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Mariah Carey, an American singer, and songwriter rose to prominence with her songs Emotions, Vision of Love, Contact My Body and Shake it Off. She is the only singer to hit No.1 in the Billboard Hot 100 with her first five singles. With her rising popularity, Mariah has garnered around 20 million followers on her Twitter and 7.4 million followers on her Instagram.
Mariah was born to parents Patricia Carey and Alfred Roy in New York, the USA on 27th March 1970. She is of American nationality and possesses mixed ethnicity (African-American, Irish and Cuban.) Her zodiac sign is Aries.
|Real Name||Mariah Carey|
|Birthday||27th March 1970|
|Birthplace||New York, USA|
|Parents||Alfred Roy and Patricia Carey|
|Net Worth||$520 million|
Net Worth, Salary, and Income
Mariah has been singing and writing songs since 1988. She released her collection Mariah Carey in 1990. Her album achieved the highest point of the Billboard 200. In the year 1990, she rose to acclaim with the arrival of “Vision of Love” from her eponymous introduction collection. She started recording her second studio collection, Emotions, in 1991 and released it on 17th September.
In 1992, Mariah sang a cover in MTV’s Unplugged and her voice was so celebrated that it became a No. 1 hit. Also, her Merry Christmas tune that got released in the year 1994 was a super hit. In 1998, Mariah got honored by the World Music Awards as one of the World’s Best Selling Artist in the 1990s.
In 2012, Mariah became one of the co-judges in the FOX TV’s American Idol alongside artists like Randy Jackson, Nicki Minaj and Keith Urban. With success in her belt, Mariah has around $520 million from her professional career.
Is Mariah Divorced or Married?
On 5th June 1993, Mariah married Tommy Mottola after they met during the recording Music Box. However, the couple filed for divorce in the year 1997. After the relationship with her husband ended, she started dating singer Luis Miguel. However, that affair too lasted from 1998 to only 2001.
However, the split didn’t stop Mariah from finding love again. She met comedian Nick Cannon during the music video of her song Bye Bye and commenced a romance. The duo married on 30th April 2008 and went on to have twins named, Moroccan and Monroe on 30th April 2011.
However, her second marriage also failed as they filed for divorce in 2014. After the marriage failed, Mariah faced the failure of engagement once again with her fiance, James Packer. Moreover, if the heartbreak wasn’t enough, Mariah announced to be fighting her battle with bipolar II disorder in 2018.
Family, Siblings, and Parents
Mariah grew up with her parents, Alfred Roy, and Patricia in New York. She shared her childhood with her siblings: a brother named Morgan, and a sister named Alison.
Body Measurements: Height, Weight, and Size
Mariah stands tall with a height of 5 feet and 8inches and weighs around 66 kgs. Her body measurements of 38-26-35 inches look even more attractive with her golden-brown hair color and dark brown eyes.