Happy Birthday to Mariah Carey! Here are 10 facts about the Grammy winning artist!

Happy Birthday Mariah Carey! Here Are 10 Facts About Her Career was originally published on blackamericaweb.com

1. Born Mariah Angela Carey on March 27, 1970

Born Mariah Angela Carey on March 27, 1970

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2. Her mother an Irish American was an Opera singer while her father, African-American and Venezuelan was an aeronautical enginer.

Her mother an Irish American was an Opera singer while her father, African-American and Venezuelan was an aeronautical enginer.

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3. In high school she was nicknamed “Mirage” because she used to skip class all the time.

In high school she was nicknamed “Mirage” because she used to skip class all the time.

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4. Mariah Carey recieved a star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame on August 5, 2015

Mariah Carey recieved a star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame on August 5, 2015

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5. When she sings, she has a 5 octave vocal range

When she sings, she has a 5 octave vocal range

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6. She was married Nick Canon from 2008 to 2016

She was married Nick Canon from 2008 to 2016

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7. Together her and Nick Cannon had twins Moroccan & Monroe

Together her and Nick Cannon had twins Moroccan & Monroe

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8. She has won a total of 5 Grammy Awards

She has won a total of 5 Grammy Awards

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9. In 2002, she joined the board of directors on Fresh Air Fund. She supports their career program named Camp Mariah.

In 2002, she joined the board of directors on Fresh Air Fund. She supports their career program named Camp Mariah.

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10. Her song “All I Want For Christmas Is You” has 409 million views on YouTube since it was uploaded in 2009.

Her song “All I Want For Christmas Is You” has 409 million views on YouTube since it was uploaded in 2009.

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