Nick Cannon’s cuties! The Masked SingerThe host loves his seven children and is enjoying life.
The All ThatWhen he and his wife, alum, became fathers in April 2011, the couple had their first child. Mariah CareyCannon welcomed twins Monroe and Morocco to her home. Cannon and the Grammy-winning singer called it quits three years later.
The native Californian continued on. Brittany BellHe shares Golden and Powerful with the former queen pageant. Their sons and daughters arrived in February 2017 & December 2020, respectively.
In June 2021, three more babies joined Cannon’s family. Abby De La RosaTwin sons Zillion, and Zion were born to her. Alyssa ScottZen was Zen’s first child. The infant tragically died of a brain tumor in December 2021.
Three months before the little one’s passing, the Wild ’N OutHost stated that his therapist wanted to see him be celibate.
“You can’t be like, ‘No, I’m done,’” the former Nickelodeon star explained to Entertainment TonightSeptember 2021. “Like, what if God says, ‘No, you[‘re] not.’ I come from a big family, I have several siblings, being raised in an unorthodox family by my grandparents at times, I’ve experienced such a wide range of upbringing that I have such a love and passion for kids and family. I want a large family. The Lord has blessed me with what I asked but ask and you shall receive.”
The Drumline star clarified the following week that he was celibate — and trying to stay that way until 2022.
“I’m chilling out,” the actor said during a “Drink Champs” podcast episode in October 2021. “I’m kinda stepping away, getting focused, going within, getting my celibacy on. I have enough children. There is enough frolicking. I’m good right now. … I’m trying. I didn’t say I’m perfect.”
The former America’s Got Talent host noted that he “love[d]” his kids and was working to be the “best father” that he could be.
Carey is the comedian’s coparent, and he keeps this in his mind. Us WeeklyApril 2019. “We got our egos and this selfish behavior [but] when you put your children first, you understand that it’s all unconditional love,” Cannon explained at the time. “All that other stuff just falls apart. I always want what’s best for my children.”
Continue scrolling to see Cannon with his children over the years, from holiday celebrations and red carpet moments.