Nicholas Scott Cannon, popularly known as Nick Cannon is an American comedian, actor, rapper and television personality with a net worth of $20 million.
Born in San Diego, California on October 8, 1980 to parent Beth and James Cannon, Nick Cannon made his first break as a stand-up comedian with the help of his father who was a motivational televangelist. He continued his career as a comedian after graduating from Monte Vista High School in 1998 for Nickelodeon’s audience in Los Angeles; All That being the most notable one.
Together with his career as a comedian, Nick Cannon started out his musical journey by forming a rap group ‘Da G4 Dope Bomb Squad‘ together with his friends which got them connected to Will Smith, Montell Jordon, 98 Degrees, and LFO. He signed for the Jive Records in 2001 and featured on Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius soundtrack alongside 3LW and Romeo Miller. He also released his first self- titled album in 2003 that included his hit single “Your Pops Don’t Like Me“.
His musical career rose to prominence through his own record label named Can I Ball Records through which he released his second album Stages in 2005. After starting out his career on television through All That, he soon started hosting for The Nick Cannon Show, America’s Got Talent, and Wild ‘N Out. He also is started his career as an actor playing roles in Drumline, Love Don’t Cost a Thing and Roll Bounce.
Considered to be an-out-of-nowhere personality, Nick Cannon rose to stardom as a host in several international well recognized TV shows and events including the HALO Awards in 2009 along with several artists like Alicia Keys, Justin Timberlake, LeBron James, etc.
With salary of $70,000 per episode as a television host, Nick Cannon’s net worth saw further boost after he married Mariah Carey in 2008. With Mariah Carey’s net worth estimated to be around $500 million, the couple was believed to have e total worth of around $550 million in 2009.
As a professional comedian, Nick Cannon set out his through the Just for Laughs festival in 2010 in Montreal while he first recorded his comedy special entitled Mr. Showbiz in early 2013.
Together with his career as a musician, actor and comedian, he is also the Chairman of TeenNick since 2009 while he also runs the N’Credible Entertainment. He is also a part of the NBCUniversal since 2012. He also worked a radio host at 92.3 NOW FM in New York stepping down in 2012. However, he runs a weekly chart program called Cannon’s Countdown syndicated by CBS Radio.
Nick Cannon got married to Mariah Carey on April 30, 2008 at her private estate in The Bahamas while he became a father to fraternal twins, Monroe Cannon and Moroccan Scott Cannon. The couple got separated in 2014.
A multi talented star and the face of the television comedy, Nick Cannon’s net worth is estimated to be around $20 million as of today.
Quick Facts about Nick Cannon
Full Name: Nicholas Scott Cannon
Profession: Actor, Rapper, Comedian, TV/Record producer
Height: 6′ 0″ (1.83 m)
Weight: 180 lbs (81 kg)
Ethnicity: African American
Date of Birth: October 8, 1980
Place of Birth: San Diego
Education: Monte Vista High School
Marital status: Separated (Mariah Carey)
Nick Cannon Zodiac/Astrological Sign: Libra