Mariah Carey

Mariah Carey

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SNAPSHOT ON Mariah Carey

Full Name: Mariah Carey

D.O.B: March 27, 1970

Born: New York City, USA

Star Sign: Aries

Eye Color: Brown

Height: 5' 9" (1.76m)

Weight: 125 pounds (56.7kg)

Favourite singer: Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder
Favourite actor / actress: James Dean, Marilyn Monroe
Favourite movies: Comedy and horror
Favourite spot to relax: Beach, amusement park
Favourite activities: Riding roller coasters, swimming

Favourite colour: Pink
Favourite food: Pasta and salad
Favourite juice: Cranberry Juice

Famous for:
Mariah's voice range: 5 to 7 octaves
Number of albums: 11
Number of #1 singles: 15
Worldwide sales: 150 million+ copies

Other info:
Mariah is the only female artist who had 7 albums go triple platinum in the US. She is the only artist with three debuts at #1 and she was the first artist who's first 5 US singles reached #1.

Marital Status: Single

Filmography: Glitter, Wise Girls, The Bachelor

Vision Of Love (1990), Love Takes Time (1990), Someday (1991), I Don't Wanna Cry (1991), There's Got To Be A Way (1991), Emotions (1991), Can't Let Go (1991), Make It Happen (1992), I'll Be There (1992), If It's Over (1992), Dreamlover (1993), Hero (1993), Without You (1994), Never Forget You (1994), Anytime You Need A Friend (1994), Endless Love (duet with Luther Vandross) (1994), All I Want For Christmas Is You (1994), Joy To The World (1994), Fantasy (1995), One Sweet Day (1995), Open Arms (1996), Always Be My Baby (1996), Everytime I Close My Eyes (1996), Forever (1996), Honey (1997), Butterfly (1997), Breakdown (1998), The Roof (1998), My All (1998), My All (Stay Awhile) (1998), Sweetheart (1998), When You Believe (1998), I Still Believe (1999), Do You Know Where... (1999), Heartbreaker (1999), Thank God I Found You (2000), Valentines (2000), Can't Take That Away (2000), Against All Odds (2000), All I Want For Christmas Is You (2000), Lover Boy (2001), Never Too Far / Don't Stop (2001), Never Too Far / Hero (2001), Reflections (2001).

Best Known Character Trait:Her extremely high singing range

Parents: Mother: Patricia Hickey
Father: Alfred Roy Carey (Nunez)

Siblings: She has a brother Morgan and a sister named Alison.

She picked up her first Billboard Awards in 1991 for Top Adult Contemporary Artist, Top Pop Artist, Top Album Artist, Top Pop Album Artist, Top Pop Singles Artist, and Top Pop Singles Artist/Female.

Favourite Female Artist/R&B in 1992;

Favourite Female Artist, Pop/Rock and Favourite Album, Adult Contemporary in 1993; Favourite Female Artist, Pop/Rock in 1995; and Favourite Female Artist, Pop/Rock, In 1995, Mariah Carey was named World's Best Selling Pop Artist, World's Best American Recording Artist, and World's Overall Best Performing Artist at the World Music Awards.

The following year (1996), the World Music Awards presented her with trophies for World's Best-Selling R&B Female Artist of the Year, World's Best-Selling Overall Recording Female Artist of the Year, World's Best-Selling Pop Artist of the Year, and World's Best-Selling American Female Artist of the Year, Favourite Female Artist, Soul/R&B in 1996, The 1996 Blockbuster Awards honored Mariah for Favourite Single ("Fantasy") and Favourite Adult Contemporary Single ("One Sweet Day"). In 1996, she won a Billboard Award for Hot 100 Singles Artist of the Year and, with Boyz II Men, a Special Hot 100 Singles Award for "One Sweet Day."

Bizarre Fact: Mariah owns a lot of pets
Jack - a Jack Russel Terrier
Ginger - a Yorkshire Terrier
Princess - a Doberman
Duke - a Doberman
Tompkins - a Persian Cat
Ninja - a Persian Cat

Quotes: "There is a light at the end of the tunnel...hopefully it's not a freight train!"
"It's not a realistic goal, it's not a realistic thing and if you have that attitude, it's NOT realistic...."
"A lot of people are singing about how screwed up the world is, and I don't think that everybody wants to hear about that all the time."
"I'm not one of those people that goes into details of my personal life on national TV to get attention. Some things are better left unsaid"
"Butterflies are always following me, everywhere I go."

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