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Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon filed for divorce on December 12, 2014. They have been married for 7 years and filed for divorce 5 months ago.

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Music - Singer Entertainment - Comedian
Why Famous: Why Famous:
  Mariah Carey, album   Nick Cannon's Wild 'N Out
Age: 45 (b. 3/27/1970)Age: 34 (b. 10/8/1980)
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Event Start Date Length Edit Delete
Dating 3/26/2008 1 month   Update  
Engaged 4/25/2008 less than 1 month   Update  
Married 4/30/2008 7.1 years   Update  
    Separated 8/15/2014 -- -- Update  
    Filed for Divorce 12/12/2014 -- -- Update Delete
 Total7.2 years   

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Moroccan 'Roc' Scott 4/30/20114 yrs.MaleBiologicalUpdateDelete
Monroe 'Roe' 4/30/20114 yrs.FemaleBiologicalUpdateDelete

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Where and/or how did Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon meet?

Nick and Mariah first met at the 2005 Teen Choice Awards. They started their relationship in March 2008 when Mariah cast Nick as the romantic lead for her "Bye Bye" music video.UpdateDelete

Why did Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon break up?

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Other Relationship Information about Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon:

Nick has "Mariah" tattooed across his entire upper back (shoulder to shoulder). Mariah has "Mrs. Cannon" tattooed on her lower back.UpdateDelete
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Classic Quotes by Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon about their relationship:

"We really do feel we are soulmates. I never felt a love like this was in the cards for me."UpdateDelete
- Mariah Carey 5/7/2008
"She is beautiful on the outside and 10 times as beautiful on the inside."UpdateDelete
- Nick Cannon 5/7/2008
"I've got the hottest chick in the game wearing my ring."UpdateDelete
- Nick Cannon
"We did it in one take and I had to kick the guy out. It was one of those situations where I wasn't intimidated but I could've knocked him out at any point. I know he was playing a fictional character, but I could have done without it."UpdateDelete
- Nick Cannon 10/16/2008
"She's very easy to work with - we had no beef at all."UpdateDelete
- Nick Cannon 10/16/2008
"I just thought that it would be so much more special if we waited until after we were married."UpdateDelete
- Mariah Carey
"That's the whole purpose of marriage - to build a family. And when we start building a family, we'll let ya'll know."UpdateDelete
- Mariah Carey 12/15/2008
"We'll multiply! That's what's gotta happen."UpdateDelete
- Nick Cannon 12/18/2008
"I am married to the most georgeous, most beautiful, most incredible woman in the world!"UpdateDelete
- Nick Cannon
"So this is why I don't drive, or get up early. Just got into a little car accident in LA...but we're all ok. Neither of us were driving."UpdateDelete
- Mariah Carey 4/9/2009
"No, [the pregnancy rumors are] not true."UpdateDelete
- Mariah Carey 4/12/2009
"I buy her little trinkets."UpdateDelete
- Nick Cannon
"I couldn't wish for anything else. She's the most incredible woman...We're together as one, and that's important to me."UpdateDelete
- Nick Cannon 4/2009
My wife doesn't beef. She's Mariah Carey. She's not beefin'; she's a vegetarian."UpdateDelete
- Nick Cannon
"I saw her backstage at an awards show one day, and I was like, 'Hey, one day, it's going to be you and I.'"UpdateDelete
- Nick Cannon
"[It] would be the happiest thing in my life, but what I'm saying is right now with ['Precious'] coming out, with the next few singles from the album and those things that I'm doing, I need to focus on that because I cannot do the 'having a child' thing halfway. I wouldn't be just like, 'Oh, I'm having a child, yay! Let me get a nanny so I can give her the baby. Take the kid.' That doesn't work for me. I don't believe in that."UpdateDelete
- Mariah Carey 11/2009
"I am always an open book but Personal matters are just that "Personal. So please respect my family and respect the process. In other words, all you vultures and bottom feeders searching for a story can go #ChokeYourself #Ncredible"UpdateDelete
- Nick Cannon 12/29/2014
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