Mariah Carey turns 44 years old today (Thursday)!

  • Born on Long Island, New York, Mariah Carey became one of the world's best-selling female singers in the '90s.
  • Her 1990 self-titled debut album was certified five-times platinum in 1991 and earned her the Best New Artist Grammy.
  • Subsequent albums EmotionsMTV Unplugged, Music Box, DaydreamButterfly and Rainbow went multi-platinum as well.
  • The now mother of twins and wife of Nick Cannon has released 13 albums overall. 
  • Carey's 14th studio album is still untitled and is set for release in May.