Nicki Minaj Wiki, Height, Weight, Age, Boyfriend, Family, Biography, Net Worth & More

Nicki Minaj

Biography / Wiki

Nicki Minaj is famous for her vigorous and fast flow rap style. She is an American rapper and singer-songwriter who had established herself as an icon of women empowerment. She was born on December 8th, 1982 in Saint James, Port of Spain. Apart from her music, she is popular for her loud fashion statement, outrageous hairstyles, and bright colored makeup.

Not being an American, has been an obstacle which she has overcome to make her dreams come true. Fans admire Nicki for her fierce and in-your-face persona. Her bold sense of fashion and chart-topping numbers will continue to surprise the audiences.

Height / Weight / Age

Nicki Minaj has a height of 157 cm and in feet inches; her height is 5’2. Nicki weighs 62 kg in Kilograms or 137 lbs in Pounds. She has a black color and her eye color is dark brown. Her body measurement is 40-28-45. In December 2019, she turned 37 years old. She has a busty and curvy figure. She is popular for different colors and styles of wigs.

Net Worth

Her net worth is estimated to be $70 million approximately.

Education / Family

She was born to Robert Maraj who worked as a financial executive and Carol Maraj was a foreign exchange teller. Her parents moved to the United States and Nicki lived with her grandmother. She had an abusive and drug-addicted father who had once set fire to the family home to kill her mother. She attended La Guardia High School for her elementary education. For her living, she did many odd jobs from which she was fired for misbehaving with the customers.

Name

Nicki Minaj

Real NameOnika Tanya Maraj
 NicknameNicki Lewinski, The Harajuku Barbie, Nicki The Ninja
Birth PlaceSaint James, Port of Spain
Date Of Birth8 December 1982
Age37 years (as in 2019)
HeightIn centimeters – 157 cm

In feet inches – 5’2”

WeightIn kilograms – 62 kg

In pounds – 137 lbs

Eye ColorDark brown
Hair ColorBlack
ProfessionRapper, singer, songwriter
Zodiac signSagittarius
SchoolLaGuardia High School, Manhattan
CollegeDid not attend
ReligionChristianity
NationalityTrinbagonian
Home TownQueens, New York, US
DebutAlbum – Pink Friday

Film – Ice Age: Continental Drift

Fathers NameRobert Maraj (Financial Executive)
Mothers NameCarol Minaj (worked in accounting)

Nicki Minaj's Parents
Nicki Minaj’s Parents
BrothersBrandon Lamar

Michaiah Maraj

SisterMing Maraj

Jelani Maraj

Career / Fashion And Style

In 2007, she signed a 180-day contract with Dirty Money Entertainment which is owned by Fendi. In the same year, she released her first mixtape ‘Playtime is over’. The song ‘I Get Crazy’ from the album Beam me up Scotty reached 20 on the US Billboard’s Hot Rap Songs.

In 2009, she signed a contract with Young Money Entertainment which belongs to rap artist Lil Wayne. In 2010, she launched her debut album ‘Massive attack’ which reached number 14 on Billboard’s Hot 100.

For the 2012 Super Bowl half-time show, she performed ‘Give me all your Luvin’ featuring Madonna and rapper M.I.A. She gave her voice to the character Steffie in ‘Ice Age: Continental Drift’. In 2014, she made her acting debut by appearing in ‘The other woman’.

She was featured in ‘Swalla’ which was Jason Derulo’s single. In 2017, she signed with the modeling agency ‘Wilhelmina Models’. At the 2012 MTV Music Awards, she won ‘Best Female Video’ for the song ‘Starships’.

Boyfriends, Affairs, Husband and More

She has dated many guys but did not marry anyone yet.

BoyfriendsSafaree Samuels (2002-2014)

 

Nicki Minaj with Safaree Samuels
Nicki Minaj with Safaree Samuels

Meek Mill (2014-present)

Nicki Minaj with Meek Mill
Nicki Minaj with Meek Mill
Marital StatusUnmarried
HusbandN/A

Favourite Things

Here is the list of her favourite things.

Favourite DesignersAlexander McQueen

Gianni Versace

Christian Louboutin

Nicki Minaj

Some Interesting Facts About Nicki Minaj

  • In 2010, she became the first female solo artist who had seven consecutive to ranking on Billboards.
  • In 2013, for the 12th American Idol, she became one of the judges.
  • For MTV’s Annual Hottest MC List, she became the first female to be selected.
  • She is popular for her distinctive rapping style as it is a mix of different accents and inclusion of alter egos.
  • She has worked as an administrative assistant, customer service, and an office manager at Wall Street Company.
  • Lil Wayne is her mentor which is being reflected in the way she includes metaphor, punch lines, and wordplay.
  • Her fashion inspiration is Betsey Johnson.
  • She has done endorsement for brands like MAC Cosmetics, Adidas, and Pepsi.
  • In the Forbes ‘Hip Hop Cash Kings’ list, she is the only woman listed.
  • In school, she used to recite Jay-z’s lyrics along with her friends.
  • She wanted a strict household because her family wasn’t strict.
  • Jay Z and Foxy Brown are her inspiration for music.
  • Her mother and father both were gospel singers.
  • She does smoke and consumes alcohol.
  • Her albums Pink Friday and Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded peaked to number one on Billboard 200.
  • She has been considered as the most influential female wrapper by the New York Times.
  • She got the required attention from the bubblegum rap she did.
  • Her ethnicity is Trinidadians of African heritage and Asian-Indian heritage.
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