Nick Cannon Net Worth: How Rich is The Former TV Show Host?

Nick Cannon has been in the media since the late 90’s. Since then, he’s come to a lot and made his name heard in many different areas of skill. The star has involved himself in certain headlining relationships and controversies with other stars. As an actor, comedian, TV show host, producer, director, screenwriter, rapper and more, Nick Cannon has gathered an estimated net worth of $50 million.


LOS ANGELES - NOV 19: Nick Cannon at the American Music Awards 2017 at Microsoft Theater on November 19, 2017 in Los Angeles, CA

LOS ANGELES – NOV 19: Nick Cannon at the American Music Awards 2017 at Microsoft Theater on November 19, 2017 in Los Angeles, CA

Career in Television

Nick Cannon started his career off on the show, All That. He appeared on the show from 1998-2000, and being on it brought him a lot of recognition. From there, Cannon went on to be in shows such as Wild ‘n Out and America’s Got Talent. On top of that, Cannon scored his own Nickelodeon show titled, The Nick Cannon Show (2002-2003).

The actor also made appearances in movies. Some of these movies include, Drumline (2002), Chi-Raq (2015), and Love Don’t Cost A Thing (2003).

The actor is also a winner of two awards for his acting; one being a Kids’ Choice Award, the other an NAACP Image Award.

Career in Music

Along with his career on the TV screen, Cannon works in music as well. In his first album, Nick Cannon (2003), the rapper made a name for some of the tracks in it; not only does he have a well-known blowup album, Cannon also has three more albums, titled White People Party Music (2014), The Gospel of Ike Turn Up (2016), and Calling All Models: The Preuqle (2018). Some popular songs of his, “Gigolo”, “Your Pops Don’t Like Me”, and “Feelin Freaky”.

Not only does Cannon produce his own music, he also manages other artists. Some of these artists include Soulja Boy, Amber Rose, Kehlani, and Kreesha Turner.

Marriage to Mariah Carey

Something that brought a lot of attention to Cannon was his former engagement to Mariah Carey. The couple got married in early 2008 and remained that way until 2014 when Cannon filed for divorce. Prior to their separation, Cannon and Carey had two children, fraternal twins.

When their divorce was finalized in 2016, Cannon and Carey went on to have many more partners of their own. Cannon had one more child with his at-the-time girlfriend, Brittany Bell.

Drama with Eminem

In the year 2009, the rapper Eminem released his album Relapse, which contained the song “Bagpipes from Baghdad”. In the song, the rapper subtly makes fun of Cannon’s at-the-time wife, Mariah Carey. Both Carey and Cannon responded in song form, coming out with tracks and videos targeting Eminem. Carey released a song and music video titled “Obsessed”, and Cannon nearly got himself into a boxing match with the fellow rapper.


Since the late 90’s, Nick Cannon has grown his career to various parts. As a rapper, comedian, host, director, producer, actor, screenwriter and so much more, Cannon has created a name for himself.

His openness with Lupus, along with his tower of work in many industries, makes him an incredibly talented and well-known personality in media.


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