Mariah Carey Net Worth

Mariah Angela Carey Net Worth

Real Name: Mariah Angela Carey
Date of Birth: 03/27/1969
Place of Birth: Long Island, New York

2017 Net Worth: $510 Million
2016 Earnings: $29 Million

Profession: Singer, Songwriter, Actress, Record Producer, Entrepreneur, Philanthropist

Mariah Carey Biography


Mariah Carey was born in Long Island, New York to an African American and Venezuelan father a white Irish mother. When she was three her parents divorced and the family split up. Mariah began to sing and write music as early as age four to find peace and solace in music.

Mariah has a stunning vocal range, which helped her gospel inspired dance tunes reach the top of the music charts during the 1990’s. Mariah was friends with a pop star named Brenda K. Starr, who introduced her to the head of Capitol Records, Tommy Mottola. Mariah gave Tommy a demo tape and he signed her to Columbia Records immediately.

Mariah has released more than a dozen albums over her career, all of which were quite successful, although some more successful than others. She has also had roles in several movies, including Glitter, The Bachelor, Precious, and is currently filming a movie called The Butler. Mariah has her own signature perfume line, and was a judge on American Idol for season 12.

The super star singer left Columbia records in 2000 and signed a $100 million contract with Virgin Records. Although one album and movie, Glitter, did not do well, she bought herself out of her contract for $50 million, and then signed a new contract with Island Records, where she made an amazing, and profitable, comeback with her album The Emancipation of Mimi, which has sold an estimated 6 million copies. Mariah has homes in New York, a mansion in the Bahamas worth $5 million, Farrah Fawcett’s old house above Bel Air, valued at $7 million, and her $125 million estate in Beverly Hills, California.

With more than 200 million records sold worldwide, Mariah is one of the best-selling music artists of all time. With her album sales, sold out concert tours, perfume line, and movie deals, Mariah has moved into the ranks of richest musicians with a net worth of $510 million.

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