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  • Category: Recording
  • Unveiled: 05 Aug 2015
  • Address:
    6298 Hollywood Blvd
  • HWOF Popularity:
    Today: 13th
    Monthly Average: 12th
  • 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

Watch Mariah Carey & Her Entourage Hilariously Rehearse 'All I Want For Christmas Is You'
Billboard, 2018-12-08 18:59:00
Mariah Carey is celebrating Christmas early this year. Midway through her All I Want for Christmas tour of U.K. and Europe, the superstar singer...

13 Things to Know About the Charts This Week: Travis Scott, Mariah Carey & Drake Dominate
Billboard, 2018-12-08 14:00:05
Billboard's year-end charts are here! As the year comes to a close, we look back on the best of the best of 2018, from Drake to...

Mariah Carey's 'Merry Christmas' Replaces Her Own 'Caution' at No. 1 On Top R&B Albums Chart
Billboard, 2018-12-07 16:31:44
Mariah Carey becomes the first artist to replace herself at No. 1 on the Top R&B Albums chart since its inception in 2012. The diva’s ...

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