Nicki Minaj Height, Weight, Age, Affairs, Family, Biography & More


Nicki Minaj Profile

Real Name/Full NameOnika Tanya Maraj
ProfessionAmerican rapper, singer, songwriter, model
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters - 160 cm
in meters - 1.60 m
in feet inches - 5’ 3”
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms - 60 kg
in Pounds - 132 lbs
Figure Measurements (approx.)38-26-45
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth8 December 1982
Age (as in 2017)34 Years
Birth PlaceSaint James, Trinidad and Tobago, Port Of Spain
Zodiac sign/Sun signSagittarius
SignatureNicki Minaj signature
HometownQueens, New York
SchoolLa Guardia High School of Music and Art
College/UniversityNot Known
Educational QualificationNot Known
DebutRapping Debut- "The Hood$tars" (2004)
Mixed Tape- Playtime is Over (2007)
Studio Album- Pink Friday (2010)
FamilyFather- Robert Maraj (financial executive and part-time gospel singer)
Mother- Carol Maraj (gospel singer)
Brother- Micaiah Maraj, Brandon Lamar, Jelani Maraj
Sister- Ming Maraj
Nicki Minaj with her sister
AddressMalibu, California
HobbiesShopping from Costume Stores
Controversies• The rapper was seen walking the 2012 Grammy Awards' red carpet arm-in-arm with a man dressed up as the Pope. It was Nicki's mini-movie "Exorcism of Roman" and "certain" on stage moves, followed by a tape depicting the fake exorcism, that triggered The Catholic League. While some questioned if she was really possessed, others said she was high on drugs.

• Nicki Minaj, in form of a protest, deleted her Twitter account after the tracks from her new album were leaked. Just before dumping the social networking site she tweeted, "Like seriously, it's but so much a person can take." Though, she has activated her account back, she still strongly stands against web piracy.

• The Anaconda singer, then 28, suffered her first wardrobe malfunction while performing live on the stage of Good Morning America’s Summer Concert Series. The hosting channel ABC apologized for Nicki's "nip-slip", followed by an apology from the singer. Rumors about the entire malfunction being staged, spread like a forest fire. However, the artist strongly quoted, "People are ridiculous if they think that I would use that as a stunt. I would never, ever do something like that on purpose. I swear to God."

• One of the biggest controversies in Nicki Minaj's list is, Lil Kim blaming her for identity theft. Kim said that, Nicki copied her style as, she had hired all her staff, from the make-up guy to the stylist and all others working in background when she came out. According to Lil Kim, she found this to be obsessive and disrespectful towards her. This became the most heated up controversy in the music industry, ever since Ray J and Drake became a part of it at some point of time.
Favorite Things
Favorite SportBasketball
Favorite ActressZoe Saldana
Favorite FoodFried chicken
Favorite ColorPink
Boyfriends, Affairs and More
Sexual Orientation Straight
Marital Status Unmarried
Boyfriends/AffairsNas (2017)
Meek Mill (2014-2016)
Nicki and Meek Mill
Safaree Samuels, Ex-Fiance (2002-2014)
Nicki Minaj with Safaree Samuels
Style Quotient
Car Range Rover, Bentley Continental GT, Lamborghini Aventador
Nicki Minaj Pink Lamborghini
Money Factor
Net Worth $75 Million

Some Lesser Known Facts About Nicki Minaj

  • Does Nicki Minaj smoke?: Yes
  • Does Nicki Minaj drink?: Yes
  • Before adopting the name ‘Nicki Minaj’, Onika Tanya Maraj went from ‘Cookie’ to ‘Harajuku Barbie’. Apparently, she hates her stage name and prefers to be known by her real name, when with family.
  • The rap queen had a very disturbing childhood. Her father was an abusive drug addict and was sent to a rehabilitation center. She was mainly raised by her grandmother. As a child, Nicki wanted her father to die; he once had started a fire to kill her mother.
  • Long before Nicki Minaj became the rap goddess, she worked as a waitress at the Red Lobsters. She was fired from this job because she misbehaved with a customer.
  • Thanks to Lil Wayne, who gave the artist her first break. He signed her for his label Young Money Entertainment in 2009 and since then Nicki has been a part of this contract.
  • She became the first female rapper to perform at the Yankee Stadium.
  • Nicki Minaj is the first solo female artist, charting seven singles simultaneously on the Billboard U.S. Hot 100 Charts.
  • The rapper is the first and only female to make it to the Forbes Hip-Hop Cask Kings List.
  • As a kid, Nicki was a bookworm. She says books were her inspiration and sometimes she wished for the characters to come to life and become a part of her family.
  • The singer is a dog person and dislikes cats.
  • Nicki Minaj admits to be a chocoholic and loves Kit Kat and Twix.
  • She is a strong supporter of woman empowerment. She had seen her mother going through a lot and Nicki says, “I’ve always had this female empowerment thing in the back of my mind because I wanted my mother to be stronger, and she couldn’t be. I thought, ‘If I’m successful, I can change her life.”
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