With the golden voice that garnered 18 number one hits (second only to The Beatles), Mariah Carey has earned her place in music history. But not without a struggle. Biography: Mariah Carey takes viewers on this iconic singer/songwriter’s wild ride to the top, and down, and up again. Mariah endured a difficult childhood, controlling marriage to the man who put her on the map and a very public emotional and physical breakdown. But this dynamic diva couldn’t be kept down thanks to her talent, resilience and gritty determination. Today, more than 20 years into her career, Mariah continues to prove that she knows how to Make It Happen.