Date of Birth: Mar 27, 1969
Birthplace: Huntington, New York, USA
Mariah Carey was born in Long Island, New York. She is the daughter of Patricia (Hickey), a singer and vocal coach, who is of Irish descent, and Alfred Roy Carey, an engineer, who was of Afro-Cuban ancestry. Mariah attended Greenlawns Harborfields High School. In June of 1990, Mariah made her debut with Mariah Carey which entered at #73, but on August 4, 1990, it reached #1. Her 1990 self-titled debut album went multi-platinum and spawned an extraordinary four consecutive #1 singles: Vision of Love, Love Takes Time, Someday and I Dont Wanna Cry, and led to Grammy Awards for Best New Artist and Best Female Vocalist.