Nick Cannon Net Worth: Career & Lifestyle

Nick Cannon

Nick Cannon, an American comedian, actor, rapper, and television presenter, has a net worth of $30 million.

Cannon began his TV career when he was just a teenager from All That. After that, he began hosting The Nick Cannon Show, America’s Got Talent, The Masked Singer, and Lip Sync Battle stories.

Nick has also appeared in several films, including Roll Bounce, Drumline, and Love Don’t Cost a Thing.

Nick Cannon
Nick Cannon (Source: Page Six)

Similarly, Nick collaborated with singer and songwriter R. Kelly and released his debut self-titled album with a single song, “Gigolo,” in 2003.

Moreover, Nick got his first break doing stand-up on his father’s local cable access program.

As of now, Nick hosts “Nick Cannon Mornings” on Power 106 in LA, which is his own syndicated show.

Quick Facts

Birth Name Nicholas Scott Cannon
Known as  Nick
Net worth  $50 Million
Date of Birth  October 8, 1980
Zodiac Libra
Place of Birth San Diego, California, United States
Current Residence   Los Angeles, California, USA
Religion   Christianity
Gender   Male
Ethnicity  Mixed
Nationality  American
Education  Howard University (BS)
Father’s Name  James Cannon
Mother’s Name  Beth Hackett
Sibling   Gabe, Reuben, and Caleb
Age   43 Years Old
Height  6’0 inch, 183 cm,1.83 m
Weight  67kg, 147lbs
Body measurements  

(Chest-waist- hips) 

 46-32- 36 inches
Biceps Size  21 inches
Skin Tone  Black-brown skin
Hair Color   Black
Eye Color  Black
Sexual Orientation Straight
Shoe size  7 US
Beard/Moustache  Both
Previous Dating   Brittany Bell
Marriage  Divorced
Spouse  Mariah Carey (Divorced in 2016)
Offspring  7 Children (One deceased)
Children’s Name   7 (Golden Cannon, Powerful Queen Cannon, Moroccan Scott Cannon, Monroe Cannon, Zion Mixolydian, Zillion Heir, Zen)
Profession  Actor, Comedian, Rapper, Director, Producer, Television Host
Product Endorsement  Honda, Express Smile Atlanta, Boost Mobile
Music Genre  Comedy, Hip hop, R&B
Salary  $70,000 per episode
Famous For  America’s Got Talent, The Masked Singer, Wild ‘N Out, The Nick Cannon Show.
Hobbies and Interests   Reading, Traveling, Writing
Awards and Recognition  Favorite Television Actor, Outstanding Television Actor, Ensemble of the year, etc.
Active Since   1998 – Present
Favorite Actor  Will Smith
Favorite Color  White
Favorite Food Italian
Favorite Actress   Gal Gadot
Favorite Travel Destination   Disneyland
Pet Lover  Yes
Social Media  InstagramFacebook, Twitter
Last update  July 2024

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Nick Cannon: Net Worth and Income

An American comedian, actor, and rapper, Nick Cannon, has an astonishing net worth of $30 million as of 2021.

His net worth consists of income from several professions.

Nick began hosting the reality TV show America’s Got Talent, finally replacing Regis Philbin in 2009. He hosted the show starting from 2009 to the end of 2016.

However, after his controversial comments about NBC in his Showtime comedy special ‘Stand Up Don’t Shoot,’ the network had already considered firing him.

He was technically under contract with the network and could have been sued for his act on the air.

Nonetheless, Nick had been earning about $70,000 from hosting the show up until his resignation was accepted by the network.

Similarly, Nick also made over $700,000 for his role in Wild ‘N Out, which has 10 and 15 episodes each season.

Cannon Hosting AGT
Nick Cannon Hosting AGT (Source: Entertainment Weekly)

Apart from that, Nick also made a decent amount of money from his divorce from Carey. According to some reports, Nick earned $2.7 million in 2014 as the divorce settlement.

Moreover, Nick and his then-wife Maria Carey shared a giant Bel Air mansion in 2015 for $9 million, so apparently, he got a cut of that too.

Furthermore, the AGT host also makes money from his live performances as a rapper. He made about $225,000 in 2013 for his international live performance.

Similarly, the same year he made $75,000 for performance in the United States.

So on average, Nick makes about $8 million each year from his various endeavors.

Nick Cannon also has several businesses which contribute to his vast net worth.

Besides all that, Nick has been a part of several brand endorsement deals, including Boost Mobile and Honda.

Let’s check out the income of Nick Cannon over the years:

Year/Source Earnings
2017 $10 million
2015 $20 million
2013 $14 million
2010 $10 million

Net Worth of Nick Cannon in Various Currencies

Here is the listing of the Net Worth of Nick Cannon in different major currencies.

Currency Net Worth
Euro €25.94 million
Pound Sterling £ 22 million
Australian Dollar A$ 40.77 million
Canadian Dollar C$ 37.35 million
Indian Rupee ₹ 2,259,475,500
BitCoin ฿ 544.55

Houses, Cars, and Watches


Nick Cannon has invested in several real estates over the years.

Cannon purchased a two-story house in San Diego, California, in 2002 for $421,000 and sold it for $603,500 in 2019.

Similarly, he has been renting a beautiful house in New Jersey. Reportedly he pays a monthly rent of $11,000 for an 8,371 square feet house that sits on 2.06 acres of land.

Cannon's House
Nick Cannon’s San Diego House (Source: Baltimore Sun)

Moreover, Nick and his then-wife Maria Carey purchased a huge Bel Air mansion back in April 2009.

The couple purchased an 11,750 square feet mansion for $6.975 million but decided to sell it in 2014 for $12.995 million. However, due to the scarce of interested buyers, they sold it for $9 million a year after.


Nick Cannon is a car fanatic and thus owns quite a handful.

Cannon owns a sleek Rolls Royce Phantom Drophead Coupe, which costs about $250,000.

Similarly, other cars he owns include Ferrari California worth $200,000, Mercedes Benz G-Wagon worth $147000, Maserati Quattroporte worth $98,000, Lamborghini Murcielago Roadster worth $400,000, and 2006 Ford GT worth $300,000.


Television personality Nick Cannon has several prized timepiece collections.

His collection includes $180,000 worth of Custom Diamond Rolex Sky-Dweller.

Similarly, he has been spotted on numerous occasions wearing Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore Watch worth about $42,500, which is the base price of the watch but with custom icing, it can cost hundreds of thousands of dollars.

Similarly, he claims his diamond-iced Patek Philippe to be his most prized and favorite possession.

Timepieces from Patek Philippe can cost hundreds of thousands of dollars, and with icing, they cost even more.


Nick Cannon is living a pretty lavish lifestyle. Given the net worth and salary of Nick Cannon in seven figures, he definitely lives like a king.

However, Mr. Cannon is quite down to earth.

Interestingly, he recently graduated from Howard University and obtained a Masters in Criminology and a minor in Africana Studies. He further plans to continue his studies and obtain a Ph.D.

Moreover, as for his daily routine, Nick is a fitness freak and follows a strict workout regime to maintain his body and healthy habit.

As for his essentials, Nick likes carrying a notebook where ever he goes. He likes to write down his ideas in a notebook and also sort of use it as his journal.

Similarly, he also carries his Apple MacBook in his bag pack. He uses a Louis Vuitton’s casing for his laptop, which typically costs about $2,000.

Apart from that, Nick also has two unlimited black cards, which means he can purchase anything he wants, that too, without having to worry about running out of cash. Cool!

Back in 2012, Nick was diagnosed with Lupus, an autoimmune condition in which the body’s immune system becomes overactive and attacks normal and healthy tissues.

So the condition has forced him to take medication every day.

Furthermore, Nick has been spotted with a Louis Vuitton bag pack which costs about $5,500.

As for his footwear, his most extravagant purchase is his $2 million Tom Ford shoes adorned with diamonds.


Nick Cannon runs a charitable foundation named Nicholas Scott Cannon Foundation.

So basically, most of his charitable deeds are carried out through his own foundation. However, that does not mean he is not involved in other foundations.

Nick Cannon Charity
Nick Cannon on Charity Event (Source: Nick Cannon)

He has served as a celebrity spokesperson for the National Association of Letter Carriers’ annual food drive since 2011.

Moreover, Nick also serves as the Board member of St. Mary’s Children’s Hospital in New York.

Movies & TV Shows, Endorsements and Books


Nick has appeared in several films throughout his career. According to IMDB, he has appeared in at least 27 movies to date.

Most famous for his roles in 2002 Drumline, 2006 Bobby, 2002 Men in Black II, and 2003 Love Don’t Cost a Thing, Nick has also appeared in several TV shows and documentaries.

His TV appearances include Wild N’ Out, The Halo Effect, Make It Pop, React To That, and Mission: 4Count.

He not only has acted on these shows but also has produced some of them.


Nick Cannon’s name has been linked with several big brands over the years.

He has made big bucks from his endorsements deals.

Some of the brands he has endorsed include Honda Civic car, Express Smile Atlanta, Boost Mobile, LyfeTea, and Monster’s Ncredible headphones.


TV star Nick Cannon has also invested in some savvy businesses. He owns a record label and television/film company named N’Cridible Entertainment.

Moreover, he teamed up with RadioShack to launch a line of headphones called NCredible headphones.

The super stylish headphones retail for $129 and are available in matte black and red colors.

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American actor Nick Cannon was born on 8th October 1980 in San Diego, California, United States.

He grew up in a housing project in Lincoln Park.

Cannon got his break from his father’s cable access program.

Since then he has been one of the significant parts of Hollywood and has starred in a number of films and TV shows.

Nick married singer and songwriter Mariah Carey in 2008 and divorced in 2016. They married on Windermere Island in the Bahamas.

Moreover, they have twins Moroccan Scott and Monroe.

At the time of their marriage, Nick was worth a mere $500,000, and on the other hand, Mariah was worth a whopping $150 million.

However, his net worth has since grown significantly over the years.

Unknown Facts About Nick Cannon

  • Cannon was an honoree at the annual Ebony Magazine Power 100 Awards on November 4, 2013,
  • Nick also hosted the Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest, an annual American competitive eating competition, on July 4, 2011.
  • Cannon released his debut mixtape named Child of the Corn On December 6, 2010.


Did Nicole Scherzinger date Nick Cannon?

The answer is yes. They dated from 1999 to 2000 but kept it quite private.

Does Nick Cannon own Nickelodeon?

Despite the popular rumors, Nick does not and never has owned Nickelodeon. However, he previously served as a chair and provided creative consulting to a channel’s sister station TeenNick.

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