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Mariah Carey Gossip News - All About Mariah Carey

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Mariah Carey Gossip News - All About Mariah Carey
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Born:

Mariah Angela Carey on March 27, 1969 in Huntington, NY.

Personal Quote:

"There is a light at the end of the tunnel...hopefully it's not a freight train!"

Married Overnight:

In May 2008, Nick Cannon proposed to Mariah with a huge sparkler and the two tied the knot within weeks.

Romantic History:

Mariah dated Latin singer Luis Miguel. She was married to music mogul Tommy Mottola from 1993 to 1998.

Mega Music Success:

Mariah is the most successful female singer/songwriter of all time. She had 17 songs that hit #1 and sold more than 160 million records worldwide.

Butterfly Trademark:

Mariah loves butterflies so much that she labels her albums, videos, photographs, and clothing with them.

Marilyn Monroe Fan:

In 1999, she purchased Marilyn Monroe's white lacquered baby grand piano at auction and paid $600,000 for the vintage piece.

Mental Breakdown:

In July 2001, according to her PR team, Mariah suffered a physical and emotional breakdown and spent a few weeks 'recovering' in a Connecticut mental hospital.

Early Work Experience:

Before being discovered, Mariah worked various odd jobs to pay the bills, including coat-checker, hostess, salon hair sweeper, and restaurant waitress.

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