Mariah Carey Parents: Meet Alfred Roy Carey, Patricia Carey

Mariah Carey born March 27, 1969 is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and record producer.

Referred to as the “Songbird Supreme” by the Guinness World Records, she is noted for her five-octave vocal range, melismatic singing style, signature use of the whistle register, and songwriting.

Mariah Carey Parents

Carey rose to fame in 1990 with her eponymous debut album. She was the first artist to have her first five singles reach number one on the Billboard Hot 100, from “Vision of Love” to “Emotions”.

Mariah Carey Parents: Meet Alfred Roy Carey, Patricia Carey

Mariah Carey was born on March 27, 1969, in Huntington, New York to Alfred Roy Carey and Patricia Carey.

Alfred Roy Carey, an aeronautical engineer of African-American and black Venezuelan-American lineage.

Mariah Carey Parents

After her parents’ divorce Carey had little contact with her father, and her mother worked several jobs to support the family.

Carey spent much of her time at home alone and began singing at age three, often imitating her mother’s take on Verdi’s opera Rigoletto in Italian.

Her older sister Alison moved in with their father; Mariah and her elder brother Morgan lived with their mother.

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