Nick Cannon Pays Tribute To Son Zen Two Years After Infant’s Death


Nick Cannon has paid tribute to his son Zen two years after his death. The 43-year-old took to Instagram on Sunday (January 21) to share a heartfelt tribute to his and Alyssa Scott’s son, who passed away at five months old after a battle with brain cancer.

“Zen’s Light and presence shining over little miss Halo and Mommy and Daddy,” the TV host/rapper wrote alongside a clip of Scott and their daughter, Halo, on the beach. The Masked Singer host continued, “What a beautiful day to remind us all that there is a higher power and God’s Energy and frequency to keep us all going under his grace and mercy even in the midst of challenges.”

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Scott also took to Instagram over the weekend to share a clip from the beach trip, writing, “Dreams really do come true, mommy & daddy love you.”

Zen was born in July 2021 and died after being diagnosed with a high-grade glioma, a rare and aggressive form of brain cancer. Cannon and Alyssa welcomed Halo in December 2022. Cannon has welcomed 12 children with six women. In addition to Halo and Zen, he has twins with ex-wife Mariah Carey, three children with Brittany Bell, three with Abby De La Rosa, one with Bre Tiesi and one with LaNisha Cole.

Cannon recently told PEOPLE he was done having children, saying, “I’m chilling right now,” he maintained. “There’s no plans on the horizon as of yet. It’s so funny, everybody’s always trying to get me to have more kids. It’s like, 12 ain’t enough?”