12 Kids and Counting: A Full List of Nick Cannon’s Children
Eleven years. Six baby mommas. Twelve children and counting. Nick Cannon has fathered a lot of children over little more than a decade, so it can be hard to keep track of them all.
That’s why Billboard thought it was about time to keep a running list of all the little Cannons, from the time The Masked Singer host first became a father to twins with Mariah Carey in 2011, to the December 2022 announcement that model Alyssa Scott had given birth to their second child together — his 12th in all. Between those two events, he welcomed four children with four other women: Brittany Bell (Abby De La Rosa), Bre Tiesi, and LaNisha Cole.
Cannon’s headline-making fertility is so unusual it’s almost a joke among his friends. Shortly after the Drumline star welcomed four children in the span of about six months starting in December 2020, Kevin Hart posted a massive billboard in Los Angeles revealing Cannon’s actual phone number.
“For any advice about fatherhood,? Call Nick Cannon, my best friend,” the billboard said.
Then, in June of 2022, Ryan Reynolds released an advertisement for his Aviation American gin company starring Cannon, who gave viewers a sarcastic tutorial on how to make a cocktail called The Vasectomy. He said, “Lord knows that I need one,” in the commercial. It was released a month before his eighth child arrived.
Cannon has been a great sport throughout it all. He has maintained that he is present in the lives of each of his children and has good relationships to all of their mothers. “It’s not about what society deems is right,” he told Men’s Health in 2022. “It’s about what makes it right for me. What brings you happiness? What brings you joy? We all have our own definitions of family .”
People often ask, “Are you going to have more?” He continued. “I’m like those are questions I don’t even sit down and think about. I’m just trying to live my purpose and be the best father and provider I can be.
This list will be updated with any future Cannon baby announcements. Let’s face it, there’s likely to be more. For now, you can read the
list below to see a complete list of his children.
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