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Nick Cannon Biography

Updated On 02 Jun, 2019 Published On 18 Mar, 2015
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Facts of Nick Cannon

Date of Birth :
Age : 43 years old
Family Name : Cannon
Birth Country : United States
Birth Sign : Libra
Height : 5 Feet 11 Inch
Name Nick Cannon
Birth Name Nicholas Scott Cannon
Mother Beth Gardner
Father James Cannon
Birth Place/City San Diego, California
Profession Rapper
Ethnicity White
Nationality Ameriacn
Net Worth $ 20 million
Salary $ 4.5 million
Hair Color Dark-Brown
Eye Color Dark-Brown
Weight in KG 78 kg
Married Yes
Married to Mariah Carey (m. 2008)
Children Monroe Cannon, Moroccan Scott Cannon
Divorce Mariah Carey (m. 2015)
Education Santa Monica College, Monte Vista High School
Awards Kids' Choice Award for Favorite TV Actor
Movies Drumline 2002
TV Show Wild 'n Out Since 2005
Siblings Gabriel Cannon

Relationship short Statistics of Nick Cannon

What is Nick Cannon marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): Single
How many children does Nick Cannon have ? (name): 2 Children
Is Nick Cannon having any relationship affair ?: Yes8 affair
Is Nick Cannon Gay ? No

Nicholas Scott is a multi-talented personality. He is an American comedian. Actor, entrepreneur, rapper, record producer and radio as well as a television producer. He had started his professional career when he was in teenage. His mother Beth is an accountant and his father James Cannon is a motivational televangelist. In 1998 he had graduated from Monte Vista High school. In his career, he had been nominated and also has won various awards including Hollywood Film Festival award.

Early Life Of Nick Cannon

Nick Cannon was born on 8 October 1980 in San Diego, California to the family of James Cannon and Beth Gardner. His birth sign is Libra.

He was largely raised by his paternal grandfather. He and his father often called him 'dad'. He spent most of his childhood days in Lincoln Park's Bay Vista Housing Projects in Southeast San Diego.

Nick Cannon childhood days.
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After losing a close friend, he left the 'Lincoln Park Bloods'; a street gang. He started his career doing stand-up comedy on his father's local cable access program.

Nick Cannon's Career

He started his musical career forming the rap group "Da G4 Dope Bomb Squad' with his friend Steve Groves. He formed his own record label, Can-I-Ball Records in 2005 and released his studio album, Stages.

Canceling the old record label, he created a new label 'N'Credible Entertainment. In December 2011, he released his debut mixtape 'Child of the Corn'.

He premiered his new single 'Me Sexy' in June 2013 with a single 'Hold On' on iTunes in December 2016. 

Apart from his musical career, he produced, created and hosted the MTV improv comedy series Wild 'N Out in 2005. He hosted Nickelodeon's Kids' Choice Awards in 2005 and Nickelodeon HALO Awards alongside Justin Timberlake, Kelly Rowland, Alicia Keys, and LeBron James.

He served as the host of America's Got Talent from 2009 to 2016. By 2017, he was replaced by Tyra Banks

He also worked at 92.3 NOW FM (WXRK-FM) in New York in New York in January 2010 and left the show stating some health issue.

Apart from his TV and radio shows he appeared in some movies including Men in Black II, Drumline, Even Money, Whatever It Takes, and Roll Bounce.

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Cannon's highly successful comedy show Wild 'N Out is preparing for its 13th season. He announced the news via an Instagram post.

Nick Cannon's Awards And Honors

In 2001, he won Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards being Favorite Television Actor.

In 2003, he received Black Reel Awards nomination for Best Breakthrough Performance-Viewer's Choice. He won the Ensemble of the Year in Hollywood Film Festival in 2006.

He was nominated for Teen Choice Awards in 2003, 2004, 2006 and 2007. In 2012, he received NAACP Image Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actor in Up All Night.

Nick Cannon's Net Worth

Cannon, 38, has an estimated net worth of about $50 million as of Celebrity net worthwhile it is about $20 million as per the Richest receiving a salary of about $10 million.

He received $70,000 per episode on America's Got Talent and he has a salary of about $10 million. He sold his Los Angeles mansion for exactly $9 million.

The 11,750 square feet home with 6 bedrooms and 6 full and 3 half bathrooms was purchased for $6.975 million in April 2009. Following his separation from Marah Carey, he is reportedly renting his home for $11,000 per month in Saddle River, New Jersey.

Nick Cannon's Personal Life

Cannon dated many famous faces including Nicole ScherzingerAdrienne Houghton, Christina Milian, Kim Kardashian, and Selita Ebanks before getting married to singer Mariah Carey.

Carey and Cannon tied the knot on 30 April 2008 at her private estate on Windermere Island in The Bahamas. Carey gave birth to fraternal twins; Moroccan Scott Cannon and Monroe Cannon on 30 April 2011; the third wedding ceremony of the couple.

Nick Cannon with his ex-wife Mariah Carey.
Source: US Weekly

The pair separated after six years of living together. They parted ways in August 2014 while their divorce was finalized earlier in January 2016. After separating from husband, Carey was shortly linked to Australian businessman James Paker in 2016. 

Though Nick and Carey are no more together, they have no bad blood. He is still proud of his ex-wife who revealed that she was diagnosed with bipolar disorder in 2001. The two supported each other in their difficult times in the past as he also suffered from his health issue due to lupus.

Nick Cannon with his twin kids
Source: Hollywood Life

Cannon dated model Jessica White and kept their relationship low profiled back in 2015. He was also in a relationship with former Miss Arizona USA Brittany Bell. Bell gave birth to their son, Golden "Sagon" Cannon on 21 February 2017.

He loves romance but he stated that he will never get married again

Prolonged Quarrel With Eminem

Things started when Eminem released the 2009 album Relapse containing the title track 'Bagpipes from Baghdad'. The song was intended to poke fun at Cannon's then-wife Carey. Cannon responded on his act via Twitter and released a video 'Obsessed' aiming at Eminem.

Eminem made a quick response releasing a mixtape-style track 'The Warning' pointing both Carey and Cannon. Everyone thought things are finally over until Cannon released 'I'm a Slick Rick'. In October 2011, he published another song 'Warning (Remix)' aimed at Eminem.

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Nick Cannon Affairs

  1. First Affair with Nicole Scherzinger

    His first known girlfriend was Nicole Scherzinger. She was a comedian, rapper, entrepreneur, actor, record producer and a radio and television personality. There are no any information about his relationship with her.

  2. Second Affair with Christina Milian

    After that he had an affair with Christina Milian. She was an actress, singer and a song writer. The couple first met on the set of their film named 'Love Don't Cost a Thing' and began dating. they separated after two years of relationship when Christina discovered that Nick was cheating on her.

  3. Third Affair with Eva Marcille

    After that he had an affair with an American actress and her name was Eva Marcille. they broke up in the same year when they started dating.

  4. Fourth Affair with Meagan Good

    His known forth girlfriend was a film and television actress. Her nae was Megan Good. Again as last relationship his this relationship also did not last even for an year also.

  5. Fifth Affair with Kim Kardashian West

    His fifth girlfriend was Kim Kardashian West. She was an actress, model, television and social media personality. There is no more information about this relationship. they got separated after an year of their relationship.

  6. Sixth Affair with Selita Ebanks

    His next girlfriend was Selita Ebanks. She was a fashion model as well as an actress. Their relationship only lasted for few months and after that they got separated.

  7. Seventh Affair with Rachel Smith

    In the same year he had an affair with Rachel Smith. She was an American actress, TV Presenter and a model. Again they dated for few months and got separated.

  8. Eighth Affair with Amber Rose

    After his marriage end there is a rumor that he is dating an American hip hop model, hip hop artist, fashion designer and actress named Amber Rose. But there is no any confirmation about this relationship.

Nick Cannon Married

First Marriage with Mariah Carey

His first wife is a singer. He had married her after dating for two and a half month. But due to some reason he has filled for divorce.

Nick Cannon Children

DAUGHTER : Monroe Cannon

Mother: Mariah Carey

He has twins children from his wife. one of them is a baby girl and her name is Monroe Cannon.

SON : Moroccan Scott Cannon

Mother: Mariah Carey

His another twin child is a baby boy from his wife. His name is Moroccan Scott Cannon. The both baby were healthy during the time of delivery.

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