 1999 for $2.7 million after living there for over two decades.

Movies And TV Shows

  • Nick Cannon started his music career as a teenager in 1999. He formed a rap group named ‘Da G4 Dope Bomb Squad’ along with his friend Steve Groves.
  • In 2001, he was signed by ‘Jive Records’ and was featured in the cover song ‘Parents Just Don’t Understand’ for the ‘Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius’ film soundtrack.
  • After this, he released his self-titled album in 2003.
  • Then in 2005, he formed his own label ‘Can-I-Ball Records’ and released the single ‘Can I Live?’.
  • Nick Cannon created, hosted, and produced the MTV comedy series ‘Wild ‘N Out’ in 2005. The same year, he hosted Nickelodeon’s 2005 ‘Kids’ Choice Awards.’ After this, he served as the DJ on ‘Bigger, Longer, and Wider’ show.
  • However, this record label was discontinued and was replaced by a new one titled ‘N’Credible Entertainment’ in the year 2009.
  • Nick Cannon has been serving as the chairman of Nickelodeon network’s ‘TeenNick’ since 2009.
  • In 2010, Nick Cannon began hosting the morning show at 92.3 NOW FM alongside Southern Sarah Lee and Nikki. After this, he was signed for a weekly program titled ‘Cannon’s Countdown.’
  • In the same year, Cannon announced that he would go on a comedy tour for ‘Just for Laughs’ festival in Montreal.
  • The following year, he recorded his stand-up comedy special ‘Mr. Showbiz’ in Las Vegas.
  • Then in the year 2009, he hosted Nickelodeon’s ‘HALO Awards.’ That year, he was also signed as the host for ‘America’s Got Talent’ and served in that position till 2016.
  • Meanwhile, in 2011, he hosted the popular eating competition ‘Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest.’
  • In early 2012, Cannon created the comedy television series ‘Incredible Crew.’
  • During that time, he also began performing in a music video television series named ‘TeenNick Top 10.’
  • The following year, he served as an honouree at the ‘Ebony Magazine Power 100 Awards.’
  • Cannon was then signed for the comedy-drama musical film ‘School Dance’ in 2014. The same year, he started hosting ‘Caught on Camera’ on NBC.
  • That year, he was also featured in the American film ‘Drumline: A New Beat.’
  • In 2015, he was named the Chief Creative Officer for the wireless and electronic store network ‘Radioshack.’
  • In 2016, he returned to host the eighth season of ‘Wild ‘N Out.’
  • The rapper then released his debut mixtape ‘Child of the Corn’ on December 6, 2011, followed by the second mixtape ‘The Gospel of Ike Turn Up: My Side of the Story’ on November 16, 2016.
  • Cannon released ‘The Invitation’ on December 9, 2019, which was a response to Eminem’s feature on Fat Joe and Dre’s ‘Family Ties,’ dissing Cannon.
  • It was announced in 2019 that Cannon would be appearing in his own syndicated daytime talk show in 2020 via Lionsgate’s ‘Debmar-Mercury’ and his production company ‘NCredible Entertainment.’

Movies List

2000Whatever It Takes
2002Men in Black II
Drumline
2003Love Don't Cost a Thing
2004Garfield: The Movie
Shall We Dance?
2005Underclassman
Roll Bounce
2006Even Money
The Adventures of Brer Rabbit
Monster House
Bobby
2007Weapons
Goal II: Living the Dream
2008American Son
Day of the Dead
Ball Don't Lie
2009The Killing Room
2010School Gyrls
2011Mash Up
2014Drumline: A New Beat
School Dance
2015Chi-Raq
2016King of the Dancehall
2017Nick Cannon: The Vlad Couch

TV Shows & Serials List

1998–2000All That
1998–1999Kenan & Kel
2000The Parkers
2001Taina
2002Rags
2002–2003The Nick Cannon Show
2004Chappelle's Show
2005–2007, 2013–2020Nick Cannon Presents: Wild 'N Out
2007Nick Cannon Presents: Short Circuitz
2009–2016America's Got Talent
2009–2019Disney Parks Christmas Day Parade
2010The Nightlife
2011Up All Night
2012–2018
TeenNick Top 10
2013Incredible Crew
Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards
Big Time Rush
2013–2016Real Husbands of Hollywood
2014Love & Hip Hop
The Eric Andre Show
2014–2015Brooklyn Nine-Nine
2014–2016Caught on Camera with Nick Cannon
2015Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood
2017Too Shorts Boombox
2017–2018Lip Sync Battle Shorties
2019–presentThe Masked Singer

Facts About Nick Cannon

  1. He has his own TV production company Renaissance Entertainment.
  2. Nick began playing music after his grandfather gifted him musical devices on his 8th birthday.
  3. Nick performs harmonica, drums, and synthesizers.
  4. He is great friends with American actor and writer Chris Spencer.
  5. He appreciated his mother for giving him birth in a song named Can I live?.
  6. Nick is Chairman of TeenNick television network.
  7. He has an autoimmune disorder that causes kidney problems.

FAQs

Did Nick Cannon come from money?
Although his work in the music and film industries have been the predominant sources of Nick Cannon’s income, he has also earned money through his television and radio hosting work and through a range of other business ventures.
Is Nickelodeon owned by Nick Cannon?
Nick Cannon is now the chairman of TeenNick for Nickelodeon and the development and creative consultant of the network since 2009. The show was produced by Cartoon Network Studios, in association with Ncredible Entertainment.
Is Nick Cannon's parents billionaires?
Nicholas Scott Cannon parents James Cannon, a televangelist, and Beth Hackett, an accountant.
Who is worth more Mariah Carey or Nick Cannon?
Mariah Carey’s net worth is a staggering $320 million, which makes her up to 5 times richer than Nick Cannon.

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