Mariah Carey Net Worth: American singer, actress, songwriter and producer Mariah Carey has a net worth of $520 million.
Huntington, New York born Mariah Carey is one of the most famous, talented and top listed artists of this decade. Mariah was born on March 27, 1970 to Alfred Roy and Patricia, who was as occasional Opera singer and vocal coach. She remembers her childhood to be difficult for her as she had to grow all by herself referring to her ethnicity which made her different than everyone around her.
Mariah found her immense interest in music at a very young age of 4, and she worked through her hurdles of childhood when her parents divorced, finding peace within the music. Mariah began writing songs when she was attending Harborfields High School, where she made friends with whom she sang in the basements in her teens.
Not being much influenced by ever respected opera, Mariah Carey started waitressing part-time to make a demo tape which did not pay till she made friends with the then rising pop star Brenda K. Starr. With Starr’s help carey got in touch with the head of Colombia Records, Tommy Mottola, who not only produced her Grammy winning first album but also became her life partner later.
This first trip to Grammys gave the Glitter-girl all the success any singer could ever dream, as she was the most successful artist of the 1990s in US, according to Billboard magazine. Piling the fortune for her, E=Mc2 spent 79 weeks at the number one position on Billboard Hot 100. She has topped many respected lists and is believed to be the most selling artist of this decade above Elvis Presley and just below Beatles. Her albums gross millions from sales to make her one of the richest female artists in the world.
Selling millions of albums all around the world in her music career which is still running as smoothly as possible, Mariah Carey is considered the best female pop musician. Making a fortune out of music industry, this diva has also sprayed some of her glitter in acting which has helped her to make the pile of fortune as grand as possible. She is also the judge on America’s famous show American Idol and she is paid $18 million in salary per season.
“We belong together” artist lives her fabulous life with her second husband Nick Cannon and two daughters in her luxurious Bel Air estate which includes a pool, a gym and a number of closets for her rich collection of dresses and shoes. Mariah also owns a number of properties, be it luxury cars or homes, that matches her rich personality.
As of now, Mariah Carey sits on her golden throne of life with a net worth of $520 million.
Quick Facts about Mariah Carey
Full Name: Mariah Carey
Profession: Singer, actress, song writer, producer
Height: 5 ft 9 in (1.75m)
Weight: 66 kg (110lbs)
Date of Birth: March 27, 1970
Place of Birth: Huntington, New York, U.S.
Education: Harborfields High School
Marital status: Married (Nick Cannon)