When you think of Mariah Carey, the reputed American singer, record producer, songwriter and actress, you instantly think of the 200 million albums that she has succeeded in selling all across the world. Given this, you can well imagine the planet’s best selling female celeb to have a net worth that is worth millions. Well, you guessed it right, with a net worth estimated at $520 million, Mariah Carey has made it big in her very own way.
Mariah Carey was born in Huntington, New York, in March 7, 1970. Right from the days of her elementary school, she had a strong tilt towards various fields of art. She excelled in music and literature. Even while she was in high school, she had started penning her own songs. In the beginning years of her career, she used to work in restaurants to afford her rent and fuel her music career. It was through Brenda K. Starr that she made it to the notice of Tommy Mottola, Columbia Records Head. He listened to her demo and signed her up instantly. Thus began the journey of Mariah Carey net worth.
In the year 1991, she released her first eponymous album that became a massive hit. This album made it to the top of Billboard 200 and maintained its peak position for 11 weeks in a row. The album had four chart topping solos including “Vision of Love.” This track fetched her 2 Grammy Awards for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance and Best New Artist. The other singles in the album, such as “Someday” and “Love Takes Time” also made it big with her fans. Even though her sophomore album named Emotions (1991) failed to match up with the commercial success of her first album, she managed to make a massive comeback with Music Box” in 1993. This album made it to the top of Billboard 200 for many weeks; it delivered the single “Hero” that helped her gain worldwide prominence; especially with her fans in Europe.
Surely, when one takes a look at the net worth of famous people, the name of Mariah Carey comes through like no other. Be it her 1994 album “Merry Christmas” with “All I Want for Christmas Is You” or Daydream (1995) that produced the big hit single going as “One Sweet Day”, there were many chartbusters that helped her gain the net worth she enjoys today!