Nick Cannon: The Story

Born on October 8, 1980, Nicholas Scott Cannon was raised in the gang-ridden part in Southeast San Diego. During his teens, he and his friend, Steve Groves, formed the rap group ‘Da G4 Dope Bomb Squad’. They were the opening act for artists like Will Smith, Montell Jordan, and 98 Degrees. Soon, he signed with Jive Records and was featured on the cover for the ‘Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius’ soundtrack, ‘Parents Don’t Understand’. His self-titled album was released in 2003 and spawned the single ‘Your Pops Don’t Like Me (I Really Don’t Like This Dude)’.

As Nick Cannon’s net worth was growing, he established his own record label, Can-I-Ball Records, which would later become N’Credible Entertainment. He released two singles, ‘Can I Live?’ and ‘Dime Piece’ to announce his upcoming album which was never released. He did, however, release two mixtapes, ‘Child of the Corn’ in 2011 and ‘The Gospel of Ike Turn Up: My Side of the Story’, five years after. His label collaborates with RED Distribution in finding and developing new artists. At the moment, their roster consists of Soulja Boy, New Boyz, Amber Rose, Kreesha Turner, and more.

Nick Cannon Net Worth: $50 Million

Cannon had developed a passion for comedy since his early age when he performed a stand-up comedy on his father’s local cable access program. Several years later, the talented artist returned to his first love. He created, hosted, and produced the MTV comedy series ‘Wild ‘N Out’. The successful show returned for its fifth season on MTV2 in 2013, noting the highest ratings in MTV2’s history. Currently, the show’s tenth season is airing. And, if you have been wondering 
how much does Nick Cannon make per episode of ‘Wild ‘N Out’, the answer is $16,000.

He appeared as a DJ on Ellen DeGeneres’s ‘Bigger, Longer, and Wider’ show and hosted the Nickelodeon HALO Awards alongside LeBron James, Justin Timberlake, Kelly Rowland, Alicia Keys, and Hayden Panettiere. In 2014, the comedian hosted ‘Caught on Camera with Nick Cannon’ on NBC. Cannon was the host of America’s Got Talent between 2009 and 2016, but eventually resigned due to creative differences. He pocketed $70,000 per episode. Cannon’s label is behind the ‘Real Husbands of Hollywood’ where he stars alongside Kevin Hart and J.B. Smoove. Nick Cannon in 2016 made $4 million from the show.

Nick Cannon Net Worth: $50 Million

Nick Cannon and Nickelodeon’s
partnership elevated his career, as well as his wealth. Now, he is the chairman and development and creative network consultant of TeenNick for Nickelodeon. He created the comedy series ‘Incredible Crew’, as well as wrote and produced the theme song. He has hosted the morning show with Nikki and Sarah Lee on Now FM, and at the moment has a chat program called Cannon’s Countdown on CBS Radio. As of 2017, Nick Cannon’s net worth is put at $50,000.

Nick Cannon Net Worth & Spending Habits

Nick Cannon’s house is a $3 million worth mansion in the secluded Saddle River neighborhood in New Jersey. The comedian is also an avid car lover. His garage includes some of the most expensive models including a Range Rover, a Mercedes-Benz G-Wagon, and a Maserati Quattroporte.

The diamond-encrusted shoes Nick Cannon wore on the season finale of AGT were worth $2 million. The 340 carats footwear, designed by Jason Aeashenen, had 14,000 diamonds in white gold. However, the actor, rapper, and host proved to be a great philanthropist. He donated the pricey shoes to the St. Mary Hospital for Children in Queens.

Nick Cannon Net Worth: $50 Million

Aside from that, Cannon founded the Nick Cannon Foundation which strives to provide improved education conditions and motivate the public school alumni through multimedia platforms. He also hosts America’s Teen Mogul Summit and the Student Business Plan Competition for at-risk youth in San Diego. Nick Cannon has also supported numerous charitable organizations including the Alzheimer’s Association, the Andre Agassi Foundation for Education, the Get Schooled Foundation, Reality Cares, and STOMP Out Bullying.

Nick Cannon Net Worth: CelebJury Ruling

If you think Nick Cannon is just Mariah Carey’s ex and the guy who had a feud with Eminem – think twice. Thanks to his immense success in the entertainment industry, Cannon is recognized as a man of many talents. He’s a rapper, an actor, a director, a comedian, a screenwriter, a film producer, and entrepreneur, as well as a radio and TV personality. And, not surprisingly, Nick Cannon’s net worth is expected to continue going up. Find more celebrity net worth news on CelebJury!