Don’t you miss the crazy antics of Nick Cannon on the stage of “America’s Got Talent”? Many, like me, would agree that he added a healthy dose of entertainment to the show with his endearing presence. Nick Cannon or Nicholas Scott Cannon is an American rapper, comedian, actor, director, film & record producer and an entrepreneur.
He began his TV career with an American live-action show called “All That.” His acts in films are mostly of a comedic nature, and some of the famous films in which he has acted include “Drumline,” “Roll Bounce” and “Love Don’t Cost a Thing.” In 2003, he aired his first album titled after his own name. Now let’s have a close look at the net worth of Nick Cannon in 2020.
Early Life & Biography:
Nick was born on 8 October 1980 in the San Diego city of California, USA. He grew up in a notorious and gang-ridden section of Southeast San Diego and was raised mainly by his grandfather. The society affected him, and he too became a member of the street gang. However, soon left the group after he lost one of his close friends. For his early education, he went to Santa Monica College, California. For higher education, he was sent to Monte Vista High School, California, and Howard University, Washington DC.
Nick’s dad James Cannon was a TV evangelist while his mom worked in the Costume and Wardrobe Department of films. On 30 April 2008, he married an American singer named Mariah Carey on Windermere Island in the Bahamas. Precisely three years later, at their third wedding anniversary, the couple was blessed to have twin babies: daughter, Monroe, and son, Moroccan Scott. However, the relationship couldn’t last for long, and the couple separated and filed for divorce in 2014. On 21 February 2017, Nick had another child with an American beauty pageant winner named Brittany Mesa Bell.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Nick’s professional career as a rapper began in 1999 after he formed the rap group “Da G4 Dope Bomb Squad”. In 2001, he signed with Jive Records and performed with famous American rapper, Romeo Miller, and a female music group, “3LW” in an animated comic film “Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius.”
In 2003, he aired his first self-titled album which included the hit single “Gigolo.” On 1 April 2014, he aired his second studio album titled “White People Party Music.” Apart from music, Nick has also worked in TV and films. In 2005, he produced and hosted the comedy series “Wild ‘N Out” on MTV.
From 2009 to 2016, he hosted the American reality TV series “America’s Got Talent.” His film career began in 2003 when he worked in an American teen comedy film “Love Don’t Cost a Thing.” From then on, he has worked in five films to date. For his outstanding work in TV and comedy, he was awarded the Kids’ Choice Award for Favorite TV Actor in 2002 and the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series in 2012.
Net Worth & Earnings:
The total estimated net worth of Nick Cannon till date is $50 million. He has accumulated this huge wealth from different sources like acting, rapping, business, etc. He also earns from endorsements of various brands like “Boost Mobile,” “Honda,” “Monster,” etc. He was being paid $70,000 for each episode of “America’s Got Talent.” Another show called “Husbands of Hollywood” rake in $4 million adding to his fortune.
Nick is today a famous celebrity working successfully in various fields ranging from rapping to business. However, his childhood was not as good. He was raised in a gang-ridden society, and subsequently, he too joined a street gang. However, good sense prevailed, and he soon left it after losing one of his close friends. He then started to focus on his career, and it was his hard work and dedication towards his work that has made him what he is today. Wish he continues this pace of success even in his future.