The crazy amount of money Mariah Carey makes from royalties each Christmas revealed


Mariah Carey's All I Want for Christmas Is You is one of the best Christmas songs ever and every year at the end of November, the song begins it's climb up the music charts to claim #1 spot for the month of December.

While the exact amount of money the song makes her each year is pretty well under wraps, in the UK alone according to, Mariah is reported to make £380,000 (that’s around $740,000 NZD) from the song. Another estimate reckons she pulls in at least $600,000 a year ($1.1 million NZD) for the hit.

Overall as of 2018, the song has earned her $60 million reports Business Insider.

Mariah wrote the song in fifteen minutes in 1994.