Nick Cannon – Biography, Facts & Life Story

Nick Cannon American Actor, Comedian, Rapper, Entrepreneur, Record Producer, Radio and Television Personality

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Nickname Nick
Gender Male
Age 43 years old (in 2024)
Date of Birth October 8, 1980
Real Name Nicholas Scott Cannon
Profession Actor, Comedian, Rapper, Entrepreneur, Record Producer, Radio and Television Personality
Nationality American
Birthplace San Diego, California, United States
Zodiac Sign Libra

Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Bodytype Athletic
Height 5 feet 10 inches (1.80 m)
Weight 78 kg (171 lbs)
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Dark Brown

Nicholas Scott Cannon (born on October 8, 1980) in San Diego, California, U.S. He is an American comedian, actor, rapper, and television presenter. He completed his graduation from Monte Vista High School in Spring Valley, California. Cannon took part in track and field and took his first break from doing stand-up comedy on his father’s local cable access program.


As a teen, Cannon started on All That, which is an American sketch comedy TV series before hosting The Nick Cannon Show. He hosted several TV shows, including Wild ‘n Out, America’s Got Talent, Lip Sync Battle Shorties, and The Masked Singer. He also performed the lead role as Devon Miles in the film Drumline. Cannon also acted as Alvin “Al” Johnson in the film Love Don’t Cost a Thing alongside Christina Milian. In 2003, Cannon released his debut self-titled album, with the single “Gigolo” cooperated with singer R. Kelly. He performed the role of the footballer TJ Harper in the sports film Goal II: Living the Dream (2007). Later that year, he recorded the singles “Dime Piece” and “My Wife” for the planned album Stages, which was never dropped. His paternal grandfather raised him. That is why Cannon and his biological father called their paternal grandfather “dad”. As a child, he grew up in Lincoln Park’s Bay Vista Housing Projects, which is a gang-moving area of Southeast San Diego. While in his teenage years, he got connected with the “Lincoln Park Bloods” street gang. However, he left behind his connections after losing a close friend, he explained.


Nick Cannon Education

School: Avocado Elementary School, Quail Hollow Middle School, Monte Vista High School

Nick Cannon Career

Profession: Actor, Comedian, Rapper, Entrepreneur, Record Producer, Radio and Television Personality

Known For: Hosting America’s Got Talent and The Nick Cannon Show.


Whatever It Takes (Film 2000), All That (TV Show 1998)

Net Worth: USD $50 million (Approx)

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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Who is Nick Cannon?

Nick Cannon is an American actor, comedian, rapper, entrepreneur, record producer, radio and television personality, born on 08 October, 1980 in San Diego, California, United States.

How old is Nick Cannon?

Nick Cannon is 43 years old as of April 2024.

How tall is Nick Cannon?

Nick Cannon is 5 feet 10 inches (1.80 m).

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