Nickelodeon star of All That who later hosted The Nick Cannon Show, Wild 'N Out , and America's Got Talent . Also a recording artist, he released his self-titled debut album in 2003 and his song "Parents Just Don't Understand" was featured in the film Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius.
He received his first taste of fame during a stand up comedy routine on a local cable network at age 11.
In 2008, he married singer and actress Mariah Carey . The couple welcomed twins named Moroccan and Monroe in 2011 and in 2014, he and Carey separated. In 2017, his second son Golden Cannon was born to his ex-girlfriend Brittany Bell.
In 2003 he released the hit single "Gigolo" in collaboration with R. Kelly .