Nick Cannon Net Worth And Career And Biography

Nick Cannon is an American actor and television host with a net worth of $20 million. He has had several hits throughout his acting career, including his roles in “The Masked Singer” and “Rules of Engagement.” Nick brings in about $5 million annually with six-figure salaries from his recurring TV endeavors. Nick, meanwhile, has a famously large family. As of this writing, he has seven children from four different relationships, including a set of twins with singer Mariah Carey. As of this writing, he expects an eighth child with a fifth woman.

Nick Cannon Net Worth

Nick Cannon Net Worth

Net Worth: $20 Million
Salary: $5 Million
Date of Birth: Oct 8, 1980 (42 years old)
Gender: Male
Height: 6 ft (1.83 m)
Profession: Comedian, Record producer, Actor, Musician, Presenter, Television producer, Writer, Rapper, Singer, TV Personality
Nationality: United States of America


Early Life

Nick Cannon was born in San Diego, California, on October 8, 1980. He grew up primarily with his grandfather. He graduated from Bay Vista Housing Projects in Lincoln Park. Cannon was involved in Lincoln Park Bloods gang as a teenager but was a former gang member after losing a close friend to violence. Nick began performing at age eight and by 11 was appearing in comedy films on his father’s local cable access program. Cannon graduated from Monte Vista High School in 1998. Nick then moved to Hollywood, where he made guest appearances at acting venues like The Laugh Factory, The Improv, and The Comedy Store. Nick’s first big TV role came when he landed a part on Nickelodeon’s sketch comedy show, “All That,” in the mid-90s. He was also a member of the rap group Da G4 Dope Bomb Squad during the late nineties, and the group opened for well-known acts such as LFO, 98 Degrees, Montell Jordan, and Will Smith during this time.

On-Screen Career

In 2002, Nick had a small role in the film “Men in Black II.” His first lead role was in the 2002 flick “Drumline,” and the following year, he starred in “Love Don’t Cost A Thing.” He has also featured in “Shall We Dance,” “Roll Bounce,” and “Bobby.” He earned a Screen Actors Guild Award nod and won the Breakthrough Actor Award at the Cannes Film Festival for his performance in the 2005 film “Bobby.” Nick went on to star in the 2015 film “Chi Raq.” For four seasons, cannon played a role in “Wild and Out,” a highly successful MTV variety show from 2005 to 2007. The show was revived in 2012 with Nick as the host.

Music Career

In 2005, Nick created his record label called “Can I Ball Records”. His self-titled studio album was released in 2003 and reached 15 on the US R&B chart. The lead single, “Can I Live,” was released in July 2005.

In 2009, Nick formed a new record label, N’Credible Entertainment, after canceling Can-I-Ball Records. In 2010, Cannon released a parody character of Slick Rick and called himself Slick Nick. In December 2011, he recorded a mixtape titled “Child of the Corn.”

In July 2013, Cannon released a new single, “Me Sexy.” He released a second single, “Looking for a Dream,” featuring Afrojack. His second album, “White People Party Music,” was released in 2014. Cannon’s second mixtape, “The Gospel of Ike Turn Up: My Side of the Story,” was released on November 16, 2016. Nick recorded an Eminem diss track, “The Invitation,” in December 2019. After Eminem tweeted, Cannon recorded a second diss track that day.

Mariah Carey Marriage and Divorce

Nick Cannon was formally married to singer Mariah Carey from 2008 to 2016. They got married at her private home on Windermere Island in The Bahamas. They had two daughters together, Monroe and Moroccan Scott. Nick and Mariah officially confirmed their divorce in 2014. Their divorce was finalized in 2016.

Divorce Settlement

As part of the divorce proceedings, we learned from court records that when Mariah got married in 2008, she had already been worth $150 million, while Nick was valued at less than $500,000. Moreover, the court documents showed that Mariah earned $6.3 million in 2014, while Nick earned $2.7 million. Nick and Mariah’s future divorce settlement was previously announced to be undisclosed. Nick then gave a new name to a 2012 Ferrari and agreed to pay thousands of dollars per month to a charity for their twins. In 2012, Nick and Mariah sold their house in LA’s Bel Air area for $9 million. They bought the property for $7 million in 2009. A previous owner was Farrah Fawcett, who sold the house in 1999 for $2.7 million after living there for over two decades.

Personal Life

Nick Cannon has four kids with a sixth woman and a son named Golden “Sagon” Cannon, born in February 2017. In January 2022, Nick announced he was expecting his eighth child. At one point in 2021, Nick was on track to have four kids within three months.