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Expert Says Nick Cannon Reportedly Pays $3 Million a Year In Child Support for His 11 Kids; He Says It’s ‘More Than That’

Nick Cannon’s birth announcements keep growing, leaving social media followers challenged to keep up. The “Wild ‘n Out” host recently revealed that he’s expecting his 12th child.

Abby De La Rosa and Cannon, who share 16-month-old twins Zion and Zillion, welcomed their newborn baby daughter, Beautiful Zeppelin Cannon, on Nov. 11. This followed his recent pregnancy announcement with another woman, Alyssa Scott.

BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA – OCTOBER 24: Nick Cannon attends The Los Angeles Mission Legacy of Vision Gala at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on October 24, 2019 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images)

The revelation has many people thinking about just how much child support the single father is paying to the various mothers of his offspring.

“I’m so excited about all my kids,” he told People in May. “Constantly, from every aspect of it. From them getting citizen of the month awards in the first grade to the birth of the new ones. Every day I just wake up excited as a father.”

One legal expert has calculated just how much Cannon, who has a net worth of $20 million, would have to spend annually on multiple child support payments. It’s a figure Cannon says is well below what he spends on his children.

Child Support

The professional told The US Sun that Cannon must “pay nearly $3 million a year in child support.”

“When you have somebody like Nick Cannon, who’s an extremely high-income earner, the courts in California have the right to deviate from the typical child support guidelines,” Goldie Schon, California practicing family law attorney, told The US Sun.

Schon figures Cannon is paying somewhere “around $60,000 a month plus any other expenses added on” to Brittany Bell, 34, the mother of three of his children. Her third child was born in September. The estimate the actor/rapper/TV host is paying her reportedly amounts to $80,000 a month.

According to Schon, under California law each additional child after the first is calculated around one-and-a-half under California child support rules.

As far as De La Rosa, Schon told The Sun that since she already has twins and now a third child with Cannon, her yearly child support will probably match that of Bell.

“Abby was probably getting between $600,000 and $750,000 a year from him just in child support, then plus things he’s probably also paying for like school or child care — all of those extras,” explained the lawyer. “You add her upcoming third child in and that likely kicks her to making close to a cool million a year.”

Cannon is shelling out even more support. He recently had another child with model Bre Tiesi, who Schon estimates is receiving around $40,000 a month from Cannon.

Between LaNisha Cole, another mother of Cannon’s children, getting $40,000 a month and Tiesi getting $40,000 a month, and adding in baby number three for both Bell and De La Rosa at $80,000 a month each, Cannon is estimated to be paying nearly $3 million a year in child support, according to Schon. It will go up with the birth of Scott’s baby. Scott and Cannon lost a son in 2021.

Schon believes Cannon, 42, likely does not pay child support to Mariah Carey, 52, for their 11-year-old twins Moroccan and Monroe, since Carey earns more than he does.  

But Schon added there is no way of telling for sure how much each woman is getting, because none of it is part of public record.

Cannon Says It’s Much More Than $3 Million

Cannon told The Neighborhood Talk in a statement that the $3 million estimate is way off. He said he “definitely” spends “more than that” on his kids annually, adding.”I don’t plan to ever have to participate in the governmental system of child.”

The Kids

  • with Mariah Carey: Twins Monroe and Moroccan Scott Cannon – born April 30, 2011
  • with Brittany Bell: Golden Sagon Cannon – born February 21, 2017; Powerful Queen Cannon – born December 23, 2020; Rise Messiah Cannon – born September 23, 2022
  • with Abby De La Rosa: Twins Zillion Heir and Zion Mixolydian Cannon –born June 14, 2021; Zeppelin– born Nov. 11, 2022
  • with Alyssa Scott: Zen Cannon –born June 23, 2021, died Dec. 5, 2021 (aged 5 months); Baby Cannon – due December 2022
  • with Bre Tiesi: Legendary Love Cannon – born June 28, 2022 
  • with LaNisha Cole: Onyx Ice Cole Cannon – born Sept. 14, 2022 

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