Mariah Carey is renowned singer, songwriter, musician, model, actress and producer with her net income amounting to $510 million. Mariah is female best seller artist in the Billboards chart till date, selling more than 200million albums internationally. She signed $100 million contract with Virgin for her recordings, it is said to be the biggest in music industry’s history. Growing up in Long Island, she did myriad of part time jobs to make her music career until she met Tommy Mottola, producer of Columbia Records. He launched her debut album, Mariah Carey which havocked the Billboard charts and won her two Grammy awards- Best New Artist and Best Female Pop Vocal Performance. She released her other albums also with Columbia like Music Box and Daydream which were very successful. She married Tommy in 1993; however both ended their marriage in 1997. Her albums The Emancipation of Mimi and E=MC2 were successful as her previous albums and made her the second most successful artist to come up with most number one singles in history of pop music after Beatles. She wedded Nick Cannon, actor, comedian and musician in 2008.
Mariah Carey Facts:
1. In her high school she was popularly known as “Mirage” for skipping classes. She did not have good scholastic records.
2. Her mother had named her after being impressed by the song “They Call the Wind Mariah” from Paint Your Wagon, a musical.
3. After completing her high school in Greenlaw, New York she went to New York City and studied Cosmetology before making it big in singing.
4. Her singing voice has five octave range.
5. She is a proud owner of Marilyn Monroe’s white baby grand piano which she bought for over $600,000.
6. Her fans are referred as Lambily.
Height in Feet – 5.75 feet
Height in Inches – 68.9 inches
Height with Shoes/Heels – 5 feet 10.5 inches -6″ 0′
Weight in 2014 kg and Lbs(Pounds) – 57.5 kg /172.5 pounds
Figure Size(Bust/Breast – Waist – Hips/Butt) – 37-26-36 inches
Bra Size(Cup) – 34C
Birthdate & Age in 2014 – 27th March, 1970 & 43 years
How Rich? Net Worth(in Dollars) – $510 Million
Eye Color – Deep Brownish
Shoe Size(US) – 10
Above are the most likely body measurements of Mariah.
Mariah Carey Controversies and Relationships:Mariah has been reported to be involved with much celebrity however she has openly denied her relationship with Eminem, Um and Marshall Mathers; despite of much of the speculations of their romantic linkages. However, both Eminem and Marshall have time and again accepted that they were in relationship with Carey who has kept denying it.
Mariah Carey Brands and Endorsements:Mariah Carey hailing from Long Island was born to Alfred Roy of Afro- American and Venezuelan descent while her mother was Irish white lady. Her parents were continuously attacked by the community for their ethnicity and ended up divorcing each other due to growing differences when she was just three years old. Carey has been decorated with many awards through-out her career and won prestigious Grammy Awards, Best Selling Female Artist of the Millennium by World Music Awards’ and Special Achievement Award for the Artist of the Decade from Billboard’s. Selling over 200 million albums she is considered to be one of the biggest music stars. She has been garnered with the top spot by Blender magazine and MTV amongst 22 Greatest Voices in Music. She has been regarded as the most successful artist of 1990s in United States by Billboard and World Music Awards’ that also dressed her with the Legend Award, Chopard Diamond award in year 2003 etc. She has been the record holder of retaining the number one spot for maximum duration i.e. of 79 weeks. Her albums Merry Christmas and Number 1 were highly popular in Asian market. VH1 ranked her at second spot among women “100 Greatest Women in Music”.