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Did you know what Mariah Carey's first album was called? Do you know the titles are some of her most famous hits? Find out interesting facts and information about one of Americas most successful female artists.

Fun Fact 1 Mariah Carey was born and raised in Long Island, New York. Her middle name is Angela.

Fun Fact 2 Mariah Carey is an American singer who has achieved great success in the music business. She married Tommy Mottola in 1993 and divorced in 1998, Tommy was the head of Columbia Records, Mariah's first record deal. Tommy was 20 years older and they didn't have any children together

Fun Fact 3: Mariah remarried in 2008 to Nick Cannon, they have two children together, their twins were born on the 30th April 2011.

Fun Fact 5: Mariah Carey's children are called Moroccan Scott Cannon and Monroe Cannon, they were named after Marilyn Monroe and the Moroccan destination which they couple love.

Fun Fact 6: Mariah Carey was born on March 27th so she belongs to the zodiac sign of Aries.

Fun Fact 7: Mariah Carey has two siblings, they are both older and their names are Alison and Morgan.

Fun Fact 8: In 1990, Mariah Carey debuted her self-titled album via Columbia Records. The album was so successful that it went multi platinum! This means that more than 2 million copies of the album were sold.

Fun Fact 9: Mariah is not only a huge star in the music business, she has also had a movie career! She first starred in the movie Glitter in 2001 and more recently she has appeared in The Butler in 2013.

Fun Fact 10: Mariah Carey has won many different awards for her musical achievements including 5 Grammy Awards, 19 World Music Awards, 11 American Music Awards and 31 Billboard Music Awards.

Fun Fact 11: Mariah Carey combined her musical talent with television when she became a judge on the 12th series of American Idol.

Fun Fact 12: Mariah's mother was an opera singer and her father was an aeronautics engineer.

Fun Fact 13: Mariah Carey has performed all over the world. She is very well known and she has huge fan base. She performed at Michael Jackson's memorial service when she sang 'I'll Be There'.

Fun Fact 14: Mariah Carey's is also a songwriter. She has worked with other famous singers. In 1995, she released an amazing song which she had written and performed with Boyz to Men. The song is called 'One Sweet Day'.

Fun Fact 15: Mariah Carey released her second album in September, 1991. It was called Emotions and contained a variety of hit songs including Can't Let Go, Make It Happen, Emotions, and If It's Over.

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