Nick Cannon is a loving father to many kids. Whereas his very giant household of 12 youngsters from six completely different moms has impressed many memes and jokes, he has nonetheless proven that he’s a gift dad to his youngsters. He posted some lovable images from his second youngest little one Rise’s first birthday on Instagram on Tuesday, October 3. Within the lovable images, he smiled with Rise’s older sister Highly effective Queen, and each of their mother Brittany Bell. “Huge Rizzy Day,” he wrote within the caption.

The comic welcomed his twelfth little one, Halo, with Alyssa Scott in Dec. 2022 just some weeks after he and Abby De La Rosa gave start to their third little one, Lovely Zeppelin. Whereas this may elevate an eyebrow for some, the 42-year-old musician and host has beforehand acknowledged that every one of his pregnancies — together with having a number of in a single yr — have been deliberate. In a July 2021 interview on his podcast, Nick informed the rap duo Metropolis Women that he was having kids “on goal.” He confirmed, “Belief me, there’s lots of people I might’ve gotten pregnant that I didn’t,” he stated. “Those that received pregnant are those that had been presupposed to get pregnant.”

In an August 2021 look on The Breakfast Membership, the Wild ‘N Out host revealed his views on marriage and defended his giant and rising household. “Simply the concept a person ought to have one lady, we shouldn’t have something. I’ve no possession over this individual. If we’re actually speaking about how we coexist and the way we populate, it’s about what trade can we create collectively? I’ve by no means actually subscribed to that mentality,” he stated.

Nick Cannon now has a complete of 10 youngsters with one on the way in which! (Larry Marano/Shutterstock)

He additional defended himself in June 2022 and claimed he’s an excellent “concerned” and attentive father or mother. “Opposite to common perception, I’m in all probability engaged all through my kids’s day, extra usually than the typical grownup could be,” he informed Males’s Well being for his or her Could-June challenge. “If I’m not bodily in the identical metropolis with my youngsters, I’m speaking to them earlier than they go to highschool by way of FaceTime and stuff. After which when I’m [in the same city, I’m] driving my youngsters to highschool, like ensuring I choose ’em up.”

Plus, an individual near the singer revealed to HollywoodLife that the girls who’ve birthed Nick’s kids are happy with the unorthodox scenario. “All the ladies he has kids with are saved within the loop and knowledgeable every time he has one other child on the way in which,” they defined to HollywoodLife EXCLUSIVELY. “He has open communication with all of them. Nick has all the time believed transparency is necessary. It will not be honest to the moms of his youngsters, nor to the children themselves.”

Nick additionally once more expressed his pleasure over his youngsters, in a PEOPLE interview in Could 2023. “I’m so enthusiastic about all my youngsters,” he stated. “Consistently, from each side of it. From them getting citizen of the month awards within the first grade to the start of the brand new ones. Daily I simply get up excited as a father.”

Learn on to find out about every one in every of Masked Singer host’s kids.


On Nov. 12, 2022, Nick and Abby introduced they’d given start to Lovely Zeppelin.  “11/11/2022 A BEAUTIFUL DAY for “BEAUTIFUL ZEPPELIN CANNON” to reach! Mommy @hiabbydelarosa you make it ALL look really easy and easy however I’m ceaselessly indebted to your tireless work of fixed dedication, diligent effort and selfless love that you simply give to our kids and myself,” Nick wrote in a put up. 

Rise Messiah

Nick took to his Instagram on Sept. 30, 2022 to announce he and Brittany Bell welcomed their third little one collectively on September 23, 2022. Alongside a video of Brittany’s lavish child bathe, Nick gushed, “One other Blessing!!! As my journey on this planet turns into increasingly outstanding and unfathomable, all I can do is thank God and proceed to ask the Most Excessive to order my steps. He has given me stewardship and dominion over a household dynamic that to some is unimaginable. However extra importantly he has blessed me with loving people to information me with care by way of this purposeful life.”

He then raved about how fortunate he’s to get pleasure from this parenting journey with Brittany. “I’m so indebted and grateful for the matriarch vitality in my time of want. @missbbell has been the rock and basis of my Fatherhood journey,” he acknowledged. “She has taught me a lot about parenting, psychology, spirituality, love and simply life usually. For our third little one she informed me she didn’t desire a child bathe and wanted NOTHING! All she desired was PRAYER from her genuine Cherished Ones! I’m studying that’s the greatest GIFT! She launched me to the idea of a BlessingWay!”

He additionally famous the supply was “in all probability essentially the most tough labor and supply” he “ever witnessed!” He concluded, “48 hours of excruciating ache and life risking hazard to welcome 10 kilos of Love and pleasure named RISE MESSIAH CANNON.”


Nick introduced the start of his ninth little one, and his first with photographer LaNisha Cole, on Sept. 15, 2022. The pair posed with their daughter Onyx on the hospital in a photograph that Nick shared on Instagram. “I vow to guard, present, information and love this little one to one of the best of my skills,” he sweetly wrote. “I promise to like this little woman with all my coronary heart, regardless what anybody says. I’ve given up on making an attempt to outline myself for the world or society however as a substitute I’m doing the work to heal and develop into the infinite Being God ordained me to be. Hopefully I can educate Onyx the identical, to not let others disgrace or ridicule her with their exterior opinions.”

Legendary Love

Bre Tiesi out and about in Miami in 2017 (Broadimage/Shutterstock)

In late Jan. 2022, there have been rumblings that the prolific star would be a father for the eighth time after images of Nick attending mannequin Bre Tiesi‘s child bathe and intercourse reveal get together in Malibu, Calif., surfaced on the web. Nick confirmed the latest addition to his rising household on the Jan. 31 throughout an episode of The Nick Cannon Present. The host joked that he was “beginning his personal soccer workforce” and that Rihanna— who introduced she was pregnant with A$AP Rocky‘s little one in a sequence of images — was not carrying his child. Nick additionally confirmed the newborn’s intercourse (“It’s a boy! We discovered yesterday,” he exclaimed) and proposed names for the brand new little one, together with Miracle, Confetti, Function, Immaculate, and Chosen.

Nick and Bre’s son Legendary Love was born in July 2022, after Bre went by way of an “all pure unmedicated residence start” that she described on Instagram on the time.

Bre was beforehand married to ex-NFL quarterback Johnny Manziel. The couple divorced in November 2021.


Nick’s son Zen was born to mannequin Alyssa Scott in June 2021. It was their first little one collectively, however Nick’s seventh total. Shortly after the little man was born, his dad took to his Instagram Story to share an expert new child shot of him and wrote, “Introducing Zen.”

On December 7, 2021, Nick sadly introduced on The Nick Cannon Present that Zen had died of a mind tumor at 5 months previous. He sobbed as he shared the information together with his listeners, revealing that the mind tumor began to develop rapidly on the finish of November. Zen died on Dec. 5, 2021 shortly after taking a visit to the seaside. Nick was there when his son handed.

Though Alyssa and Nick are usually not anticipating a brand new bundle of pleasure, Zen’s reminiscence won’t ever be forgotten. Alyssa continuously posts tributes to him on her Instagram web page, reminiscent of on what would have been his first birthday. Alongside a number of clips of her late son, an emotional Alyssa stated, “On the root of all of the feelings I’ve at this time there’s insurmountable love. I all the time attempt my greatest to stay constructive however proper now I can’t assist however cry out ‘it’s not suppose to be like this’. In my thoughts I can see him smashing his cake and crawling round, tugging at my legs. However the actuality is I would be the one to blow out his first candle. I might be wishing he was nonetheless right here with us. GO REST HIGH.”


Nick grew to become a father for the fifth and sixth time in June 2021 with Abby De La Rosa, who introduced that she’d given start to twin boys, Zion and Zillion, by way of Instagram “Welcome to the world Zion Mixolydian Cannon & Zillion Inheritor Cannon,” she wrote alongside a photograph of her holding her new child sons in her arms within the hospital, as seen under.


Zillion, in fact, is Zion’s twin brother. Abby enjoys sharing images of her little ones on-line, as exemplified by her Instagram web page. When the twins turned one month previous, she shared just a few lovable footage her and Nick cuddling and kissing the boys whereas mendacity in mattress. And in an lovable put up to her Instagram Story in June 2022, Nick was seen spending high quality time with the boys by dancing and inspiring them to stroll. In a single clip, Zion let loose an lovable squeal of pleasure as Nick and Abby laughed with pleasure.

Later in the summertime, Nick, Abby, Zillion, and Zion spent some extra household time at a butterfly behavior, as seen within the valuable put up under. “Right this moment, we Immersed ourselves within the lives of over 200 lovely tropical butterflies. If I had to make use of one phrase to explain the expertise it might be nothing lower than MAGICAL!! Thanks @scbgarden This outing was one I’ll bear in mind ceaselessly,” Abby gushed within the caption.

In April 2024, Nick revealed that Zillion was identified with autism.

“Right this moment our household acknowledges World Autism Consciousness Day which is past significant to us as a result of our superb 2-year-old, Zillion, was not too long ago identified with ASD — becoming a member of the distinctive vitality of others like Niko Telsa [sic], Sir Isaac Newton, Albert Einstein and Michael Angelo, simply to call just a few dynamic people,” Nick wrote in an Instagram put up. “Our lovely boy experiences life in 4D and teaches us one thing new on a regular basis!”

Highly effective Queen

In December 2020, Brittany welcomed her second little one with Nick: Highly effective Queen. Highly effective is Nick’s second daughter, and the pair appeared very enthusiastic about having the newborn through the vacation season, as their start announcement was holiday-themed and confirmed Nick dressed up in a Santa outfit. “The most effective reward ever,” she wrote within the announcement caption. “we have now been shocked with… A GIRL!!!!! … Highly effective Queen Cannon … got here this week good timing for Christmas. A lot extra to share. All I can say is that Nick was my rock by way of essentially the most intense but empowering pure water start. It was nothing however POWERFUL” She concluded, “Merry Christmas!!!! THANK YOU GOD”.


Nick together with his son Golden at a Christmas celebration (MediaPunch/Shutterstock)

After Nick and Mariah divorced in 2016, he began courting mannequin Brittany, who gave start to their son Golden in Feb. 2017. Brittany shares tons of images of the little boy on Instagram, and it looks as if he takes after his dad’s humorousness and pure showmanship, because the doting mom usually shares clips of him performing foolish and placing poses.

Aside from performing foolish, Golden appears to get pleasure from sports activities. In June 2021, Brittany posted a photograph of the boy in a little league baseball uniform. “Look out Huge leagues! Our Wee Baller is movin up! Congratulations to my child boy for his excellent efficiency on the sphere!!! His arm is already fierce! It’s true he’s THE GOLDEN CANNON!!” she raved within the caption.


Nick’s first youngsters, twins Monroe and Moroccan, had been born in April 2011 to him and then-wife, Mariah Carey. Monroe has adopted her dad and mom’ footsteps into the leisure trade and impressively landed her first modeling marketing campaign in July 2021 on the age of 10. She confirmed off a few of OshKosh B’gosh’s back-to-school line within the marketing campaign and seemed lovable as she reworked right into a 10-year-old model of her well-known mom. Monroe has additionally made just a few appearances in her mother’s Christmas specials and documentaries, in keeping with IMDb.


Moroccan is Monroe’s twin brother. Like his sister, he’s additionally appeared in his mother’s Mariah Carey’s Magical Christmas Particular and lent his voice for her 2017 video for “All I Need For Christmas Is You,” per IMDb. Like their mother, Monroe and Moroccan each get pleasure from singing. Regardless of having a number of the most well-known dad and mom, an insider informed HollywoodLife EXCLUSIVELY in Feb. 2020 that they stay a comparatively regular life. “The children do quite a lot of issues collectively. They’ve a number of actions they do. They’re additionally into sports activities like karate. They’re very well-rounded, type youngsters, and each are quiet and shy quite a lot of the time, too. They’re additionally very studious, they usually each get actually good grades. They’re really fairly strict dad and mom and preserve them on a really strict schedule. They’re very regular youngsters,” they defined.