Revealed: How much money Mariah Carey makes from ‘All I Want For Christmas Is You’

It's A LOT of money

Mariah Carey

by Anna Sky Hulton |

It's that time of the year, where Mariah Carey is either your worst enemy or best friend as her iconic song, 'All I Want For Christmas Is You' blasts through the radio every five minutes.

Christmas songs are taking over the airwaves, and one question that is always on our lips is, just how much money does Mariah Carey get for her age-old classic, 'All I Want For Christmas Is You'?

Although the exact figure is kept private, it is thought that in the UK, she makes about £400,000 every year from the nation's favourite Christmas tune.

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According to Celebrity Networth, Mariah Carey is one of the 15 best-selling artists who have sold over 200 million albums worldwide, making her worth come to $320 million.

Wowza.

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All I Want For Christmas Is You was released in 1994, yet, it is still reaching the charts during the countdown to Christmas, and it probably will for years to come.

In fact, the classic Christmas tune finally topped the UK’s official singles chart this year for the first time EVER – 26 years after it was first released.

Yep, we can’t believe it’s only just reached number one either.

When Mariah first released the track, she was beaten to the top spot by East 17’s hit Stay Another Day.

Speaking about finally reaching number one with her iconic single, Mariah said, “Happy Christmas UK!! We finally made it!!! We are keeping the Christmas spirit alive together despite how dismal the year's been. Love you always! Joy to the world!"

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