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Mariah Carey Finally Reveals How She Built Her MASSIVE Empire of Wealth

Mariah Carey is one of those timeless singers whose songs are still massively popular despite being out of action for many years now — no wonder we see her chart-topping single ‘All I Want for Christmas’ appearing on Spotify’s Top 50 every year in December without fail. Millions of Mariah Carey’s fans look up to the renowned singer, who turned 49 yesterday, not only because of her seemingly ageless appearance but also because her powerful and strong voice has captivated our hearts for decades.

With her chart-topping singles, expensive world tours and millions of albums sales, there’s no doubt Mariah is one of the wealthiest celebrities in the world. Let us uncover how Mariah reached the zenith of her fame that enabled her to build her massive empire.

Mariah Carey also hails as the best-selling female musician in the history of Billboard Chart.

Mariah Carey is hailed as the best-selling female musician in the history of Billboard Chart

 

According to experts, the prestigious label made the right move to recruit Carey since the renowned singer made some of her biggest singles after signing the deal, raking in more than 200 million albums sales worldwide. Aside from that, her songs also dominated the chart for more than 128 weeks, trailing behind The Beatle’s records while surpassing the legendary Elvis Presley!

The Highest Paid Judge

Aside from her impressive singing career, Carey also showcased her judging skills when she became one of the phenomenal judges of American Idol last 2012. Upon announcing her as part of the judge, Mariah Carey also tweeted how she’s excited to discover the next singing sensation of America, and she would do her best to nurture the talent on the show.

According to sources, Mariah Carey earned an astounding $18 million as a judge of the TV show.

According to sources, Mariah Carey earned an astounding $18 million as a judge of the TV show, American Idol

Well, it seems Carey isn’t only nurturing her newly discovered talents, but she’s also nurturing her wealth! The renowned songwriter became the highest-paid judge in the history of US Television. She even surpassed co-Idol judge, Jennifer Lopez, who only earned around $12 million as her salary for the said show.

Her Official Residence

Mariah Carey also shocked her fans when she acquired Colosseum at Caesars Palace as her official residence! In an interview with Ellen DeGeneres, she revealed that she inked the deal in January 2015. The renowned singer didn’t disclose her salary back then, but experts speculate that she acquired massive salary from her prestigious Vegas deals, enough to top Britney Spear’s whopping $30 million earnings.  

Carey's relationship with Packer before enabled her to multiply her financial empire.

Carey’s relationship with Packer before enabled her to multiply her financial empire

A Multi-Billion Dollar Empire

Back in Summer 2015 until the Fall of 2016, Carey shocked her fans when she announced her budding romance with James Packer, the Crown Resort’s billionaire. While Cary hails as the seventh wealthiest singer in the world, Packer was also the seventh richest businessman in Australia. Their combined net worth climbed up to a staggering $6.4 billion! Carey also received a staggering $10 million engagement ring from Packer. However, their romance didn’t last that long.

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