As a multi-talented for numerous jobs including actor, comedian, television host, musician, rapper, singer, and also record producer, sure, news about Nick Cannon net worth is very much awaited by the public. With all fields he preserves, of course the public views that its wealth is abundant.
What Is Nick Cannon’s Net Worth?
As of this writing, Nick Cannon’s net worth is roughly $30 million with his salary of $5million. He totally continues to earn money and popularity as he expands his career. Nick is widely recognized for being the host of the television show ‘American’s Got Talent’.
How Does Nick Cannon Make Money?
Of course, with many professions that he is in now, Nick earns money through his multiple jobs. Sure, his career is quite long, including in the actor career, music career, and also his career as a presenter. Here’s how it break down:
Nick had a small appearance in ‘Men in Black II’ in 2020. His first starring role began when he played main character Devon Miles in the movie ‘Drumline’ in 2002 and the following year, in a comedy film named ‘Love Don’t Cost A Thing’.
His other films include ‘Roll Bounce’, ‘Shall We Dance’ and 2006’s ‘Bobby’. His role in the Bobby film drew him a nod from the Screen Actors Guild Award in 2007. He was also honored with the Breakthrough Actor of the Year Award at the Cannes Film Festival for his performance.
In 2015, he later starred in the Spike Lee flick ‘Chi Raq’. Nick ran ‘Wild & Out’, a successful television comedy sketch show on MTV from 2005 – 2007 for a total of 4 seasons. This show was revived in 2012 with Nick as the host. Here’s the order of the best-selling movies of Nick Cannon:
- Men in Black 2 (2002): $441.8 million
- Day of the dead (2008): $301,771
- Garfield: The Movie (2004): $200.8 million
- Shall we dance? (2004): $170.1 million
- Monster House (2006): $140.2 million
- Drumline (2002): $57.6 million
- Love don’t cost a thing (2003): $21 million
- Bobby (2006): $20.7 million
- Roll Bounce (2005): $17.5 million
- Underclassman (2005): $5,655,459
Nic started his own record label named ‘Can I Ball Records’ in 2005. His debut studio album was released in 2003 and topped #15 on the US R&B chart. His lead single ‘Can I Live’ was released in July 2005. Then, he formed a new record label N’Credible Entertainment once canceling Can I Ball Records in 2009.
In 2010. Nick created a parody character of Slick Rick and called himself Slick Nick. In December 2011, he eventually released two singles as the character and released a mixtape entitled ‘Child of the Corn’. He also released a new single ‘Me Sexy’ in July 2013.
Nick then released a second single ‘Looking for a Dream’ featuring Afrojack. He released his second album ‘White People Party Music’ in 2014. His second mixtape ‘The Gospel of Ike Turn Up: My Side of the Story’ was released on November 16, 2016. In December 2019, he also recorded an Eminem diss track ‘The Invitation” once Eminem tweeted in response.
Today, Nick is well-known as American’s Got Talent host. His host career began when he replaced Regis Philbin as American’s Got Talent host. Nick served as the host from 2009-2016. He totally earned $70,000 per episode when he hosted ‘American’s Got Talent’.
Nick eventually announced that he would not back for the 2017 season as the creative differences between NBC executives and himself. In his Showtime comedy ‘Stand Up, Don’t Shoot’, he was presumed to make disparaging comments about NBC.
Of course, he was technically under contract which could have been sued by NBC for breach of contract. So, NBC sacked him and he was replaced by Tyra Banks as ‘American’s Got Talent’ host.
Nick Cannon’s Life
Nick Cannon was born on October 8, 1980 in San Diego, California. Nick was mostly raised by his grandfather in Lincoln Park’s Bay Vista Housing Projects. When he was teenager, he was affiliated with the Lincoln Park Bloods street gangs. Then, he left the gang when he lost a close friend to violence.
He graduated from Monte Vista High School in 1998. Nick began performing at the early age of 8. When he was 11 years old, he was already performing comedy on his father’s local cable access television show.
Nick finally moved to Hollywood where he landed several stand up comedy gists at such places including The Comedy Store, The Improv and The Laugh Factory. His big television debut came when he landed a role on the Nickelodeon sketch comedy show ‘All That’ in the mid-90s.
Known, he was also part of a rap group as a teenager, G4 Dope Bomb Squad. This group opened for popular nineties acts such as Montell Jordan, LFO, 98 Degrees and Will Smith.
From 2008 – 2016, Nick was married to singer Mariah Carey at her private estate on Windermere Island in The Bahamas. From this marriage, they have two children, twins Moroccan and Monroe. Unfortunately, in August 2014, they officially confirmed their separation and their divorce was finalized in 2016.
Immediately after filing for divorce, Nick and Mariah sold their old home in the Bel Air LA neighborhood for $ 9 million. They bought the home in 2009 for $7 million. Due to the divorce from Mariah Carey, it would not be fair to include her salary in her family’s net worth.
However, he has contributed to his net worth, providing a $ 10 million settlement for their split. That, combined with his writing, hosting work, production work, musical work, and other appearances, has generated a pretty solid net worth. Sure, he was not comparable to Mariah Carey’s level of net worth, but $ 60 million was still quite a lot.
Another fact about Nick Cannon, he also has a son who was born in February 2017 with Model Brittany Bell.
Here are some of the best highlights of Nick Cannon’s career:
- Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards, (2001)
- Hollywood Film Festival, Ensemble of the Night, (2006)
- NAACP Image Awards, Outstanding Supporting Actor, (2012)