Nick Cannon is an American actor and singer. He is also a television host who has hosted many popular TV shows. During his career, Nick found immense success on television, film, radio. He is also a successful entrepreneur and producer.
Nick Cannon was born in San Diego, California on October 8, 1980. He was brought up by his grandfather and lived in Lincoln Park’s Bay Vista Housing Projects as a child. Cannon was linked to the Lincoln Park Bloods street gang when he was a teenager. He became a performer at the early age of 8, and he became a comedian at the age of 11 at the local cable access television show. Cannon attended Monte Vista High School in 1998 and moved to Hollywood where he became a part of several standup comedy gigs. Nick made his mark in the industry when he landed a role in the Nickelodeon comedy show, “All That”, in the mid-90s.
Nick made a small appearance in “Men in Black II”. His debut lead role was when he played the main character Devon Miles in the movie “Drumline“. He then signed a comedy film called “Love Don’t Cost A Thing”. His other popular films include “Shall We Dance”, “Roll Bounce”, and 2006’s “Bobby.”
He got noticed when he played a role in the movie “Bobby”. He received a nomination for the Screen Actors Guild Award in 2007 and was awarded the Breakthrough Actor of the Year Award at the Cannes Film Festival. Cannon became a part of the show “Wild & Out”, which became a big success on MTV from 2005-2007. The show ran for a total of 4 seasons.
In 2005 Nick made his debut in the music industry 2005. He launched his own record label which he named, “Can I Ball Records“. He released his self-titled debut studio album in 2003 and the album peaked at #15. The song entered the US R&B chart and became a success. The lead single of the debut album, “Can I Live” was released in July 2005.
Nick Cannon got married to singer Mariah Carrey and the couple lived together for 8 years. They got married at the private estate on Windermere Island in The Bahamas. The couple has two children together. Mariah gave birth to twins Monroe and Moroccan Scott.
Nick and Mariah officially confirmed that they were separating in August 2014. They parted ways in 2016 when their divorce was finalized. According to the reports Mariah had a net worth of $150 million when she got married and Nick had a net worth of $500,000.
Nick Cannon has a net worth of $30 million. He is an actor, singer, and TV personality and has earned his net worth by working in the entertainment industry. Nick and Mariah sold their home in LA’s Bel Air and sold the house for $9 million. Nick was very successful in TV, films, radio, and music.