With hits like "Vision of Love" and "I Don't Want To Cry," the pop diva Mariah Carey has the most No. 1 debuts on the Billboard Hot 100 in history.
15. She was clearly born to sing! Carey was named from "They Call The Wind Mariah", a song from the musical called "Paint Your Wagon."
14. Mariah Carey is an American singer, songwriter, actress and philanthropist.
13. Place of Birth: Long Island, New York
12. Only the Beatles have more number one singles (20) on the Billboard Hot 100, as Mariah Carey (18).
11. In high school, Mariah was nicknamed "Mirage" because she often cut class.
10. Carey sang the national anthem at the Super Bowl XXXVI in 2002.
9. Mariah began singing at the age of four and was writing her own music from the time she was in high school.
8. Her fans are called Lambily.
7. Music is in her blood. Mariah's mother, Patricia, is an opera singer and voice teacher.
6. His father was a Venezuelan aeronautical engineer.
5. At 18 with Columbia Records, she signed her first album and had four number one ranking singles, including "Vision of Love" and "I do not want to Cry".
4. Your full name is Mariah Angela Carey.
3. According to her website, Carey has sold over 200 million albums, singles and videos, she is the best-selling female artist of all time.
2. Before she became a singer, Carey studied cosmetology in Manhattan.
1. Her voice has a five-octave range.