Nicholas Scott Cannon goes by the name Nick Cannon is definitely a multi-talented person. He is an American rapper, comedian, actor and television presenter by profession. In his teenage years itself he started working. He worked in various number of shows and series, winning numerous awards. He is active from 1998 till date and has made remarkable name in the Hollywood industry.
Nick Cannon’s Early Life and Education
Cannon was born in San Diego, California on October 8, 1980(40 years now). He was majorly raised by his paternal grandfather. He used to live in an area where majorly gangsters lived. Influenced by the environment, he was becoming one too. But something tragic happened and he lost his best friend. And then, he pledged to leave this field. His grandfather brought him a musical instrument when he was 8, and this is from where is musical venture started.
Cannon has a bachelor degree in Criminology/Administration of Justice and a minor in Africana Studies. He applied for this degree in Howard University in 2016 and graduated in 2020
Nick Cannon’s Career
Cannon started his career in his teenagers as a musician.
- 1999–2006: Music beginnings, Nick Cannon and Stages
- 2009–2012: N’Credible Entertainment, Slick Nick and Child of the Corn
- 2013–present: White People Party Music and second mixtape
He worked on television as host for the following shows:
- Nick Cannon presents: Wild N’Out
- The Nick Cannon Show
- America’s Got Talent
- Real Husbands of Bollywood
- Lip Sync Battle Shorties
He also has his own website which goes by the name nickcannon.com
From Jan 19,2010 he also started radio hosting. And on July 13, 2010, he announced a comedy tour in 2010, beginning at Montreal.
He was nominated for many awards ceremonies. The awards he won were:
- In the year 2002, he won Nickelodeon’s kids choice awards for his show The Nick Cannon Show.
- In the year 2006, he won ensemble of the year at Hollywood film festival for the movie Bobby.
- In the year 2012 , Outstanding Actor Award for Up All Night at NAACP Image Awards
Nick Cannon Net Worth
As of 2021, Nick Cannon has a net worth of $30 million. Since he is working from such a tender age, he has made much of his money through acting, rapping, comedy and hosting. One of Cannon’s highest-income earners is America’s Got Talent, where he reportedly took home $70,000 for each episode. Also, he divorced from his wife Mariah Carey and during the split he received $10 million, which is also one of the major contributors to his net worth. But definitely this man has the luck in his own hands. Purely through hard-work and determination he has reached great heights in his life.
Nick Cannon’s Personal Life
Cannon married to Mariah Carey on 30th April,2008 in an island in Bahamas. On their 3rd marriage anniversary i.e., on 30th April 2011, they gave birth to fraternal twins, Monroe and Moroccan Scott (since Nick proposed Mariah in her Moroccan style room). Scott is his middle name. The couple got separated in 2014, but in 2015 were together for a brief period of time. But thereafter finally got divorced in 2016.
Cannon had a son and a daughter with model Brittany Bell who go by the name Golden “Sagon” Cannon and Powerful Queen Cannon who were born on Feb 21,2017 an Dec 2020 respectively.
Cannon also suffers through kidney problems due to lupus nephritis ( an auto-immune disorder).