Occupation : Singer, Actresses
Birth Date : 27 March 1969
Birth Place : New York, New York, USA
Nationality : American
Sex : F
Height : 5' 9\"
Education : Oldfield Middle School
Harborfields High School (graduated in 1987)
Relationship : Luis Miguel (Puerto Rican; musician), Derek Jeter (New York Yankees' player) , Tommy Mottola (Sony record executive producer; married on June 5, 1993; divorced in March 1998)
Father : Alfred Roy Carey (African-American/Venezuelan; aeronautical engineer; divorced in 1973)
Mother : Patricia Hickey (Irish-American; a former opera singer with the New York City Opera and a vocal coach)
Sister : Alison (older)
Brother : Morgan (older)
Claim to fame : Album: Mariah Carey (1990 )
Fan Mail :
P.O Box 679
Bradford, CT 06405
Mariah Carey was born on March 27, 1970 near Long Island, NY, to Alfred and Patricia Carey. She has both an older brother and sister, Morgan and Alison respectively. When she was around three years old, her parents divorced due in part to racial prejudice against them
Just days after graduating from high school, Mariah moved to New York City with a friend, where they shared a mattress on the floor of a dingy apartment.
During her time in the city, Mariah worked a variety of odd jobs to support herself, including hat/coat-checking,hostessing, and sweeping hair salons.
In June, 1993, at twenty - four , Carey married forty -four-years old Mottola in a big ceremony. Mariah Carey released Music Box, which has sold more than 25 million copies worldwide and generated the #1 singles "Dream lover" and "Hero" as well as the Top 10 hit "Without You."
Mariah Carey's holiday album, Merry Christmas, more than eight million copies sold worldwide shortly after its release in November 1994
Mariah Carey has sold more than 150 million records worldwide and earned an astounding number of gold record ,(until 2000) eighty four exactly, platinum, and multi-platinum certifications for her singles, albums, and videos.
As the best-selling female artist of the 1990's, with one single #1 each year , she has continued to make fantastic songs and continues to give voice and emotions for her fans and all the people.
Mariah act too, after a short scene in The Bachelor , she did a new movie Glitter,in which she is the principal actress. Her album Glitter , (also the soundtrack of the movie ) is a good mix of Funk, Hip Hop, R'n'B..and there are also great balads in old mariah style !
She will act as a guest star in Ally Mc beal and she acted in a Wise girl ,her first true role. The critics during Sundance Festival are very very good, not to miss !
Everybody has been surprised by Mariah !!