About Mariah Carey
One of the hugest American stars Mariah Carey net worth has been claimed to have an estimate of 500 million dollars. Mariah Carey is known as a very talented singer, song writer and record producer. In addition to her involvement into music career, Mariah Carey net worth also comes from her being an actress. Moreover, Mariah Carey received a title of the best-selling female artist of all time, according to Billboard.
Up to date, it has been reported that Mariah Carey has sold around 200 million copies of her albums on an international scale. In 2000, the singer signed a contract deal with Virgin Records which was claimed to be worth 100 million dollars. The contract is known as the biggest and the highest worth contract in the history of music.
Mariah Carey grew up in Long Island where she worked a lot of part-time jobs in order to get money for her singing career. Eventually, she was noticed by a producer Tommy Mottola who worked in Columbia Records and who signed Mariah Carey with the company. Also, Mariah Carey married him in 1993.
Soon after, her debut album was released which was called “Mariah Carey”. The album hit the Billboard chart and the singer received awards for it. She got a Grammy award for the Best Female Pop Vocal Performance and also for Best New Artist. Quite a lot of albums were released under the Columbia Records label which reached a lot of success. Her album called “Music Box” stayed on Billboard charts for 128 weeks and the sales of it added a lot of revenues to the overall amount of Mariah Carey net worth. Another of the singer’s albums called “Daydream” included a few singles which reached the top in various charts and it also was the most successful album in 1996 on American Radio.
In 1997, Mariah Carey broke up with Tommy Mottola and also stopped working with Columbia Records. At that time she also got involved into various personal troubles. Moreover, a lot of record label companies were refusing to sign her.
However, in 2005 her fame came back with the release of “The Emancipation of Mimi”. The album was certified as the best selling album of the year. In 2008 she released another album called “E=MC2”. The album was a huge success and it made her one of the best selling artists with a lot of number 1 singles. Thus, her career came back on track and Mariah Carey net worth increased a lot.