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  • Category: Recording
  • Unveiled: 05 Aug 2015
  • Address:
    6298 Hollywood Blvd
  • HWOF Popularity:
    Today: 78th
    Monthly Average: 90th
  • Notes: The 2,556th Star

Mariah Carey

Next star: Donald O'Connor
Previous stretch: Zubin Mehta

Biography

Carey performing live on Good Morning America in May 2013

Source: Wikipedia

Mariah Carey (born March 27, 1969 or 1970) is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and actress. In 1990, she became known after the release of her first single "Vision of Love", taken from her eponymous debut album. Mariah Carey produced four chart-topping singles in the US and began what would become a string of commercially successful albums which solidified the singer as Columbia's highest selling act. Carey and Boyz II Men spent a record sixteen weeks atop the Billboard Hot 100 with "One Sweet Day", which remains the longest-running number-one song in US chart history. Following a contemptuous divorce from Sony Music head Tommy Mottola, Carey adopted a new image and traversed towards hip hop with the release of Butterfly (1997). In 1998, she was honored as the world's best-selling recording artist of the 1990s at the World Music Awards and subsequently named the best-selling female artist of the millennium in 2000.

Fact file

  • Born: March 27, 1969 (age 47) or March 27, 1970 (age 46) Huntington, New York, U.S.
  • Residence: New York City, New York, U.S.
  • Occupation: Singer songwriter actress record producer philanthropist
  • Years active: 1988–present
  • Net worth: $500 million (December 2013 estimate)
  • Spouse(s): Tommy Mottola (m. 1993; div. 1997) Nick Cannon (m. 2008; div. 2015)
  • Partner(s): Luis Miguel (1997–2001)
  • Children: 2
  • Website: mariahcarey.com
  • Genres: R&B pop hip hop soul
  • Instruments: Vocals
  • Labels: Columbia Virgin MonarC Island Def Jam Epic Legacy

Read more about Mariah Carey at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

In the news

ajacksonvariety
Variety, 2019-09-19 01:27:20
Mariah Carey and Tracee Ellis Ross embraced their “ish” at Tuesday night’s series premiere event for ABC’s “Mixed-ish” by reflecting on how their biracial identity makes working on the new show even more personal. “I’m just so thankful that this show exists,” Carey told the assembled crowd during a Q&A ...

journalistlorraine
Variety, 2019-09-18 13:00:23
Variety will honor Jennifer Aniston, Awkwafina, Mariah Carey, Chaka Khan, Brie Larson and Dana Walden at the 2019 Power of Women Luncheon. Six hundred guests are invited to attend the event, which will take place Oct. 11 at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons. Variety’s commitment to hiring more women for ...

Mariah Carey Unveils 'Mixed-Ish' Theme Song, 'In the Mix': Watch the Music Video
Billboard, 2019-09-18 02:15:00
Mariah Carey debuted on Tuesday (Sept. 17) the official theme song for the new black-ish spinoff series, mixed-ish. The fun new tune...

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