Mariah Carey Age, Height, Husband, Kids, Income, Education

Some people in this world are just born to be stars. Mariah Carey is one of those people. She has always been destined for greatness, and her story will inspire anyone who reads it.

Born on March 27, 1970, in Long Island, New York, Mariah Carey is one of the most successful American singers. She has sold more than 200 million records worldwide and has had 18 number-one singles on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Carey is also a noted actress and philanthropist.

From her early days as a struggling singer to her rise to fame as a musical icon, Mariah’s story is one of perseverance and determination. In this biography, we will take a closer look at the amazing life of Mariah Carey.[1]Wikipedia

Mariah Carey
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Personal Life/Early Life

Mariah Carey was born on March 27, 1970, in Long Island, New York. She is the youngest of three children of mother Patricia Hickey, a singer and vocal coach, and Alfred Roy Carey, an aeronautical engineer.

From a young age, Carey showed a musical talent. She took singing lessons at four and soon began performing at local events. At the age of eight, Carey was discovered by a record producer who signed her to a development deal.

Real NameMariah Carey
Also Known AsMaria Angela Carey, Song Bird Supreme
ProfessionSinger, Songwriter, and Actress
Date of Birth27 March 1969
Age (as of 2022)53 years
BirthplaceNew York, US
HometownHuntington, New York, United States
Zodiac SignAries


Mariah Carey completed her elementary education at Greenlawn in New York. She was particularly interested in arts subjects like music and literature.

She completed her graduation from secondary school at Harborfields High School in Greenlawn.

SchoolHarborfields High School, Greenlawn, New York
College/UniversityFlorida Atlantic University
Highest QualificationGraduated

Mariah Carey’s Career

In 1990, at 20, Carey released her debut album, Mariah Carey. The album was an instant success and spawned several hit singles, including “Vision of Love” and “Love Takes Time.” Carey quickly became one of the music industry’s biggest stars, and she released several more successful albums over the next few years.

Since her debut in 1990, Mariah Carey has been one of the most successful singers in the music industry. She has released five studio albums, sold over 200 million records worldwide, and had 18 number-one singles on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Carey is also a noted actress and philanthropist.

Mariah Carey
Mariah Carey’s performance during the gala of the Tmall [Image Credit:]

Carey has won numerous awards and accolades throughout her career, including five Grammy Awards, 18 American Music Awards, and 14 Billboard Music Awards. She also receives the World Music Award for “World’s Best-Selling Female Artist of the Millennium.”

Mariah Carey is one of the most successful singers of all time. She has sold more than 200 million records worldwide and has had 18 number-one singles on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Carey’s success has not only made her a household name, but it has also helped to shape the sound of popular music over the past few decades. 

Carey’s music has been praised by critics and fans alike. Her unique vocal style and powerful performances have made her one of the most popular singers in the world. Her songs are instantly recognizable and deeply moving, and she continues to amaze fans with her incredible vocal range.

In 2001, Carey made her feature film debut in Glitter, a critically panned movie about a young singer trying to make it in the music industry. Despite the negative reviews, the movie was a box-office success.

Carey has also starred in several films, including The Bachelor (1999), Glitter (2001), The Butler (2013), and Precious (2009). 

In addition to her music and acting career, Carey is also a noted philanthropist. She has supported various charities over the years, and in 2001 she founded the Mariah Carey Charitable Foundation. The foundation provides financial assistance to those in need, primarily children and families living in poverty.[2]IMDb

Debut ShowAmerica The Beautiful [1990]
AwardsFavorite Soul/R&B Female Artist [1992]

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.)in centimeters– 175 cm
in meters– 1.75 m
in feet inches– 5’9″
Weight (approx.)in kilograms– 76 kg
in pounds– 167 lbs

Relationship, Boyfriend & Husband

Carey has been married three times. Her first marriage was to record producer Tommy Mottola in 1993; they divorced in 1998. Mariah dated Mexican singer Luis Miguel from 1998 to 2001. Later the couple announced their separation.

After separating from Luis Maroahj met comedian actor Nick Cannon during their music video “Bye Bye” shoot in 2008. She later married actor Nick Cannon in 2008; they had two children together before divorcing in 2014. 

Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon and their kids
Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon and their kids [Image Credit:]

After finalizing her divorce from Nick Cannon in 2016, she began dating James Packer. James is an Australian billionaire businessman. But the relationship did not last long, as they canceled their engagement in 2016.

Currently, Mariah is dating singer Bryan Tanaka.

Marital statusDivorced
Ex-HusbandTommy Mottola [1993-1998]
Nick Cannon [2008-2016]


Mariah was born to father Alfred Roy Carey, a black aeronautical engineer, and mother Patricia Hickey, an opera singer. She is the youngest of three children.

Alison Carey is the eldest sister, and Morgan Carey is the elder brother. Her parents separated, and Mariah spent her childhood with her mother and elder brother, Morgan.

ParentsFather– Alfred Roy Carey
Mother– Patricia (Hickey)
SiblingsSister– Alison Carey
Brother– Morgan Carey
ChildrenSon– Moroccan Scott Cannon
Daughter– Monroe Cannon

Net Worth

Mariah Carey’s net worth is estimated to be $520 million. A major part of her earnings comes from Recording contracts, while Tours, endorsements, concerts, and branded merchandise also contribute significant income.

Net Worth [approx.]$520 million


Her music has been credited with popularizing the use of melisma in pop music, and she has been cited as a major influence by many other singers, including Beyoncé and Taylor Swift.

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