Onika Tanya Maraj-Petty, better known as Nicki Minaj, is a Trinidadian-born American rapper, singer, songwriter, actress, and model. Born in Saint James and raised in the Queens borough of New York City, she gained public recognition after releasing the mixtapes Playtime Is Over, Sucka Free, and Beam Me Up Scotty. After signing with Young Money Entertainment in 2009, Minaj released her first studio album, Pink Friday, which peaked at No. 1 on the US Billboard 200 and was ultimately certified triple platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America. Her second album, Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded, was released in 2012 and debuted at No. 1 in several countries. Minaj made her film debut in the 2012 animated film Ice Age: Continental Drift. In 2013, she was a judge on the twelfth season of American Idol. Minaj's third studio album, The Pinkprint, was released in 2014. She subsequently played supporting roles in the films The Other Woman and Barbershop: The Next Cut.
|Born:||Onika Tanya Maraj, December 8, 1982, Saint James, Trinidad and Tobago|
|Occupation:||Rapper, singer, songwriter, actress, model|
|Website:||Nicki Minaj's Official site|
|Twitter:||Nicki Minaj's Twitter profile|
|Instagram:||Nicki Minaj's Instagram profile|
|Facebook:||Nicki Minaj's Facebook profile|
|Youtube:||Nicki Minaj's Youtube channel|
|IMDb:||Nicki Minaj's IMDb|
|Rotten Tomatoes:||Nicki Minaj's Rotten Tomatoes|
|Spotify:||Nicki Minaj's Spotify|
|iTunes:||Nicki Minaj's iTunes|
About Nicki Minaj
Hip-hop artist whose 2010 debut album, Pink Friday, went 4x platinum and had seven singles reach the Billboard's Hot 100 at the same time. Her follow up album, Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded, was released in 2012. She became a judge on the twelfth season of American Idol.
She played the clarinet in middle school, and worked as a waitress at Red Lobster after her acting career failed to take off. She was fired from Red Lobster for being rude to customers and went on to work as an office manager on Wall Street.
In 2012, she provided the voice of Steffie in the film Ice Age: Continental Drift and in 2014, she played a supporting role in the romantic comedy The Other Woman.
She has brothers named Micaiah, Brandon and Jelani and a sister named Ming. Her mother Carol has worked as a gospel singer and her father Robert has worked for American Express. Her relationship with producer Safaree Samuels ended in 2014. She then dated rappers Meek Mill, Nas and Future. In 2019, she married Kenneth Petty.
She collaborated with Britney Spears on the song "Till The World Ends."
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