Nicki Minaj is a renowned artist, rapper, singer, and songwriter. She is known for her versatility and rapping worldwide. She had a traumatized childhood but still managed to get came out as a stronger version of herself.
As of 2024, Nicki Minaj's net worth is estimated to be $100 million.
|Onika Tanya Maraj-Petty
|Source(s) of Fame
|Singer, Rapper, Songwriter
|Date of Birth
|December 8, 1982
|Place of Birth
|Saint James, Port of Spain, Trinidad, and Tobago
|Married, Kenny Petty , Since 2019
Nicki Minaj was born on December 08, 1982, in Saint James. However, she moved with her family to Queens when she was five years old. Her father was a drug addict who set his house on fire in an attempt to kill her mother. The early struggles of her life couldn’t let her down instead she kept trying to rise above all that. She wanted to make her mother stronger. Moreover, she used to live in her fantasy to get an escape from the bitter reality of her life. Her fantasies were the reason she survived and tried to fulfill her dreams and desires. She is a living example for everyone who has a traumatic experience of his childhood. She shared her stories from early life to give hope to the people who think life cannot get better.
Nicki Minaj wanted to pursue her music career, so she took backup singing roles for local rappers in the start. She also started writing songs and created her “MySpace” page. It was discovered by Dirty Money CEO Fendi who immediately signed a contract with her. It led her to subsequent series of mixtapes including Bean Me Up Scotty, Playtime Is Over, and Sucka Free. She became the first female artist of Lil Wayne’s Money Label in 2009. Next year, she released her singles ‘Massive Attack’ and ‘Your Love’. She won the best Hip Hop female award which she dedicated to Lil Wayne. She released her debut album “Pink Friday” with eight singles. She made a guest appearance in “American Idol” in 2012 when she became a well-known celebrity. Later, one of her biggest wishes came true and she became the judge at American Idol. She also performed with “Madonna” in a popular show. After that, she released singles “Starships”, “Va Va Voom”, “Pound the Alarm”, and a lot more.
She made her film debut in 2014 in which she appeared opposite Cameron Diaz in ‘The Other Woman”. After starting her acting career, she got various offers of advertising campaigns from renowned brands including Pepsi, Adidas, and MAC cosmetics. Despite getting fame and recognition as an actor, she didn’t lose focus from her music career. She promised her fans that she will keep giving them more music to enjoy and listen to. She released many singles and launched her own Queen Radio show on Apple Music’s Beat 1 Station.
Nicki Minaj’s father was abusive and a drug addict due to which she had bad childhood memories in her mind. In her early career, she announced herself bisexual but later she clarified that she only wanted to get attention from the media. She had been dating Safaree Samuels from 2000 to 2014. In 2015, she started dating a rapper, Meek Hill, with whom she got engaged as well. However, the pair decided to break up in 2017. However, as far as her married life is concerned, she seems to be happily married now to Petty. They tied the knot in 2019 and the next year, she shared the news of expecting a baby with the public. In 2020, Nicki and Petty welcomed their first child.
Nicki Minaj is a social media sensation with 164m followers on Instagram and 23.3m followers on Twitter. She shares bold pictures on social media accounts with her followers. She also shared adorable pictures with her son. It seems like her followers are quite interested to get updates about her life.
Nicki Minaj is a famous rapper, singer, and actor. She has proved herself by rising above a challenging life. She faced the hardships of her life like a warrior and made a successful acting and music career out of it.
Nicki Minaj has sometimes been associated with other Singers such as Cher Lloyd, Harry Styles, Miley Cyrus, Britney Spears, Emma Watson, Robert Pattinson, Lindsay Lohan, Daniel Radcliffe, and Katie Holmes.