Today’s Luxury List spotlight is none other than Mariah Carey.
Mariah Carey was born March 27, 1970, and is an award-winning American singer-songwriter, producer, and actress. She is best known as a worldwide singing sensation and one of the 15 best-selling musical artists in history after rising to fame in 1990 with her debut album. She is the first artist in history to have their first five singles reach number one on the Billboard Hot 100, and she has more #1 songs than any other female writer/producer in US chart history. As of this writing, she has won five Grammys, 10 AMAs, and 15 Billboard Music Awards. She has sold over 200 million albums worldwide to date and is the second best-selling female artist of all time (behind Madonna).
Mariah Carey was born in Huntington, New York, and is a mix of African American, Afro-Venezuelan, and Irish descent. Her parents separated when Mariah was three years old. Always interested in the arts, Mariah excelled in writing poetry and music, eventually composing songs with lyrics and music in high school. After a demo made it from Brenda K. Starr to Tommy Motola, Mariah was signed to Columbia Records.
What is the net worth of Mariah Carey?
Mariah Carey is said to be worth an estimated $520 million. This substantial wealth comes from a combination of her albums, tours, residencies, and acting roles in both television and film. In addition, Mariah has made money from merchandise relating to her music.
Who is Mariah Carey Married To?
Mariah Carey is not currently married. She has been romantically linked to backup dancer Bryan Tanaka since her split from Australian businessman James Packer in October 2016. She was formerly married to Tommy Mottola from 1993-1998, and Nick Cannon from 2008 to 2016. She also has been tied to Derek Jeter from 1997 to 1998, and Dutch model Marcus Schenkenberg for a few months in 1998.
Does Mariah Carey have Children?
Mariah has 2 children with ex Nick Cannon- named Moroccan and Monroe. The twins were born on April 30th, 2011 in Los Angeles, California.
What are some of the designers that Mariah Carey wears?
Mariah Carey has had many unforgettable fashion moments throughout her career. In the early 1990s, Mariah was known for her short, form-fitting dresses. In the early 2000s, Mariah’s styled evolved more into dramatic gowns and glam, by designers like Balmain, Versace, Vera Wang, Karl Lagerfield, Temperley London. Her wedding dress for her marriage to Tommy Motola was designed by Vera Wang and inspired by Princess Diana’s royal fairytale wedding.
She counts designers Donatella Versace as a close friend, as well as legends Karl Lagerfield and Azzedine Alaïa before their passing.
What car does Mariah Carey drive?
During her marriage to Nick Cannon, Mariah was gifted a custom-designed hot pink Porsche Cayenne ($66,000)in 2010, and on Christmas the same year, a $400,000 Rolls-Royce Phantom. Cars formerly in her collection: Rolls Royce Drophead Coupe ($569,600), Maybach 62S ($1,000,000) and Mercedes Benz SLK ($87,000).
How many homes does Mariah Carey Have?
Mariah currently lives in homes in Beverly Hills, California.
Her 10,337-square-foot Beverly Hills Mediterranean mansion has been her West Coast home since 2018. Currently, she is renting the property for $35,000/mo. from a Saudi royal, and it was previously owned by Nicki Minaj. She had several different properties after her 2014 divorce from Nick Cannon, including a property in Bel Aire, the Hamptons, and a New York City tri-plex.
The estate features 8 bedrooms, 4 full bathrooms, 4 half bathrooms, and sits on 1.16 well-manicured acres in a prestigious gated community. Privacy is ensured with a gated driveway, a five-car garage, and a motor court. Amenities include a pool, spa with fountains, outdoor built-in BBQ, and a separate guest house with stunning views of the city, canyon, and mountains. This home is located on the site of Frank Sinatra’s former home. The estimated value today of the home is $14.1 million dollars.
Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon are also selling their Bahamas’ home, Musha Cay Resort, on its own private island in the Exumas. The 4,000 square foot beachfront property on exclusive Windermere Island includes three bedrooms, three bathrooms, a cabana, pool and can only be accessed by private helicopter or authorized boats. The property has been listed since 2015 for $5.5 million.
What restaurants does Mariah Carey like?
Mariah has been spotted at Katsuya and Dan Tana’s in LA, as well as Bemelmans Bar in The Carlyle Hotel in New York.
Mariah got engaged to James packer in 2016 at Eleven Madison Park, known as the best restaurant in the United States. She has tweeted in the past, that she “does not do brunch” and suggested instead a late dinner “linner”.
She made news when requesting the restaurant to play her own songs as she entered famed Capri restaurant Ristorante Aurora. She also seems to hit the town while touring; the diva has been spotted at Vic & Anthony’s Steakhouse, a few blocks from the Toyota Center during her All The Hits Tour with Lionel Ritchie, and Ocean Prime in the Boston Seaport after a concert at the TD Garden.
What kind of food does Mariah Carey like?
Mariah told reporters in 2016 that the two items she eats every day are Norwegian Salmon and capers. “It’s really hard. My diet, you would hate it,” she told E! News in a November 2016 interview. “All I eat is Norwegian salmon and capers every day. That’s it!”
After the birth of her twins, Mariah was reportedly on “The Purple Diet”, eating only lilac-colored foods such as berries and carrots.
Mariah is said to be a good chef but has also employed private chefs, including S.T. ( Sarkis T. Takvoryan) and Zipora Einav, who used to travel everywhere with the singer during her Rainbow Tour in 2000 and pick up fresh ingredients from around the world for homecooked dinners.
How many albums has Mariah Carey released?
Mariah Carey has released fifteen studio albums, eight compilation albums, one remix album, and 72 singles. Her first self-titled album was released on June 12th, 1990 by Columbia Records. She went on the release Emotions (1991), Music Box (1993), Merry Christmas (1994), Daydream (1995), Butterfly (1997), Rainbow (1999), Glitter (2001), Charmbracelet (2002), The Emancipation of Mimi (2005), E=Mc2 (2008), Memoirs of an Imperfect Angel (2009), Merry Christmas II You (2010), Me. I am Mariah…The Elusive Chanteuse (2014) and Caution (2018).
Mariah has won five Grammys, 10 AMAs, 19 World Music Awards, and 15 Billboard Music Awards. She has sold over 200 million albums worldwide to date, making her one of the most successful musicians of all time and is the second best-selling female artist of all time (behind Madonna). Mariah also holds the record for the most number-one singles by a solo artist, a female songwriter, and a female producer.
Mariah was ranked second on VH1’s 2012 list of the 100 Greatest Women in Music, as well as the all-time top female artist in the United States, based on both album and song chart performances by Billboard Magazine in 2019.
What movies has Mariah Carey been in?
Mariah has been featured in 127 music videos, 7 home videos, 14 films, and 6 television shows throughout her career. Her most famous films were Glitter (2001), Precious (2009), and The Butler (2013). She was nominated for several awards for Precious as her role at Mrs. Weiss, including Palm Springs International Film Festival Breakthrough Performance Award, Capri Hollywood International Film Festival Award for Supporting Actress of the Year, and Black Reel Award for Best Ensemble
Boston Society of Film Critics Award for Best Ensemble Cast.
Where does Mariah Carey like to travel?
Mariah, like her celebrity counterparts, likes to travel to exotic, exclusive destinations and regularly frequents Los Angeles, Las Vegas, London and New York. She was married to Nick Cannon in The Bahamas, has celebrated Christmas in Aspen, and can be spotted in the French Riviera, St. Barts, Domincan Republic and Antigua.
The Mariah Carey Luxury List, last updated 10/15/2020.
Kimberly Fisher is a Pursuitist contributor. As a freelance writer and on-camera host, Kimberly has traveled the world and has published over 400 articles in over 44 publications including Sherman's Travel, Huffington Post, JustLuxe, Luxury Lifestyles UK, eHow, Examiner, Food Wine Travel Magazine, Luxe Beat, NiteGuide, Ocean View, and USA Today. Disclosure: Kimberly is under contract with Casa Del Sol.