Mariah Carey

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Mariah Carey

NameMariah Carey
Nick NameQueen of Christmas
DOB27 March 1969
(Age 55 Yr. )

Personal Life

Education Greenlawn's Harborfields High School
Nationality USA
Profession American singer, songwriter, record producer, and actress
Birth Place Huntington,   USA

Physical Appearance

Height 1.75 m

Family

Parents

Patricia Carey (Hickey)
Alfred Roy Carey

Marital Status Divorced
Spouse
  • Nick Cannon(April 30, 2008 - November 2, 2016) (divorced, 2 children)
  • Tommy Mottola(June 5, 1993 - March 5, 1998) (divorced)
Childern/Kids
  • Moroccan Cannon
  • Monroe Cannon

Early Career and Breakthrough:

Mariah showed an early interest in the arts, particularly music. She began writing songs while in high school and moved to New York City after graduation to pursue a music career. She worked various jobs while trying to break into the industry and eventually got her demo tape into the hands of Tommy Mottola, the head of Columbia Records, at a party in 1988. Impressed with her voice, Mottola signed her to the label.

Mariah's self-titled debut album, released in 1990, was a commercial success, featuring four number-one singles: "Vision of Love," "Love Takes Time," "Someday," and "I Don't Wanna Cry." The album showcased her remarkable five-octave vocal range and established her as a major new talent.

Rise to Stardom:

Emotions (1991) included the hit title track and "Can't Let Go."
Music Box (1993) featured "Dreamlover" and "Hero."
Merry Christmas (1994) included the iconic holiday hit "All I Want for Christmas Is You."
Daydream (1995) featured hits like "Fantasy" and "One Sweet Day" (with Boyz II Men), which set a record for most weeks at number one on the Billboard Hot 100.
Butterfly (1997) saw Mariah embracing a more hip-hop-influenced sound, with hits like "Honey" and "My All."

Career Challenges and Resurgence:

In the early 2000s, Mariah faced significant career challenges. Her semi-autobiographical film "Glitter" (2001) and its soundtrack received poor reviews, and she experienced a highly publicized physical and emotional breakdown. However, she made a successful comeback with the album "The Emancipation of Mimi" (2005), featuring hits like "We Belong Together," which marked her return to the top of the charts.

Continued Success and Legacy:

Mariah Carey has continued to release music and perform globally. Albums like "E=MC²" (2008), "Memoirs of an Imperfect Angel" (2009), and "Caution" (2018) have solidified her status as a musical icon. She has also ventured into television, serving as a judge on "American Idol" and starring in her own docuseries "Mariah's World."

Mariah's influence on the music industry is profound. She is credited with popularizing the use of melisma in singing and has influenced countless artists with her vocal style. Her ability to blend genres such as pop, R&B, and hip-hop has broadened the appeal of her music across different audiences.

Awards and Achievements:

Mariah Carey is one of the best-selling music artists of all time, with over 200 million records sold worldwide. Her accolades include:

  • 5 Grammy Awards
  • 19 World Music Awards
  • 10 American Music Awards
  • 15 Billboard Music Awards
    Her song "All I Want for Christmas Is You" has become a perennial holiday favorite, breaking numerous records and achieving new milestones every year.