Mariah Carey was born in Huntington, New York, United States, on 27 March 1969. Carey has spent most of her life in New York, where she was raised with her siblings and parents. She is the youngest of three children in her family. Her mother was also a singer and vocal coach, who has helped Carey a lot in her career. However, her father was an Aeronautical engineer.

Her parents had disowned her from marrying a black man, as his father was also black, and had seen the struggles. Later, her parents got divorced and she barely met her father afterward. Carey was quite good at arts and music, and she used to take part in various school events. To pursue her career in music, she moved to Manhattan, with a few of her friends. You may also like Stevie Wonder Net Worth.

Mariah Carey Career

Mariah Carey has started her career way back in 1988. Although, she rose to prominence in 1990, after the release of her eponymous debut album. She started working on her debut album with Columbia Records and with Tommy Mottola. After the success of the album, she married Tommy, three years later. Soon she gained massive success with her later albums, which include Music Box (1993), Merry Christmas (1994), Daydream (1995), and many more. She released dozens of albums in her career. Because of her success in the 90s, she was named the Artist of the Decade (1990), by Billboards.

Some of her successful singles are Hero, Without You, Fantasy, One Sweet Day, and many more. Later, she was Honoured by World Music Awards for being the best-selling female pop artist of the millennium. She left Columbia Records and joined Virgin Records for a whopping $100 million. Although her time wasn’t very good there, very soon she went to Island Records and gained prominence again. She has won five Grammy awards, 19 World Music Awards, the Songwriter’s Hall of Fame, etc.



Mariah Carey has done her early studies at Harborfields High School. She developed a love for singing and acting in high school. She used to take part in numerous events and gigs. Carey left studies after her high school and pursued a career in music.

Frequently Asked Questions

How old is Mariah Carey?

Currently, Mariah Carey is 54 years old (27 March 1969).

What is the height of Mariah Carey?

The height of Mariah Carey is 1.73 M.

What is the name of Mariah Carey's husband?

Mariah Carey is Nick Cannon (m. 2008–2016), Tommy Mottola (m. 1993–1998).

What is the weight of Mariah Carey?

The weight of Mariah Carey is 65 kg or 143 lbs.


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