Nicki Minaj
42yo| 5.2ft | 141lbs

One of the top-selling musicians in the world is the rapper, singer, songwriter, actress, and model Nicki Minaj. Her body has always gained praise. How tall is Nicki Minaj ?

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I. Age, Height, Weight of Nicki Minaj

1. How old is Nicki Minaj? (age)

  • Nicki Minaj's Age: 40 years old as of 2022. (born in 1982)

2. How tall is Nicki Minaj? (Height)

  • In centimeters: 157 cm

  • In meters: 1.57m

  • In feet inches: 5’2’’

3. Nicki Minaj Weight

  • In kilogram: 64 kilograms

  • In Pound: 141 lb

4. Eye and Hair color 

  • Eye color: Dark Brown

  • Hair color: Black  

II. Nicki Minaj Biography

Real name: Onika Tanya Maraj

Nickname: Nicki Lewinski, The Harajuku Barbie, Nicki The Ninja, Nicki The Harajuku Barbie

Profession:Rapper and singer-songwriter

Net Worth: 130 million USD

Nicki Minaj Biography

Born on 8 December 1982, Nicki Minaj’s age is 40 Years Old as of 2022. She was born in a reputable family from Trinidad and Tobago, a Caribbean nation, in Saint James, Port of Spain. She belongs to the American-Trinidadian nationality and practices Christianity. She and her mother moved to Queens, Borough, New York City, US, five years after she was born.

III. Nicki Minaj Personal Life

  • Date of Birth: December 8, 1982

  • Birth Place: Saint James, Trinidad and Tobago

  • Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius

  • Nationality:American and Trinidadian

  • Hometown: Queens, Borough, New York City

  • Religion: Christianty

  • Ethnicity: Afro-Trinidadian and Indo-Trinidadian Descent

  • Hobbies: Eating, Singing, Acting

1. School: 

  • Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts, New York City, US

2. College:

  • N/A

3. Education Qualification:

  • Graduated

4. Major Controversies:

  • Nicki Minaj got involved in the debate when she tweeted that the Met Gala in New York City in 2021 would be her last because attendees would need to show proof of immunization. 

  • She was irritated by the feud with Cardi B and "MotorSport" Jessie J over her verse in "Bang Bang." 

  • The MTV argument over "Miley, what's good." 

  • Remy Ma roasted Nicki Minaj in his scathing diss song.

IV. Nicki Minaj Family

  • Father Name: Robert Maraj

  • Mother Name:  Carol Maraj

  • Brother : Jelani Maraj, Micaiah Maraj

  • Sister :  Maya Maraj (Half-Sister), Ming Maraj

  • Wife / Husband Name: Kenneth Petty

  • Children Name: Papa Bear 

V. 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

VI. Nicki Minaj’s Boyfriends, Lover and Other Relationships

Marital Status: Married

1. Safaree Samuels  


  • In centimeters: 185cm

  • In meters: 1.85m

  • In feet inches: 6’1’’


  • In kilogram: 81 kilograms

  • In Pound: 178 lb

Nicki and Safaree first became friends while they were both members of the band Hood$tars. In March 2000, they began dating. Since then, the couple have been dating ON and OFF. They began dating in 2011, and they divorced in 2014.

2. Eminem


  • In centimeters: 174 cm

  • In meters: 1.74 m

  • In feet inches: 5’8’’


  • In kilogram: 68 kilograms

  • In Pound: 150 lb

When Nicki Minaj and rapper Eminem worked together on the YG song "Big Bank" in late May 2018, there were rumors that they were dating. She also responded positively to a fan's inquiry on Instagram about whether she was dating Eminem.

3. Kenneth Petty


  • In centimeters: 181 cm

  • In meters: 1.81m

  • In feet inches: 5’11’’


  • In kilogram: 78 kilograms

  • In Pound: 171 lb

 Nicki began dating Kenneth, a childhood friend, in December 2018. They dated for almost a year before getting married in a private ceremony in October 2019. She gave birth to a boy on September 30, 2020, and in January 2021, Papa Bear was revealed online.

Nicki Minaj and her husband

VII. Nicki Minaj Career and Legacy 

1. Nicki Minaj Qualification

She finished her education at Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts in New York City, the United States, which has a strong performing arts program. She didn't pursue higher education. She had a talent for acting and singing since she was a young child and aspired to be an actress.

2. Nicki Minaj Career

In the American entertainment industry, Nicki Minaj began her career as an actress. She began her career in 2004 with the Brooklyn-based group "Full Force," rapping in a quartet called "The Hood stars" with Lou$tar, 7 even up, and Safaree Samuels. Nicki left the group after they finished the song "Don't Mess With" later on. 

She was given a 180-day contract by the CEO of the Brooklyn label Dirty Money Entertainment, Fendi, in 2007. She issued three mixtapes between July 2007 and April 2009 under the titles "Playtime is Over," "Sucka Free," and "Beam Me Up Scotty," respectively. Later, one of her songs, "I Get Crazy," became very well-liked.

She entered into a recording agreement with "Young One Entertainment" in August 2009. She made an appearance alongside Trina and Gucci Mane for Yo Gotti's remix of "5 Star Bitch" later in November 2009. Later, she was featured on the hit songs "Bed Rock" and "Roger That" from the compilation album "We Are Young Money." She was also a part of the song "Shakin it for Daddy." 

Nicki Minaj career

She released her lead single, "Massive Attack," on March 29, 2010, but it wasn't included on the album because of its poor sales; however, her subsequent single, "Yours Love," peaked at number 14 on the Billboard Hot 100 and at number one on the Billboard Rap Songs chart. She released "Right Thru Me" and "Check It Out" in September 2010 as follow-up singles. 

She made history in 2010 by becoming the first female rap performer to play Yankee Stadium and the first female to be named to MTV's annual Hottest MC List. She was also the first female soloist to have seven songs on the Billboard Hot 100. Later in 2010, she appeared on Kanye West's song "Monster," for which she received a lot of praise from the critics. She received her first Grammy Award nomination that year for her song "My Chick Bad." 

The song "Pink Friday" was released on November 19, 2010, and it debuted at Number 2 on the Billboard 200 with very strong sales. 

This was ranked as the top item in February 2011. The US awarded this album a Platinum certification as well. Her fifth single, "Super Bass," which was released in April 2011 and was both a sleeper hit and a commercial success, was her fourth single, "Moment 4 Life," which was released on December 7, 2010. It received an Octuple Platinum certification in the US and peaked at Number 3 on the Billboard Hot 100.

On July 22, 2018, Tekashi 6ix9ine released the song "Fefe," which featured Nicky and peaked at number three on the Billboard Hot 100. She is also mentioned in the song "Mama" by Tekashi. After much anticipation, her album "Queen" was finally released on August 10, 2018, and it immediately debuted at Number 2 on the US Billboard 200. This one received criticism for being overly long and lyrical. She also contributed to the opening songs "Ganja Burn" and "Barbie Dreams."

3. Nicki Minaj Success Story

Rapper Nicki Minaj got her start in the business. Over the years, she recorded songs, made mixtapes, and rapped for various groups. After releasing three mixtapes between 2007 and 2009, Minaj first became well-known. Her debut album, Pink Friday, released in 2010, helped her gain notoriety. According to the US Billboard 200 chart, it peaked at number one. 

Nicki had a second career besides music as an actress. She provided voices for The Angry Birds Movie 2 and Ice Age: Continental Drift. Additionally, she made cameo appearances in the comedies The Other Woman and Barbershop: The Next Cut. 

She is known as the "Queen of Rap" and the "Queen of Hip Hop" and enjoys fame and adoration on a global scale. With 100 million records sold, Nicki Minaj is currently one of the best-selling artists of all time. She was listed among the top 100 global influencers by Time in 2016.

VIII. 10+ Facts about Nicki Minaj 

  1. She gave herself the name Nicki Minaj as a result of her propensity for creating an alter ego, which she refers to as her means of escape. Because of her troubled upbringing, fantasy was her reality. Cookie, who later went by the names Harajuku Barbie and Nicki Minaj, was her original alias. 

  2. Her alter egos have included Rosa for her appearance on Lopez Tonight in December 2010, Nicki Teresa for the Garden of Dreams Foundation in New York, Roman Zolanski—"a demon inside her"—for Pink Friday, and many others. 

  3. The first artist to ever have seven songs on the Billboard charts at once was Nicki Minaj. 

  4. The first female musician to appear on MTV's annual Hottest MC List. 

  5. On her left arm, Minaj has a tattoo that reads "God is always with you" in Chinese characters. 

  6. Her father had a short fuse and was even an alcoholic and drug addict. However, he began to change after completing rehab. 

  7. Before she became well-known for her music, Minaj held more than 15 jobs, including those in the Bronx as a waitress at Red Lobster and as the office manager at Wall Street Store. She also performed administrative tasks and customer service. However, she was frequently let go with the excuse of "inhospitality". 

  8. When Nicki performed live on Good Morning America in August 2011, the Parents Television Council protested and criticized her for donning a low-cut shirt, which even caused an awkward moment. Later, in an interview, Nicki expressed regret and refuted claims that the incident was either an accident or a publicity stunt. This incident had no impact on her demand to perform at prominent gatherings. 

  9. Many people were surprised by her marriage to Kenneth Petty because he had been sentenced to seven years in prison for shooting a man and had been registered for a rape attempt in 1995.

  10. Nicki received the Favorite Female Artist - Rap/Hip Hop honor at the 2020 American Music Awards. 

  11. On Spotify in 2020, Nicki ranked as the 7th most streamed female artist. With the most streams, Billie Eilish had previously held the top spot. 

  12. Due to Nicki's unauthorized use of Tracy Chapman's song, Baby Can I Hold You, in her song, "Sorry," Tracy Chapman filed a lawsuit against Nicki in 2018. It was revealed in January 2021 that Tracy had won the case and had obtained Nicki's agreement to pay her $450,000. 

  13. Her father, Robert Maraj, perished in a hit-and-run accident in February 2021.


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