Nick Cannon

Nick Cannon

About Nick Cannon

Nicholas Scott 'Nick' Cannon (born October 8, 1980) is an American actor, comedian, rapper, and radio/television personality. On television, Cannon began as a teenager on All That before going on to host The Nick Cannon Show, Wild 'N Out, and America's Got Talent. He acted in the films Drumline, Love Don't Cost a Thing, and Roll Bounce. As a rapper, he released his debut self-titled album in 2003 with the hit single 'Gigolo', a collaboration with singer R. Kelly. In 2006, Cannon recorded singles 'Dime Piece' and 'My Wife' for a planned album Stages, which was never released. Cannon married American R&B/pop singer Mariah Carey on April 30, 2008. As a teenager, Cannon formed the rap group 'Da G4 Dope Bomb Squad' with his friend Steve Groves; they opened for the likes of Will Smith, LFO, 98 Degrees, and Montell Jordan.