Mariah Carey Net Worth: Houses & Career

Mariah Carey, the American singer-songwriter, has an impressive net worth of more than $300 million as of 2021.

To be precise, Carey’s net worth has been reported to be anywhere between $300 million to $535 million.

Mariah Carey
Mariah Carey

The “Queen of Christmas” is renowned for her remarkable vocal range. In fact, she is also known as “Songbird Supreme” to have such a melismatic vocal.

Not only that, but Carey is also the third best-selling female artist of all time. Along with being a singer-songwriter, Mariah is a performer as well.

The Grammy-winner has also been awarded The American Music Special Achievement Award. As a matter of fact, Mariah is the only artist to receive this honor twice.

Quick Facts

Here are some quick facts about Mariah Carey.

Full Name Mariah Angela Carey
Date of birth March 27, 1970
Age 51 Years Old
Gender Female
Place Of Birth Huntington, New York, United States
Nationality American
Profession Singer, Songwriter, Voice actor, Philanthropist, Entertainer, Author, Businesswoman, Model
Zodiac sign Aries
Religion Episcopalian
Ethnicity Mixed (Irish, African American, Venezuelan)
Residence Beverly Hills, US
Height 5’9″ (173 cm)
Weight 145 pounds (65 kg)
Color Of Hair Ash Brown
Color Of Eye Brown
Social Media  Instagram, Twitter
Father’s Name Alfred Roy Carey
Mother’s Name Patricia Carey
Siblings Alison Carey, Morgan Carey
Marital status Divorced
Education Harborfields High School
Spouse Nick Cannon (2008–2016)

Tommy Mottola (1993–1998)

Children Moroccan Scott Cannon, Monroe Cannon
Active Years 1988-present
Net Worth $300 million
Last Updated October 2021

Mariah Carey: Net Worth and Income

The net worth of Mariah Carey is a whopping $300 million, as of October 2021.

Mariah was one of the highest-earning women in the music industry in 2015.

Back then, she signed a deal of  $23.5 million for each of the five CD albums she delivered to Virgin Records, bringing a total of $117.5 million.

Nevertheless, she delivered only one album and amassed $28 million.

Likewise, Carey’s most popular song, All I Want for Christmas soundtrack, has earned her more than $60 million. Not only but also, the singer receives a hefty royalty of $600,000 to $1 million just from this song each year.

The singer also appeared in American Idol for its 12th season, and for her appearance as a judge in the show, she received $450,000 per episode.

The season ran for 40 episodes which brought Mariah a total paycheck of $18 million.

Net Worth of Mariah Carey in Different Currencies

Here is the net worth of Mariah Carey in different currencies, including bitcoin.

Currency Net Worth
Euro 253,459,500
Pound Sterling £ 216,370,500
Australian Dollar A$ 405,735,000
Canadian Dollar C$ 378,342,000
Indian Rupee 22,025,685,000
BitCoin ฿ 6,630

Mariah Carey: Houses and Cars

Houses

Bel-Air Mansion

This is a former house of the singer which she sold for $9 million back in 2015.

The gated house spans 13,000 square feet and features seven bedrooms and nine bathrooms.

Bel Air Mansion
Bel-Air Mansion

Likewise, it includes a gym, a home theatre, a swimming pool, a tennis court, and a basketball court inside the property. And since it once belonged to Mariah Carey, there is a recording studio as well.

The house boasting mountain and ocean views also included a parking space for 20 vehicles.

Hamptons, New York

Mariah rented this one along with the husband. The monthly rent for the apartment was reported $150,000.

Located in Long Island, the two-story building features six bedrooms and seven bathrooms. To detail, the mansion spans over 2 acres offering a living space of 7,500 square feet.

Inside the house, there are several luxury amenities like a home theatre system, wine cellar, bathrooms with Jacuzzi, air-conditioned garage, caretaker’s quarter, and so on.

The kitchen is ultra-modern with sophisticated cabinets and electronic appliances.

Furthermore, you can enjoy the Peconic Bay views from the terrace of this gorgeous mansion. Talking about the backyard, there is a swimming pool/spa along with decks. The garden is equally gorgeous.

California House

The lavish 11,750 square feet estate of California belonging to Mariah Carey and her ex-husband Nick Cannon includes seven bedrooms and nine bathrooms.

The couple purchased this pad back in 2009 for $7 million and now it has also been listed on market for a whopping $13 million.

The property sports different features like a home theatre, long swimming pool, fitness room, gym, basketball court, and much more.

Furthermore, there is an open-air cabana as well.

Beverly Hills Mansion

Located in the Fleur De Lys of Beverly Hills, this mansion sits on a 5-acre land.

One will surely gasp after listening to the asking price of this magnificent mansion which is $125 million.

The French Limestone property spans over 41,000 square feet and stands in the middle of gorgeous gardens and foliages.

There is a 50 seater home theatre inside this property. Likewise, the garage has a capacity to hold nine cars.

The manager’s quarter alone spans 3,000 square feet and accommodates ten caretakers.

Bahamas House

This is the vacay-house of the singer, which currently is listed on the market for $5.5 million.

Mariah Carey's Bahamas House
Mariah Carey’s Bahamas House

The house spans over 4,000 square feet of living space over three bedrooms and three bathrooms and is located in Windermere Island of Bahamas.

Moreover, there is an infinity pool with a cabana beach which is just perfect for the vacation. The whole property inside the compound is surveilled by CCTV.

Cars

Mariah Carey has some of the sickest wheels in her garage that include Rolls Royce Phantom Drophead Coupe with a starting price of $265,000.

Similarly, Mariah also has Maybach 62S worth $686.942, Porsche Cayenne worth $131,000, Rolls Royce Phantom worth $450,000, and a stunning-looking Mercedes-Benz SLK worth about $122,000.

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Mariah Carey: Lifestyle and Vacation

Mariah Carey does live a lavish lifestyle, and the singer is often quite busy. However, she manages to stay fit and healthy despite her hectic schedule.

Reportedly, Carey works out three times a week to maintain her physique. To detail, she does aerobics to relax her muscles.

Talking about her food habits, Mariah eats several small meals throughout the day. She does this to avoid bloating, which could happen by intaking a large portion at once.

Vacation

In 2019, the singer was spotted in St. Barts enjoying by the poolside with her boyfriend and kids. The singer seemed very happy.

Mariah Carey in St. Barth
Mariah Carey in St. Barts

Likewise, in January 2020, Mariah visited the Dominican Republic, where she spent her vacation in a luxury palace.

Mariah Carey: Charity

The singer has a habit of giving it back and has contributed to several charities and causes throughout her career.

She has helped several impoverished and differently-abled children. Mariah also received recognition for this humanitarian work.

Reportedly, Carey contributed a million dollars to a non-profit Summer Campaign.

Likewise, she participated in the New York City Police Athletic League and later donated the sum to New York-Presbyterian Hospital Cornell Medical Center.

During the Covid19 pandemic, Mariah contributed several funds to the hospitals and coronavirus relief charity. She also expressed her appreciation toward the frontline workers and medical students.

In the past, she worked as an ambassador for Yum! Foundation. The YumBrands Foundation is a non-profit organization that focuses on relieving world hunger.

Songs, Investments, Endorsements, and Books

Songs

Mariah Carey debuted in 1990 with her first song, Vision of Love. Since then, the singer has released 76 singles.

During her first decade of debut in the music industry, Mariah gave a No.1 each year.

The top fifteen songs by Mariah, as picked by the Billboard, has been mentioned below:

  1. We Belong Together” (2005)
  2. One Sweet Day” (1995)
  3. “Love Takes Time” (1990)
  4. Vision of Love” (1990)
  5. “Fantasy” (1995)
  6. Emotions” (1991)
  7. “Dreamlover” (1993)
  8. “Someday” (1991)
  9. “Hero” (1993)
  10. Always Be My Baby” (1996)
  11. “I Don’t Wanna Cry” (1991)
  12. “Shake It Off” (2005)
  13. Without You”/”Never Forget You” (1994)
  14. “My All” (1998)
  15. I Know What You Want“-Busta Rhymes and Mariah Carey feat. The Flipmode Squad (2003)

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Investments

The singer has invested in several real estate throughout her music career. Carey has also invested in a couple of hotels, both inside and out of the United States.

After acquiring a permanent residency in Ceasers Palace of Las Vegas, the singer amassed a hefty sum of $30 million by performing at the Colosseum along with Celine Dion.

Likewise, Mariah’s songs are kind of like an investment for her-especially All I Want For Christmas Is You! The song brings her a guaranteed royalty of $1 million annually.

Mariah Carey has her own line of fragrances. Started at first in 2007, today she has 14 fragrances in total. All of her fragrances are top-seller. In fact, Carey also received an award for the Best Celebrity Scent.

Teaming up with Elizabeth Arden, Mariah earned a deal of $150 million.

Another investment by Mariah Carey is Hallmark Movies. She has directed Hallmark’s Christmas-themed movies and her iconic songs are often part of them.

Even though Mariah does not like calling herself an actor, she has appeared in a bunch of movies like The Butler, Precious, Glitter, Tennessee, and so on.

Endorsements

Some of the brands endorsed by Mariah Carey are Macy’s, Intel, Airbnb, etc. Similarly, the singer teamed with HostelWorld for a commercial.

Recently, she endorsed Walker’s Crispers, and according to the sources, the singer received $11 million for appearing in the commercial.

Carey has also rocked the cover of several magazines such as Elle, Cosmopolitan, Vogue, Billboard, Maxim, Glamour, and so on.

Book Publication

In October 2020, Mariah Carey published her memoir entitled The Meaning Of Mariah Carey. The book consisting of 368 pages, made its position straight to New York Time’s Best Seller.

Memoir of Mariah Carey
Memoir of Mariah Carey

Along with the paperback version, Mariah previously published the audiobook, which was equally appreciated by her fans.

Mariah Carey: Career

Mariah was born on March 27, 1970, in Long Island to her parents Alfred Roy Carey and Patricia Carey.

She used to imitate her mom by singing opera at the age of two. Stunned by her skill, Mariah’s mother started giving her proper singing lessons.

Eventually, Mariah could sing in five octaves, and this made her mother really happy. Carey graduated in 1987, after which she moved to Manhattan.

While there, she used to work as a waitress in the day for earning money and pursued her music interest at night.

Mariah also used to write songs.

In 1988, she went to a party organized by CBS Records, where her friend insisted her to bring one of her record tapes.

Eventually, the tape was received by Tommy Mottola, the president of CBS at that time.

After listening to her song, Tommy immediately asked Mariah to work on her first album entitled Mariah Carey (1990). And the rest is history!

Moreover, Mariah Carey first married Tommy Mottola. She married the Sony Label boss back in 1993, and after four years, the couple got separated.

Mariah with her kids
Mariah With Her Kids

In 2008, she married the comedian Nick Cannon and together they have two children, Moroccan and Monroe. However, the pair announced their divorce in 2014.

In 2016, Carey engaged with James Packer, an Australian billionaire. Well, the couple called it off after a couple of months.

Interesting Facts About Mariah Carey

  1. Mariah Carey’s legs are insured, worth $1 billion.
  2. She has four pet dogs named Cha-Cha, Jackie Lambchops, JJ, and Dolomite.
  3. Her song “All I Want For Christmas Is You” was streamed 309 million times in 2019 which brought it to the top of Billboard Hot 100 after 25 years of its release.

FAQs

How many Grammys does Mariah Carey have?

The singer has been honored with five Grammys along with 29 nominations.

How many children does Mariah Carey have?

In 2011, Mariah gave birth to two babies.

What is the net worth of Nick Cannon?

The net worth of Nick Cannon is $30 million.

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