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Nick Cannon Is All Smiles As He Becomes A Father For The 12th Time!

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By Taylor Hodgkins on December 30, 2022 at 5:00 AM EST

If there is one role Nick Cannon has had plenty of practice with and has completely embraced, it's fatherhood!

Cannon, 42, became a father for the twelfth time a few weeks ago as he welcomed a daughter with model Alyssa Scott. The duo welcomed Halo Marie into the world on December 14th.

Cannon's bountiful family brood has become a hot topic in popular culture within recent years and is a situation he has publicly discussed a number of times.

Despite his trepidation over having more children, the proud papa couldn't look any more thrilled in the Instagram photos commemorating Halo Marie's birth; Cannon is captured beaming alongside Scott and their brand-new bundle of joy!

Before we dive into more details around Halo Marie's earthside debut, let's look at some of Cannon's quotes on fatherhood!

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Cannon Said He Was 'Good Right Now' When It Came To Having Children Last Month

The Blast has extensively covered Cannon's experiences with fatherhood. As of this writing, Cannon shares 12 children with six mothers. He shares 11-year-old twins with his ex-wife, Mariah Carey. Cannon was married to the "Always Be My Baby" singer from 2008 until 2016.

According to one of our pieces of coverage on Cannon's fatherhood, he welcomed four children in 2022 alone! Cannon candidly discussed being a father to a sizable brood of kiddos in an interview with Billboard.

In the interview, Cannon revealed he "wouldn't rule out having more kids in the future," and expressed his satisfaction with the number of children he has given life to.

"I don't know man," he told Billboard. "I have no idea. I think I'm good right now!"

Cannon also expressed his kiddos are his top priority.

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"That's my number one priority, obviously. I wake up being a father thinking about my kids, and everything else comes after that," he added.

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Cannon And Scott Welcome Their Second Child Together

Halo Marie hasn't been on this Earth for very long at this point, but she has already spent a lot of time in front of the camera!

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Scott, 29, posted a photo of Halo on her Instagram account on Thursday, featuring the cutie curled up on a blanket in front of a bouquet of flowers! "HI BABY!," Scott wrote in the photo's caption, along with Halo's date of birth and two heart emojis.

Halo's miraculous birth follows the passing of Scott and Cannon's son, Zen. The little boy passed away from cancer when he was only five months old last year.

Scott also shared a video to Instagram on Thursday commemorating Halo's arrival! The proud mama found a way to incorporate the couple's late son into the video.

"...Zen is in every breath I take," Scott wrote in the video's caption, "I know his spirit was with us in the room that morning. I know he is watching down on us. He shows me signs every day. I will hold onto this memory forever," she poignantly said. (via People)

The beautiful video captures the exact moment Halo Marie made her debut earthside, including Cannon's real-time reaction to seeing his newborn daughter for the first time! Scott's followers also get to witness Halo being put on her mother's chest.

Congratulations to Nick Cannon and Alyssa Scott on their early Christmas gift!

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