Nicki Minaj – Height, Weight, Age, Movies & Family – Biography

Nicki Minaj

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Who is Nicki Minaj?

Nicki Minaj was originally known as Onika Tanya Maraj-Petty. She was born on December 8, 1982, in Saint James, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago. She is known for her unique voice, rapping, sharp lyrics, and acting. She is also known for her bold and loud fashion which includes bright make-up, and outrageous hairstyles.

Her father was a part-time gospel singer of Douglas and a financial executive and his name was Robert Maraj. Her mother was also a gospel singer and her name is Carol Maraj. Nicki’s father was an Indo-Trinidadian and was an alcoholic, addicted to cocaine, and abusive. Her mother was an Afro-Trinidadian.

Nicki has a tough childhood and she grew up with 11 siblings and her grandmother. In an interview, Minaj said, “I don’t think I had a lot of discipline in my household. My mom motivated me, but it wasn’t a strict household. I kind of wanted a strict household.”

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Childhood Accomplishments

  • Nicki struggled a lot with her acting career and faced many rejections. To support herself she worked as a waitress, customer service representative, and office manager on Wall Street. She was fired from 15 jobs for different reasons.
  • She began her musical journey when she signed with the Brooklyn group Full Force. Here she rapped in The Hoodstars. Later in 2004, she recorded an entrance song Don’t Mess With for WWE Diva Victoria.

In 2007, on July 5th she launched her first mixtape Playtime Is Over and in 2008 she released Sucka Free.

Nicki Minaj Body Measurements

Height5 ft 2 in / 157 cm
Weight137 lb / 62 kg
Breast Size40 in / 102 cm
Bra Size44 F (US) / 100 F (EU)
Cup SizeF (US)
Body Measurements40-27-44 in or 102-69-114 cm
Chest Size40 in / 102 cm
Waist Size27 in / 69 cm
Hips Size44 in / 114 cm
Shoe Size7 (US) or 37.5 (EU)
Dress Size10 (US) or 40 (EU)
Eyes ColorBlack
Hair ColorDark Brown
Natural Breasts or ImplantsNatural

Awards and Achievements

Nicki Minaj has Received Numerous Awards which Include:

  • Eight American Music Awards
  • Twelve BET Awards
  • Seven BET Hip Hop Awards
  • Four Billboard Music Awards
  • Five MTV Video Music Awards
  • Six MTV Europe Music Awards
  • Two People’s Choice Awards
  • One Soul Train Music Award
  • Four Teen Choice Awards.
  • She was the first artist to receive BET’s Best Female Hip-Hop Artist four years in a row until 2013.
  • In 2008, she was named the ‘Female Artist of the Year’.

Best Known for

  • Nicki is known for her trademarks which include blue eyeshadow and pink lipstick, different colors and styles of wigs, and her punchline “my sons”. But she is so much more than that, she is known for her music, sharp lyrics, loud music videos, her controversies, her twerking skills, and her product endorsements.
  • Other than her music, Nicki owns a line of fragrances that was launched in the year 2012. She has endorsed several products in her careers like MAC cosmetics, Nokia Lumia 900, Pepsi, the Viva Glam campaign, the Mac AIDS Fund, and Adidas.
  • In 2012, The New York Times said about her that, she “became a nimble, evocative rapper. She became an intricate lyricist. She became a thoughtful singer. She became a risky performer. She invented new personae. More than any other rapper in the mainstream, she pushed hard against expectations […] with no one around to compare herself to, or for others to compare her to, she became her watermark.”

Nicki Minaj Pre-Relationships

  • Nicki was romantically involved with Safaree Samuels in 2000. This relationship lasted for very long and the couple called it off in the year 2014 due to unknown reasons.
  • Later in 2015, she got involved with rapper Meek Mill. This couple got engaged in later 2015 and they got separated in 2017. There were rumors that Nicki was involved with rapper drake. Although Drake publicly confessed his love, the rumors were never confirmed by either of them.
  • During her early career, Minaj claimed that she is a bisexual. Later, she said that it was a publicity stunt and clarified in an interview saying, “I think girls are sexy, but I’m not going to lie and say that I date girls.”

Nicki Minaj Family and Personal Life

  • Nicki got married to Kenneth Petty on 21 October 2019. The couple has a child together and his name is Papa Bear Petty.

Nicki Minaj Personal Info

Full NameOnika Tanya Maraj
NicknameNicki Lewinski, The Harajuku Barbie, Nicki The Ninja, Nicki The Harajuku Barbie
OccupationRapper and singer-songwriter
ReligionChristianity
Date of Birth8 December 1982 (age 39 years)
BirthplaceSaint James, Trinidad and Tobago
Zodiac SignSagittarius
Father NameRobert Maraj
Mother NameCarol Maraj
Sibling NamesBrandon Lamar (Brother), Micaiah Maraj (Brother), Jelani Maraj (Brother), Ming Maraj (Sister)
SpouseKenny Petty (m. 2019)
Children1

Worth to Know about Nicki Minaj

  • She had an abortion as a teenager and she has talked about it in both “All Things Go” and “Autobiography.”
  • Her drug-addict father set fire to their home to kill her mother.
  • Nicki’s brother Jelani Maraj was a predator and was found guilty of sexually assaulting his 11-year-old step-daughter.
  • Nicki Minaj was a Broadway star.
  • She was TIME’s 100 Most Influential People in the World in 2016.
  • Her fashion is Inspired by Betsey Johnson.
  • Nicki is crowned the Twerk Queen.

Nicki Minaj Most Favorite Things

HobbiesListening Music, Sports, Watching TV and Movies, Shopping
Favorite ActressZoë Saldana
Favorite FoodPopeyes Chicken, Boneless Stew Chicken, Kit Kats and Twix
Favorite ColorPink
Favorite TV ShowJudge Judy
Favorite MoviesGladiator, Sarafina

More about Nicki Minaj

  • Education: She graduated from Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts.
  • House: she resides in the Flats area of Los Angeles.
  • Cars: her car collection include Lamborghini Aventador, Bentley Continental GT, Rolls-Royce Wraith, Lamborghini Gallardo, and Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG.
  • Tattoos: she has a Chinese written tattoo on her upper left arm.
  • Cosmetic Surgeries: there were rumors that Nicki has gone through a nose job and facelift but the rapper claimed in an interview saying, “I never had surgery on my face. When people see my makeup, they think all types of crazy things that I’m doing to my skin, but it’s makeup.” But she never denied having butt implants.

Nicki Minaj Social Media Profiles

Nicki Minaj Music Videos

  • 2007 – “Warning”, “Jump Off ’07”, “Wuchoo Know”, “N.I.G.G.A.S”, “Click Clack”
  • 2008 – “Dead Wrong”, “Higher Than a Kite”
  • 2009 – “Go Hard”, “Itty Bitty Piggy”
  • 2010 – “Massive Attack” (featuring Sean Garrett), “Your Love”, “Check It Out”, “Right Thru Me”, “Moment 4 Life”
  • 2011 – “Super Bass”, “Did It On’em”, “Fly”
  • 2012 – “Stupid Hoe”, “Beez in the Trap”, “Starships”, “Right by My Side” (featuring Chris Brown), “Pound the Alarm”. “I Am Your Leader”, “Come on a Cone”, “The Boys” (with Cassie), “Va Va Voom”, “Freedom”, “High School” (featuring Lil Wayne), “Up in Flames”
  • 2014 – “Lookin Ass”, “Pills n Potions”, “Anaconda”, “Bang Bang”, “Only”
  • 2015 – “The Crying Game”*, “I Lied”*, “Grand Piano”*, “Feeling Myself” (featuring Beyoncé), “Make Love” (with Gucci Mane), “No Frauds” (with Drake and Lil Wayne), “Regret in Your Tears”, “MotorSport” (with Migos and Cardi B)
  • 2018 – “She For Keeps” (with Quality Control and Quavo), “Chun-Li” (vertical video), “Barbie Tingz”, “Chun-Li”, “Bed” (featuring Ariana Grande), “Ganja Burn”, “Barbie Dreams”, “Good Form”
  • 2019 – “Hard White”, “Megatron”, “Tusa (with Karol G)”, “Trollz (with 6ix9ine)”

Nicki Minaj Movies List

  • 2010 – My Time Now
  • 2011 – E! Special: Nicki Minaj
  • 2012 – Nicki Minaj: Day in the Life, Nicki Minaj: My Truth
  • 2015 – My Time Again, The BET Life of…Nicki Minaj
  1. What is Nicki Minaj’s Net Worth?

    Nicki is worth 100 million dollars and her source of career is her music career and endorsements.

  2. Do Nicki Minaj Smoke in Real Life?

    Nicki Minaj smokes Blunt and she has a video posted on Instagram confirming that she smokes.

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