"All I Want for Christmas is You", how much profit does the song, a symbol of the end-of-year holidays, collect each year?
Maria Carey is best known for the iconic Christmas song "All I Want for Christmas is You".
Carey released the song in 1994 as part of her debut Christmas album, and since then the song has been the backbone of several films and has been sung by many world-renowned names such as Ariana Grande, Kylie Minogue, Mumford and Sons as well as Shania Twain.
But how much monetary gain does this famous song bring to the singer of almost 30 years?
According to Celebrity Net Worth Carey earns between 600 thousand and 1 million dollars during the months of November-December, the period during which the song is most listened to on YouTube and used in commercials. Meanwhile, since the release of the song for the first time until today, the song is estimated to have brought in revenues of around 100 million dollars.
The song "All I Want for Christmas is You" was recently certified with diamond status by the American Music Association after surpassing 10 million copies sold in the US alone.
So one thing is for sure, Mariah Carey earns millions of dollars every Christmas season just thanks to this song.