Father: her father’s name was Alfred Roy Carey; at his daughter’s childhood he was an engineer.
Mother: her mother's name is Patricia Carey; she was a vocal teacher.
Her parents separated when she was little.
Siblings: she has a sister Alison and brother Morgan.
Husbands and kids: she is currently single and has two kids.
Sexual orientation: straight.
She had been married to her recording producer Tommy Mottola since 1993 to 1998.
Her second husband was Nick Cannon. They have been together since 1998 to 2016. The couple has twins, Moroccan and Monroe, born in 2011.
Mariah Carey‘s latest relationship was with James Packer in 2016.
Her estimated net worth is $520 million.
Place of living: she lives with her children in New York City.
Cars: she drives a Mercedes-Benz.
Does she play any musical instruments?
She perfectly plays the keyboard. In high school she used this talent to write songs with Gavin Christopher who later became a famous R&B singer and producer.
Who helped her to get noticed?
After many failed attempts to get an answer from music labels where she sent her songs to, young Mariah met a singer Brenda K. Starr. She decided to help a talented girl and brought her to the studio of ‘Columbia Records’. It was the day when Mariah Carey met her future producer. Soon she released her debut album that won two Grammy awards and had considerable commercial success.
What are her national origins?
Mariah Carey’s father had African and Venezuelan roots. Her mother was from Irish family. Different blood connected to give Mariah Carey untypical good looks, early sense of music and great talent for performing.
She fell in love with music at 4 and wrote her first song at high school.
Her parents named her after the song ‘They Call The Wind Mariah’.
She inspired almost every female singer of 2000s.
She had more number one hits than Elvis Presley.
Her voice is soprano with five octaves range.
The song ‘When You Believe’ from ‘The Prince of Egypt’ musical cartoon is her duet with Whitney Houston.