Nick was born in San Diego, California to a pastor known as James Cannon and an Accountant known as Beth Gardner on October 8th, 1980. Nick Cannon was raised by his paternal grandfather in Lincoln Park’s Bay housing projects after his parents separated. Nick Cannon graduated from Monte Vista High School in Spring Valley in 1998.
After initially being an affiliate of a street gang known as “Lincoln Park Bloods”, Nick decided to turn his life around after a close friend of his was killed in a turf war. As far as his music career goes, Nick Cannon was initially part of a group called “Da G4 Dope Bomb Squad”.
Nick’s music career hasn’t really gone to plan, however, his television show hosting, comedy, and acting have elevated him to a global superstar status.
Nick Cannon has hosted T.V. shows such as; “America’s got talent”, “the masked singer”, ” Nick Cannon Presents: Wild N’ Out” and “The Real husbands of Hollywood”. Nick has also appeared in movies such as; “Drumline” and “Goal II: Living the Dream”.
Who Is Nick Cannon’s Real Father?
American entertainment personality Nick Cannon is the son of North Carolina television pastor James Cannon. Further information about Pastor James Cannon is currently not available. However, what we do know is that Pastor James and Nick’s mother known as Ms. Beth Gardner separated when Nick was just a teenager.