Mariah Carey is an American music artist who instantly rose to fame with her debut album. She has won 5 ‘Grammy Awards’, 11 ‘American Music Awards’, 20 ‘World Music Awards’, and 32 ‘Billboard Music Awards’ for her contribution to the music industry. Now let’s have a close look on Mariah Carey’s net worth in 2018.
Mariah Carey Early Life
Mariah Carey was born in 1969 0r 1970 on 27th March in Huntington, New York to Alfred Roy Carey and Patricia Hickey. She was born and raised in New York. Mariah Carey completed her schooling at the Harborfields High School.
In 1993, Mariah married her first husband Tommy Mottola, but the couple divorced in 1998. In 2008 she married Nick Cannon, who also separated in 2016. Mariah and Nick have two children together named Monroe Cannon and Moroccan Scott Cannon. Mariah and Nick had an ugly divorce in which they are still fighting for their children’s custody.
In 2016, it was reported that she got engaged to her billionaire boyfriend James Packer. But they called off the wedding in a few months. Currently, Mariah is rumored to be dating a Bryan Tanaka. The duo can be seen showering each other with kisses everywhere they go.
One of the most popular controversies surrounding the star is her beef with Eminem in the early 20’s. Eminem insinuated that he was dating Mariah in one of her songs, which was denied by her. She later made the situation worse by parodying him in her tour shows and writing a song about Eminem being obsessed with her. Later Eminem even wrote a ‘diss’ track about Mariah.
In 2012, Mariah also started a beef with fellow judge Nicki Minaj on ‘American Idol’. It was reported that Mariah was always trying to one-up Nicki by either interrupting or mocking, which didn’t go well with the rap queen Nicki. Most of Hollywood refers to Mariah as a diva, who is always acting like a brat.
Mariah Carey Career, Awards & Achievement
Mariah Carey made her debut in the entertainment industry in 1990 with her debut album ‘Mariah Carey’. Later she released 12 more albums including ‘Emotions’, ‘Merry Christmas’, ‘Charmbracelet’, ‘Music Box’, ‘The Emancipation of Mimi’, ‘Me. I Am Mariah… The Elusive Chanteuse’, ‘Glitter’, ‘E=MC2’, ‘Daydream’, and ‘Butterfly’.
Mariah Carey has also appeared in movies and Television shows like ‘The Bachelor’, ‘Death of a Dynasty’, ‘You Don’t Mess with the Zohan’, ‘Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping’, ‘A Christmas Melody’, ‘Girls Trip’, ‘WiseGirls’, ‘State Property’, and ‘Precious’.
Awards & Achievements
Mariah Carey has won 323 awards and 489 nominations in her career. Some of her wins include awards like 20 ‘World Music Awards’, 5 ‘Grammy Awards’, 32 ‘Billboard Music Awards’, ‘BET Award’, 11 ‘American Music Awards’, ‘3rd MTV Asia Award’, ‘2005 Capital Award’, ‘57th Bambi Award’, ‘3rd VIBE Award’, and ‘2006 Gillette Venus Awards’ etc.
Net Worth of Mariah Carey
Mariah Carey has an estimated net worth of over $620 million. She has built most of her empire through her album sales. She is also known for actively touring which also helps her in making millions every year. She is also the face for several endorsement brands.
Mariah Carey is amongst the most beautiful American singers of all time. Mariah Carey is best known for her Christmas albums which are loved by all age groups. Despite having the voice of an angel Mariah Carey is popular to acting like a diva. Mariah Carey is amongst those idols for whom the saying “never meet your idols” was written. There is no doubt that she is blessed with an amazing voice and looks amazing on the stage, but up close she can be really rude to her fans.