It all started at the 2005 Teen Choice Awards: A then 24-year-old Nick Cannon was instantly smitten with Mariah Carey when he presented her with the Choice Music R&B Artist award.
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“People asked me who my celebrity crush was, and I was like, ‘Mariah Carey. Watch, one day I’m going to meet her.’ And then it happened,” he recalls. “We were backstage at an awards show. The first thing she said to me was, ‘I heard all those nice things you’ve been saying about me in interviews.’”
Years went by and the two were just friends — until she asked him to star in her music video for “Bye Bye.”
“We sat down to talk about what she wanted in her music video and from that day on, we’ve been together ever since,” he says.
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The pair wed on April 30, 2008 and welcomed twins Moroccan and Monroe exactly three years later.
In that time, they’ve given us a lot to remember them by. And by a lot, we mean a lot of TMI moments.
Away we go:
When asked about the first time he had relations with the songstress, Nick revealed she made him wait.
"Our wedding night, honeymoon night, house in the Bahamas," he said. "That's a real woman right there, make you wait until you're getting married!"
But then he took it one step too far. Ring the TMI bell.
"We didn't [know if it would be good]. The first time I made love to my wife was on our wedding night. I'm a pleaser, I went in like, 'Man, she's gonna love this.'"