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America’s Favorite TV Host Nick Cannon: Net Worth, Biography, Family, Career, Early Life, And More



Nick Cannon is a familiar face for everyone. He is one of the most popular television hosts in America that has hosted many shows including America’s TV Talent. Apart from being the most energetic and captivating host in America, Nick has also excelled in many fields. He is an actor, entrepreneur, radio host, rapper, singer, writer, and more. Nick, who was born in a middle-class family in San Diego raised all his fortunes through his sheer hard work. The story of Nick’s success in life is an inspiring one and everyone should know what his life was like and what his life is like now.

Nick Cannon Net Worth

As of 2022, Nick Cannon has a net worth of $45 million. He has an annual income of approximately $5 million and a monthly income of $0.5 million. While hosting America’s Got Talent, he was paid $70,000 for one episode. Nick Cannon’s main source of income is largely from his TV hosting career but he also has other sources of income which includes his business ventures. 

Nick Cannon: Biography

Nick Cannon was born on October 8, 1980. Nick Cannon is the only son of his parents James Cannon and Beth Gardener. Nick’s parents got separated when he was a child and he was raised by his grandfather James Cannon Sr. Nick’s house in the Lincoln Park neighborhood in San Diego, California  and the influence of the neighborhood made him a part of the Lincoln Park Bloods gang but he left the gang shortly after one of his friends died. As for his education, Nick Cannon attended Monte Vista High School for his schooling. Nick entered the entertainment industry as a teenager and didn’t continue his study. But in 2012, he graduated from Howard University gaining his degree in Criminology. 


Nick Cannon’s first step in the entertainment industry was in the year 1999. He was one of the rapper of the rap group Da G4 Dope Bomb Squad. After being in the rap group for a few years, he then started his own solo music career and released his self-titled debut album in the year 2003. 

Nick started his TV hosting career in the year 2005 for the show Wild’ N Out which was created and produced by himself. Later on, he hosted many TV shows and award shows including Nickelodeon HALO Awards, The Nightlife, and The Masked Singer. He was also a DJ for the famous Ellen Degeneres show. Nick became the host of America’s Got Talent in the year 2009 when he replaced Regis Philbin. His appearance in America’s Got Talent made him world famous and he hosted the show till 2017. In 2017, Cannon resigned from his position because of the creative difference between NBS. He was replaced by America’s Next Top Model show host Tyra Banks. 

Nick Cannon is only popular for his acting career. He has acted in many films, both minor and major roles in movies like Men in Black 2, Drumline, Roll Bounce, and Shall We Dance. His performance in the 2006 movie Bobby was highly praised by movie lovers and critics and he won the Breakthrough Actor of the Year Award at the Cannes Film Festival for Bobby.


Nick Cannon has nine children with 6 women. The only woman Nick has been married to was the popular singer Mariah Carey. The two got married in 2008 and separated in 2016. Nick Cannon has two children with Mariah Carey named Monroe and Moroccan Scott. He has two children with famous model Brittany Bell named Golden and Powerful Queen. Nick is expecting his third child with Bell. Nick had twin sons with DJ DJ Abby De La Rosa. He had a son with Alyssa Scott named Zen.S. Cannon who died of brain cancer when he was five months old. On September 14, 2022, Nick welcomed his first child with model Lanisha Cole and the baby is named Onyx Ice Cole Cannon.

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