Nicki Minaj was born Onika Tanya Maraj on December 8, 1982 in Saint James, Trinidad and Tobago. She has two brothers and sisters, one older and one younger. As a child, she lived in Saint James with her grandmother. Carol Minaj, Minaj’s mother, had relocated to New York City to attend Monroe College. Nicki’s mother relocated the family to Queens, New York, when she was five years old. Carol worked in the payroll and accounting departments when Minaj was younger. Minaj’s father was an alcoholic and drug addict with a violent temper. In December 1987, he set fire to the family home.
Nicki Minaj Net Worth
Nicki Minaj is a rapper, model, actress, and R&B singer-songwriter from Trinidad and Tobago. Nicki Minaj has a net worth of $150 million as of this writing. Nicki Minaj’s meteoric rise was fueled by three massively successful mixtapes released between 2007 and 2009. “Pink Friday,” her debut album, was released in 2010. It was massively successful, and spawned the quadruple Platinum track, “Super Bass”.
She went on to become the first female artist to have seven songs on the Billboard Hot 100 simultaneously. She then released a second album that was even more successful than the first, followed by several more chart-topping albums and countless singles. She has received over 100 honors, including six American Music Awards and ten BET Awards.
Nicki Minaj’s Career and Achievements
Nikki has won numerous awards throughout her career. Nikki was nominated for ten Grammy Awards between 2011 and 2016. In 2012, he won his first Grammy Award for My Chick Bad. Minaj has received three American Music Awards for Favorite Rap-Hip Hop Artist, three MTV Video Music Awards for Best Hip-Hop Video, and one Best Female Video Award for Star Ships.
She began her musical career rapping with a group called ‘The Hood Stars,’ which included 7even Up, Lou$tar, and Scaff Breezy. She worked extremely hard and was extremely successful in her career, paving the way for others. Her first live-action theatrics film, ‘The Other Woman,’ was released in the spring of 2013, and she has also performed on other albums. Her album debuted at the top of the charts, and her single became her highest-charting single in America to date.