Mariah Carey is an American popular singer, songwriter, entrepreneur, and actress who has won five Grammys and 10 American Music Awards for his amazing voice. Carey is one of the 15 best-selling music artists of all time. As of 2022, Mariah Carey has a net worth of $320 million US dollars.
So, hey guys in the following article we are going to know about the world’s second best-selling female music artist, Mariah Carey. We will discuss Mariah Carey’s biography, sources of income, what is the exact net worth of Mariah Carey? and how she became a popular music star.
Mariah Carey was born on 27th March 1969, in Huntington, New York City. Her father’s name is Alfred Roy Carey and mother’s name is Patricia Carey. When she was only three years old her parents divorced.
Carey grew up in New York City with her brother Morgan. She built an interest in music at an early age of four and also started writing poems. During her school days, she used to enjoy music, literature, and art classes.
In 1987, Carey completed her graduation from Harborfields High School in Greenlawn, New York. After that, she started focusing on her music career and started writing songs with her friend Gavin Christopher.
In 1988, Carey released her first studio album, Mariah Carey, with Columbia records. The album spent over 11 weeks at the position on Billboard 200 chart and earned her the Best New Artist award for the album’s single Vision of Love.
Mariah Carey became the best selling album in the US in1991 with a total selling of over 15 million copies. That same year Carey released her second studio album Emotions which was also a hit album and sold over 8 million copies.
In 1993, Carey’s third studio album Music Box achieved commercial heights and debuted at number one position on the Billboard 200 chart. Music Box sold over 28 million copies worldwide, which was enough to make it one of the best-selling albums of all time.
After that, Carey released several superhit singles and record-breaking albums. Some of her superhit tracks include Merry Christmas (1994), Daydream (1995), The Emancipation of Mimi (2005), Always Be My Baby and One Sweet Day.
Carey has sold over 200 million records worldwide which makes her one of the best-selling music artists of all time. She holds the record of the most number-one singles by a solo artist. With over 66.5 million certified albums Carey is the second best-selling female artist in the United States.
She has won numerous prestigious accolades throughout her career including five Grammy Awards, ten American Music Awards, fifteen Billboard Music Awards, and nineteen World Music Awards.
How Much Is Mariah Carey Worth?
Mariah Carey Net Worth: According to Celebritynetworth As of 2022, the estimated net worth of Mariah Carey is nearly $320 million dollars.
Some media sites have reported the wrong information about her net worth. Originally, Maria Carey is not worth $520 million. Carey made over $18 million in 2012, to appear in one season of American Idol.
In 2019, Carey earned over $30 million from music sales and endorsements. While in 2015, she earned about $27 million which helped her to become one of the highest-earning female singers in the world.
A huge part of Mariah Carey’s Income comes from music sales, live music concerts, and television shows. She also makes other millions from media appearances, brand promotions, and endorsements with popular companies.
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Mariah Carey Age, height, husband, salary:
- Salary: $30 – $50 million
- Age: 53 years
- Height: 5 ft 8 in (1.75 m)
- Spouse (S): Tommy Mottola (1993 – 98), Nick Cannon (2008 – 16)
- Profession: Singer, Songwriter, Actress
- Nationality: United States of America