What is Mariah Carey Net Worth? How much is Mariah Carey Earning? Is she richer than Beyonce?
Born on March 27, 1969, Mariah Carey is an American record producer, actress, and singer. She rose to fame following the launch of her debut album, Vision of Love in 1990. She has sold over 200 records across the globe, making her the best-selling music artists.
Mariah was born in New York to African American father, Alfred Roy Carey mother Patricia Hickey, an Irish decent. Her parents divorced when she was 3yrs old. After the separation, she lived with her father and joined an elementary school where she excelled in subjects like art, literature, and music. While in high school, she started writing songs and composing songs with Gavin Christopher.
In 1988, she was signed by Colombia records where she launched her album. Despite the weak start, the album reached the top of Billboard 200 and topped the charts for 11 weeks.
Three years later in 1991, she released her second album, Emotion which managed to make eight million copies of sales globally. However, it was her third album, Music Box in 1993 that brought her great stardom. Music Box debuted number 1 on Billboard 200 and eventually became one of the best-selling albums.
After the prosperous time with Colombia Records, she singed record-breaking contract with Virgin Records America for $100 million. But, weeks after the release of her film Glitter, she had to be hospitalized due to a severe health problem. This led the Virgin to cut out the contract with her for $50 million. Despite all, she returned to top with the new album The Emancipation of Mimi in 2005. The album became the best-selling album in the US.
As of now, she is the third best-selling female artist in the United States. In 2012, she was ranked second on the VH1’s list, 100 Greatest Women in Music. In her career, she has won Grammy Awards, American Music Awards, Billboard and many others.
Mariah Carey Net Worth
Residence New York City, New York, U.S.