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Mariah Carey

Singer Mariah Carey was born on March 27, 1970. She was raised on Long Island, NY and fell victim to bullying and discrimination as a child because she is bi-racial. Her mom, Patricia Carey, a former opera singer, is of Irish descent. Carey’s dad, Alfred Carey, an engineer, was African American and Venezuelan. He died of cancer in 2002. The couple split when Carey was three-years-old. She lived with her mom and moved 13 times. Her sister, Alison, lived with their father. Alison turned to drugs and prostitution and contracted HIV. They also have a brother, Morgan. Carey has been married twice. She wed music executive Tommy Mottola in 1993, but they divorced in 1998. In a whirlwind romance, Carey eloped with Nick Cannon in 2008 in the Bahamas. They renewed their vows nearly every year for their anniversary before calling it quits in 2014. They co-parent their twins, Moroccan and Monroe, who they affectionately call “Roc and Roe” and “dem babies.” Their son and daughter were born in April 2011. Carey said “Yes” to Australian billionaire James Packer, but they never made it to “I do.” The couple broke off their engagement in 2016. She’s also dated Derek Jeter, Luis Miguel, and her backup dancer Bryan Tanaka. The singer suffered an emotional and physical breakdown in 2001, which forced her to be hospitalized and cancel appearances as she sought treatment for exhaustion. In her decades-long career, Carey has released such hits as “All I Want For Christmas Is You,” “Hero,” “Touch My Body,” “Always Be My Baby,” “We Belong Together,” “Butterfly,” and so many other chart-toppers. She headlines a Las Vegas concert residency called “Mariah #1 To Infinity” at The Colosseum inside Caesars Palace and takes her show on the road when she goes on tour. Her shelves are overflowing with trophies. Carey has taken home Grammys, Billboard Music Awards, American Music Awards, World Music Awards, and more. Carey gave fans a peek behind-the-scenes when her docu-series, “Mariah’s World,” premiered on E! in December 2016. She also appeared in an episode of the scripted series “Empire” and in the films “Lee Daniels’ The Butler,” “Precious: Based on the Novel ‘Push’ By Sapphire,” and “Glitter.” Following the success of her directorial debut of the Hallmark Channel original movie “A Christmas Melody,” Carey signed a deal to partner with the network on additional made for TV movies. She is also known for her fragrances.

LATEST STORIES
  
Mariah Carey Defends NYE Performance In Her Own Words (AUDIO)

Mariah Carey
Here's What Happened On NYE ... Straight From Me

Mariah Carey's bungled NYE performance cannot be better explained by anyone better ... than Mariah Carey. Mimi posted an audio clip Sunday describing what went down -- and it matches up exactly… READ MORE >

Mariah Carey Buys High-Priced Pot During Aspen Trip (PHOTO)

Mariah Carey
Super High-Priced Pot Buy in Aspen

Mariah Carey was even higher than 7,900 feet above sea level during her Aspen vacay ... assuming she indulged in any of the high grade marijuana she bought there. Mimi stopped by a local pot shop… READ MORE >

- 288 days ago
Mariah Carey Says BS to Dick Clark Prod Sound Check Claim (PHOTOS + VIDEO)

Mariah Carey
Dick Clark Prod Full of BS I Did Sound Check and it Was Wonky

Mariah Carey's people are incredulous Dick Clark Productions is blaming her New Year's Eve trainwreck performance on her because she was too lazy to do a sound check ... Mariah did one, and the… READ MORE >

- 289 days ago
Mariah Carey Trolled By Indiana Pacers' Lip Sync Cam

Mariah Carey
Expertly Trolled By Indiana Pacers Lip Sync Cam

The Indiana Pacers got their crowd to feel some hilarious "Emotions" by making fun of Mariah Carey's disastrous NYE performance. Lucky fans at Bankers Life Fieldhouse were given a chance to show… READ MORE >

- 289 days ago
Mariah Carey Claims Dick Clark Acknowledged Earpiece Crapped Out

Mariah Carey's Team
Dick Clark's People Admitted Earpiece Crapped Out ... & Times Square Sucked!!!

Mariah Carey's people are incensed Dick Clark Productions is trying to lay the blame on her for the New Year's Eve fiasco on live TV, and they say DCP's own people copped to the problem right… READ MORE >

- 290 days ago
Dick Clark Productions Claims Mariah Carey Defamed Them!!!

Dick Clark Productions to Mariah
You Defamed Us!!!

Dick Clark Productions is outraged by the claims Mariah Carey's people made to TMZ, and the company is suggesting the singer has opened herself up to a lawsuit. Dick Clark's people say… READ MORE >

- 290 days ago
Mariah Carey's Team Claims 'Sabotage' for Ratings (VIDEO)

Mariah Carey
Team Claims 'Sabotage' for Ratings

Mariah Carey believes her New Year's Eve performance -- which turned out to be a trainwreck -- was sabotaged so TV execs could score bigger ratings than usual. Sources connected with Mariah tell… READ MORE >

- 290 days ago
Mariah Carey Stops Singing During Time Square NYE Performance (VIDEO)

Mariah Carey
Should Old Acquaintance and/or Lyrics Be Forgot NYE Snafu

Mariah Carey was overcome by emotions during her NYE performance in Times Square. Mariah began singing "Auld Lang Syne" when suddenly the track for "Emotions" started playing. Mariah… READ MORE >

- 291 days ago
Mariah Carey Called The Shots In MAC Makeup Campaign

Mariah Carey
Not Just a Pretty Face, But The Brains Behind Her Makeup, Too!

It's Mariah Carey's world these days -- and MAC is just living in it. Our cosmetics sources say Mariah's new makeup line is all her doing ... right down to the product names and how they're… READ MORE >

- 298 days ago
Mariah Carey Arriving In Aspen (VIDEO)

Mariah Carey
Grand Aspen Entrance

No matter where the Queen of Christmas goes this time of year ... it seems as if Mariah Carey's jingle, "All I Want For Christmas Is You," seems to just start playing like a holiday… READ MORE >

- 303 days ago
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