Nicki Minaj

A Trinidadian-born rapper

Nicki Minaj
Nicki Minaj Source: Google

Nicki Minaj is a Trinidadian-born rapper based in the United States who first gained recognition after releasing three mixtapes between 2007 and 2009.

Who is Nicki Minaj? Childhood, Parents, Education, and Nationality

Nicki’s real name is Onika Tanya Maraj. She was born in  Saint James, Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago in the year 1982.

On December 8, Minaj celebrates his birthday. As of 2022, Nicki is 40 years old. Her father’s name is Robert Maraj and her mother’s name is Carol Maraj.

Talking about her siblings, she has four siblings, two elder and two younger than her. Likewise, her elder brother Jelani Maraj is in jail for predatory sexual assault, her elder half-sister from her father’s side is Maya Maraj, her younger brother Micaiah Maraj, a social media personality, and her identical twin younger sister Ming Maraj.

Meanwhile, she graduated from LaGuardia High School, in Manhattan.

Furthermore, Nicki holds Trinbagonian nationality and his horoscope is Sagittarius. Besides that, she holds Trinidadians of African Heritage ethnicity.

How did Nicki Minaj start his Career?

Talking about her career, Nicki began her career as an actress in the United States. Likewise, she began her career in 20group  the group ‘Full Force’ from Brooklyn where she rapped in a quartet called ‘The Hood Stars’ with Lou$tar, 7 even up, and Safaree Samuels.

Later on, they worked on the song “Don’t Mess With,” and Nicki left the band. Likewise, Fendi, the CEO of the Brooklyn label ‘Dirty Money Entertainment,’ signed her to his label on a 180-day contract in 2007.

Nicki Minaj while singing
Nicki Minaj while singing Source: Google

Thus, between July 2007 and April 2009, she released three mixtapes titled ‘Playtime is Over,’ ‘Sucka Free,’ and ‘Beam Me Up Scotty,’ respectively.

After that, one of her songs, ‘I Get Crazy,’ was well received. Meanwhile, in 2010, she became the first female rap artist to form at Yankee Stadium and also the 1st woman to appear on MTV’s annual Hottest MC List.

Besides that, on 12 February 2012, she was the 1st female solo rapper to perform at Grammy Awards with ‘RomaSimilarly’.

Similarly, Pills n Potions,’ her single from the album ‘The Pinkprint,’ was released in May 2014. Later that month, her song ‘Anaconda’ was released, peaking at number two on the Billboard Hot 100 and becoming her highest-charting single in the United States to date.

Moreover, it broke numerous records, but it also sparked debate. Thus, on 22 July 2018, ‘Fefe’ was released featuring Nicky and sung by Tekashi 6ix9ine wat which peaked at Number 3 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Nicki Minaj| Awards and Achievements

Moving towards awards and achievement, Nicki has received a lot of awards in her career. Similarly, in total, she has received 167 awards and a total of 478 nominations.

Altogether, she has won eight American Music Awards, twelve BET Awards, four Billboard Music Awards, one Brit Award, one Guinness World Record, five MTV Kids Music Awards, and one Nickelodeon Kids Choice Award.

Meanwhile, she has also received ten Grammy nominations.

Relationship| Is Nicki Minaj Single? Spouse, and Kids

Moving toward her love life, Nicki is happily married to Kenneth Petty, her High School sweetheart.

However, Kenneth had a criminal record and had been arrested several times but Nicky was always there to defend him.

Meanwhile, the couple married on Octo, ber 21, 2019 in a very private ceremony. Similarly, they have a son named Papa Bear who will be born on September 30, 2020.


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Likewise, she previously dated Safaree Samuels, an American Jamaican rapper, Drake, a Rapper, Meek Mill, an American singer & songwriter & activist, Nas, an American rapper, and Eminem, an American rapper, before marrying Kenneth Perry.

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How old is Nicki Minaj? Height, Weight, and Body Measurement

Discussing her body measurements, she stood at a tall height standing at 5 feet 2 inches (157cm). Therefore, she weighs 62 Kg. Likewise, in Nicki’s h, the air is black and has dark brown eye color.

Similarly, she has 40-28-45 inches or 102-71-114 cm body measurements. Moreover, her shoe size is 7 US or 37.5 EU or 5 UK.

How much does Nicki Minaj earn? Net Worth, and Salary

Regarding her net worth and salary status, Minaj is a Trinidadian-born rapper.

Nicki gains so much fame as one of the most successful rappers.

Furthermore, with her occupation as a Trinidadian-born rapper, it is estimated that she has a net worth of $130 million. 

In addition, she earns basically through her endorsements and her deals with different record companies, her shows, and acting and collaborations.

Nicki Minaj’s| Car Collection

Nicki’s Car Collection Price (USD)
Bugatti Veyron $1,500,000
Lamborghini Aventador $500,000
Rolls-Royce Cullinan $335,000
Bentley Continental GT $202,500
Ferrari 488 GTB $284,000
Range Rover SVA $220,000
Bentley Bentayga $310,900
Mercedes-Maybach $500,000

Nicki Minaj’s| House

Talking about her house, the rapper reportedly  10 million a $ 10 million home in the Flats area of Los Angeles with her family.

Likewise, it has six bedrooms, eight bathrooms, and 7,000 square feet-square-feet of living space.

Where can we contact Nicki Minaj? Social Media Presence

Regarding her social media platforms, Minaj is very active on social networking sites such as Instagram, and Twitter.

Through Nicki’s social media account, she has drawn tons of fans’ attention as a Trinidadian-born rapper.

In addition, her Instagram has gained over 207M Followers whereas she has 27.7M followers on Twitter.

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Quick Facts:

Real Name Onika Tanya Maraj
Nicki Minaj Nickname
  1. Nicki Lewinski
  2. Nicki The Harajuku Barbie
  3. Nicki The Ninja
  4. Roman
Birth Place  Saint James, Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago
Age 39 years old
How tall is Minaj? 5 Feet 2 inches
Weight 62 kg or 137 pounds
Body Measurements 40-28-45 inches
Shoe Size 7 US or 37.5 EU
Dress Size 12 US or 44 EU
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black
Breast Size 40 inches
Bra Size 34F

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