More coming soon! Nick Cannon is expanding his family tree — and it may be happening sooner than you’d think.
In response to speculation that he might have “three babies on the way” during an episode of the “Lip Service” podcast on Tuesday, June 7, the Drumline actor, 41, teased, “When you say ‘on the way’ … what count are you at? Let’s just put it this way … the stork is on the way.”
The Wild N’ Out host, who welcomed three little ones in 2021, then added that he hopes to break his previous record, saying, “If you thought it was a lot of kids last year…”.
When asked if fans can expect a handful of children from the comedian come September or October of this year, Cannon joked, “Y’all are pretty good at math.”
The All ThatHe is a father to seven children, including two sets with twins. He confirmed that he is expecting baby number. 8 with model Bre Tiesi.
Cannon was blessed with twin boys, Zion Mixolydian (and Zillion Heir) in June 2021. Abby De La Rosa. The DJ announced in May 2022 she was pregnant again, but did no reveal who the father is.
The actor welcomed Zen with his twins a month later. Alyssa ScottIn July 2021. Tragically, the infant died in December 2021 after being diagnosed with brain tumors.
The actor has 11-year-old twins Monroe, and Moroccan with exwife. Mariah Carey, as well as 5-year-old Golden “Sagon” and 1-year-old Powerful Queen with Brittany Bell.
“I’m a dad to a whole bunch of mother f—kers,” Cannon joked to pal Kevin HartDuring a Hart to HeartEpisode in August 2021. When will the Jumanjistar, 42, asked the rapper how many children he has, Cannon replied, “I don’t know that. You’re gonna put me on the spot? It’s like Spades, I got eight and a possible nine. I like children, damn it!”
After the Make it PopThe alum announced that he was expecting his 8th child, with Tiesi, 31. He also revealed that his therapist had suggested that he be celibate to be as present for the child as possible.
“My therapist was one of the [people] who said that I should probably be celibate because I had shared that news, that Bre was pregnant,” the California native explained during a conversation with Angela YeeHis Eponymous talk show. “That was the reason why I started my celibacy journey back then. … I was [celibate]Because I was dealing with [this].”
The Masked SingerLater that year, host continued to defend his decisions and insists in an interview Men’s Health published on June 3 — just four days before his baby announcement. Cannon argued that he was more “engaged throughout my children’s day more often than the average adult can be.”
“If I’m not physically in the same city with my kids, I’m talking to them before they go to school via FaceTime and stuff. Then I’m there when I am [in the same city, I’m] driving my kids to school, like, making sure I pick ’em up,” he explained, adding that “I’m involved in everything from coaching to having guitar lessons with my daughter every week.”
While Cannon admitted that his family situation is not exactly typical, he insisted that it works for him better than a “traditional” approach ever could.
“I’ve seen where people believe a traditional household works, and [yet] there’s a lot of toxicity in that setting,” he said. “It’s not about what society deems is right. It’s like, what makes it right for you? What brings you happiness? What brings you joy? We all define family in so many different ways.”