February 5, 2023
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Is Mariah Carey Gay? What Is The Queen Of Christmas’ Sexuality? Know How Much She Earns

Mariah Carey Gay

The holiday season is here, which is also the busiest time for The Queen of Christmas, Mariah Carey. The American actress, singer, and songwriter makes a lot of dollars during this week. She reportedly earns more than $3 Million every single holiday season just from “All I Want From Christmas is You” on YouTube. Mariah Carey also has a humongous fan base of gay or bisexual people. As a result, a lot of people also speculated that Mariah Carey is bisexual. She has been linked with a plethora of other females throughout her career. So, is this true? Is Mariah Carey Gay? Keep reading to get a closer look at the Queen of Christmas’ love life. But, before that, let’s take a look at her Hall of Fame-worthy career and achievements. 

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Mariah Carey’s Career

The musical journey of Mariah Carey began when she served as a background singer for Brendan K Starr. In late 1988, Carey accompanied Brendan to an event where she met Tommy Mottola, then head of Columbia Records. Carey gave Motolla her demo tape, and the latter became obsessed with her. He even searched for Mariah for two weeks so that he could ink a deal with her. 

Mariah Carey released her self-titled debut album under Columbia Records in 1990, which became a hit. It was the beginning of her glorious music career. She also won the Best New Artist and Best Female Pop Vocal Performance for this album. Then she released Music Box in 1993 and Daydream in 1995, and both these albums were a hit. By this time, Mariah Carey had become an established star. Her 1994 release “All I Want for Christmas is You” is still making her a fortune. After giving several number 1 singles in the US, Carey left Columbia Records and signed a new $100 Million deal with Virgin Records in 2001. 

Carey has appeared in several movies, too, including The Butler, The Lego Batman Movie, A Christmas Melody, and The Meaning of Mariah Carey. So how much is Mariah Carey net worth? keep reading further to find out.

Mariah Carey Gay

Mariah Carey Achievements

The Queen of Christmas, Mariah Carey, is officially one of the best-selling music artists of all time. She has sold more than 220 million records all around the globe. She is also an artist with the most Billboard Hot 100 number-one singles by a female producer (15), a female songwriter (18), and a female solo artist (19). Mariah Carey was ranked second on VH1’s list of the 100 Greatest Women in Music. So far, Mariah Carey has won a total of 15 Billboard Music Awards, 10 American Music Awards, 19 World Music Awards, and 5 Grammy Awards, along with eight Guinness World Records. Carey also became a part of the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2022. 

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Mariah Carey’s Past Relationship

In order to provide an answer to the question, “Is Mariah Carey Gay?” It is important to look at her past relationships. The Queen of Christmas has dated a lot of guys throughout her career, and the list doesn’t include her teenage relationships. Below is the list of all the guys Mariah Carey has dated so far. 

Tommy Mottola

She dated the head of Columbia Records in the early 1990s. After dating him for a while, Mariah Carey tied the knot with him in 1993 despite the 21-year age gap. The couple decided to separate in May 1997. However, their divorce was finalized in December 2000. 

Derek Jeter

After her marriage with Motolla failed, Carey romanced the renowned baseball star, the Yankees legend Derek Jeter. The couple was reportedly together in 1997 and 1998. When this relationship went public, Carey stated that Motolla’s frightening and controlling nature made her long for someone closer to her age. 

Eddie Griffin

It was never confirmed if Eddie Griffin and Mariah Carey dated. However, there was a strong buzz that Carey romanced Griffin in the late 1990s. However, they never made their relationship official. It might just be a fling. 

Jamie Theakston

In 1998, another rumor began to spread that Mariah Carey was dating Jamie Theakston. The latter is a renowned TV personality from the UK. The two met during the promotion of Mariah Carey’s sixth studio album, Butterfly. 

Marcus Schenkenberg

Carey also dated Marcus Schnakenberg for a brief period in 1998. The latter is a Swedish model and was popular as Carey’s arm candy during their dating period. Their relationship only lasted for five months. 

Luis Miguel

The Latin American singer Luis Miguel was said to be Mariah Carey’s first serious relationship after her divorce from Mottola. They dated each other from 1999 to 2001, almost three years. They gave the press a lot of content at that time as they always had something to bicker on. 

Eric Benet

There was very strong speculation that Eric Benet had a secret affair with Mariah Carey during the latter’s relationship with Luis Miguel. The two never confirmed their affair, but it was indeed one of the reasons for Carey and Miguel’s breakup.

Eminem

It is quite a one-sided story. One of the most decorated rappers of all time, Eminem, has stated that he dated Carey for about six months in 2000. He even made a diss track for Mariah. The latter claimed that it was just a fling and she didn’t have a sexual relationship with the singer.

Mark Sudack

Sudack used to serve as Mariah’s manager when she was at Columbia Records. The two dated each other from 2003 to 2008. However, they continuously went on and off in their relationship, and hence the duo finally decided to separate paths in 2008. 

Nick Cannon

Mariah Carey finally decided to tie the knot again, and this time with the American rapper Nick Cannon. The two met during Mariah Carey’s video shoot of her single “Bye Bye.” In April 2011, Mariah gave birth to fraternal twins Moroccan and Monroe. However, Cannon filed for divorce in 2014, which was finalized in 2016. 

James Packer

After divorcing Cannon, Mariah met the Australian billionaire James Packer. The latter also gifted her a 35-carat diamond ring on their engagement. However, the two broke up after dating for a while when Carey accused Packer of being selfish. 

Bryan Tanaka

In late 2016, Mariah Carey started dating famous dancer Bryan Tanaka. The two are still together, and hence it is one of Mariah’s longest relationships. 

Mariah Carey & Bryan Tanaka

Is Mariah Carey Gay? 

The long list of Mariah Carey’s past relationships clearly indicates she is not homosexual. So, the answer to “Is Mariah Carey Gay?” is a simple “No.” The singer also clarified the same during an interview with the Advocate

. The interviewer told Mariah that bisexual rumors had surrounded her for years. Carey replied by saying, “If it makes somebody happy to say that, then whatever, but that’s not the reality.”

Did you think that Mariah Carey is gay? Tell us your views on Carey’s love life in the comments section. Keep coming back to TechRadar247 for all the latest entertainment updates. 

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