Mariah Carey is an eminent and most popular signer, songwriter, record producer and actress of the millennium. She received international fame and recognition with the release of “Vision of Love” from her eponymous debut album. It has been three decades since she entered into music world, and obviously Carey (vocal virtuoso) has become the household name of Americans, who has taken the music to greater heights. She has the ability to hit notes at five-octave vocal range and even push beyond 7th octave shattering the glasses. Over the years, she has sold more than 200 million records worldwide, making her the third best female recording artist in the US, and apparently, one of the successful music artists of all time.
Carey is one of the richest singers alive who holds the 4th position in the Top 50 richest singers list. Born and grew up in Huntington, New York, this pop sensation had a rough childhood and struggled a lot to get to reach to where she is today. She developed interests for songwriting at her early age and produced her first song “Here We go Round Again” during her senior years. She even worked at various restaurants to make her end meet. Her rise to star in the music world began in 1990 when she collaborated with record producer, Tommy Mottola, released her first album titled “Marish Carey”, which charted the top of the Billboard 200. From there, there is no stopping for this immensely talented music mogul and has produced and released a number of albums and independent singles.
Mariah Carey is popularly known for introducing new sounds with each album. Carey suffered a decline in her career in the early 2000s due to which she had an emotional breakdown and was hospitalised fro exhaustion. She bounced back with the release of The Emancipation of Mimi in 2005, which reached the top of several music charts, becoming the best-selling album in the US and the second-best-seller worldwide that year. The single “We Belong Together” is her career’s best single that earned her many accolades and nominations. She hold the highest number one singles in the United States with 18 singles. Not to mention, she is the recipient of five Grammy Awards, 19 World Music Awards, 11 American Music Awards, and 14 Billboard Music Awards and has been consistently credited with inspiring a generation of singers.
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Mariah Carey Biography
Mariah Angela Carey
Mimi, Mary Poppins, MC, Mermaid, Mirage, Songbird, The Voice
Singer, Songwriter, Record Producer, Actress
R&B, Pop, Hip-Hop, Soul, Dance
Columbia, Virgin, MonarC, Island, Def Jam, Epic Records
Mariah Carey Personal Life
She was born on March 27, 1970 in Long Island, Huntington, New York, U.S. Carey is currently 47 years old.
Mariah went to Harborfields High School in Greenlawn, New York and graduated in 1987. She also attended Florida Atlantic University.
She is African American, Venezuelan and Irish ancestry.
Anglican / Episcopalian
- Father – Alfred Roy
- Mother – Patricia (née Hickey)
- Siblings – Allison Carey (Sister), Morgan Carey (Brother)
Spouses / Partners
- Tommy Mottola (m. 1993; div. 1998)
- Nick Cannon (m. 2008; div. 2016)
Moroccan Cannon and Monroe Cannon
Tommy Mottola (1992 – 1998) – Carey dated record producer and head of Columbia Records, Tommy Mottola in 1992. The couple became engaged on December 25, 1992 and eventually married on June 5, 1993. They ended their marriage on May 5, 1998.
Eddie Griffin (1996 – 1997) – Mariah began dating American actor Eddie Griffin in July 1996, when she wrote a song for him titled “Fourth of July” which is the date when they first met. The couple broke up in 1997.
Derek Jeter (1997 – 1998) – Mariah Carey and American baseball player Derek Jeter had a brief relationship from December 1997 to November 1988.
Jamie Theakston (1998) – She had a fling with television presenter Jamie Theakston in 1998.
Marcus Schenkenberg (1998) – Dual citizenship holder, a Swedish model, Marcus had a brief relationship with singer Mariah in 1998. This happened when they first met at P. Diddy’s birthday bash.
Luis Miguel (1999-2001) – Carey dated Mexican singer Luis Miguel for a year between 1999 and 2001.
Eminem (2001 – 2006) – Mariah Carey and Marshall Bruce, popularly known as Eminem dated from 2001 until 2006. They had On-and-Off kind of relationship.
Mark Sudack (2003 – 2005) – She dated American singer Mark Sudack between 2003 and 2005 when she broke up with Eminem.
Christian Monzon (2005-2006) – She also dated American model Christian Monzon around the time when she broke out with Eminem.
Nick Cannon (2008-2015) – Carey began dating American rapper and actor, Nick Cannon in February 2008 and got married on April 30 of that year. They together have two children and separated in August 2014. Their divorce finalised in April 2015.
James Packer (2015 – 2016) – Mariah began dating Australian billionaire James Packer from June 2015 and she subsequently announced their engagement on January 21, 2016. However, they called off their engagement in October in the same year.
Bryan Tanaka (2016 – Present) – She is currently dating Choreographer Bryan Tanaka.
Mariah Carey Physical Stats
- In feet – 5 feet 9 inches
- In centimeters – 175 cm
- In meters – 1.75 m
- In Kilograms – 71 kg
- In Pounds – 156 lbs
- Body measurements – 38-27-35
- Bra Size – 34D
- Cup Size – D
Mariah Carey Favourites
- Actor – James Dean
- Actress – Marilyn Monore
- TV series – Game of Thrones
- Movies – All comedy and horror movies
- Color – Pink
- Food – Pizza
- Perfume – M by Mariah Carey
Mariah Carey Professional Statistics
In June 1990, she produced her first album titled Mariah Carey alonside Columbia Records. The album charted several top music countdowns in the US, sold more than 15 million copies in the world with a status of 9x platinum in the USA.
Carey made her debut in acting with the 1999 romantic comedy film The Bachelor.
She had featured in four episodes of the late night television show, Saturday Night Live from 1990 to 2008.
During her career spanning over 25 years, she singed lucrative endorsement deals with Chanel, Elizabeth Arden, Forever, Lollipop Bling, Luscious Pink, Jenny Craig, Pepsi amongst others.
Mariah Carey Style Quotient
Cars & Bikes
Carey boasts large collections of expensive and exotic cars like Rolls Royce Drophead Coupe, Maybach 62S, Porsche Cayenne SUV, Rolls Royce Phantom and Mercedes-Benz SLK.
The goddess of charismatic Mariah owns several exquisite mansions and estates in the US. She owns an uber-luxurious Triplex apartment located at 90, Franklin Street, New York, U.S. Designed by interior designer Mario Buatta, the home has the Art Deco influence that comes from the architecture of the building erected during that time.
Mariah owns an ultra-exclusive holiday gateway overlooking the beach with pink sand on the Windermere Island in the Bahamas. The house features fours detached building boasting 4 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms with all the features required for the songstress to have a perfect holiday.
The Fleur De Lys, Mariah and her ex-husband Nick Cannon’s regal and titanic estate sits on 5 acre land of Beverly Hills, which is dedicated to luxury and style. The 41,000 square feet mansion features a huge library, 50-seater screening room, a ballroom, a private jogging track, a spa and a pool with pavilion, a championship sized tennis court and a garage space for nine cars. It also includes a 3,000 square foot manager’s house along with staff quarter for 10 people.
Mariah also owns a sprawling 9/951 square feet mansion that sits on the hills above Bel Air, California. The house features 5 luxury bedrooms and 8 full bathrooms, including seven fireplaces, dining, formal living rooms, family room, library, media room, study and an eat in kitchen.
Mariah Carey Net worth
Being the most successful pop star of the 21st century, Mariah has accumulated an insane amount of wealth throughout her career. She has an estimated net worth of $545 million US dollars as of 2017. Her world of music is created and designed by all her alone, reserving her a spot in the top wealthiest female singers list. Her journey from a normal adolescent to one of the best selling female artists in the world is prodigious, awe inspiring and her life is being inspired by the rising singers. Speaking about her wealth, she has insured her legs for a whopping $1 billion US dollars. Her mountain of fortune comes from singing, international tours, endorsements, investments, and not to mention television and movie appearances.
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