Born Onika Tanya Maraj but easily identified by her stage Nicki Minaj. She’s an empress of hip hop in the American rap music scene.
- Full name: Onika Tanya Maraj
- Nicknames: Nicki Minaj, Nicki Lewinski, Nicki the Harujuku Barbie, Roman, Nicki the Ninja
- Birthday: December 8, 1982
- Age: 38 years old (as of 2020)
- Marital Status: Married
- Husband: Kenneth Petty
- Height: 5 feet 2 inches (1.57 m 157 cm)
- Nationality: American
- Birthplace: Saint James, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
- Occupation: Rapper, Singer, Songwriter, Model and Actress
- Genres: Hip-Hop, Rap
She began her voyage in the music industry in what seemed like little drops of waters in 2004 and at the moment a mighty ocean that has swept the new world.
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From thence, her maiden album sprang up to pubic consciousness.
It was dubbed pink Friday having the year 2010 as it’s birth year.
Nicki Minaj presumably has the pink Friday album to thank for being it’s bedrock.
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Primarily, the rap goddess rakes in financial splendour from doing music.
Her distinct fluid rapping style earned her credibility amongst other rap acts in the game.
In less than a decade of her stint in music, she has sold 20 million singles as a lead artist, 60 million singles as a featured artist, and over five million albums worldwide, making her one of the world’s best-selling music artists (Wikipedia).
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Her breakthrough album Pink Friday, in the course of it’s first week of launch climbed up to 375,000 copies in sales.
The sequel of the album Roman Reloaded similarly raked in fortune for Nicki Minaj when it sold over 250,000 copies in it’s maiden week.
Acting and Modeling
Nicki Minaj’s Net Worth recieved a boost when she fulfilled her pipe dreams of becoming an actress, a role she delivered to the latter and was even nominated for an award on it’s wake.
Her first movie was “the other woman” in 2013.
Then she went ahead to cast in the movie Barbers Shop: Next Cut, a movie that received lots of accolades in the aftermath of it’s shooting.
In 2017, she was signed unto a modeling agency called Wilhelmina models.
Nicki is also a regular face in the covers of major magazines in the US, UK and Canada.
Music World Tours
The albums Pink Friday, Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded and PinkPrint had seen her go on world tours courting the attention of millions around the world and certainly enriching her purse.
In 2012, Nicki Minaj again recieved a growth stimulant when she was appointed as a Judge alongside other celebs in the twelfth season of American Idol.
She reportedly earned $12 million for her role as a judge.
A plethora of deals have been inked by the “Anaconda” crooner, some of the top brands that have endorsed her are; Pepsi, Nokia Lumia, MAC Cosmetics and Adiddas.
Nicki has also been involved in the world of business.
She owns her three fragrances “pink friday”, “pink friday deluxe” and “Onika”, her own clothing line “Nicki Minaj collections” is made up of clothings, accessories and household items.
She also has her own speaker product, the “pink pill speakers” which she partnered with beats electronics to launch.
According to Forbes Nicki Minaj net worth is valued at an estimated $85 million.