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Facts of Alfred Roy Carey

Full NameAlfred Roy Carey
First NameAlfred
Middle NameRoy
Last NameCarey
Professionaeronautical engineer
NationalityVenezuelan
Birth Countryvenezuela
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusMarried
SpousePatricia Hickey
No Of Children3

Alfred Roy Carey, famous for being the father to her record-breaking music icon daughter, Mariah Carey. He was a retired half African- American aeronautical engineer of Venezuela

Mariah is one of the few singers who can sing five octaves

Mariah, the best selling female pop star and is one of the few singers who can sing five octaves

Five-times Grammy Award recipient Mariah has a historical record of having her five singles at number 1 on the Billboard, making her the first-ever artist to have the record.

The aftermath of a biracial marriage

Alfred was married to Patricia Hickey, who was an Irish -American. They got married in 1960 after falling in love. 

For Patricia, the aftermath of biracial marriage was extremely hurtful. 

The couple had to struggle from one neighborhood to another, searching where they would get accepted. 

They went through an extremely brutal situation where their dog was poisoned, their family car was firebombed, and even some racist shot through the window.

Alfred Roy Carey Wife Patricia Hickey
Alfred Roy Carey Wife Patricia Hickey Source: Pinterest

His wife was alienated from her parents

His wife, Patricia, was not happy with her relationship. 

She was alienated from her parents. She was not allowed to take her husband to her home and pretend to be single in front of relatives at family functions. 

Her mother kept hidden for years from her brothers and sister the truth that she was married. Her children, too, faced the problem of alienation.

Divorce after having three children

Patricia was an opera singer and vocal coach. She was already pregnant with her first child, daughter Allison, before their wedding. 

Their eldest was born in the same year of their marriage. They welcomed their second child, Morgan

Their youngest daughter Mariah was born on 27th March 1970. After more than decades of marital relations, the couple got divorced. 

Mariah was just three years old at the time of their marriage. His eldest daughter Allison is estranged from her mother and sister. 

She sued her mother for sexual abuse. She claimed that she suffered a posttraumatic stress disorder because of sexual abuse during her childhood. She is also an HIV patient.

The turbulent relationship between siblings

Mariah had a turbulent relationship with her older siblings. 

She revealed that her sister, Allison, 57, drugged her with valium, inflicted with third-degree burns, and even attempted selling out to a pimp when she was 12 years old

Her elder brother Morgan, 60, attacked her verbally and publicly bashed her, calling her selfish. 

This is the reason she has been estranged from her siblings for years. She even labeled them as her ex-siblings.

He is no more in this world 

Alfred is no more in this world. He passed away at the age of 72 on 4th January. He took his last breath at his New York home

Though his relationship with Maria was not so good, she was there while he was on his deathbed. Mariah, in an interview, said that she regrets not spending enough time with her father.

Net worth

Since he is no more in this world, we have the worth of his superstar daughter Mariah who has to earn extravagant net income becoming the second best-selling musical artist in history. Her worth is:

 YearNet worth
Mariah Carey2020$320 million

 Cause of death

  1. Alfred was suffering from a dreadful disease, cancer, which became the cause of his death. Mariah shared a picture of him wishing her late father a happy father’s day.

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Updated On Sat Feb 20 2021 Published On Fri Dec 11 2020 By paper-boat

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