From a humble beginning, Mariah Carey has come a long way. Her journey till now had many ups and downs, which even affected her career. However, she has continuously released back to back hits, which has now established herself as one of the most popular female singers. Carey’s success in the music industry has also boosted her net worth, which is now estimated to be a whopping $520 Million.
The American singer has sold more over 200 million records worldwide and has won numerous awards for her work. It includes 5 Grammy Awards, 11 American Music Awards, 19 World Music Awards, and 14 Billboard Music Awards.
Mariah Carey Net Worth
|Year||Mariah Carey Net Worth|
|2017||$ 520 million|
|2016||$ 500 million|
|2015||$ 475 million|
|2014||$ 470 million|
|2013||$ 444 million|
Mariah Carey Income / Salary
|Year||Income / Salary|
|2015||$ 27 million|
|2013||$ 29 million|
* Income stats as shown on Forbes.com
Mariah Carey Biography
Born on March 27, 1970, Mariah Carey is the daughter of Patricia and Alfred Roy Carey. Her parents divorced when she was just three years old. Growing up, Mariah faced challenges due to her ethnicity. As her father was African American while her mother was of Irish descent. Due to it, Patricia’s family disowned her, which also affected young Mariah. Then the family even struggled financially to make the ends meet.
In college, Mariah excelled in subjects that she liked. She showed interest in music from a young age and even amazed her teacher with her natural talent.
Her debut studio album “Mariah Carey” was released on June 12, 1990. Just on the promotions, more than $ 1 million was spent. Certified nine-times Platinum by the RIAA, the album has sold more than 15 million copies worldwide. Since then Carey has released numerous other hit albums. Apart from that, she has also appeared in movies and Tv Shows.
In 2000, after leaving Columbia record, she signed a $100 million recording contract with Virgin Records America.
She married Tommy Mottola in 1993 however the couple divorced in 1998. In 2008 she married Nick Cannon but their relationship could not last for long. They divorced in 2016.
She has two children.
Being a really rich celebrity, she owns a couple of cool cars. It includes a beautiful $ 440k Rolls Royce Drophead Coupe, a Maybach 62S, a $ 42 Mercedes-Benz SLK and a $409 Rolls Royce Phantom.
At present, Carrey is living in a beautiful mega mansion in Beverly Hills, for which she pays $ 100k per months. The house features a tennis court, swimming pool, home theater, and its very own bowling alley. Apart from that, she owns a $4.9 million house in the Bahamas, a $7 million in CA, and a $15 million in NY.