Mariah Carey was born in March of 1969 in Huntington, New York, of mixed race parents. She is a singer, songwriter, and actress who has had a broad career that started with a mixtape. Her first album, Mariah Carey, was released in 1990 and had four consecutive top singles. She married Sony producer Tommy Mottola in 1993 in a wedding fit for a princess. However, when they separated, she began having significant mental health problems. She later married Nick Cannon, and together, they have twins.