The singing sensation and the entrepreneur, who are parents to twins Moroccan and Monroe, reveal in the February issue of Ebony magazine the secrets to their happy marriage.
"It was early on when I found out how spiritual she was, and we had conversations about kids and how to live life," the 32-year-old media mogul tells the mag. "For her to share these values, it instantly let me know this is the person I've always wanted."
The lovebirds are wearing red in the cover shot as they share a sweet embrace in a swimming pool. The pop superstar looks beautiful in a long revealing dress while the actor-comedian is dapper in a suit with a navy dress shirt.
As for dem babies, Carey gushed about her little girl, who seems to be taking after her mama.
"The other night I had on a ruby and diamond necklace and earrings," the Grammy winner reveals to the mag. "Ms. Monroe looked at me and said, ‘Where's my necklace?'"
To read more about the pair's relationship and Mariah's new music, check out the magazine on newsstands now.