She is a Trinidadian-born rapper, singer-songwriter, and actress. Nicki Minaj is one of the most influential Best selling female artist of all time with a record 137 million sold worldwide. For the first time, She got public recognition after the release of Depart mixtape playtime is over in 2007. She has received various Award & She was named Billboard‘s number one female rapper of the decade as well as Billboard‘s seventh most successful female artist of the decade out of all the generation. She is also the highest-paid female rapper of all time who charges $ 500,000 (Rs 3.64 Cr) for features. In 2016 her name included in the Annual time list of the 100 most influential people in the world.
She was born on 8th December 1982 in Saint James, District of the port of Spain. Her father’s name was Robert Maraj & mother Carol Maraj, is a gospel singer with Afro-Trinidadian ancestry. She studied at Monroe College In New York City. After that, she successfully took her admission to Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts.
She released her first mixtape Playtime is over 5th July 2007 & second Sucka Free on 12th April 2008. It is a positive review on American cable television channel Black Entertainment Television (BET) & MTV.
Her debut Studio album Pink Friday was released on 22nd November 2010. It ranks at number 2 in Billboard 200. It also sold 375,000 copies in the first week of its release. The album was certified Platinum in December & number one in the United States in February 2011. She was nominated for three Grammy Awards including best new artist and best rap album For Pink Friday. In the same year, she also won MTV Video Music Awards Best hip hop video for her song Super Bass.
She was one of the artists in the Britney Spears in 2011 The Femme Fatale Tour. She appears in one of the Britney Spears “Till the World Ends”. This remix ranks at number three on the Billboard Hot 100. She won the MTV Video Music Award for Best Hip-Hop Video.
In February 2012 her next album released “Starships” which was the leading single of the album Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded. the song reached number 5 in the Billboard hot hundred & also becomes the fifth Best selling single of 2012.
She has also joined the judge’s panel for the 12th season of American Idol with World famous American singer and songwriter Mariah Carey, Australian American singer Keith Urban & American musician Randy Jackson.
Her next album released in May 2014, the second single of the album “Anaconda” peaking at number two on the Billboard Hot 100, becoming her highest-charting single in the U.S. to date. The song set a 24-hour Vivo record with reaching 19.6 million views on its first day of release, breaking the record previously held by American singer-songwriter Miley Cyrus’s “Wrecking Ball”. The same year in December she received two Grammy Award nominations, for best rap song & for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance with English singer and songwriter Jessie J & American singer and actress Ariana Grande.
American singer-songwriter Jason Derulo’s song “Goodbye” was released on 24th August 2018 featuring her along with French DJ a record producer David Guetta, a French-Mauritian DJ, record producer Willy William.
She launched her own radio show, Queen Radio which ranks at two on the US Billboard 200 with 185,000 album sales followed by the American rapper Travis Scott whose album Astroworld reached the top for the second week. In March 2015 she was also the shareholder in Norwegian-based technology company “Aspiro” with the American rapper J.Cole.In May 2020 remix of the “Say So” release featuring American rapper Doja Cat along with her & topped the Billboard Hot 100. On 6th October 2011 American rapper-singer Willow– collaborates with her for the song “Fireball”.
According to the New York time in 2012 she was “the most influential female rapper of all time”.In 2016 The Times magazine included her name as the “100 most influential Artist and entertainer in the world”. On 9th August 2019, American rapper and songwriter Megan Thee Stallion released the single “Hot Girl Summer” featuring her and American singer Ty Dolla Sign. American singer and songwriter Bebe Rexha co-wrote and was featured on David Guetta’s single “Hey Mama”.Featuring her and Dutch DJ and record producer Afrojack. In March 2015 American singer & songwriter Beyoncé became the co-owner of the music streaming service Tidal including her & her husband JAY-Z along with her & other singer stakeholders are the American rapper-singer Kanye West, Barbadian singer, actress Rihanna, American singer-songwriter Madonna, English singer-songwriter Chris Martin.
She has been also called the black Lady Gaga for her colourful costumes and wigs.
In 2010 she performed a cover of “Girls Just Want to Have Fun” along with American singer-songwriter Katy Perry for service members during the 2010 VH1 Divas Salute the Troops concert.
She announced on Instagram that she has been donating money to a village in India for a few years via her pastor, Lydia Sloley. These donations helped the village get a computer centre, a tailoring institute, a reading program, and two water wells.
In December 2018 she began dating her childhood friend Kenneth “Zoo” Petty & announced that they had officially married on 21st October. In July 2020 she announced her pregnancy on Instagram that. On 30th September 2020, she gave birth to a son.
She lives in Beverly Hills mansion which is including a five-car garage with a two-story entrance that leads guests into the living room, dining, and family rooms with a Luxury kitchen. There are seven bedrooms upstairs in this apartment with another two bedrooms and a shared bathroom downstairs. Spread over 7000 square feet area the current market price of the mansion is $ 10 million (Rs 72.91 Cr).
Car Collection of Nicki Minaj
Lamborghini Aventador of $ 450,000 (Rs 3.28 Cr).
Bentley Continental GT of $ 202,000 (Rs 1.47 Cr).
Rolls-Royce Ghost of $ 320,000 (Rs 2.33 Cr).
Mercedes Benz SLX AMG of $ 290,000 (Rs 2.11 Cr).
Mercedes Maybach of $ 450,000 (Rs 3.28 Cr).
Rolls-Royce Cullinan of $ 350,000 (Rs 2.55 Cr).
Range Rover Vogue of $ 200,000 (Rs 1.45 Cr).
Social Media portfolio
One of the most followed singers on Instagram has millions of followers on social media. She has 292.3k followers on Twitter. She ranks 18th in the most followed Instagram account in the world with 137 million followers as of May 2021.
|Real Name||Onika Tanya Maraj|
|Birth Place||She was born on 8th December 1982 in Saint James, District of the port of Spain.|
|Age||38 years. (As of 2021).|
|Height||5 feet 2 Inches /157 Cm.|
|Weight||62 Kgs/137 Lbs|
|Twitter/ Nicki Minaj|
|Net Worth||$ 80 Million (Rs 5,83.28 Cr).|
What is the age of Nicki Minaj?
38 years. (As of 2021).
Who is the father of Nicki Minaj?