Mariah Carey is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and actress. In 1990, she rose to fame with the release of “Vision of Love” from her eponymous debut album.

Mariah Carey
Mariah Carey

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Early Life

Mariah Carey was born on  March 27, 1969 in Huntington, New York.

Family

Her father, Alfred Roy Carey, was of African American and Afro-Venezuelan descent, while her mother, Patricia, is of Irish descent.

Education

Carey had begun writing poems and adding melodies to them, thus starting as a singer-songwriter while attending Harborfields High School in Greenlawn, New York, where she graduated in 1987.

Affair

Carey began dating Mottola while recording Music Box, and married him on June 5, 1993.On May 30, 1997, the couple announced their separation with their divorced finalized by the time Mottola remarried on December 2, 2000.Carey was in a three-year relationship with singer Luis Miguel from 1998 to 2001.

Career

The album produced four chart-topping singles in the US and began what would become a string of commercially successful albums which solidified the singer as Columbia’s highest selling act. Carey and Boyz II Men spent a record sixteen weeks atop the Billboard Hot 100 in 1995–96 with “One Sweet Day,” which remains the longest-running number-one song in US chart history.

Following a contentious divorce from Sony Music head Tommy Mottola, Carey adopted a new image and traversed towards hip hop with the release of Butterfly (1997). In 1998, she was honored as the world’s best-selling recording artist of the 1990s at the World Music Awards and subsequently named the best-selling female artist of the millennium in 2000.

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Carey met actor and comedian Nick Cannon while they shot her music video for her song “Bye Bye” on an island off the coast of Antigua.On April 30, 2008, Carey married Cannon in The Bahamas. At 35 weeks into her pregnancy, she gave birth to their fraternal twins, Moroccan and Monroe, on April 30, 2011 via Cesarean section.

In August 2014, Cannon confirmed he and Carey had separated a few months earlier. He filed for divorce on December 12, 2014.It was finalized in 2016.On January 21, 2016, Carey and Australian billionaire James Packer announced that they were engaged.

Age, Height & Measurements

Mariah Carey Age 48 years. Mariah Carey's height 5 feet 9 inches (175 cm), weight 145.5 lbs (66 kg). Body measurements 38 - 26 - 35 and Zodiac Sign Aries.
Mariah Carey Bio
Famous AsMariah Carey
ProfessionActress, record producer, Singer, Songwriter
Age48 years
BirthdayMarch 27, 1970
Birth PlaceLong Island, Huntington, New York, U.S.
Birth SignAries
Height5 feet 9 inches (175 cm)
Weight145.5 lbs (66 kg)
Body Measurements38 - 26 - 35
Net Worth$520 million
SalaryUnder Review
Born NameMariah Angela Carey
NicknameMimi, Mary Poppins, MC, Mermaid, Mirage, Songbird, The Voice
NationalityAmerican
EthnicityMultiracial
ReligionAnglican
Sexual OrientationStraight
Body ShapeHourglass
Shoe Size9.5 (US)
Hair ColorLight Brown
Dress SizeUpdate Soon
SchoolHarborfields High School
CollegeFlorida Atlantic University.
UniversityFlorida Atlantic University.
Brother(s)Morgan Carey
Sister(s)Allison Carey
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseNick Cannon
Relationship WithTommy Mottola,Eddie Griffin,Derek Jeter,Jamie Theakston,Marcus Schenkenberg,Luis Miguel,Eric Benét,Eminem,Mark Sudack,Christian Monzon,Nick Cannon,James Packer,Bryan Tanaka
Childrendaughter-Monroe,son-Moroccan Scott Cannon

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