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Nick Cannon had pictures of future wife Mariah Carey on his wall when he was 12-years-old

Nick Cannon had pictures of future wife Mariah Carey on his wall when he was 12-years-old

That's some hardcore manifesting.

Nick Cannon has revealed that he used to have pictures of Mariah Carey on his bedroom walls as a child, only to grow up and marry her.

The Wild 'n Out star was married to Carey from 2008 to 2016 and shares his first two (of many) children with the 'Obsessed' singer.

Despite their split, Nick still speaks very fondly of Mariah and has called her his greatest love.

Is it any surprise he's so besotted with her? After all, he pretty much manifested her into his life.

Nick and Mariah share twins Moroccan and Monroe.
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In a recent interview with The Shade Room, Nick, who currently has 12 kids, was asked who he considers to be the love of his life. No prizes for guessing who he picked.

"Like the greatest? I mean, I always talk about that. Then it goes viral, and our fans get mad at me," he began.

"But I was 12-years-old with Mariah Carey pictures on my wall, and that becomes my wife. And the fact that she's the coolest person I ever met..."

Gushing about his ex-wife, he continued: "I get a lot of this delightful disposition from her.

"She's just always happy, always doing for others. No matter what's happening in life. I'm like, 'Wow, a person can really operate like that and don't allow negative energy into they space.'

"When I found that out about how remarkable she was, that woman is not human. She's a gift from God."

Nick Cannon can't say enough about Mariah.
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It's no surprise that Nick still has a soft spot for Mariah, since he raves about her pretty much all the time.

In fact, just last year, he admitted that he'd be up for getting back together with the multi-Grammy winner if their relationship could go back to 'the way it was'.

He told The Hot Tee Talk Show: "It was literally like a fairy tale with Mariah, so I would rather it just be that way, and I appreciate that fantasy because if I try to go back and it wasn't the same, I'd be like, 'Damn, I messed it up.'

"But if I had the opportunity, if it could be the way it was, I'm there."

Just a year after his divorce from Mariah, Nick welcomed his third child Golden Sagon with Brittany Bell.

Nick and Brittany are also parents to Powerful Queen, who they welcomed in December 2020.

Nick Cannon now has 12 children.
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Just a few months later, in June 2021, Nick and model and DJ Abby De La Rosa welcomed twin boys Zion and Zillion Cannon.

And only nine days after the twins were born, Nick welcomed son Zen with model Alyssa Scott.

That December, Zen tragically passed away after being diagnosed with brain cancer.

Last year, Nick welcomed son Legendary Love Cannon with Bre Tiesi, daughter Onyx Ice Cole Cannon with model LaNisha Cole, son Rise Messiah Cannon with Brittany Bell, daughter Beautiful Zepplin Cannon with Abby De La Rosa, and daughter Halo Marie Cannon with Alyssa Scott.

Featured Image Credit: PixelPro / Alamy Stock Photo/Instagram/@nickcannon

Topics: Mariah Carey, Nick Cannon, Celebrity