Nick Cannon

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Nick Cannon
Nick Cannon at Time 100 Gala on May 7, 2010
Nick Cannon at Time 100 Gala on May 7, 2010
Background information
Birth nameNicholas Scott Cannon
Born (1980-10-08) October 8, 1980 (age 40)
San Diego, California, U.S.
Occupation(s)Rapper, comedian, actor, television host, radio personality
Years active1998–present
  • Jive (2003)
  • Columbia (2005–2006)
  • N'Credible Entertainment (2011–present)

Nicholas Scott "Nick" Cannon (born October 8, 1980) is an American actor, comedian, rapper and radio/television personality. He is known for his roles in Drumline, Love Don't Cost a Thing, and Roll Bounce. He also hosted his own show The Nick Cannon Show. He also hosted America's Got Talent.

Early life[change | change source]

Cannon was born on October 8, 1980 in San Diego, California.[1] He was raised in San Diego, California and in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Personal life[change | change source]

Cannon married Mariah Carey in April 2008. They have two children. Cannon has lupus nephritis which can cause kidney problems.[2] Carey and Cannon were divorced in 2016.

References[change | change source]

  1. LeVasseur, Andrea. "Nick Cannon — Biography". Allmovie. Archived from the original on 2012-07-15. Retrieved 2008-12-03.
  2. "Lupus 'attacking my kidneys,' Cannon says". 5 March 2012. Retrieved 5 March 2012.

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