Who is Nick Cannon?
Nick Cannon was born in San Diego, California on October 8, 1980. He kicked off his music career at an age of 8. By the time he is 11, he already started performing in his father’s local cable access television show. Cannon graduated from Monte Vista High School in 1998. Cannon graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Criminology and Administration of Justice in 2020.
Nick Cannon was married to singer Marah Carey from 2008 to 2016. The couple tied their knot at a private estate on Windermere Island in The Bahamas. They have given birth to twins- Monroe and Moroccan Scott. However, they confirmed their separation in August 2014, accompanied by their divorce in 2016.
Nick Career progression
Nick was fortunate enough to be able to enter the glamourous Hollywood industry where he tried his hand at different comedy gigs like The Laugh Factory, The Improv, and The Comedy Store. Nick’s big television debut arrived when he acted in a role on the Nickelodeon sketch comedy show, “All That”, during the mid-1990s.
In 2005 Nick started his own record label called, “Can I Ball Records”. His self-titled debut studio album was released in 2003 and reached #15 on the US R&B chart. The lead single, “Can I Live”, was released in July 2005.
In 2009, Nick framed a new record label, N’Credible Entertainment, followed by a parody character of Slick Rick and called himself Slick Nick in 2010. He released two singles as the character, and in December 2011, released a mixtape entitled “Child of the Corn”. In July 2013, Cannon released a new single, “Me Sexy”. He released a second single, “Looking for a Dream”, featuring Afrojack. His second album “White People Party Music” was released in 2014.
Cannon runs his own NGO, the Nicholas Scott Cannon Foundation. He also filmed a public service announcement in 2011 for the organization “Do Something”, a promising platform for teens to engage themselves at a very young age. Since 2011, Cannon has been appointed as a celebrity spokesperson for the National Association of Letter Carriers’ annual food drive.