TMZ

Our TV Shows

Got a Tip?

Call TMZ at (888) 847-9869 or Click Here

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. After signing with Jive Records in 2001, he was featured alongside Romeo Miller and 3LW on the Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius soundtrack with a cover of the 1988 hit song "Parents Just Don't Understand". His debut self titled album was released in 2003 and included the single "Your Pops Don't Like Me". In 2005, Cannon formed his own record label, Can I Ball Records, with

LATEST STORIES
  
Mariah Carey, Nick Cannon -- Absence Makes the Heart Fonder ... But Not That Fond

Mariah and Nick
Absence Makes the Heart Fonder But Not That Fond

Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon are actually getting along -- way better than when they were together and loathed each other -- but TMZ has learned there is NO chance of a reconciliation.TMZ first… READ MORE >

Mariah Carey -- Divorce is Hot Topic ... Too Hot

Mariah Carey
Divorce is Hot Topic ... Too Hot

Mariah Carey had a chance to spin her divorce with Nick Cannon, but she said it's simply "too hot" to talk. Mariah was walking around NYC Monday with her nephew. As the video starts,… READ MORE >

- 154 days ago
Nick Cannon -- I'm The One Who Left the Relationship

Nick Cannon
I'm the One Who Left the Relationship NOT MARIAH

Nick Cannon is the one who decided to bail on his marriage -- not Mariah -- sources connected with the couple tell TMZ.Nick has made it clear to all involved ... he's deeply concerned about… READ MORE >

- 156 days ago
Mariah Carey & Nick Cannon -- Mariah Muzzles Nick In Divorce!

Mariah Carey
Muzzles Nick in Divorce!

Mariah Carey has gagged Nick Cannon -- but not in a good way. He's not allowed to say boo about their divorce ... or else.Sources close to the couple tell TMZ ... Nick and Mariah's lawyers… READ MORE >

- 157 days ago
Nick Cannon -- Naked But Not Afraid of Mariah Carey

Nick Cannon
Naked But Not Afraid Of Mariah

Nick Cannon took the first public shot at his estranged wife Mariah Carey ... by putting his soon-to-be single body on display ... for the sake of charity of course.TMZ broke… READ MORE >

- 158 days ago
Mariah Carey & Nick Cannon: Divorce 'A Done Deal' -- Separated For Months

Mariah Carey & Nick Cannon
Divorce 'A Done Deal' Separated for Months

Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon separated back in May -- and are living apart ... and we're told divorce lawyers have been negotiating a property settlement and custody agreement for months and… READ MORE >

- 158 days ago
Mariah Carey -- Buyer Backs Out -- Anybody Want A $13M Mansion?

Mariah Carey
Buyer Backs Out Anybody Want A $13M Mansion?

Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon aren't packing up their toothbrushes just yet ... their Bel Air mansion -- which they thought was sold -- is BACK on the market, TMZ has learned.Real estate sources… READ MORE >

- 182 days ago
Mariah Carey -- Bel Air is for Princes, Not for Queens

Mariah Carey
Bel Air is for Princes Not for Queens

Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon just freed up a big chunk of Bel Air, selling their massive estate and pocketing a few mil in the process.The couple sold the 3 acre, 7-bedroom Colonial for a… READ MORE >

- 184 days ago
Richard Pryor Jr. -- If I Can't Play My Dad ... Nick Cannon Should

Richard Pryor Jr.
If I Can't Play My Dad ... Nick Cannon Should

Richard Pryor Jr. has done a 180 and now feels Nick Cannon is the second most qualified guy to play his dad in an upcoming biopic ... second to him.Pryor Jr. and his sister Rain previously told… READ MORE >

- 193 days ago
Richard Pryor's Widow -- Terrence Howard Should Play Richard Pryor

Richard Pryor's Widow
Terrence Howard Should Play Richard Pryor

Richard Pryor's widow says Nick Cannon has NOT been cast to play the legendary comedian in a movie ... but she knows who SHOULD get the role -- Terrence Howard.Jennifer Pryor -- who has some… READ MORE >

- 205 days ago

Around The Web