Nicki Minaj Biography
Onika Tanya Maraj-Petty, known professionally as Nicki Minaj, is a Trinidadian-born rapper, singer, songwriter, and actress. Dubbed as the “Queen of Rap” by several media outlets.
Nicki Minaj is one of the most influential and best selling female artists of all time, with 137 million records sold worldwide.
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Early Life and Education
Onika Tanya Maraj was born on December 8, 1982 in the Saint James district of Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago.
Her father was Robert Maraj (1956–2021), a financial executive and part-time gospel singer of Dougla (Afro-Trinidadian mother and Indo-Trinidadian father) descent.
Her mother, Carol, is also a gospel singer with Afro-Trinidadian ancestry. Carol worked in payroll and accounting departments during Minaj’s youth. Nicki Minaj‘s father was addicted to alcohol and crack cocaine and had a violent temper, burning down their house in December 1987.
She has an older brother named Jelani, a younger brother named Micaiah and a younger sister named Ming.
Nicki Minaj Net Worth
As of today, Nicki Minaj net worth is estimated to be around $150 million. Nicki Minaj briefly signed with Brooklyn group Full Force, in which she rapped in a quartet called the Hoodstars composed of Lou$tar (son of “Bowlegged Lou”), Safaree Samuels (Scaff Beezy) and 7even Up.
In 2004, the group recorded the entrance song for WWE Diva Victoria, “Don’t Mess With”, which was featured on the compilation album Theme Addict: WWE The Music, Vol.6. Minaj later left Full Force and uploaded songs on her Myspace profile, sending several of her songs to people in the music industry.
Later, Fendi, CEO of Brooklyn label Dirty Money Entertainment, signed Minaj to his label in 2007 under a 180-day contract. Originally adopting the stage name Nicki Minaj, she eventually changed it to Nicki Minaj stating that “my real name is Maraj. Fendi flipped it when he met me because I had such a nasty flow!”
Nicki Minaj released her first mixtape, Playtime Is Over, on July 5, 2007 and her second, Sucka Free, on April 12, 2008. She released her third mixtape, Beam Me Up Scotty, on April 18, 2009; it received favorable coverage on BET and MTV.
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