Nick Cannon Biography, Real Name, Age, Height and Weight

Nicholas Scott Cannon is an American television host, actor, rapper, and comedian. In television, Cannon began as a teenager on All That before going on to host The Nick Cannon Show, Wild ‘n Out, America’s Got Talent, Lip Sync Battle Shorties, and The Masked Singer. Cannon got his big break in the late 1990s by becoming a regular on the Nickelodeon network, writing and starring in several programs, including the self-titled Nick Cannon Show. From Nickelodeon, Cannon appeared in such films as Drumline (2002), Love Don’t Cost a Thing (2003), and The Underclassman (2005), which he co-wrote and produced. The multi-talented Cannon also found time to release his first album in 2003 and to hit the road on a comedy tour in 2004. Thomas Chau of Cinema Confidential News noted, “Nick Cannon is flying through his career with nothing but smoke and heat in his trail.”

Name Nick Cannon
Real Name Nicholas Scott Cannon
Date of Birth October 8, 1980
Age 42 years old
Birthplace San Diego, California, United States
Height 5 feet 11 inches
Weight 78 kg

Personal Life

Nick Cannon was born on 8 October 1980, in San Diego, California, USA. In 2008, Cannon married Mariah Carey. Three years later, Carey gave birth to twins: son Moroccan Scott and daughter Monroe. Cannon and Carey separated in 2014 and their divorce was finalized in 2016. In 2017, Cannon had another son named Golden “Sagon” Cannon from girlfriend Brittany Bell. Since 2011, Cannon has been serving as the spokesperson at the national food drive, conducted by the ‘National Association of Letter Carriers.’ He suffered from mild kidney failure in 2012. Later, it was announced that the failure was due to lupus nephritis. Cannon enrolled at ‘Howard University’ in 2016.

Nick Cannon

Television & Film Career

Nick Cannon created, hosted, and produced the MTV comedy series ‘Wild ‘N Out’ in 2005. The same year, he hosted Nickelodeon’s 2005 ‘Kids’ Choice Awards.’ After this, he served as the DJ on ‘Bigger, Longer, and Wider’ show. Then in the year 2009, he hosted Nickelodeon’s ‘HALO Awards.’ That year, he was also signed as the host for ‘America’s Got Talent’ and served in that position till 2016. Meanwhile, in 2011, he hosted the popular eating competition ‘Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest.’ In early 2012, Cannon created the comedy television series ‘Incredible Crew.’ During that time, he also started appearing in a music video television series named ‘TeenNick Top 10.’ The following year, he served as an honouree at the ‘Ebony Magazine Power 100 Awards.’ Cannon was then signed for the comedy-drama musical film ‘School Dance’ in 2014. The same year, he started hosting ‘Caught on Camera’ on NBC. That year, he was also featured in the American film ‘Drumline: A New Beat.’ In 2016, he returned to host the eighth season of ‘Wild ‘N Out.’ It was announced in 2019 that Cannon would be appearing in his own syndicated daytime talk show in 2020 via Lionsgate’s ‘Debmar-Mercury’ and his production company ‘NCredible Entertainment.’

Nick Cannon


Whatever It Takes, Columbia Tri-Star, 2000.

Men in Black II, Columbia Tri-Star, 2002.

Drumline, 20th Century Fox, 2002.

Love Don’t Cost a Thing, Alcon Entertainment, 2003.

Shall We Dance?, Miramax, 2004.

The Underclassman, Miramax, 2005.

Roll Bounce, Fox Searchlight/Fox 2000, 2005.

The Beltway, Miramax. 2005.


All That, Nickelodeon, 1998-2000.

The Nick Cannon Show, Nickelodeon, 2002.


Nick Cannon, Jive Records, 2003.

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Family & Relatives

Father: James Cannon

Mother: Beth Hackett

Brother: Gabriel Cannon

Marital Status: Married

Wife: Mariah Carey (m. 2008–2016)

No. of Children: 3

Son: Golden Cannon, Moroccan Scott Cannon

Daughter: Monroe Cannon

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Nick Cannon’s Residence and Assets

Nick Cannon, an actor, is of American descent (as per caknowledge). Nick Cannon was born in California on October 8, 1980.

According to caknowledge, Nick Cannon’s net worth in 2022 is estimated to be around $45 million. This well-known person has made a good living from his profession.

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