- Started playing music at age 8 after his grandfather gave him instruments as a gift.
- Began performing stand-up at age 11; first routine was on his father's cable-access show; had gigs in Hollywood at the Improv, the Laugh Factory and the Comedy Store as a teen.
- Cofounded two-man rap group Da Bomb Squad in high school; later opened for Montell Jordan, LFO and mentor Will Smith.
- Plays drums, the harmonica and the synthesizer.
- Had a morning radio show titled Rollin' with Nick Cannon.
- Has his own film and TV production company, Mr. Renaissance Entertainment, as well as a multimedia company, NCredible Entertainment.
- Serves as chairman of the TeenNick television network.
- 2006, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: Nominee
- Mariah Carey — Wife (separated)
- James Cannon — Father
- Moroccan Scott Cannon — Son
- Selita Ebanks — Ex-fiancée
- Beth Hackett — Mother
- Monroe Cannon — Daughter
- Christina Milian — Ex-significant Other
- Attended Santa Monica Community College, Santa Monica, California, United States; attends Howard University, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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- Birth Name: Nicholas Scott Cannon
- Birth Place: San Diego, California, United States
- Birthday: October 8, 1980, Libra
- Profession: Actor, Rapper, Comedian
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Grey's Anatomy is obviously a big influence on Tay Tay