Nick Cannon’s bio: sister, wife, family, net worth

Nick Cannon’s bio: sister, wife, family, net worth

Nick Cannon is a popular American TV personality and movie star who is popular not just in the American entertainment industry but also across the world.

He is known for his role in movies like Drum Line, The Masked Singer, Love Don’t Cost A Thing, among others.

Recently Nick Cannon was in the news after he lost his son named Zen to brain cancer.

Nick Cannon, who is 41 years old, made the sad incident public on The Nick Cannon Show as he revealed that his youngest son, 5-month-old Zen, has died of brain cancer and a subsequent tumour.

The record revealed that the late Zen was Nick Cannon’s seventh son who he had with Alyssa Scott in June.

Nick Cannon revealed he would be taking some time off and has been receiving condolence messages from his fans and followers.

To know more about Nick Cannon, continue reading this article.

Profile Summary

Real Name Nicholas Scott Cannon
Stage name Nick Cannon
Gender Male
Date of birth October 8, 1980
Age 41 years old
Place of birth San Diego, California, USA
Nationality American
Wife Mariah Carey (Divorced)
Children Seven (Including late Zen)
Education Howard University
Profession Comedian
television presenter

Nick Cannon’s biography

His full name is Nicholas Scott Cannon, and he was born on the 8th of October 1980 in San Diego, California, USA. There are no details which his parents are, but he was raised by his paternal grandfather, who he called Dad.

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Nick Cannon had it tough while growing up as he was born in an environment filled with gangs. The popular American media personality was affiliated with the “Lincoln Park Bloods” street gang in his teens, but he stated that he left after losing a close friend.

There are no details on whether Nick Cannon had other siblings; he is, however, an American by birth and celebrated his 41st birthday in October 2021.


Nick Cannon finished from Monte Vista High School, located in Spring Valley. During his time in the school, the actor was president of the African Student Coalition and took part in track and field events. Nick also attended the prestigious Howard University.

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Nick Cannon commenced his career as a stand-up comedian on his father’s local cable access program. Aside from comedy, Nick took an interest in music as was a part of a rap group called “Da G4 Dope Bomb Squad” as a teenager; they paved the way for Will Smith, LFO, 98 Degrees, and Montell Jordan.

Nick Cannon accepted a contract from Jive Records in 2001 and was featured alongside Romeo Miller and 3LW on the Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius soundtrack.

The San Diego movie star released his debut album in 2003 and It included the single “Your Pops Don’t Like Me (I Really Don’t Like This Dude.)

Over time he went on to release more songs that gained him fame in the entertainment industry. Aside music, Nick Cannon is also a TV host and was a part of many shows; popular among them was the MTV improv comedy series Wild ‘N Out in 2005.

Personal Life

Nick Cannon was married to popular American singer Mariah Carey in 2008, and they were together for eight years until they divorced in 2016. The TV personality has seven children and his two eldest children, who are twins were born to him by Carey.

Net worth

Nick Cannon is reportedly worth $30 million.