Mariah Carey Net Worth (2024): Height, Age, Full Name, Bio

Tiffany White | Last Updated On December 17th, 2021

Mariah Carey is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and rapper. She is a renowned Hollywood celebrity that people admire for her unique singing style, vocal range, and creativity. In 1990, she got into the public eye after releasing her debut album. She is one of the most famous and successful female performers.

Mariah Carey's Net Worth

As of 2024, Mariah Carey's net worth is estimated to be $350 million.

Net Worth$350 million
Given NameMariah Angela Carey
Famous NameMariah Carey
Source(s) of FameSinger, Songwriter, Actress
Date of BirthMarch 27, 1969
Place of BirthHuntington, New York, USA
RelationshipsDivorced, Tommy Mattola , Married 1993, Divorced 1998Divorced, Nick Cannon, Married 2008, Divorced 2016
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Early Life

Mariah Carey was born in Huntington, New York on the 27th of March, 1969. Her parents got divorced when she was a kid. Her mother, Patricia, was an opera singer and vocal coach, so Mariah started learning from her mother at a very young age. She was an all-around performer whom everyone admires. She joined high school in Greenlawn where she used to skip classes to write songs.

She moved to New York City after graduation. She wanted to pursue her singing career. Her brother, Morgan, paid for her first recording session. She made a demo tape that inspired Tommy Mottola, who was an executive at Colombia Records. He signed a contract with her and later both got married in 1993. Her debut album proved that she has incredible vocal range. She knew how to blend several music genres and create a unique piece of art.


Mariah Carey did several odd jobs of waitress, beautician, and coat check girl. After struggling for so many years, she earned money to move to a better area of New York. In 1988, she was signed by Tommy Mottola, who produced her debut album. She received a lot of appreciation, awards, and nominations for her hits. In 1991, she released, “Emotions” which turned out to be even better than the first album in terms of quality of songs. A lot of her singles got popular which include “All I Want for Christmas Is You”, and “Endless Love”. Her singles kept improving with time and she established herself as a pop star. Later she released more albums which include ‘Day Dream’ as well. It had a song ‘One Sweet Day’ that remained on the American Music Charts for almost 16 weeks. It was a big achievement that helped her get more fans and followers. She also introduced a unique singing style ‘Breathy Vocals’ that she used in her next album ‘Butterfly’. She also sang a song with Whitney Houston for the film “Prince of Egypt”. In 2001, she started acting and appeared in ‘Glitter’ and ‘Precious’. ‘Glitter’ couldn’t do well in the Box office, however, she got an appreciation for playing the role of a social worker in ‘Precious’. Meanwhile, she released a lot of albums including ‘Caution’, ‘Me. I Am Mariah …the Elusive Chanteuse’ and a lot more. She made her directorial debut in 2015 with the movie ‘A Christmas Melody’. She also developed an animated movie named ‘Mariah Carey’s All I Want for Christmas Is You’.

Personal Life 

Mariah Carey was working on the third album ‘Music Box’ when she started dating Tommy Mottola. They got married in 1993 and got separated after four years. Later, she decided to marry a comedian actor, Nick Cannon in 2008 and gave birth to twins. In 2014, the couple announced that they have divorced each other. The next year, she dated James Packer, who is a billionaire. The couple got engaged but ended up parting ways in 2016. She began dating Bryan Tanaka the same year. However, the information about her current relationship status is still missing on the Internet.

Social Media

Mariah Carey is quite active on social media as she keeps sharing pictures of her personal and professional life. She has 10.4 million followers on Instagram and 21.6 million followers on Twitter. She keeps her followers engaged by sharing teasers of her life.


Mariah Carey is a renowned celebrity who is famous for her unique singing style. She struggled in the early phase of her life but later, she got recognition for her singing and acting talent.

Mariah Carey has sometimes been associated with other Singers such as Nicki Minaj, Cher Lloyd, Harry Styles, Miley Cyrus, Britney Spears, Emma Watson, Robert Pattinson, Lindsay Lohan, and Daniel Radcliffe.