Nick Cannon Net Worth, Age, Height, Weight, Awards & Achievements

Nick Cannon Net Worth

Net Worth in $$30 million
NameNick Cannon
Date of Birth8 October, 1980
Place of BirthSan Diego, California United States
Height1.83 m
Weight75 kg
Marital StatusDivorced
Wife/Spouse NameMariah Carey (m. 2008–2016)
ChildrenGolden Cannon, Monroe Cannon, Moroccan Scott Cannon
ProfessionComedian, Record producer, Actor, Musician, Presenter, Television producer, Writer, Rapper, Singer, TV Personality
Latest Update2020

Introduction of Nick Cannon 

Nicholas Scott Cannon is the real name of Nick Cannon. The American national Nick Cannon is not only a successful actor and singer but is also a film and TV producer, author, comedian, rapper, and DJ. He also owns a business of his own and hence, is considered as one of the successful people in America. All these successful businesses and fields led him to what he is today and so, Nick Cannon net worth is a sum of his multiple works and projects. He charged $70,000 for a single episode as the host of America’s Got Talent.

Early Life of Nick cannon

Nick was born on 8 October 1980 in San Diego, California. His parents, James Cannon and Beth Hackett separated when he was young and so, Nick was raised by his paternal grandfather. He lived in Lincoln Park with his grandfather whom he called dad. His grandfather bought him musical instruments considering his interest in music. At first, Nick started singing but later diverted his attention towards comedy. He started performing when he was 8 and by the age of 11, he began comedy in a TV show. Nick graduated from Howard University and holds a degree in criminology. Nick married Mariah Carey in 2008 in The Bahamas. Exactly after 3 years of their wedding, the couple became parents to twins Monroe and Moroccan Scott. The couple parted ways after six years of marriage in 2014. However, the divorce was finalized in 2016. After his marriage ended, Nick began his relationship with model Brittany Bell from whom he had a son Golden Cannon.

“Nobody can predict the future. You just have to give your all to the relationship you’re in and do your best to take care of your partner, communicate and give them every last drop of love you have. I think one of the most important things in a relationship is caring for your significant other through good times and bad.”- Nick Cannon


Nick Cannon CareerCannon started off his career as a music artist. In 2001, he, along with 3LW and Romeo Miller, sung the Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius soundtrack which was the remake version of the song Parents Just Don’t Understand. He came up with his first album Nick Cannon in 2003. In 2005, he established Can-I-Ball Records and planned to release his second album under his own record label. The album was unfortunately not released as Nick switched towards acting.

He released his first mixtape Child of the Corn in 2011 and second mixtape The Gospel of Ike Turn Up: My Side of the Story in 2016. Some of his hit songs include Your Pops Don’t Like Me, Can I Live?, Dime Piece, I’m a Slick Rick, Teach Me How To Dougie, Me Sexy, Hold On and Looking for a Dream. In 2005, Nick hosted the show Wild ‘N Out. He was also the producer of this show. Later, he hosted the Nickelodeon’s Friday Night Slimetime and the Nathan’ s Hot Dog eating contest. From 2009 till 2016, Nick hosted America’s Got Talent about which he says:

“I tell people ‘America’s Got Talent’ is the best summer job you could have – you get to watch people strive for their dreams all summer long. So when you see me rooting for these people or dancing on the side of the stage, that’s what I’d be doing if I was watching this show at home!

Some of the other shows that he hosted are Rags (2012), The Nick Cannon Show (2002-2003), Chappelle’s Show (2004), Nick Cannon Presents: Short Circuitz (2007), Disney Parks Christmas Day Parade (2009-2019), The Nightlife (2010), TeenNick Top 10 (2012-2018), Incredible Crew (2013), and Real Husbands of Hollywood (2013-2016). Nick’s acting career also brought him fame and money. Men in Black 2, Garfield: The Movie, Monster House, Day of the Dead, School Dance, and Chi-Raq are few movies he was featured in.

Awards and Achievements

Awards and Achievements

  • Nick got nominated thrice in the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards for the Favorite Television Actor; once for his show All That in 2001 and twice for The Nick Cannon Show in 2002 and 2003. Luckily, he won the award in 2002.
  • He was also nominated in the MTV Movie Award for the Breakthrough Male Performance in Drumline and the Best Kiss award for the same movie.
  • In 2006, he won the Hollywood Film Festival award for Ensemble of the Year for Bobby.
  • He was also accolated the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in Up All Night.
  • He also got nominated in several other awards which include 2 Black Reel Awards nominations in 2003 and 2006, 1 Screen Star Guild Awards nomination in 2007, and 7 Teen Choice Awards nominations. Unfortunately, he did not win any of these awards.

Nick Cannon Net Worth and Salary

The multitalented Nick Cannon is a successful and strong personality in America. According to the latest updates, Nick Cannon net worth today is over $30 million. This is very less compared to his ex-wife Mariah’s net worth, $520 million.

“Even though I am fortunate to have certain luxuries, sometimes, I am even amazed by what people with money have and do. I want to remind people that just because you might be rich and famous, it doesn’t mean you have to take yourself too seriously.”- Nick Cannon

Bottom Line

Nick Cannon earned most of his income through several gigs. Whatever field he stepped in, he got fame and success. Today he is a famous actor, author, comedian, rapper, singer, producer, and businessman. America’s Got Talent is a popular show he hosted and the audience still misses him as a wonderful host of the show.

Updated: January 23, 2021 — 3:59 pm