Pop diva Mariah Carey turns 53

For the past thirty years, Mariah Carey’s name has been synonymous with stellar singing and unmatched musical talent.

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Mariah Carey was born on March 27 Born in 1970 in Huntington, New York, she is the daughter of Alfred Roy Carey, an Afro-Venezuelan, and Patricia Hickey, a white American of Irish descent. His mother was an opera singer and vocal coach, he had an ear for his daughter’s vocal abilities when she was just three years old.

Carey, her two older brothers, and her parents faced intolerance for their mixed heritage on Long Island in the 1970s. Amidst several moves, Carey still had aspirations to become a singer.

His big break came at a party in the music industry in New York City in 1988, when he was 18 years old. She met record producer Tommy Mottola, who signed her to Sony Music after hearing her demo tape.

His career with Sony spanned the 1990s and produced chart-topping albums such as his 1990 self-titled debut: ‘Music Box’ (1993) and ‘Daydream’ (1995).

The song “All I Want For Christmas” from their 1994 album Merry Christmas became one of his biggest hits and he returned to hisrank at number 1 on its 25th anniversary in 2019.

Carey’s close working relationship with Mottola turned into a marriage in 1993.but it ended four years later because, according to the singer, her husband had a controlling behavior.

Their divorce spearheaded Mariah’s transition from girl-next-door pop tunes to R&B and hip-hop, beginning with her album ‘Butterfly’ in 1997. As a result of the transition, had a No. 1 song in every year of the 1990s, a feat no other artist had ever accomplished.

The turn of the century and the severing of ties with Sony brought new challenges for Carey: her 2001 film ‘Glitter’ was a commercial failure.

His physical and mental health also suffered after revealing that he had been diagnosed with bipolar disorder in 2001. and that he was exhausted to exhaustion in his film project.

Four years later, she regained her footing with one of her most successful singles of her career, “We Belong Together,” from her album The Emancipation of Mimi.

In 2008, the singer announced her marriage to actor and rapper Nick Cannon, and at the age of 41, Carey gave birth to twins Moroccan and Monroe in 2011. The marriage fell through and they separated in 2016.

Mariah Carey made her directorial debut in 2015 with the Hallmark Channel Christmas movie ‘A Christmas Melody.’ Mariah also acted in the film.

Three years later, the singer released her fifteenth album entitled ‘Caution’ and in 2019, he re-released his Christmas album, ‘Merry Christmas’, for his 25th anniversary.

On December 4, 2020, ‘Mariah Carey’s Magical Christmas Special’, a Christmas special starring her, premiered on Apple TV+.

As of 2020, Carey has recorded fifteen studio albums.