Nick Cannon’s Brother Gabriel Wins ‘Claim to Fame’ Season 2

Gabriel Cannon and Nick Cannon
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Declare to Fame season 2 simply topped its winner — and the victor’s celeb relative is a really well-known face.

Gabriel Cannon, youthful brother of Nick Cannon, took dwelling the $100,000 grand prize on Monday, August 28, after accurately guessing that Jerrica “Monay” Brooks is the daughter of J.B. Smoove.

All through the season, Gabriel, 36, fastidiously misled his costars by pretending he was associated to an expert athlete. After the finale aired, he defined that he selected that technique due to his construct. “Like I mentioned in one of many earlier episodes, I used to be pleased this time that I didn’t appear like Nick,” Gabriel quipped to Leisure Weekly. “Attempting to get within the membership, it’s a bit arduous.”

Gabriel could not carefully resemble Nick, 42, however there’s no less than one factor they’ve in widespread: the problem of remembering all of the names of Nick’s 11 kids. (Nick forgot to say 11-month-old daughter Onyx in April when rattling off an inventory of his children.)

“He tousled [naming] all his children, so I’m not even gonna try. I’m simply [the] uncle. It’s simple,” Gabriel joked to EW, including that he makes use of Google to remind himself of their names. “They’re all on the web.”

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Hold scrolling for 5 issues to find out about Gabriel:

How Did Nick Cannon Really feel About Gabriel Doing Declare to Fame?

Gabriel admitted that Nick was initially “skeptical” concerning the sequence however modified his thoughts after watching season 1. “[He learned that] it wasn’t me placing out his soiled laundry,” Gabriel instructed EW. “I do know there was one scene after I did, however, you realize, it wasn’t messy. So, he type of gave it his cosign. [He told me,] ‘It’s your time. Go get ’em.’”

Nick Cannon Brother Gabriel Wins Claim to Fame

Gabriel Cannon and Nick Cannon
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Do Nick and Gabriel Cannon Have Any Different Siblings?

Nick is the oldest of 5 brothers. Along with Gabriel, the Cannon household consists of Reuben, Javen and Caleb. Javen has appeared on Wild ’n Out, whereas Reuben has labored within the music enterprise. Caleb principally stays out of the general public eye, however he sometimes shares pictures of his household by way of Instagram.

Is Gabriel Cannon a Musician?

Gabriel has been performing since he was a child, forming a musical group referred to as 3YB (3 Younger Brothers) with two of his siblings when he was about 8 years previous. He later had a recording contract with Def Jam as a part of the group Rydaz n Rtist, which as soon as toured with Nick’s ex-wife, Mariah Carey. He’s additionally launched a few singles by way of Soundcloud and YouTube.

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Have Nick and Gabriel Labored Collectively?

Gabriel briefly labored as a manufacturing assistant on Wild ’n Out shortly after he graduated highschool. “Simply the coaching, simply the entrance row seat that I used to be capable of get to every thing he’s executed is an expertise you couldn’t pay for,” Gabriel instructed HollywoodLife of working with Nick. “He simply gave me a fast-forward expertise to life, and actually, the leisure business.”

How Does Gabriel Plan to Spend His Declare to Fame Winnings?

Nick Cannon Brother Gabriel Wins Claim to Fame

Gabriel Cannon on ‘Declare to Fame’
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Gabriel instructed HollywoodLife that he needs to make use of his prize to provide again to youth in his group. “I need to take every thing we’re studying in Hollywood and current it to them, as a result of now that new era’s received the know-how and the instruments. It’s simply the course and the steering now, so some kind of group youth empowerment motivational middle,” he defined. “I undoubtedly need to use the cash simply to create a bridge from Hollywood for these manufacturers and to our group and to our youth of tomorrow for positive.”