Nick Cannon Wiki, Age, Height, Wife, Family, Kids, Movies, Net Worth, Biography & More

Nick Cannon is a famous American television host, actor, rapper, and comedian. Nick Cannon starts as a teenager in Television, on All That before going on to host The Nick Cannon Show, Wild’s Out, America’s Got Talent, Lip Sync Battle Shorties, and The Masked Singer. Nick acted in the films Drumline, Love Don’t Cost a Thing, and Roll Bounce. Check all the details below about Nick Cannon Wiki, Age, Height, Wife, Family, Kids, Movies, Net Worth, Biography & More.

Nick Cannon Wiki/Biography

Nick Cannon was born on 8th October 1980, (Age: 42; as of 2022) in San Diego, California, U.S. His full real name is Nicholas Scott Cannon and he is commonly known as Nick Cannon.

Childhood photo of Nick Cannon

Childhood photo of Nick Cannon

His nationality is American and his ethnicity is mixed. His zodiac sign is Libra and he follows Christianity (religion). His profession is a famous Football player in America.

Nick Cannon Educational Qualification

Nick Cannon completed his schooling at Monte Vista High School in Spring Valley. After that, he attended Howard University in 2016 and graduated in 2020 with a Bachelor of Science in Criminology Administration of Justice and a minor in Africana Studies. And then, he enters his acting career.

Nick Cannon’s Physical Stats

Nick Cannon's Physical Appearance

Nick Cannon’s Physical Appearance

  • Height: 6′ 0″ inches
  • Weight: 78 kg
  • Eye Color: Dark Brown
  • Hair Color: Black
  • Shoe Size: 12 US

Nick Cannon Family & Parents

Nick Cannon was born in a middle-class family to American Parents. His father’s name is James Cannon he is a Televangelist his mother’s name is Beth Hackett she is an Accountant.

Nick Cannon with his mom and dad

Nick Cannon with his mom and dad

He has one sibling a brother named Gabriel Cannon. His family always support him in his all decision and in his acting career.

Nick Cannon’s Girlfriend, Wife & Children

He began spending time with a model named Selita Ebanks in 2007. On 30 April 2008, Nick Cannon married Mariah Carey, who is a singer as well as a songwriter on Windermere Island, Bahamas but after 6 years, Nick Cannon gave divorced Marriah and was finalized in 2016.

Nick's Ex-wife Mariah Carey

Nick’s Ex-wife Mariah Carey

He already dated a singer named Christina Milian, Jessica White who is a model, and a reality star named Kim Kardashian.

Nick has 12 kids from different girls Marriah Carey gave birth to two children named Monroe Cannon and Moroccan Scott Cannon, Britanny Bell gave birth to three children i.e. Golden Sagon Cannon, Powerful Queen Cannon, and Rise Messiah Cannon, Abby De La Rosa gave birth to three children i.e. Zion Mixolydian Cannon, Zillion Heir Cannon, and Beautiful Zeppelin Cannon, Alyssa Scott gave birth to two children named Zen Scott Cannon and Halo Marie Cannon but one of them were died due to brain cancer at the age of 5 months only,

Nick Cannon and Bre Tiesi's Relationship

Nick Cannon and Bre Tiesi’s Relationship

Bre Tiesi gave birth to one kid named Legendary Love Cannon. LaNisha Cole gave birth to one kid named Onyx Ice Cole Cannon.

Nick Cannon’s Career & Profession

Music Career

Music beginnings

As a teenager, He was one-third of the rap group “Da G4 Dope Bomp Squad”, they opened for the likes of Will Smith, LFO, 98 Degrees, and Montell Jordan. After signing with Jive Records in 2001, Cannon was featured alongside Romeo Miller and 3LM on the Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius soundtrack with a cover of the 1988 hit song “Parents Just Don’t Understand”.

Nick's beginning music career

Nick’s beginning music career

He formed his own record label, Can-I-Ball Records, with plans to release his second studio album, entitled Stages, later that year in 2005. The album’s first single, “Can I Live?”, an anti-abortion song, was released in July 2005 followed by the second single “Dime Piece” in March 2006.

N’Credible Entertainment, Slick Nick, and Child of the Corn

He formed a new label after canceling his old label Can-I-Ball Records entitled N’Credible Entertainment in 2009. He created a parody of hip-hop pioneer Slick Rick entitled “Slick Nick” in 2010.

Nick in N'Credible entertainment

Nick in N’Credible entertainment

He released two songs by the character such as “I’m a Slick Rick”, a freestyle of Cali Swag District’s “Teach Me How to Dougie” in which he attempted to diss hip hop mega-star Eminem, and “Nick’s Story”, a freestyle rap version of Slick Rick’s “Children’s Story”. On December 6, 2011, Nick Cannon released his debut mixtape entitled Child of the Corn.

White People Party Music and second Mixtape

Nick premiered his new single “Me Sexy” and announced over seven years after the shelving of his album Stages that he was working on a new second studio album entitled White Party Music featuring collaborations with Afrojack, Pitbull, Future, and Polow da Don.

The album’s second single “Looking for a Dream” was released on 11th February 2014. The song features Afrojack. He released his second mixtape The Gospel of Ike Turn UP: My Side of the Story on 16th November 2016.

White People Party Music promotes by Nick

White People Party Music promoted by Nick

Cannon released a single called “Hold On”k on iTunes on 2nd December 2016. Cannon released “The Invitation”, an Eminem diss track, on December 9, 2019, as a response to Eminem’s feature on Fat Joe and Dre’s “Lord Above” dissing Cannon. The track featured former record producer and convicted felon Suge Knight, as well as rappers Hitman Holla, Charlie Clips, and Prince Eazy, whom Cannon referred to as “The Black Squad”.

Others Ventures


Nick created, produced, and hosted the MTV improv comedy series Wild’N Out in 2005. That same year he hosted the so-called slime stunt on Nickelodeon’s 2005 Kids’ Choice Awards in which a human cannonball was shot into slime. In addition, he was the DJ on Ellen DeGeneres’s Bigger, Longer, And Wider show. Nick hosted the Nickelodeon HALO Awards along with Justin Timberlake, Hayden Panettiere, LeBron James, Kelly Rowland, and Alicia Keys on 11th December 2009.

Nick Cannon hosted Wild 'N Out

Nick Cannon hosted Wild ‘N Out

Nick Cannon created and co-hosted the short-lived TeenNick original series The Nightlife in 2010. He hosted Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest, an annual American competitive eating competition on 4th July 2011. On November 12, 2012, MTV2 announced the revival of Wild ‘N Out. The revived show was produced by Cannon’s Ncredible Entertainment, the series premiered in 2013 with a few returning faces joined by a roster of fresh talents.

When asked about the show coming back, Cannon said, “With our show’s original cast, everyone from Kevin Hart to Katt Williams, Affion Crockett, and Taran Killam becoming household names, I am looking forward to working with MTV2 as we work to introduce the biggest comedic stars of tomorrow with the return of Wild ‘N Out.” Nick Cannon would launch and host the TeenNick Top 10 on TeenNick as part of his executive role with the network.

The program counted down ten popular videos of the week, often with Nick Cannon’s input also a part of the week’s playlist. He was the master of ceremonies as well as an honoree at the annual Ebony Magazine Power 100 Awards on 4th November 2013. He began hosting Caught on Camera with Nick Cannon on NBC.

Nick hosted Caught On Camera With Nick Cannon

Nick hosted Caught On Camera With Nick Cannon

Nick Cannon tested positive for COVID-19, leading to Niecy Nash temporarily filling in for him during his quarantine during the fifth season of The Masked Singer on 3rd February 2021. He returned to hosting duty after competing as the wild card contestant “Bulldog” in the fifth episode and was eliminated by Nash’s choice.

In 2019, it was announced that Nick Cannon would be debuting his own syndicated daytime talk show in 2020 via Lionsgate’s Debmar-Mercury and Cannon’s own production company, NCredible Entertainment. The show was canceled in March 2022, and his final episode aired on May 27, 2022, with guest Carrie Ann Inaba.

America’s Got Talent and departure

From 2009 to 2016, Nick Cannon served as the host of America’s Got Talent. Nick Cannon announced he would not be back in 2017, citing creative differences between him and the executives of NBC. The registration came in the wake of news that the network considered firing Cannon after he makes disparaging remarks about NBC in his Showtime comedy special, Stand Up, Don’t Shoot.

Nick as a host in America's Got Tallent

Nick Cannon as a host in America’s Got Tallent

“I love art and entertainment too much to watch it be ruined by controlling corporations and big business, ” Cannon said in a statement, referring to the cable giant Comcast’s ownership of NBC. Cannon, however, was technically under contract to host America’s Got Talent and could have been potentially sued by NBC for breach of contract, though this was considered unlikely.

NBC executives did not accept his resignation and had been stated to be keeping their fingers crossed that he would instead choose to return.


Following his role as host of the TEENick block, he was the chairman of the TEENick channel for Nickelodeon in 2009, as well as its development and creative consultant. Nick Cannon created a sketch-comedy series, Incredible Crew, starring six teenagers as Cannon wrote and produced the theme song.

The show was produced by Cartoon Network Studios, in association with Ncredible Entertainment. The series aired 13 episodes before being canceled.

Nick as a chairman at TEENick

Nick Cannon as a chairman at TeenNick

A picture of Cannon was posted on the Ncredible Entertainment website, which reported that Nick signed a deal with NBCUniversal to produce scripted and unscripted material for the network on 30th November 2012.

In December 2015, Cannon was named “Chief Creative Officer” of RadioShack in hopes of catering to a younger crowd.[40] According to the company, this role involved “creating RadioShack-exclusive products and curating the in-store experience.”

Radio hosting

Nick Cannon hosted the morning show with co-hosts Nikki and Southern Sarah Lee at 92.3 NOW FM in New York on 19th January 2010. Cannon has a weekly chart program called Cannon’s Countdown that is syndicated by CBS Radio. Currently, Cannon hosts his own show “Nick Cannon Mornings” at Power 106 in Los Angeles.

Nick hosted Radio

Nick Cannon hosted Radio

Nick Cannon’s show replaced J. Cruz’s “The Cruz Show” in the 5 am – 10 am time slot after J. Cruz went over to urban contemporary hip hop iHeart Radio rival KRRL “Real 92.3” for their afternoon drive show.


Nick performed stand up comedy

Nick Cannon performed stand-up comedy

Nick Cannon announced that he was going on a comedy tour in the fall of 2010 on 13th July. In early 2011, Nick Cannon recorded his first stand-up comedy special titled Mr. Showbiz at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas.

Nick Cannon Movies

  • In 2000, He filmed Whatever It Takes.
  • In 2002, He filmed Men in Black ll and Drumline.
  • In 2003, He filmed Love Don’t Cost a Thing.
  • In 2004, He filmed Garfield: The Movie, and Shall We Dance?
Nick's movie 'Underclassman'

Nick’s Cannon movie ‘Underclassman’

  • In 2005, He filmed Underclassman and Roll Bounce.
  • In 2006, He filmed in Even Money, The Adventures of Brer Rabbit, Monster House, and Bobby.
  • In 2007, He filmed in Weapons, Goal II: Living the Dream.
Nick in movie 'American Son'

Nick Cannon in the movie American Son

  • In 2008, He filmed in American Son, Day of the Dead, and Ball Don’t Lie.
  • In 2009, He filmed in The Killing Room.
  • In 2010, He filmed in School Girls.
  • In 2011, He filmed in Mash Up.
  • In 2014, He filmed Drumline: A New Beat, and School Dance.
  • In 2015, He filmed in Chi-Raq.
  • In 2016, He filmed in King of the Dancehall.
  • In 2017, He filmed in Nick Cannon: The Vlad Couch.
  • In 2018, He filmed in Berserk.

Nick Cannon Television

  • From 1998-2000, He worked in All That.
  • From 1998-1999, He worked at Kenan & Kel.
  • In 2000, He worked in The Parkers.
  • In 2001, He worked in Taina.
  • From 2002-2003, He worked on The Nick Cannon Show.
  • In 2004, He worked in Chappelle’s Show.
Nick Cannon in Wild 'N Out

Nick Cannon in Wild ‘N Out

  • In 2005-present, He worked in Nick Cannon: Wild’N Out.
  • In 2007, He worked in Nick Cannon Presents Short Circuits.
  • From 2009-2016, He worked in America’s Get Talent.
  • From 2009-2019, He worked in Disney Parks Christmas Day Parade.
  • In 2010, He worked in The Nightlife.
  • In 2011, He worked in Up All Night.
  • In 2012, He worked in Rags.
  • From 2012-2018. He worked in TeenNick Top 10.
  • In 2013, He worked in Incredible Crew, Real Husbands of Hollywood, Nickelodeon Kid’s Choice Awards, and Big Time Rush.
  • In 2014, He worked in Love & Hip Hop: New York, The Eric Andre Show.
  • In 2015, He worked in Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood.
  • In 2017, He worked in Too Shorts Boombox.
  • From 2017-2018, He worked in Lip Sync Battle Shorties.
  • In 2019-present, He worked in The Masked Singer.
  • In 2021-2022, He worked with Nick Cannon.

Nick Cannon’s Net Worth

Nick Cannon’s net worth is estimated at $20 million dollars. His profession is a famous television host, actor, rapper, and comedian he worked so hard and earned money from his occupations. Nick Cannon’s annual salary is $6 million as of January 2023.

Nick Cannon’s Social Handles

Nick Cannon’s Amazing Facts

  • Nick Cannon was largely raised by his paternal grandfather, whom both he and his biological father called “dad”.
  • While in his teenage years, Nick Cannon was affiliated with the Lincoln Park Bloods street gang but stated that he left behind his affiliations after losing a close friend.
  • Nick Cannon received his first break doing stand-up comedy on his father’s local cable public access TV program.
  • He filmed a public service announcement for Do Something encouraging teens to find a cause about which they are passionate and take action in their communities.
  • Nick Cannon was fired by ViacomCBS after making racist and anti-Semitic remarks during an episode of his podcast Cannon’s Class with Professor Griff On 14th July 2020.
  • He endorsed conspiracy theories about Jewish control of finance, claimed that Jews had stolen the identity of “black people as the ‘true Hebrews'”, and cited Louis Farrakhan, who is labeled as an anti-Semite by the Southern Poverty Law Center and Anti-Defamation League.
  • Nick also made black supremacist statements, calling white people “savages” who were “closer to animals”, claiming the “only way that they can act is evil”, citing the pseudoscientific melanin theory.
  • Nick Cannon released an apology only for his remarks regarding anti-Semitism, saying: “I want to assure my Jewish friends, new and old, that this is only the beginning of my education.”
  • Nick Cannon donated his first paycheck to the Simon Wiesenthal Center in light of the incident.

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