Mariah Carey Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 11 Dec, 2017
Facts of Mariah Carey
Date of Birth: 1969 , March-27
Age: 50 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch
Name Mariah Carey
Father Alfred Roy Carey
Mother Patricia Hickey
Nationality Ameriacn
Birth Place/City Huntington, New York
Ethnicity White
Profession Singer, Song-Writer
Net Worth $ 510 million
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Blonde
Body Measurements 38-26-35
Weight in KG 66 kg
Married Yes
Married to Nick Cannon (m. 2008), Tommy Mottola (m. 1993)
Children Monroe Cannon, Moroccan Scott Cannon
Divorce Tommy Mottola (m. 1998)
Education Harborfields High School
Awards World Music Award for World’s Best Female
Movies A Christmas Melody (2015)
Siblings Morgan Carey ,Allison Carey
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Mariah Carey, an American singer-songwriter, record producer, and actress, is popular for her songs and acting career. She rose to fame when she released her song Vision of Love from her debut album.

She has also appeared in several movies including The Bachelor, A Christmas Melody, The Butler

Early Life and Education

Mariah Carey was born on March 27, 1969. Mariah was born in Huntington, New York, and she is combined with a variety of personality within herself. Mariah is occupationally a singer, songwriter as well as a philanthropist.

The name of her father is Alfred Roy and her father was belonging from African American in nationality and her mother belonging to White Irish descent.

Her last surname was taken from Venezuelan Grandfather who was later migrated to New York whose name is Francisco Nunez. She was the youngest out of the children of her parents and had an older sister named Alison.


Carey is a very positive lady and during the year 1988 she succeeds in the industry and she also planned to establish her own business. Her competition was also rumored with Whitney Houston as well as Madonna. And during her school time, she used to be the active student in the field of dancing, acting, and singing.

With the release of her second album that she named as Emotions made her with reaching towards the success and achievement of her life that came across in the year 1991. From the very time she progressively started her high success within herself. 

Personal Life

Carey personal life is very open to the people and she is very clear about it. Alison and her bio seems very clear information about her affair with the boys and mentioning themselves as her boyfriend.

Carey stated Tommy Mottola as her spouse whom she got married in 1993 but their relationship from the beginning of their married life was very weak, therefore, that made them end up their relationship soon and got a divorce in the year 1997.

Similarly, with Nick Cannon, she was dictated to be linked with whom she got married in the year 2008 as her new spouse but this also did not last for a long time and later got ended in the recent year 2015. Carey is having an affair with Bryan Tanaka in 2016.

As her bio, further, mentions that she is getting a new house where she is planning to live alone. Carey is the mother of 2 children and she is giving them her proper time and attention making sides to her professional career. Carey is also in love with animals.

Net worth and Body Measurements

Mariah's current net worth is $520 million. In 2000, she signed a $100 million contract with the Vergin Records which was the biggest contract in music history at that time. 

In 2015, she earned $9 million from endorsing various brands and ranked nine number on the annual list of the top-earning women in the music. 

Carey is 5 feet 8 inches in tall and her nicknames are a songbird, MC, and Mirage. Mariah is also balanced with her weight and her salary and net worth make her stand independently that itself is successful in a range of money. She has several houses listed below.

1. Franklin Street, New York, U.S house

2. Bahamas house. ($4.9 million)

3. Beverly Hills, CA house. ($125 million)

4. Hamptons, New York City house. ($15 million)

Carey has four lavish cars:

Rolls Royce Drophead Coupe - ($440,825)

Maybach 62S

Porsche Cayenne - ($61,700-113,600).

Rolls Royce Phantom - ($409,900).

Mercedes-Benz SLK - ($42,500).