Nick Cannon

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Birth Name: Nicholas Scott Cannon

Place of Birth: San Diego, California, United States

Date of Birth: October 8, 1980

Ethnicity: African-American

Nick Cannon is an American rapper, actor, comedian, television and radio host, and producer.

He is the son of Beth (Hackett), an accountant, and James Cannon, a motivational televangelist. He has a son with his partner, beauty pageant winner Brittany Bell, who was Miss Guam 2014; and two children with his former wife, singer and actress Mariah Carey.

Nick’s paternal grandparents are James E. Cannon and Marie A. Scott.

Nick’s maternal grandparents are Melvin Hackett and a woman surnamed Long (the daughter of Wesley Long). Wesley was the son of James Long and Selina Gay.

Source: Genealogy of Nick Cannon (focusing on his father’s side) –

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