End of an era. Mariah Carey and Nick cannon were once one of Hollywood’s most popular It couples, but their love story eventually came to an end.
The couple wed in April 2008 after a six-week romance at Carey’s private home in the Bahamas. Three years later they welcomed fraternal twins, son Moroccan and daughter Monroe.
Even after their separation in 2014 and divorce in 2016, Cannon and Carey made sure their little ones’ happiness was their top priority. “It’s all about love,” the comedian said of his co-parenting relationship with the Grammy winner during an interview with Amazon’s Style Code Live in February 2017. “You put the kids first, but then when you understand, that you love these human beings unconditionally and you want the best existence for them, then you put aside any differences you might have had.”
That Real Husbands of Hollywood Alum added, “Often when you think about breakups in relationships, it’s about ego. And if you can take your ego off it and do it over your loved ones, then that’s what it’s all about.”
Both Carey and Cannon moved on soon after their divorce was finalized, and Cannon welcomed son Golden with Model Brittany Bell in February 2017. For her part, the “Fantasy” singer began dating an Australian businessman Jacob Packer in 2015 and confirmed their engagement in January 2016. However, they called it quits before the end of the year and she moved on with the choreographer Bryan Tanaka.
In June 2020, Cannon reflected on the challenges of being in a relationship with one of entertainment’s most famous women.
“I had no problem falling behind. It was never a competition with me,” he said diversity. “I was comfortable with myself and who I was. … It just made us say, ‘Let’s coexist for the sake of our children.’ We are doing everything we can to ensure their upbringing is as healthy as possible and that we are as healthy as possible. And that’s where we are to this day.”
Despite the end of their marriage, the exes will always have love for each other, especially when their children are involved.
“You’re in a great place and a real source of support for one another — and a prime example of what co-parenting should be,” a source said Us weekly in November 2016.
Scroll down to relive Carey and Cannon’s romance, from whirlwind nuptials to amicable breakup.
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