Since her rise to popularity in the early 1990s, Mariah Carey has been a household name and a source of inspiration for many contemporary singers.
Numerous number-one singles and albums have been released by the singer, as well as successful globe tours and performances.
Her fame translates to millions of dollars in earnings, but did you know she has other sources of income than music?
According to Celebrity Net Worth, the singer has an estimated net worth of $320 million, placing her among the 15 best-selling musicians in history, since she has sold more than 200 million records worldwide.
Carey has other sources of income besides selling albums and placing her whole song collection on online music streaming services such as Spotify and Apple Music.
According to Life and Style, the singer is also compensated for her television appearances, the most noteworthy of which was as a judge on one season of “American Idol.”
The “Emotions” singer reportedly earned $18 million from the performance.
Carey also held a two-year residency at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. In 2015, she got a contract worth a staggering $30 million.
According to Essence, the singer owns a line of handbags, footwear, jewellery, and fragrances, making her a multimillionaire fashion businesswoman.
How Does Mariah Carey Invest Her Millions?
It is common knowledge that Mariah Carey is a demanding diva. She herself revealed as much in an interview with The Guardian.
“How about that? I could care less. I am high maintenance because I have earned my current position. That may sound conceited, but I hope you frame it in terms of starting from nothing “She told the publication.
According to Vanity Fair, the singer spends her money on extravagant items such as exotic flowers for $100,000 sent to her home.
Mimi walked her admirers through her clothes in a Vogue video because she lives a glitzy lifestyle. The singer disclosed that she keeps her shoes and underwear in different closets.
She has a $45,000 annual budget for spa treatments for her pets, not for herself.
According to E! Online, she spends $1,500 on meals for a simple dinner out at a trendy restaurant in Los Angeles.