Mariah Carey Net Worth

Net Worth:$340 Million
Date of Birth: March 27, 1970 (54 years old)
Height:5 ft 8 in (1.75 m)
Profession:Singer, Record producer, Songwriter, Author, Voice Actor, Composer, Actor, Film Producer, Voice Actor, Model
Nationality:United States of America

What is Mariah Carey’s net worth? How does Mariah Carey make her money? Below is the current net worth of Mariah Carey and how Mariah Carey makes her money.

What is Mariah Carey’s Net Worth?

Mariah Carey is an American artist, businesswoman, actress, and producer who has a net worth of $340 million. Mariah Carey in numeration is the second best-selling female artist in the world. She has marketed over 200 million albums ever since she came into the show business.

Early Life

On 27 March 1970 Mariah Carey was born in Huntington, New York. Mariah Carey is from African American, Afro-Venezuelan, and Irish lineage. After her grandfather relocated to New York he changed the name Nunez and adopted the name “Carey”. Mariah’s mother was an Opera singer and vocal coach. At the age of three, her parents split.

She discovered her talent at a very tender age and having great enthusiasm for music she began writing poems and some songs when she was still in High School.

In 1987, she completed her study at Harborfields High School in Greenlawn, New York. Mariah Carey did some music collaborations with Gavin Christopher and Ben Margulies during her study at high school.

Pop singer Brenda K. Starr kept promoting the demo and showcasing Mariah’s songs at social events. It was at a social event that the demo tape was given to the head of Columbia Records, Tommy Mottola played and listened to the tape on his way home. The lyrics of these songs made Tommy Mottola believe that Mariah Carey had a great talent.

Music Breakthrough

Mariah Carey dropped her first album on June 12, 1990. The sum of $1 million was given by Columbia Records in order to aid in the promotion of her album. At first, the selling of this album was quite difficult but with time it became commercially successful with over 15 million copies sold globally and it was certified 9 times platinum in the United States.

On the Billboard charts 200 her album peaked at number one making her earned a Grammy for Best New Artist and Best Female Pop Vocal Performance.

Mariah Carey’s second album titled “Emotions” was released in 1991 this album was extremely successful. In 1993, she made her third album titled “Music Box” this album earned her incredible success.

Her album “Music Box stayed 128 weeks on the Billboard chart and she incredibly sold 28 million copies of this album globally.

Subsequently, she dropped her fourth album titled “Merry Christmas” and it was a global sensation. Her single ”All I Want For Christmas Is You” is one of the best-selling and commercially successful singles globally as of this writing.

Virgin Contract

Mariah Carey left Columbia Records in April 2001 she later affiliated with Virgin Music and signed a $100 million deal for the release of five-album.

After signing the contract with Virgin her first album was titled “Glitter”, this album was definitely a soundtrack to a movie that was also titled “Glitter”. She sold three million copies of this album.

Personal Life

Mariah Carey got married to Tommy Mottola in 1993. Their union split in 1998. She later tied the Knot to Nick Cannon in 2008 their marriage was blessed with two boys (twins) but their marriage ended in 2016.

Mariah Carey had a short engagement in 2016 with the Australian billionaire James Packer.

Real Estate

During her marriage to Tommy Mottola, they both resided in a 33,000-square-foot mansion in Westchester County, New York. But after their split, they sold this home.

Mariah Carey bought a 16,000-square-foot Colonial mansion in the Sandy Springs suburb of Atlanta, Georgia for the sum of $5.65 million in 2021.

She possesses a vacation property in the Bahamas.

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