Mariah Carey – Family, Family Tree

by Jessica Sara

Mariah Carey is an American singer, record producer, songwriter, and actress. She is the record holder for the most No. 1 debuts in Billboard Hot 100 history. Her notable hits are “Vision of Love” and “I Don’t Wanna Cry.” She is one of the most-selling female artists of all time.


The Guinness World Records refers to her as “songbird supreme.” She is known for her vocal range across five octaves, her signature use of the whistle register, her power, and her melismatic style.

Mariah Carey Family Tree


Read further to find out more about Mariah Carey’s amazing family tree.

Mariah Carey Parents – Alfred Roy and Patricia Hickey

Alfred was an aeronautical engineer and Patricia worked as a part-time vocal coach and opera singer. They divorced when Mariah was 3 years old. Alfred developed cancer and died in December 2002.


Mariah Carey Siblings – Alison Carey Scott and Morgan Carey

Alison Carey Scott


Born – 1962

Married – Dale Scott (Ex.)

Alison worked as a prostitute in New York in order to earn money for her family. Currently, she works as a cleaner. The 53-year old betrayed Mariah’s secrets to the National Enquirer in 2000, causing an estrangement. She also tried to write a revealing book titled Mariah and Me. Alison and Scott were married in 1985 and got divorced in 1989. Alison has two sons – Shawn McDonald (fathered by Richard) and Michael Scott. Shawn studied law at Harvard.

Morgan Carey

Born – Unknown

Married – Unknown

Morgan used to work as a fitness instructor in Los Angeles. Later, he became the executive of the YG label and Korean reggae artist Skull’s manager.

Mariah Carey Spouse – Tommy Mottola (Ex.), Nick Cannon (Current)

Tommy Mottola


Born – July 14, 1949

Mottola is an American music executive who co-owns Casablanca Records (a joint venture with the Universal Music Group). He was the head of Sony Music Entertainment for nearly 15 years. He is known as a mentor and was previously a talent manager. Among his famous protégés are Diana Ross, Gloria Estefan, Shakira, Jennifer Lopez, and Anastasia. He is currently married to Thalia, a Mexican singer and telenovela actress.

Nick Cannon


Born – October 8, 1980

Cannon is an American actor, entrepreneur, comedian, rapper, and record producer. He has hosted The Nick Cannon Show, America’s Got Talent, and Wild ‘N Out. He has been part of films like Love Don’t Cost a Thing, Roll Bounce, and Drumline. As a rapper, he delivered a hit song – Gigolo. He married Carey in 2008. In 2014, he separated from Carey and has now filed for divorce.

Mariah Carey Children


Monroe and Moroccan

Born – April 30, 2011

Monroe and Moroccan are fraternal twins.

Mariah Carey Net Worth


Mariah Carey has a current net worth of 510 million. She was ranked #10 in the list of the 10 highest-paid women in music.