Nick Cannon Net Worth in 2021

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Nicholas Scott Cannon, popularly known as Nick Cannon, is a famous American TV personality. He started his career as an actor on television, but later he extended his work field to rapping, comedy, writing, direction, and hosting TV shows. In this article, we will talk about Nick Cannon Net Worth, and some intriguing facts about his life.  

As a teenager, Nick was in the popular TV show All That. He went on to host The Nick Cannon Show, America’s Got Talent, The Masked Singer, Wild ‘N Out, and Lip Sync Battle Shorties.

He has directed movies like She Ball, King of the Dancehall, and School Dance. As an actor, he has appeared in movies like Drumline, Love Don’t Cost a Thing, Roll Bounce, Men in Black 2, and many more.

In the year 2003, he made his debut as a rapper. He made a music album with his name as the title, in collaboration with singer R. Kelly.

This album features the superhit song Gigolo. Since then, he has released quite a few music albums. A few of them are Calling All the Models, Chi Raq, White People Party Music.

Nick Cannon on Nickelodeon's Award Show.
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Nick Cannon Net Worth and Overview

Net Worth$60 Million
OccupationActor, writer, director, rapper, comedian, TV host, and producer.
Date of BirthOctober 8, 1980
Age39 years
Height6’ ft or 1.83m
Spouse(s)Mariah Carey (m. 2008; div 2016)
ChildrenGolden Cannon, Moroccan Scott Cannon, Monroe Cannon.
Country of OriginThe United States of America
Source of WealthMovies and TV Shows
Instagram Followers4.8 million
Twitter Followers4.7 million
YouTube Subscribers8.56 million on Wild ‘N Out, and 350K on Nick Cannon
Last UpdatedDecember 2020

Early Life

Nick was born in San Diego, California, on the 8th of October 1980. He shared a close bond with his paternal grandfather, who had largely raised him. Cannon and his father, both called him “Dad”.

He spent his childhood in Lincoln Park’s Bay Vista Housing Projects, which is located in the South-eastern parts of San Diego.

As a teenager, he was a part of the “Lincoln Park Bloods” street gang. But he left his affiliation with this gang after he lost a close friend. He graduated from high school in the year 1998.

Nick was a student of Monté Vista High School in Spring Valley. Cannon got his maiden chance to perform as a stand-up comedian on a local cable program.

Nick in early 2000s
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Career Highlights and Awards  

The Musical Venture

Nick Cannon has found interest in more than one profession. But Music has dominated most of his life. His music career started in 1999, when he became a part of the rap group Da G4 Dope Bomb Squad. He got his chance to sing with Jive Records in 2001, where he featured next to Romeo Miller and 3LW.

He released the Nick Cannon album in 2003, which marked his debut. Nick launched his record label called Can-I-Ball in 2005. He released the first single titled Can I Live? in July 2005. The second single was planned to release, but due to his acting ventures, it never came out.

In 2009, Cannon formed another label, canceling the first one. This was titled N’Credibles. He made parody diss tracks against him-hop pioneers and superstars Slick Rick and Eminem.

Nick released his second studio album in 2013-14 featuring Arojack. In 2016, he released the second mixtape titled The Gospel of Ike Turn Up: My Side of the Story.

The other releases from this year were If I Was Your Man and Hold On. In 2019, Cannon released a diss track against the rap megastar Eminem titled The Invitation. This was his artistic response to Eminem’s Fat Joe and Family Ties.

A still from Wild 'N Out
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Other Professions

Nick produced and hosted a comedy series called Wild ‘N Out. He also hosted a Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Awards and  HALO Awards, and he was a DJ on Bigger, Longer, and Wider show.  

In addition, he also hosted Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest, Caught on Camera with Nick Cannon, and America’s Got Talent.

Cannon is the chairman of Nickelodeon’s TeenNick since 2009. Also, he is the creator of a sketch-series, Incredible Crew. In the year 2015, Nick signed in as the Chief Creative Officer for RadioShack.

He has also hosted a few radio shows, but his career is brief in this field. He also did a comedy show named Mr. Showbiz.

List of Awards –

  • Kid’s Choice Award for the Favorite TV Actor (2002)
  • NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor (2012)
  • MTV Movie and TV Award for the Best Host (2019)

Personal Life

On the 30th of April 2008, Nick Cannon married singer Mariah Carey in The Bahamas. Exactly three years later, on 30th April 2011, the couple was blessed with twins. The daughter was named Monroe, and the son was named Moroccan Scott. 3 years later, in 2014, they filed a divorce, which got finalized in 2016.

Nick Cannon had a son with model Brittany Bell in February 2017. He was named Golden “Sagon” Cannon.

In 2012, Cannon suffered serious medical complications, and he was hospitalized twice within 2 months. In March 2012, the news came out in the public that he had lupus nephritis, which caused kidney failure.

Nick Cannon with his ex-wife Mariah Carey
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What is Nick Cannon Net Worth in 2021?

Nick cannon has worked in various professions, and he is a popular TV personality. Nick Cannon Net Worth in 2021 is estimated to be $60 million.

Interesting Facts About Nick Cannon

  1. Nick Cannon dated Christina Milana, but he cheated on her with multiple women. As a result, they broke up.
  2. Cannon is a celebrity spokesperson for the National Association of Letter Carriers’.
  3. Nick went to Howard University in 2016 to pursue his bachelor degree. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Criminology in 2021.
  4. He was the president of the African Student Coalition in his high school days.
  5. Nick isn’t a fan of reality shows.
  6. His son Moroccan is named after the Moroccan-style room where Cannon proposed Carey. 
  7. His daughter Monroe is named after Marilyn Monroe.
  8. Nick’s parents were teenagers when they had him.  
Nick Cannon in "Chi-Raq."
Credits: Movie Chi-Raq


Nick Cannon is a famous personality in the entertainment industry. He has worked across several disciplines and platforms. He started his career at a very young age and grew into a successful TV star. In addition to television appearances, he has also worked in several movies.

His hard work and talent allowed him to have a successful career in TV shows and movies. Nick Cannon Net Worth in 2021 is $60 million.

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