Biography: Nick Cannon began his career in music as a rapper before moving into acting, starring in the romantic film "Love Don't Cost a Thing" (2003),
In 2005 he created and began hosting the sketch and improv show "Wild 'N Out" for MTV. He continued to move into TV presenting, hosting "America's Got Talent" from 2009-2016 when he was replaced by Tyra Banks.
Cannon has also hosted showed on radio and recorded one-off comedy specials.
Cannon is also known for his complicated personal life. He was married to Mariah Carey from 2008-16 and has seven children by four women.
- 2008-04-30 Singer-songwriter Mariah Carey (41) weds actor and rapper Nick Cannon (31) at Bahamian estate on the island of Windermere
- 2014-12-12 American comedian ans TV host Nick Cannon (37) files for divorce from American pop singer Mariah Carey (48) after 6 years of marriage