Born as Onika Tanya Maraj, Nicki Minaj was raised in Queens, New York. She is a Trinidadian – born rapper based in United States. Nicki is among the top 8 most viewed musicians in TikTok in 2023.
Date of Birth
Minaj was born on December 8, 1982.
Nicki is Sagittarius.
Height and weight
Minaj is 5 feet 2 Inches tall and weighs 64 kg.
Nicki attended LaGaurdia High School and studied singing and acting
Minaj’s net worth is USD 150 million as of 2023.
Who is Nicky Minaj?
Nicki Minaj is one of the biggest rappers in the history of the music industry. She has established herself as a music icon for re-introducing the female rap genre and blending pop music into it.
Nicki latest mansion
The queen of rap reportedly closed a deal to purchase a $19.5 million mansion at Hidden Hills in Los Angeles, California.
Before she purchased the property, Nicki together with her husband used to live in a $ 10 million house in the flats area of Los Angeles.
Nicky second pregnancy
The rapper welcomed her son in September 2020 together with her husband.
The female hip-hop star has been noticeably absent from social media platforms. One of the musician’s close friends has confirmed to the media that the star is expecting her second born together with her husband.
Who is Nicki Minaj’s Husband?
Nicki Minaj’s husband is Kenneth Petty. Kenneth and Nicki met when they were teenagers in high school. They tied the knot in a low-key wedding on October 21, 2019.
Minaj shared information about their teenage on Twitter in 2019 that read, “We were like this about each other since we were very young kids in the hood,” she wrote. “He was on my body before the big ol’ ghetto booty. Before the fame and fortune. Fought my boyfriend cuz I wouldn’t be his girl. He was always a lil brazy. But anyway, timing is everything”.
Facts but we were like this about each other since we were very young kids in the hood. He was on my body b4 the big ol’ ghetto booty 🤪. B4 the fame & fortune. Fought my bf cuz I wouldn’t be his girl. He was always a lil brazy. But anyway, timing is everything. ♥️🙏 https://t.co/RdnXKzSZbu
— Nicki Minaj (@NICKIMINAJ) January 6, 2019
The two have been together since 2018. Kenneth is a musician.
Convicted of attempted rape
In 1995, Kenneth was convicted of attempted rape in the first degree of a then 16 years old girl and sentenced to 18-54 months in prison.
Listed as a level two registered sex offender in New York, he served four years behind bars for the assault.
Arrested for failing to register as a sex offender
In 2010, Kenneth was arrested for failing to register as a sex offender after he moved to California with Nicky. He pleaded guilty in 2021 and was sentenced to 10 years of prison.
In July 2022, Petty was sentenced to a year of house arrest and three years of probation, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office, plus a $55,000 fine.
Guilty of first-degree manslaughter
In 2002, Nicki’s husband pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the first degree for killing a man. He shot the deceased with a loaded handgun multiple times. He served seven years in prison after receiving a 10 years sentence.
Nicky defends her husband
Nicki defended her husband from her fan through a post on her Instagram post.
“He was 15, she was 16 … in a relationship. But go awf Internet,” she wrote. “Y’all can’t run my life. Y’all can’t even run y’all own life. Thank you boo.”
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She has also defended him on her queen radio podcast show and talk show with Wendy Williams.
Nicky answer to Wendy stated, “I didn’t know that in our society, you have to be plagued by your past. I didn’t know that people can’t turn over a new leaf. I didn’t know that your viciousness and evilness were this deep-rooted, this deep-seated.”