SADDLE RIVER, N.J. -- Happy birthday to comedian, actor and TV personality Nick Cannon!.
Cannon,, who's now living in Saddle River, turns 36 Monday.
Cannon is well known as having been Mariah Carey's husband, though their divorce was finalized in 2015. They have two children, twins, from the marriage.
A California native, Cannon first did stand-up on his dad's cable access program and moved on to warm-up comedian for Nickelodeon studio audiences after graduating from high school. He's now done two stand-up specials as well.
Cannon is a prominent TV personality. He's hosted "America's Got Talent" since 2009, hosted a number of awards shows -- from the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards to the BET Awards, and starred on several seasons of the fictionalized "Real Husbands of Hollywood."
He's also created or produced many TV shows, had many, guest appearances on shows and had dozens of TV and film roles.