Mariah Carey

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  • Birthdate

    Birthdate
    Mariah was born in Long Island, NY to Alfred and Patricia. After she graduated high school, she moved to Manhattan and worked as a waitress.
    "Mariah Carey." PEOPLE.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 10 Oct. 2013.
  • Getting Discovered

    Mariah met Tommy Mottola at a party where he heard her demo tape and works with her to create her first album. He heard it and decided to track down Carey and make her the next big thing.
  • The album reaches #1 on the charts.

    Releases her debut album, Mariah Carey. The singles "Vision of Love," "Love Takes Time," "Someday," and "I Don't Wanna Cry" all go to #1 on the charts. This is where her career started.
  • Marries Tom Mottola

    Marries Tom Mottola
    They have a huge, fancy wedding in New York with guests like Barbra Streisand and Bruce Springsteen.

    "Mariah Carey." PEOPLE.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 10 Oct. 2013.
  • Dating Derek Jeter?

    Dating Derek Jeter?
    Rumor has it that even though she is still married to Tom, Carey was spotted many times looking like more than friends with the baseball star.

    "Mariah Carey." PEOPLE.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 10 Oct. 2013.
  • Mariah and Tom split

    They decided to split and Mariah moved out of their $10 million dollar mansion.
  • Checks into a hospital

    Carey checks into a hospital for treatment of "an emotional and physical breakdown." Six weeks later, she relapses and goes into another hospital.
  • Wins Grammys

    Carey wins three Grammy awards (Female R&B Vocal Performance, Contemporary R&B Album, and R&B Song). As she gets more and more famous, she begins to call her fans the "lambs". She thanks them every now and then to help make her who she is today, "“Can’t nobody, can’t nobody tell me nothin’” (sung like “Cruise Control” verse 2) when it comes to dem lamb!!!! I LYM more than I could ever express". "Lambilicious (Submission by MC)." The Lambily. N.p., 14 June 2011. Web. 10 Oct. 2013.
  • Marries Nick Cannon

    They have a private wedding in their estate. They renew their wedding vows every year and Mariah is thankful to have a husband that will do the tacky stuff like that.
  • Twins!

    Twins!
    Carey and Cannon celebrate their third wedding anniversary with the birth of their daughter Monroe and son Moroccan Scott Cannon. Her children are the main focus of her life now and would do anything for them. Her daughter, Monroe, has a lazy eye that they are trying to help and fix for her.
    Sunday Dinner W/ The Fam❤ Happy Sunday Everyone! 2013. Photograph. Twitter, n.p. By Mariah Carey.
  • Joins Idol

    Mariah joins the popular music TV show 'American Idol' as a judge. She was most excited to work with Randy and quoted, "I've known Randy since before my first album came out." The downside of working as a judge, would be Nicki Minaj. As Carey said to Barbara Walters, "It felt like an unsafe work environment."
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