|Real Name/Full Name||Onika Tanya Maraj-Petty|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Nicki Minaj|
|Birth Place:||Saint James, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||8 December 1982|
|Age/How Old:||40 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 157 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 1″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 62 Kg
In Pounds – 137 lbs
|Parents Name:||Father – Robert Maraj
Mother – Carol Maraj
|Siblings:||Ming Maraj, Jelani Maraj, Micaiah Maraj|
|School:||Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School|
|College:||LaGuardia Community College|
|Husband/Spouse Name:||Kenneth Petty|
|Profession:||Singer, Songwriter, and Rapper|
|Net Worth:||$100 million|
|Last Updated:||January 2023|
Nicki Minaj is a popular rapper and singer who has won many awards. She has released many hit singles and albums. She is also a songwriter and model. Minaj is popular for the songs “Starships”, “Anaconda”, “Say So” and “Trollz”. Over the years, she has established herself as a leading rapper in the music industry. She is also active in other endeavors and has served as a judge of the reality TV show ‘American Idol’.
Well, how well do you know about Nicki Minaj? If not much, here is what we know about Nicki Minaj to date.
Biography and Early Life
The real name of Nicki Minaj is Onika Tanya Maraj-Petty. She was born on December 8, 1982, in Saint James, Trinidad, and Tobago. She is the daughter of Carol Maraj and Robert Maraj. Her mother is a gospel singer, and her father works as a financial executive.
During her childhood, she saw a lot of hardships as her father was an alcoholic. Her siblings are Jelani, Maya, Micaiah, and Ming. Nicki Minaj was raised in Saint James by her grandmother. Later, she moved to New York City along with her mother. Her father died in February 2021 at the age of 64.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Nicki Minaj in 2023 and what is her height and weight? Well, Nicki Minaj’s age is 40 years old as of today’s date 29th January 2023 having been born on 8 December 1982. Though, she is 5′ 1″ in feet and inches and 157 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 137 lbs in Pound and 62kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Black and hair color is Black.
After coming to New York, Nicki Minaj enrolled at the Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts. She wanted to become an actress but struggled with her acting career. During this time, she used to do many odd jobs. Nicki Minaj has also been to the LaGuardia Community College.
Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids
In 2019, Nicki Minaj got married to Kenneth “Zoo” Petty, who is her childhood friend. Kenneth has previously incarcerated for four years. The couple has a son born in 2020. She was previously in a relationship with Safaree Samuels from 2000 to 2014. In 2015, she started dating Meek Mill. Following their breakup, she was in a relationship with Nas for a brief period.
Nicki Minaj’s brother Jelani was sentenced to 25 years in prison for predatory sexual assault against a child. She is also active in philanthropy and has made donations worth thousands of dollars. She has been a part of many causes and has been associated with different organizations.
Is Nicki Minaj Lesbian?
Nicki Minaj has publicly identified herself as “bisexual”. She is married and has become a mother for the first time. Despite that, she came out as bisexual. However, it is not known if she has dated any woman in the past. Nicki Minaj is a supporter of the LGBTQ community as well as the rights of women.
Nicki Minaj was a part of a group called Full Force. In 2007, she adopted her stage name after getting signed to the Dirty Money Entertainment label. Her debut mixtape ‘Playtime Is Over’ was released in 2007. Following that, she came up with the mixtapes ‘Sucka Free; and ‘Beam Me Up Scooty’. In 2010, she released her debut studio album entitled ‘Pink Friday’. This was a massive hit and sold over 2 million units in the United States. Her second album ‘Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded’ became available in 2012, and it became a platinum-certified album.
She then released ‘The Pinkprint’ in 2004. Her most recent studio album called ‘Queen’ was released in 2018. Nicki Minaj has also released many compilation albums. Some of her hit singles include “Super Bass”, “Starships”, “Pound the Alarm”, “Va Va Voom”, “Bang Bang”, “Bed of Lies”, “The Night Is Still Young”, and “Tusa”. She has also made many television appearances and was a judge of American Idol in 2013. That same year, she appeared in the film ‘The Other Woman’. This was followed by appearing in the film ‘Barbershop: The Next Cut’.
Nicki Minaj has received ten nominations for the Grammy Awards in multiple categories. She is the winner of eight American Music Awards from eleven nominations. Minaj has also won many other awards including BET Awards, Soul Train Awards, Billboard Music Awards, BMI Awards, BRIT Awards, Global Awards, International Dance Music Awards, MTV Music Awards, Peoples’ Choice Awards, Teen Choice Awards, and Latin Music Italian Awards. Nicki Minaj has appeared in many print media in different categories.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Nicki Minaj in 2023
As of 2023, Nicki Minaj has an estimated net worth of $100 million. She has sold millions of albums across the world. Her albums and songs have been certified platinum on multiple occasions. Part of her income also comes from her career as an actress and TV personality.
She is highly talented and has done many endeavors in her career. Nicki Minaj has endorsed many brands and has also come up with many products. She has launched many fragrances including “Pink Friday”, “The Pinkprint”, “Trini Girl”, and “Queen”. She has come up with a luxury clothing company called ‘Fendi’. Additionally, she owns Tidal, which is a music streaming service. She has also been the face of many leading designers.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- The favorite color of Nicki Minaj is pink.
- She started her career by being a member of a quartet group.
- She has got many nicknames including “Harajuku Barbie” and “Nicki The Ninja”.
- Nicki Minaj has the ability to play different musical instruments.
- As a teenager, she was an expecting mother.
- She has been fired many times.
People love Nicki Minaj with her ability to sing and rap. She is one of the few rappers in the world. She has fans from across the world, and she has also done many tours. Nicki Minaj serves as an inspiration to many, and she is also a philanthropist. However, she has been in many controversies and was in a feud with many artists. This shows that she is a strong woman.