Onika Tanya Maraj
Nicki Lewinski, The Harajuku Barbie, Nicki The Ninja, Nicki The Harajuku Barbie
Saint James, Trinidad and Tobago
She attended Elizabeth Blackwell Middle School 210. Nicki graduated from LaGuardia High School where she learned singing.
Rapper and singer-songwriter
Nicki Minaj is signed to these agencies –
- Category 5 Entertainment, Inc.
- The Blueprint Group
- Father – Robert Maraj (Financial Executive and occasional gospel singer)
- Mother – Carol Maraj
- Siblings – Brandon Lamar (Brother), Micaiah Maraj (Brother), Jelani Maraj (Brother), Ming Maraj (Sister)
Hip-hop, R&B, pop
Young Money, Cash Money, Republic Records
5 ft 2 in or 157 cm
64 kg or 141 pounds
Boyfriend / Spouse
Nicki Minaj dated –
- Safaree Samuels (March 2000-2014) – Nicki first met Safaree when both of them were in the band Hood$tars and they started dating from that time in 2000. The duo dated ON and OFF since that time. They engaged in 2011 and finally parted ways in 2014.
- Aubrey Graham (2010-2011) – RUMOR
- Lil’ Wayne (2011) – RUMOR
- Meek Mill (2015-2016) – In early 2015, she started dating another American rapper, Meek Mill. They were believed to have engaged in April 2015. But, in December 2016, the couple called it quits.
- Future (2017) – From February 2017 to April 2017, rapper Future and Nicki were an item. They had collaborated for a music video and gradually, the music collaboration turned into something romantic.
- Nas (2017-2018) – In May 2017, Nicki started dating another rapper Nas. They were together for more than 6 months and split in January 2018.
- Eminem (2018) – In late May 2018, when Nicki Minaj collaborated with rapper Eminem for the YG song “Big Bank”, she was rumored to be dating him. She also responded in affirmation when a fan asked her on Instagram if she was dating Eminem.
Race / Ethnicity
She has African and Asian Indian ancestry.
She has naturally “Black” hair color.
But, she wears wigs of different colors and has even dyed them “Blonde.”
But, she wears contact lenses. So, her eye color changes frequently like her hair color.
- Outlandish costumes, wigs, and cosmetics
- Busty figure
- Often wears Pink lipstick
40-28-45 in or 102-71-114 cm
12 (US) or 44 (EU) or 16 (UK)
7 (US) or 37.5 (EU)
Minaj has appeared in print ads for O.P.I. nail polishes and MAC lip glosses.
She has also endorsed Pepsi.
Best Known For
- Pink Lipstick
- Different style and color of wigs
- Blue Eyeshadow
Pink Friday, released on November 19, 2010. It consists of 13 singles making it a total of 50:13 minutes long.
2012 film Ice Age: Continental Drift. This is an animated film, so she has given her voice for her role as Steffie.
Nicki Minaj Favorite Things
- Favorite Food – Popeyes Chicken, Boneless Stew Chicken, Kit Kats and Twix
- Favorite Color – Pink
- Favorite Accessories – Costume Stores
- Favorite Movies – Gladiator, Set It Off
Nicki Minaj Facts
- Nicki Minaj was the first artist to ever have seven songs on Billboard charts at the same time.
- Nicki also became the first female artist to be included on MTV’s Annual Hottest MC List.
- Minaj has a tattoo in Chinese characters on her left arm, which means “God is always with you.”
- Her dad had a bad temper and was even addicted to drugs and alcohol. But, after going through rehab, he started changing.
- Before becoming famous as a singer, Minaj had worked at more than 15 places like as a waitress at Red Lobster (in the Bronx), office manager at Wall Street Store, administrative work, customer service, etc. But, most of the times, she was fired giving the ‘inhospitality’ reason.
- Visit her official website @ www.mypinkfriday.com.
- Connect with Nicki on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, YouTube VEVO, MySpace, Google+, and iTunes.