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The life of Mariah Carey

Finally, 25 years after its release, her holiday classic "All I Want For Christmas" has hit #1. This is Mariah Carey's story.

Meet Mariah Carey

25 years after its first release, her Christmas anthem is finally No. 1 in the US charts, she’s one of the greatest divas of all time, her out-of-this-world voice out can hit 5 octaves, and her legs are insured for $1 billion, this is Mariah Carey. Mariah Carey was born in 1969 or 1970, she refuses to give her date of birth or even use the word “birthday”. Her father was an aeronautical engineer, her mother an opera singer and vocal coach. As a child, she was a victim of racism. In high school, she was nicknamed "Mirage" as she often cut class. In 1987, she moved to New York, worked a number of odd jobs and started making money as a singer in bars. She’s one of the rare singers with a 5-octave vocal range, capable of hitting the lowest and highest notes, which makes her voice easy to recognize. In December 1988, she slipped her demo tape to Tommy Mottola during a party, the head of Columbia Records. Impressed, he spent two weeks looking for her, before finally finding her and offering her a contract.

Prime Run

In 1990, she released her first eponymous album, 4 of her singles ranked at the top of the charts she won 2 Grammy Awards. In 1993, she married her manager, Tommy Mottola, who convinced her to eat meat again even though she was a vegetarian. In November 1994, she released the album "Merry Christmas" featuring the iconic track "All I Want for Christmas Is You". That same year, she joined the Fresh Air Fund, a non-profit that offers holidays and educational programs to disadvantaged children. In 1999, her song "When You Believe", a duet with Whitney Houston for "The Prince of Egypt", was awarded an Academy Award for Best Original Song. In 2001, she made her screen debut in "Glitter". But the film was a flop. That same year, she burned out and had to be hospitalized for 2 weeks.

Back on Top

In 2008, she married actor Nick Cannon, who she met on the set of one of her music videos. Together, they had twins: Monroe and Moroccan, born in 2011. In 2009, her performance as a social worker in "Precious" was hailed by critics. In 2015, she began her two-year residency at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. On December 31st, 2016, she was globally mocked for of her failed lip-sync performance during Dick Clark's New Year's show in Times Square. The following year, she decided to try her luck and participated in the show again, this time singing live. That same year, she received the GLAAD's Ally Award for her support of the LGBT+ community. In 2018, she publicly announced that she suffered from bipolar disorder. Mariah Carey is adored/loved for her diva eccentricities. On December 16th, 2019, 25 years after its release, "All I Want for Christmas Is You" rose to the top of the charts for the first time.

Brut.

12/23/2019 12:58 PM

139 comments

  • Aman K.
    10/20/2020 07:28

    Coming from have nothing to becoming one of the greatest demanding divas. How does that happen??

  • Bea L.
    10/19/2020 14:10

    Alam ko alam mo na to lahat pero tatag parin kita hahahahaha

  • Julien K.
    10/13/2020 07:08

    It was a ferry good kerst album👍🏻😷👍🏻

  • Melek O.
    10/12/2020 06:34

    She was the best singer then, now she.cant even hold a note

  • João P.
    10/11/2020 02:10

    This woman is a force of nature, a true inspiration, a true hero, forever Mariah.

  • Roel B.
    10/05/2020 07:59

    Basaha ninyo ang 1 BILLION legs 👏👏

  • Ebony R.
    10/02/2020 05:49

    Def the voice x

  • Julian L.
    10/01/2020 22:51

    💘

  • Gayflor B.
    09/30/2020 20:43

    She is the best me

  • Jesüs B.
    09/30/2020 08:45

    Love Her! ❤️💯

  • Dennis M.
    09/29/2020 01:18

    T.Mottola destroyed her self-confidence with all this unfaithfulness.For many years she was lost,doing stupid things.Happy to see she is good.it is true what they say "too much money, fame add Love and you got the deadly combo to knock you out"😁

  • Sue P.
    09/27/2020 22:20

    Get me my toothbrush !!!

  • Ana L.
    09/27/2020 21:11

    No matter what, still here. 🌈

  • Nagib A.
    09/26/2020 17:44

    Thank you very much indeed Mariah Carey the Ever Iconic singer for your fans

  • Israel S.
    09/26/2020 17:41

    She is a LEGEND! I love her ❤️

  • Tolentino P.
    09/26/2020 15:56

    Mariah is my Diva!

  • Lynus T.
    09/25/2020 22:55

    To me She is the best singer and songwriter. The way she sings, hitting perfect notes (high and low) is unbelievable. Any artist would do anything to be successful as her 👍

  • Park J.
    09/25/2020 15:51

    How true she isnt that helpful to her mother abd twin Sister? 😔

  • China F.
    09/24/2020 19:11

    "Im just a human being that trying to live like everybody else", girl.. Idk any human being who have their legs insured for 1 billion dollars. Some people coudnt even afford health insurance..😏😒😆

  • Shenaz A.
    09/22/2020 17:45

    Greatest singer ever, along with Whitney Houston

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