Nicki Minaj

Who is Nicki Minaj? Biography, Wiki, Height, Net Worth, Age, Parents

Who is Nicki Minaj? 

Success is never an accident, it is the result of high intention, sincere efforts, skillful direction, and the vision to see the obstacles as an opportunity, this line has been very well proved by Nicki Minaj who is one of the Trinidadian-American rappers, singer, songwriter, model, and actress. Nicki’s the first female solo artist to have seven singles simultaneously on the Billboard 100 chart.

She is known for her artistic versatility, lyrical and energetic flow in her rapping, and her use of alter personalities and accents. Minaj rose to prominence after releasing three mixtapes between 2007 and 2009. Pink Friday (2010), her debut album, charted at number one on the Billboard 200 in the United States. “Super Bass,” the fifth single, peaked at number three on the Billboard Hot 100, becoming the highest-charting solo song by a female rapper since 2002. It was also the second single by a female rapper to get diamond-certified in the United States.

Personal life/Early life

Onika Tanya Maraj is Nicki Minaj’s actual name. She was born in Saint James, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, on December 8, 1982. She grew up in the Queens neighborhood of New York City. Robert Maraj, her father, is a business executive and a part-time gospel musician. Carol Maraj is her mother’s name, and she is also a gospel singer. Micaiah, Brandon, Jelani, and Ming are her four siblings.

She was a student at Monroe College. She auditioned for LaGuardia High School admittance. She was cast in the play ‘In Case You Forget’ in 2001 because she wanted to be an actress. She’d experienced a number of career setbacks. She had also worked as a waiter. She was, however, dismissed for being rude to customers. Nickie said that she got fired from 15 jobs at least for similar kinds of reasons.                           

Relationship Status

As we talk about her relationship, Nicki has been dating Safaree Samuels since 2000, but the relationship terminated in 2014. She was alleged to have dated 2015, she dated rapper Meek Mill, but on January 5, 2017, she stated that she had broken up with him. She dated Nas from 2017 to 2018.

Name Nicki Minaj
Nick Name Nicki The Ninja
Birthdate 1982-12-08
Age 39 years (as of 2021)
Birth Place Saint James, Port of Spain
Gender Female
Nationality American
Religion Christianity
Profession Rapper
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Hobbies Not known
Net Worth $100 million
Physical Appearance
Height(Approx) In feets: 5 feet 2 inch

In centimeters: 157 cm

Weight(Approx) In kgs: 62 kg

In pounds: 137 lbs

Hair Color Black
Eye Color Dark Brown
Food Habits Not known
Family Background, Education
Father Name Robert Maraj

Mother Name Carol Maraj

Siblings Micaiah, Brandon, Jelani, and Ming
School LaGuardia High School
College Monroe College
Education Qualification Graduated
Boyfriend, Husband, Marriage
Marital Status Married
Boyfriend Safaree Samuels (2000–2014)

Meek Mill (2015–2017)

Nas (2017-2018)

Husband/Spouse Kenneth Petty

Children One (name not known)

Favorite Things & Assets
Favorite Actor Not known
Favorite Color Not known
Favorite Actress Not known
Favorite Destination Not known
Car Collection Not known
Social Media Accounts
Instagram Nicki Minaj
Twitter Nicki Minaj

Career Highlights

‘Full Force,’ a Brooklyn-based band, signed her. The trio released the entrance song “Don’t Mess with” in 2004, which was included on the album “Theme Addict: WWE The Music, Vol 6.” She released her debut mixtape, ‘Playtime is Over,’ in 2007, and her second, ‘Sucka Free,’ in 2008. In 2008, she was selected female artist of the year. She inked a deal with Young Entertainment Money in 2009. She was nominated for her first Grammy Award in 2010. ‘Pink Friday,’ her debut studio album, was released. She was a part of the 2011 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show. For ‘Pink Friday,’ she was also nominated for three Grammy Awards, including Best New Artist and Best Rap Album.

She also had a role in the animated film ‘Ice Age: Continental Drift’ in 2012. At the 2012 MTV Europe Music Awards, she was named Best Hip-Hop Artist, and at the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards, she was named Best Female Video. Nicki Minaj: My Truth, a three-part E! documentary, was also about her. She joined the judges’ panel for the twelfth season of American Idol. She was the most charted female rapper in the history of the Billboard Hot 100 in the year. She was the first female rapper to win the BET Award for Best Female Hip-Hop Artist. She also established the well-known ‘Pink Friday’ fragrance brand. She was filmed in the spring of 2013 and debuted on April 25, 2014.

‘The Pink Print’ is the title of her upcoming third album. She was nominated for two Grammy Awards: Best Rap Song and Best Pop Duo/Group Performance. Her album ‘The Pink Print’ was released in 2014. She was also nominated for three Grammy Awards, including a second for Best Rap Album. She was also named Best Female Hip-Hop Artist by BET. She was also the host of the MTV Europe Music Awards in 2014. She was also the 2015 campaign’s new face for Roberto Cavalli. She got the award for Best Hip-Hop for the second time in 2015. She also took up the award for Best Female Hip-Hop Artist at the 2015 BET Awards.

She was nominated for a Teen Choice Award in the category of Choice Movie Actress: Comedy in 2016. She debuted her new fragrance, ‘Trini Girl,’ for the second time. She set a new record for the most Billboard Hot 100 entries by a female artist in 2017. She also performed a number of solo songs. Her tracks have received platinum certification. Her fourth studio album, ‘Queen,’ was released on August 10, 2018, after being delayed from June 15th. She performed during the 43rd season finale of Saturday Night Live as a musical guest. On August 10, 2018, she debuted Queen on her own Beats 1 radio show, Queen Radio.

Minaj unveiled a new song called “Do We Have a Problem?” with American rapper Lil Baby on January 27, 2022. It was released on February 4th, along with a music video created by Benny Boom and featuring actors Joseph Sikora and Cory Hardrict as guest stars. Angelina Jolie’s portrayal in the 2010 film Salt influenced Minaj’s part in the video. The video also promised another tune called “Bussin,” which was released a week later on February 11 and was also a duet with Lil Baby.

Wealth and Net Worth

Nicki Minaj is expected to have a net worth of $100 million by 2021. Nicki Minaj’s money is mostly derived from sponsorships, partnerships with various record companies, concerts, acting, and collaborations. Nicki Minaj is one of the wealthiest Trinidadians in the United States as a rapper, singer, songwriter, actor, and model. Her most often discussed issue on social media is her income. As a consequence of her profession, she makes a respectable wage. Trini is one of the world’s highest-paid Trinidadian-American rappers, singers, composers, actresses, and models.

Physical Appearance

This famous personality, Nicki stands at a height of 5 feet and 2 inches which is 157 in centimeters. She is very conscious about her physique which is complemented by her black hair and dark brown eyes. She has attracted millions of her fans through her outstanding looks and beauty. This beauty maintains herself fit with a weight of 62 kg or 137 lbs.

Some Amazing Facts at A Glance About Nicki Minaj 

  • Jelani Maraj, the brother of Nicki Minaj, was convicted of predatory sexual assault after raping a girl at his home multiple times over eight months in November 2017.
  • Nicky Minaj was dating a guy from Queens when she became pregnant during her high school years. She aborted the kid since her pregnancy was not ready.
  • Nicki has a line of fragrances first launched in September 2012.
  • Minaj announced she would not be attending the 2021 Met Gala due to the COVID-19 vaccine requirement in September 2021.
  • Kenneth Petty, who was convicted of attempted rape in 1995 in New York, was added to the California Megan’s Law database in 2020 after facing charges for failing to register as a sex offender in California.
  • On Billboard’s March 2011 Social 50 chart, Minaj was ranked as the fourth most active musician on social media.
  • On Billboard’s March 2011 Social 50 chart, Minaj was ranked as the fourth-most active performer on social media.
  • Minaj also has 155 million Instagram followers, making her the most followed rapper on the platform.
  • She is one of the most followed rappers on Twitter, having 22 million followers as of 2021.
  • In 2013, she became a judge on American Idol.
  • Minaj has been labeled a “gay icon” by BET.
  • During the 2010 VH1 Divas Salute the Troops performance, Minaj and Katy Perry performed a version of “Girls Just Wanna Have Fun” for duty members.
  • After Hurricane Harvey devastated Houston, Texas, in August 2017, Minaj responded to comedian and actor Kevin Hart’s social media challenge by donating $25,000 to the Red Cross, claiming she was “praying for everyone there.”
  • Minaj contributed $25,000 to the “St. Jude’s Home for Girls” school in 2020 after visiting the school in her birthplace Trinidad.
  • The New York Times’s Jon Caramanica declared Minaj “the most influential female rapper of all time” in 2012, while Vanessa Grigoriadis of its magazine labeled her “the world’s largest female rap superstar” in 2015.

 

 

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