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.
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.
Alfred's daughter Mariah felt like she was in her Prison
As we have heard many praises regarding Mariah's professional career path. But while we go through her personal matter, you would not believe what she went through.
Let us begin with the biggest rumors that started with Tommy Mottola, her former partner's so-called hold on Mariah.
Mariah had stated that he had controlled everybody around her. She further stated that everyone was afraid of him.
All the time, there was so much security and armed security. It's also been told that he followed her to the women's room.
Also, Mariah said that she had been mentally, emotionally abused. Many of you might know Mariah is biracial, and while the interviewer asked what the people consider her, black or white?
The answer she replied was an interesting one. She said she don't think they knew what to consider her.
Why was Mariah's nickname Mirage in high school?
Let us go back to the days when Mariah was not a star. The young Mariah attended Harborfields High School located in Greenlawn, New York.
There she was given the nickname Mirage. It's because she used to skip class often then.
After Mariah graduated from high school, she moved into a one-bedroom apartment situated in Manhattan. She shared the space with the other four lady students.
Moreover, Mariah has served as a waitress and a coat check girl while she was engaged in studying cosmetology, also pursuing her steps to be a successful person in a music career.
As mentioned above, Mariah's mom is a great singer. At the young age of two only, little Mariah has amazed her mother with her operatic singing.
After two years, while she reached the age of four, she started taking her singing lessons, preparing for a voice that would lead up five octaves, no doubt making a nearly superhuman feat.
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:
|Mariah Carey||2020||$320 million|
Cause of death
- 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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