Who is Nick Cannon?

Nick Cannon Facts at a Glance

Full Birth NameNick Cannon
What does Nick Cannon do?Businessman, Comedian, Host, Songwriter, and Singer
Does Nick Cannon own Nickelodeon?No
What is Nick Cannon famous for?Rapping, Acting, and Hosting
How old is Nick Cannon?39 years and 5 months old
When is Nick Cannon’s birthday?October 8, 1980
Where was Nick Cannon born?San Diego, California, United States Of America
What is Nick Cannon’s gender?Male
How does Nick Cannon identify himself? (Sexual orientation)Straight
What is Nick Cannon’s religion?Christianity
What is Nick Cannon ethnicity?African American
Where does Nick Cannon live now?Los Angeles, California, United States of America
What is Nick Cannon’s sun sign?Libra
What are Nick Cannon social’s media accounts?Youtube: Nick Cannon (298,000 Subscribers) Twitter: @NickCannon (4.84 M followers) Instagram: nickcannon (4.4 M followers) Facebook: Nick Cannon (2.9 M followers)
How tall is Nick Cannon?5 Feet and 10.5 Inches/ 179 cm
What is the weight of Nick Cannon?165 lbs/ 75 Kg
Does Nick Cannon have any tattoos?Yes, Nick Cannon has tattoos on shoulder and on arms
What is Nick Cannon’s eye color?Black
What is Nick Cannon’s hair color?Brown
Who are Nick Cannon’s Parents?Father: James Cannon Mother: Beth Gardener
Does Nick Cannon have siblings?Gabriel Cannon
Who is Nick Cannon’s spouse/s?2008-2016: Mariah Carey
How many kids does Nick Cannon have?Son, Moroccan Scott and Daughter – Monroe (from former wife – Mariah Carey) Son – Golden Sagon, Daughter – Powerful Queen (from then-girlfriend – Brittany Bell) Sons- Zillion and Zion ( Abby De La Rosa) Son – Zen (Alyssa Scot) 8th child – Expecting (Bre Tiesi)
How many girlfriends did Nick Cannon have?Kim Kardashian Brittany Bell Abby De La Rosa Alyssa Scot Bre Tiesi
Did Nick Cannon marry twice?No
What is Nick Cannon Education?Schooling: Monte Vista High School, Spring Valley Qualification: Graduate Alma Mater: N/A
How does Nick Cannon Earn?Show hosting, Production in movies, and businesses
What is Nick Cannon Networth?30 million USD

Does Nick Cannon own Nickelodeon?

As per our sources, Nick Cannon doesn’t own Nickelodeon. However, Nick is still a popular name and initially became famous due to Nickelodeon, when he landed a warm-up act in one of the long-running Nickelodeon shows – ‘All That’ in 1994. In 1998, when the producers of the channel recognized his charm on television, he was presented with back-to-back shows and series, which later helped him enter into Hollywood. Later in 2009, Nick Cannon was named Chairman of Nickelodeon’s sister channel “TeenNick.”

Who owns Nickelodeon?

Nick Cannon may have his name attached to Nickelodeon for his initial success, but the American star paved his way through various ways later in his career. Today Cannon is not only known name as a businessman but also as an actor, songwriter, show host, rapper, and comedian.

Cannon started his professional journey in 1994 when he was offered a show as a teenager. Other than acting in the famous titles of Nickelodeon, Cannon has many shows, films, and awards to his name. To answer the query ‘who own nickelodeon?’ that people often have, Nickelodeon is owned by Paramount Media Networks and Robert M. Bakish has been President of Paramount Global since 2016.

Nick Cannon’s Acting Portfolio

Nick Cannon TV Shows

Here is the list of Nick Cannon’s most famous TV shows below.

  • All That
  • The Nick Cannon Show
  • The Parkers
  • Presents Wild ‘N Out
  • Kenan & Kel
  • Chappelle’s Show
  • The Nightlife
  • Presents Short Circuitz
  • TeenNick Top 10
  • Up All Night
  • Disney Parks Christmas Day Parade
  • America’s Got Talent
  • Brooklyn Nine-Nine
  • Incredible Crew
  • The Eric Andre Show
  • Lip Sync Battle Shorties
  • Real Husbands of Hollywood
  • The Masked Singer
  • Love & Hip hop

Nick Cannon Films

Apart from the shows, Cannon has also contributed to one of the most famous films of Hollywood. He started his film career in 2002 when Will Smith cast him in a small role for his film – “Drumline.” Find below the most famous titles to which Cannon contributed.

  • Men in Black II
  • Roll Bounce
  • Goal II – Living the Dream
  • The Killing Room
  • Whatever it takes
  • Shall We Dance
  • Monster House
  • Ball Don’t Lie
  • The Vlad Couch
  • Love Don’t Cost a Thing
  • Even Money
  • American Son
  • Mash-up
  • Garfield – The Movie
  • The Adventures of Brer Rabbit
  • Day of the Dead
  • School Gyrls

Nick Cannon Awards

Over the years, Cannon has also won three major accolades.

  • Favorite Television Actor at Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards in 2002
  • Ensemble of the year award at Hollywood Film Festival in 2006
  • Outstanding Supporting Actor at NAACP Image Awards in 2012

Top 10 Nick Cannon’s Famous Songs

Cannon’s list of talents doesn’t end here, he has also dipped his toes in the rapping world. Here are some of his most famous songs:

  • I’m a Slick Rick
  • Wild ‘N Out Rap Battle
  • Dream Girl
  • 2013 BET Hip Hop Awards – Real Husbands of Hollywood Cypher
  • Nobody Else
  • Invitation Canceled
  • Pray for Him
  • Gigolo
  • The Invitation
  • ABC’s Remix

Other than this he is also a stand-up comedian and has done hilarious gigs during his career which has put people into fits of laughter.

Nick Cannon’s career has been a phenomenal success throughout the years and he is still a famous name. Due to his popularity, his fans are keen to know more about him. Here are some of the personal life facts about Nick Cannon that you would love to know as a fan.

Nick Cannon – Personal Life

All about Nick Cannon – How old is Nick Cannon – How tall is Nick Cannon and more

Nick Cannon is a 39-year-old, 5’10 inches African American entertainer and businessman. Regardless of being in the spotlight for his extraordinary and exceptional talents, he has always been a humble and down-to-earth man according to those around him.

During his childhood, Cannon spent most of his time with his paternal grandparents in San Diego, California. However, he had to spend some of his childhood in North Carolina as well, as his father was a minister. In an exclusive interview with Blackfilm.com Cannon revealed, “I was raised by my grandmother.” and “She instilled everything into me. She taught me right from wrong from day one.”

He has also talked about how his father influenced him in an interview with Morales, “My father instilled in me how to be a man.”  Cannon, being a minister’s son, had a different childhood than his peers. During his years in elementary school and junior high school he was prohibited to do many things that kids of his age would do. For example, he was not allowed to listen to the radio or watch television, he could not dress like popular kids used to dress back then, etc. Still, he made his own way to his talents.

He performed on-stage as a stand-up comedian at a very young age and released his first song via boom box radio around that time too.

Cannon advises younger folks struggling to find their footing in life by saying, ” Never let anyone put you down about things you really aspire to do. People told me that I wasn’t funny, or that I couldn’t write, or that I wasn’t a good musician. Just me being myself and motivating myself got me through those obstacles.”

Upon reaching high school, he was already titled as a class clown. Nick did not have much space in his life for sports, therefore, to become popular he used one of his best talents of comedy to attract people towards him and gain popularity. By the age of sixteen, Cannon had already started working hard towards what he wanted to achieve. He started going to comedy clubs in Los Angeles to perform as a stand-up comedian on the weekends.

Soon after, he started gaining popularity and got gigs. It was then that he was casted for his very first show on Nickelodeon. As time passed, young Cannon was already a household name and was working on various shows in 2002 he also made his Hollywood debut in a Will Smith film.

Nick Cannon Wife, Girlfriends, and Children

‘What happened to Nick Cannon son’ is a common query search on the internet, because Cannon is popular for messy romantic relationships.

Nick Cannon was married to Mariah Carey in 2008 and welcomed his first twins, a daughter and a son – Morocco and Monroe in 2011. However, the couple parted ways in 2016. In 2017, Canon announced the birth of his daughter Golden and his son Powerful in 2020 from his then-girlfriend Brittany Bell.

In 2020, Bella De La Rosa became the mother of Cannon’s twins – Zillion and Zion. In the same year, he also announced the birth of his youngest son, Zen from Alyssa Scott. However, Zen passed away at the age of just five months. Recently, Cannon announced another pregnancy with model Bre Teisi.

What happened to Nick Cannon’s son – Zen?

In December 2021, Nick Cannon announced the unfortunate news that his 5 months old son Zen had passed away due to a malignant brain tumor. The lively and comic entertainer, who usually takes away the sadness from a room, was all teary during “The Nick Cannon Show” episode, in which he announced the sad demise of his infant son. He also dedicated that episode to “beautiful son Zen.”

He announced, “Over the weekend I lost my youngest son to a condition called hydrocephalus that was pretty much a malignant, invasive midline brain tumor, brain cancer,” he added,  “One thing that keeps me up at night, there’s this heavy, heavy guilt with the fact that I didn’t get to spend time — like I really wanted to — with Zen.”

How did Nick Cannon come to know about his Son’s condition?

Nick revealed that when his son Zen was just two-months-old, when Alyssa Scott, Zen’s mother, noticed that Zen was having trouble breathing. They also identified that his head was a bit large for a baby of his age, but they took it lightly by saying it’s a “Cannon head.”

Initially, they believed that his breathing issue was just due to sinuses and took him to their pediatrician. There they discovered that what they were thinking was not the actual case, and it was revealed that their son had a brain tumor and hydrocephalus caused the head to swell up.

How is Nick coping up with his youngest son’s death?

In an exclusive interview to “Today” Cannon revealed that the loss is not an easy one to bear and that he is taking baby steps. Just like what his therapist had told him to do, “five minutes at a time.”

He further revealed to the host that, “I’m optimistic in finding the purpose through all of the pain. I’m attempting to smile. I’m attempting to be the high-frequency individual that I’ve set out to be, but along the way, there’s definitely some curves in the journey, so I’m taking it five minutes at a time.”

Cannon further praised Zen’s mother Alyssa Scott for showing a strong front despite the great loss. His words, “one of the strongest individuals I’ve known.” He further added, “As a father, it’s painful. But for a mother who carried a beautiful child for nine months and nurtured and cared for him every single day through this process – there were so many medicines and so many trips to the hospital. I attempt to be there for her, but I watch her strength and I’m in awe daily.”

How was baby Zen according to his father Nick Cannon?

It is one of the most difficult tasks for any father to announce the death of his child and the case was no different for Cannon, who is the father of seven adorable children. According to him, the news of his death was a “shock.”

Cannon said his son was “Vibrant, calm, and light.” The diagnosis of brain tumor and “to get this news was shocking to our entire family,” because they thought that it was just a sinus problem or Covid-19, in the worst-case scenario.

How much is Nick Cannon worth?

Cannon has multiple sources of income. He is a multi-tasker and works as a  musician, record producer, DJ, rapper, RJ, author, and businessman. Currently, he holds a net worth of 30 million USD as per various sources.