Nick Cannon Net Worth

Nick Cannon Net Worth

Nick Cannon is an American rapper, actor, comedian, director, screenwriter, film producer, record producer, entrepreneur, radio and television personality. He made his way into entertainment when he was a teenager, starting out on the television show, All That. However, since his start in entertainment, he has made his name a household name and has become a favorite entertainer in the eyes of fans. The estimated net worth of Nick Cannon is $27 million.


Nicholas Scott Cannon was born on October 8, 1980, in San Diego, California, to Beth Gardner and James Cannon. Growing up, he was mainly raised by his paternal grandfather, whom he and his father called, “dad.” However during his teenage years, he lived with his mother and graduated from Monte Vista High School, in 1998. While living in the Lincoln Park’s Bay Vista Housing Projects, which is a neighborhood known for the being gang ridden in Southeast San Diego. Nick Cannon had been a part of the Lincoln Park Bloods, but left the lifestyle of gang banging behind, when one of his friends died. After leaving the gang, he received his first break of stand up comedy at his father’s local cable access program.


Although Nick Cannon grew up in a rough life, after leaving the gang, he started his career at the young age of 11, he auditioned for the television show, It’s Showtime at the Apollo. Soon after, Cannon made an appearance on his father’s religious program on public access television, as a stand up comedian. After starting on his career as a stand up comedian, he began performing in Los Angeles nightclubs, he was discovered by an agent and offered a job at Nickelodeon television channel, where he was the warm-up act on the television show, All That. He was loved so much on the show, that he was given his own television comedy show, in 2002. With this opportunity of getting his comic skits heard, came the opportunity to write and executive produce for his show, The Nick Cannon Show, Keenan and Kel, and Cousin Skeeter. With Cannon’s growing popularity came the opportunity from, actor and comedian, Will Smith, have a small role in the movie, Men in Black II. After his role in Will Smith’s film, he landed his first starring role, in the film, Drumline, a movie about a young man who earns a scholarship to a historically black university, as a drummer, in a marching band. Cannon went on to make his next film, after Drumline, called, Love Don’t Cost a Thing. He not only found his love of entertaining in telling jokes and acting, but also in music. In his self titled television series, he composed the theme song, and also wrote Shorty Put It to the Floor,” for Love Don’t Cost a Thing. In 2003, he released his compact disc, Nick Cannon, with singles, that included, “Feelin’ Freaky,” “Gigolo,” and “Your Pops Don’t Like Me.” Later that summer he was part of the “Scream 3” tour. Since his younger years of being a staff writer and coming up actor, he has recently had his own television show on MTV, called Nick Cannon Presents Wild ‘ N Out, which ran from 2005 – 2007. However after the show ended, fans missed it so much, because of the comedy raps and the guest celebrities, that it returned in 2013 on MTV2. While doing the Wild’ N Out, show, Cannon also served as host on the television show, America’s Got Talent, until 2017.

Awards and Nominations

Nick Cannon may have started out as a comedian on a children’s station at 17, but since he has gotten older, fans of all ages has grown to love him. He has been a comedic voice that has known how to touch the hearts of fans for many years, and throughout the years, he has gotten better and wiser, at times shedding his knowledge about the entertainment industry. With his hard work, he has won the Kids’ Choice Award for Favorite T.V. Actor in 2002. He also won the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series, in 2012.

Net Worth of Nick Cannon

The years of entertainment has been good to Nick Cannon, with him bringing his own unique style of comedy to people of all ages. However, with his acting career, he has also always had a love of music in him, which led him to sign a deal with Motown Records in 2005, so that he could launch his own imprint, called Can Ball Records. He released several albums, including comedy albums, Mr. Showbiz, F#ck Nick Cannon, and White People Party Music. Nick Cannon’s net worth is $27 million, and he owes much of his success to his different areas of entertainment, which includes his acting, stand -up comedy, and hosting his own television series as well as America’s Got Talent. He can also pay tribute to his success, because of his musical talents and having his own imprints.

Personal Life

Nick Cannon married, famous singer Mariah Carey in 2008, and they had twins, son, Moroccan Scott and daughter, Monroe. Nick Cannon and Mariah Carey broke up in 2014 and their divorce was finalized in 2016. Cannon had another son, with his girlfriend Brittany Bell in 2017, named, Golden “Sagon” Cannon.


Nick Cannon has made a name for himself in the entertainment industry that has given fans a unique kind of enjoyment. He has aged gracefully in the industry, while still giving knowledge to who the entertainment world is, but he has still held a great deal of respect for it. He has even learned to give back to his community, by donating to numerous charities and also by running his own organization, The Nicholas Scott Cannon Foundation. He is also runs the multimedia company, NCcredible Entertainment, which launches television shows, films, music, and merchandising projects. With his busy schedule, he still finds time to be CEO of the teen magazine, Celebrity High as well as chairman of TeenNick network. Nick Cannon will always be known as the unique talent who has loved his different kinds of work as well as giving back to the community.

Nick Cannon Bio Info

Born: 8 October 1980 (age 37 years), San Diego, California, United States
Height: 1.83 m
Spouse: Mariah Carey (m. 2008–2016)
Children: Golden Cannon, Moroccan Scott Cannon, Monroe Cannon
Parents: Beth Gardner, James Cannon

Nick Cannon Quotes

  • I think it takes a strong man to be in a relationship with a strong woman. A lot of people hear the word ‘diva’ and think of it as a negative. I see it as a positive. I want somebody who knows what they want out of life and isn’t afraid to show it. – Nick Cannon
  • To me, a forever love is a bond that can’t be broken. – Nick Cannon
  • My Vocation is my Vacation. I love what I do. – Nick Cannon
  • I always say that candy is the perfect studio food – it keeps your energy going. – Nick Cannon

Nick Cannon Videos on YouTube

Nick Cannon is grilled by DC Young Fly with tough questions to see if he cracks.

Nick Cannon opens up about his relationship with Mariah Carey, fatherhood, “America’s Got Talent” and more.

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