Mariah Carey is considered as one of the most successful artists and holds quite some amazing records in her name. Best-selling female pop-artist of the millennium, one of the best-selling music artists of all time, eight Guinness World Records and multiple Grammy Awards, World Music Awards and American Music Awards are only a few milestones to describe the thriving career of Carey. Other than records, awards and fame, Mariah’s career has also earned her a sizable net worth of $340 million. For more details like Mariah Carey net worth 2023, early life, breakthrough, top songs, etc, keep reading the post.
Mariah Carey Net Worth 2023
|Mariah Carey Net worth (2023)||$340 million|
|Mariah Carey Annual salary||$30 million|
|Mariah Carey Monthly salary||$3 million|
Mariah Carey Biography
Mariah Carey was born on March 27, 1969 in Huntington, New York to Patricia and Alfred Roy Carey. Her mother is a former opera singer and vocal coach while her father was an aeronautical engineer of African-American and black Venezuelan-American lineage. Carey’s mother was disowned by her family for marrying a black man. Mariah was named after the song “They Call the Wind Maria” from 1951. She has two elder siblings, Alison and Morgan.
Carey married Tommy Mottola, whom she met while recording her album Mariah Carey, in 1993 in what was a half-million dollar ceremony. However, they ultimately got separated in 1997 due to their creative differences. Mariah met actor and comedian Nick Cannon while shooting music video for “Bye Bye”and they both got married 2008 in the Bahamas. Together the couple has twins, a boy and a girl. Carey and Cannon filed for divorce in 2014 that was finalized in 2016.
|Full name||Mariah Carey|
|Profession||Singer, songwriter, actress and record producer|
|Genres||R&B, soul, hip hop and pop|
|Years active||1988 – present|
|Mariah Carey Age||54 years|
|Date of birth||March 27, 1969|
|Husband||Tommy Mottola (1993 – 1998) Nick Cannon (2008 – 2016)|
|Parents||Mariah Carey Mother- Patricia Carey |
Mariah Carey Father- Alfred Roy Carey
Mariah Carey- Discovery & Rise to Fame
Carey worked as a background singer for Brenda K. Starr. On an event while she was accompanying Starr, she met Tommy Mottola, the head of Columbia Records and gave him a demo tape of hers. After listening to the tape while riding home, Mottola immediately turned around to pursue Carey who has already left the event. He finally found her after two weeks and instantly signed her for Columbia, turning her whole life and career upside down.
Carey later released her debut album Mariah Carey bolstered with hit songs including”Vision of Love,””Love Takes Time,””Someday” and “I Don’t Wanna Cry.” She won the Best New Artist and Best Female Pop Vocal Performance at the Grammy Awards for her work and never looked back. In her name, Carey has five Grammy Awards, 19 World Music Awards, 21 Billboard Music Awards and multiple Guinness World Record.
Mariah Carey- Thanksgiving Day Performance
At the famous Macy’s Thanksgiving parade 2022, many top artists gave memorable performances but it were Mariah Carey’s twins who stole the show. Mariah performed her probably the most popular song “All I Want for Christmas Is You” on the show. Just as it began, Carey’s twins Moroccan and Monroe made surprise cameos alongside their mother appearing on either side of her in opened green present boxes.
On the other hand, many people criticized Mariah for her ‘lazy’ performance. dressed in a huge pink dress and an umbrella, Carey presented her famous Christmas song in which her twins gave an absolutely sweet performance. Carey however barely moved during her performance let alone perform a dance. People even questioned her commitment and her lack of energy on the stage.
Interesting facts about Mariah Carey
Here are some lesser-known interesting facts about Carey that you might not know:
- a major fan of Marilyn Monroe, Carey acquired her white lacquered baby grand piano at auction in October 1999 for $600,000 plus commission.
- Mariah holds the world record for most US No.1 singles by a female artist.
- Before she became a singer, Mariah has studied over 500 hours of beauty school and hair salon.
- Mariah has her legs insured for $1 billion.
She is the only artist to have had a number one single in the United States every year of the 1990s.
Mariah made her wealth from her successful career in the music industry. She has reportedly sold over 200 million albums worldwide to date.
No, actually Rihanna is the richest female artist of 2023 but she owes most of her wealth to her successful business career.
Mariah Carey age is 54 years