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# Fact 1 Mariah and fiancé James Packer have split up [October 2016]. 2 Moved in with fiance James Packer in November 2015. 3 When they got engaged, both Carey and James Packer were still legally married; Mariah to Nick Cannon, James to Erica Packer. 4 Mariah and billionaire James Packer announced their engagement on Thursday, 23rd January, 2016, after the businessman popped the question in Carey’s hometown, with a diamond ring which weighs in at around 35 carats. 5 Her new property, with James Packer, is on 1 acre, took 5 years to build and was reportedly, never put up for sale. 6 In a relationship with Australian billionaire James Packer, as of the middle of 2015. 7 She was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Recording at 6270 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California on August 5, 2015. 8 Gave birth to her twins (her first and second children) at age 41, a son Morrocan “Roc” Scott Cannon and a daughter Monroe “Roe” Cannon on April 30, 2011. Children’s father is her now-estranged 2nd husband, Nick Cannon. 9 Separated from her second husband of 6 years Nick Cannon. [May 2014] 10 Is a staunch liberal Democrat. 11 2009: Debut of her perfume “Luscious Pink”. 12 (April 30, 2008) Married for the second time her boyfriend of a month Nick Cannon following a 5-day-long engagement. 13 Returned to work 6 months after giving birth to her twins Monroe and Moroccan to begin recording her 14th studio album. 14 According to several interviews with Mariah Carey, her birth certificate, and her twins’ birth certificates, Mariah has no middle name. Mariah said in a CNN interview (04/30/2005), her mother did not give her a middle name because she felt the full name “Mariah Carey” can be her “stage name”. Mariah’s daughter, Monroe Cannon, also does not have a middle name because Mariah herself does not have one. 15 Her legs are insured for $1 billion. 16 Founded Crave Records (1997-1998). 17 Was originally cast as Tangie Adrose/Orange in For Colored Girls (2010), but after dropping out due to medical reasons she was replaced by Thandie Newton. 18 Was one month pregnant with her twins Monroe and Moroccan when she completed performing on “The Angels Advocate Tour”. 19 Her publicist is Cindi Berger. 20 Has a dog named JJ. 21 Ranked #71 on Maxim magazine’s Hot 100 Women of 2008 list. 22 Merited a place in Time magazine’s “100 Most Influential People in the World” (Artists & Entertainers section) with a tribute written by Stevie Wonder (Issue May 12, 2008). 23 154,000 copies of her album, “E=MC2”, were sold on its first day of release. [April 2008] 24 Wanted to be a genie when she was a kid. 25 In the mid 1990s, she thanked her mother by buying her a house. She gathered her mother’s possessions and put them in the new house, as well as framing photos and putting them on the wall. Then she pretended they were just looking at the house. Mariah says: “It was the most incredible thing I’ve ever been able to do.”. 26 Failed her driver’s license test three times. 27 Named “America’s Most Misunderstood Black Woman”, by Essence magazine. 28 Admires Marilyn Monroe. 29 Her official website features “Mariahisms”, her favorite sayings, including “Lamb”, “Bing bong” and “Okie dokie smokey”. 30 1998: Toured Australia and said the highlight of her trip was swimming with dolphins. 31 The Guinness Book of World Records awarded her the record for the highest note hit by a human, after she hit the G7# note during a live performance of “The Star-Spangled Banner”. She also held the record for possessing the largest vocal range A2-G7#. [March 2003] 32 Is the only act to have had a number one single in the United States every year of the 1990s. 33 2001: Had a breakdown with the press, grabbed an interviewer’s tape recorder and spoke directly to her fans: “I want them to know that this is a freaking, complete clown-fest”. 34 Is mentioned in the Vanessa Hudgens song “Promise”, and the Freeway song “Flipside”. 35 According to some reports, she insured her body for $10M during the shooting of Glitter (2001). 36 Ranked #19 on VH1’s 100 Sexiest Artists. 37 Used to be a vegetarian but stopped for ex-husband Tommy Mottola. 38 The first presents that Mariah indulged herself, were a Ford Mustang convertible and an apartment with a stunning view in New York’s Upper East Side on the 21st floor of a high-rise building. She decorated it with her idol’s posters (Marilyn Monroe) and lived there with her two cats Ninja and Thompkins. 39 Gave acclaimed performances at State Kremlin Palace, Moscow and in St. Petersburg, Russia in 2003. 40 Named #28 in FHM magazine’s “100 Sexiest Women in the World 2006” supplement. 41 Studied over 500 hours of beauty school and hair salon prior to becoming a singer. 42 Her longest note is in her song “Lead the Way”, where she holds a note for about 21 seconds long. In full-voice (no Whistle), she can sing up to G6, as in the song “You’re So Cold” where she ad-libs down to F2 (two notes lower than the A2 in “My All”) and back up to F6, seconds later, she hits F7# in the Whistle register. 43 Named #15 in FHM magazine’s “100 Sexiest Women in the World 2005” special supplement. 44 Her godmother is Patti LaBelle. 45 Was among the guests at Usher Raymond’s 26th birthday party. 46 For the first time in history, a non current song, “All I Want for Christmas Is You” (1994) reached the #1 spot in the Digital Songs and Tracks the week of December 22, 2005. 47 “The Emancipation of Mimi”, named the biggest-selling album of 2005, generated an all-time career-high eight Grammy nominations for Mariah. The album includes her 16th and 17th #1 career singles, “We Belong Together” and “Don’t Forget About Us”, respectively – which tied one of the most enduring chart records in Billboard Hot 100 history, Elvis Presley’s 17 #1’s. She passed Presley with her 18th #1 single, “Touch My Body”. Mariah is now positioned as the only active recording artist in the 50 years of the Hot 100 (which began in 1958) with the potential to match or surpass The Beatles’ all-time high 20 #1 hits. 48 Some of her musical influences include Aretha Franklin, Gladys Knight, Minnie Riperton and Stevie Wonder. 49 Ranked #47 in Ask men’s top 99 “most desirable” women of 2001. 50 Ranked #99 in the 2001 FHM list of “100 Sexiest Women in the World”. 51 Ranked #17 in the 2000 FHM list of “100 Sexiest Women in the World”. 52 Some of her albums feature the serif typeface friz quadrata. 53 Her mother Patricia discovered Mariah’s talent in 1972 while rehearsing at home for her New York City Opera debut as Maddalena in Giuseppe Verdi’s “Rigoletto”. Patricia said, “From the time Mariah was a tiny girl. she sang on true pitch; she was able to hear sound and duplicate it exactly. I missed my cue, but Mariah didn’t. She sang it – in Italian – at exactly the right point. She wasn’t even yet 3.” From then on, Patricia began coaching Mariah. 54 Some of her prestigious awards include five Grammy Awards, numerous Grammy nominations, numerous Radio Music Awards, many American Music Awards, Billboard’s “Artist of the Decade” Award and the World Music Award for “World’s Best Selling Female Artist of the Millennium” to name a few. 55 Made music history when “Fantasy” (from her 1995 album “Daydream”) became a #1. With “Fantasy”, she became the first female artist to debut at #1 in the United States on the Billboard Hot 100s. “Heartbreaker”, the first single from her 1999 album “Rainbow” became her 14th #1 single, and with “Heartbreaker” it marked Mariah’s 60th week atop the charts, which broke a long-standing 59-week record established by The Beatles as the artist with the most weeks at #1 in the 41-year history of the Billboard’s Hot 100. “Thank God I Found You” also from the “Rainbow” album, was her 15 #1. “We Belong Together” from her 2005 album “The Emancipation of Mimi” became her 16th #1 single, is also Hot 100’s Greatest Airplay Gainer, and moved to #1 on the R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart to become her ninth #1 chart topper there. It is also her first #1 without any guest artists since her song “My All” captured the top spot in May 1998. “Don’t Forget About Us” became her 17th #1 single, tying her with Elvis Presley’s 17 #1 singles. She beat Presley’s record with “Touch My Body” as her 18th #1 single. 56 With “Heartbreaker”, the first single from her 1999 album “Rainbow”, she became the only artist to top the charts in each year of the 1990s. 57 Her wedding to Tommy Mottola was modeled after the royal wedding of ‘Prince Charles’ and Princess Diana. Her excuse for using the royal wedding as basis for her own was that she never really had much interest in weddings as a girl, and she wanted to know what such a gala affair should be like. Even the tiara she wore, a family heirloom, was redesigned to look like Princess Diana’s. Her wedding dress was an ivory-silk duchess satin gown designed by Vera Wang, with a 8.25 m (27′) train and matching satin pumps. The whole affair cost almost $US0.5M, not including the 1893 sixpence Mariah put in one of her shoes for luck. 58 Mariah writes and co-writes as well as produces and co-produces her own songs, including all of her number one hits (with the exception of her cover of “I’ll Be There”). 59 Her siblings are Alison and Morgan, and are significantly older by eight years. 60 Her highest note thus far was a G#7 (a few keys from the top of a piano) hit during two live performances of “Emotions” in 1991. Also, she has hit an A2 in her 1998 hit “My All”, verifying her five-octave range. Also, celebrity vocal coach Mark Baxter says that he has heard Mariah sing past the top note on the piano. 61 Mariah’s mother, Patricia (Hickey), is a former mezzo-soprano New York City opera singer and a freelance vocal coach. Patricia was also Mariah’s vocal coach. Mariah’s father, Alfred Roy Carey, was an aeronautical engineer. 62 She has twice recorded Phil Collins’ song “Against All Odds”, initially on her album “Rainbow” and then a collaboration with Westlife hit number one in the United Kingdom in 2000. 63 Has worked with an extensive amount of musicians, including: Brian McKnight, Whitney Houston, Boyz II Men, Jay Z, Snoop Dogg, Cam’ron, Carole King, Céline Dion, Michael Jackson, 98 Degrees, Joe, Da Brat, Missy Elliott, Aretha Franklin, Shania Twain and many, many more. 64 The first single from the Glitter (2001) soundtrack, “Loverboy”, was the #1 bestselling single in the year 2001. 65 Used to be a backup singer for Brenda K. Starr. 66 Her paternal grandfather, Roberto Nuñez, changed his last name to “Carey” after moving to New York City from Cuba; he hoped a British Isles surname would help him make a good life in the United States. He took the name Carey from his biological father. Roberto’s mother, Margarita Nuñez, was with a man named Carey, but they were not married. 67 Is the most successful female singer-songwriter of all time, with 17 #1 hits and more than 160 million records sold worldwide. 68 Her seventh studio album, titled “Charmbracelet”, was released on December 3, 2002, a week earlier than originally planned. 69 Ranked #36 in the American edition of FHM magazine’s Sexiest Girls of 2002 poll. 70 Signed a three-album deal with Island/Def Jam records for a reported $21-24 million. She had already started work on a new album, which had no release date at that point. Meanwhile, WiseGirls (2002), her movie with Mira Sorvino, premiered on HBO in the fall of 2002. [May 2002] 71 Owns a three-floor apartment in New York City. 72 With 18 #1 hits, she is in second place among all artists with the most No. 1 hits in music history, with The Beatles remaining in first place with 20 #1 hits. She surpassed Elvis Presley’s 17 #1 hits with “Touch My Body” as her 18th #1. 73 Single “One Sweet Day” holds the record for the single staying most weeks at #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 (a record 16 weeks). 74 (January 26, 2002) Virgin Records bought out her $80 million contract for $28 million. The primary reason being the failure of her Glitter (2001) album and film. 75 Named one of People magazine’s “25 Most Intriguing People of 2001”. 76 Founder of Camp Mariah, a serene escape located in Fishkill, New York for inner-city youth to embrace the arts, introduce career opportunities, and build self-esteem. 77 2001: Signed an $80 million deal with Virgin Records for her next four albums. 78 Appeared on the benefit concert “A Tribute to Heroes” and sang the song “Hero” in dedication to the families, friends, victims and heroes of the World Trade Center tragedy. [September 2001] 79 (July 25, 2001) According to her spokesperson, Mariah suffered a physical and emotional breakdown, and spent the next couple weeks recovering in a Connecticut mental hospital. 80 Had the nickname “Mirage” in high school, because she never showed up for class. 81 1990: Made her singing debut at age 20. 82 Is the only female artist (and second artist or group ever) to have 18 #1 songs on the US Billboard Hot 100 charts. 83 Honored by the Congressional Award in Washington, D.C. with the 1999 Horizon Award. The Horizon Award is a special recognition from the Joint Leadership of the United States Congress and the Congressional Award Board of Directors. The Horizon Award is presented to individuals from the private sectors who have contributed to expanding opportunities for all Americans through their own personal contributions, and who have set exceptional examples for young people through their successes in life. 84 Her paternal grandfather was an Afro-Cuban immigrant and her paternal grandmother was African-American. Her mother, who is Caucasian, is of Irish descent. While Mariah’s grandfather, Roberto Nuñez (later Robert Carey), is often described in news reports as having been from Venezuela, all censuses and records indicate he was born in Cuba. 85 Attended Oldfield Middle School and Harborfield High School. 86 Worked a variety of odd jobs to support herself, including hat/coat-checker, hostess, hair sweeper in hair salons, and waitress. She stated that she got fired from all her jobs because of her attitude and was concentrating of becoming a backing singer and mixing demos. 87 Got her name from the song “They Call the Wind Maria” (spelled ‘Maria’ without the H, but pronounced ‘Mariah’). The popular Lerner & Loewe musical Paint Your Wagon (1969), starring Lee Marvin and Clint Eastwood, which was enjoying a great deal of success after its release in 1969, and the song containing Mariah’s name, was a favorite of mother Patricia. 88 Bought Marilyn Monroe’s white lacquered baby grand piano at auction in October 1999 for $600,000 plus commission.

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