What Mariah Carey looked like at the beginning of her career in 1990:
Many people use the phrase “Got it from her mama” loosely, but Mariah Carey literally did get her singing talent from her mama. Her mother was a professional opera singer and vocal coach. Carey’s incredible talent was easy to spot and she landed her first record deal after a bidding war between Columbia and CBS Records.
What she looks like now:
What Mariah Carey has done in her career is nothing short of incredible. She is the first artist in history to have their first five singles reach number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Carey has sold over 200 million albums, including the bestselling Christmas album of all-time. She has an incredible five-octave vocal range that has caused Guinness World Records to dub her “Songbird Supreme.”