Mariah Carey is a singer, writer, songwriter and an actress from America. She was named songbird supreme by the Guinness’ book of world record because of her melodious voice. She started off her career in 1990 when she signed with Columbia label. When her debut album came out it became huge in the USA and all over the world and stayed on number one for 11 consecutive weeks in the Billboard 200 charts. She is the only singer in the history of America to make her 5 singles top the Billboard hot 100 charts.
Who is Mariah Carey and what is she famous for?
Mariah Carey was born in New York on 27th March 1970. She is 49 years old. She is 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighs 66 kgs. Mariah Carey is known for the exceptional vocal range and not many singers in the world can hit the notes right as she does. She is one of the most famous female singers of the ’90s and is still a big name in the music industry. She has remained a queen of the music industry for a decade and she continues to do so.
Her debut album was a huge hit and her first single from the album which was called the vision of love remained at the top of billboard charts for many weeks. She has won 5 Grammy awards, 10 American music awards and 15 billboard music awards during her career.
What nationality is Mariah Carey?
Mariah Carey was born into a musical family where her mother was an opera singer and father was a vocal coach. She grew up in New York and her mother is originally from Ireland and her father is an African. She has a troubled childhood because her maternal family disowned her mother because she married her father who was a black man. When she was just 3 years old her parents got divorced. She has 1 older sister and a brother. Since childhood, she took a deep interest in Literature, music and art.
Mariah Carey’s songs and Career
Mariah started her career with hit songs like vision of Love and I don’t wanna cry. Both of these songs topped the Billboard charts and made her an overnight star. Her album music box came out in 1993 which made her an international star. In 2004 she released another album which was titled Marry Christmas. Her songs butterfly introduced the hip hop style in the country and became quite famous. Some other hit songs of hers include
- We belong together
- Touch My body
- Without you
- Bye Bye
- Always be my baby
- Once sweet Day
- Endless love
Mariah Carey Net worth: How much she earns?
Mariah Carey is a super-rich lady and her net worth is jaw-dropping. Her estimated net worth is $ 320 million. This amount is not astonishing at all because she is one of the highest-selling artists in the world. Her assets have come from her singing career and she has earned royalties, record contracts and sold-out tours and concerts.
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Mariah Carey Family
Mariah is currently single but she has been in many relationships before. Mariah was married to Tommy Mattola and after a few years, the couple announced their separation. After her breakup with her husband, Mariah dated the singer Luis Miguel for 3 years. Mariah married the actor and comedian Nick Cannon in 2008 and the couple had twins. They got divorced in 2016. She was last linked to a backup dancer who accompanied her during her concert tours.