Born San Diego, Calif., Nick Cannon began performing at the age of eight, eventually forming the rap group Da Bomb Squad and opening for acts like Will Smith, LFO, 98 Degrees and Montell Jordan.
After graduating from high school, Cannon landed a role on Nickelodeon's All That. Later, he was awarded his own series, The Nick Cannon Show.
Moving on to the big screen, Cannon starred in 2002's Drumline, 2003'S Love Don't Cost a Thing and 2008's Day of the Dead.
As his presence in the spotlight increased, Cannon was linked to several hot list women, including singer/actress Christina Millian and socialite Kim Kardashian.
On April 30, 2008, Cannon married singer Mariah Carey. The couple is expecting twins.