Nicki Minaj Net Worth

Nicki Minaj Net Worth, How did the female rapper and songwriter acquire her wealth? Check this article to find out more about Nicki Minaj Net Worth, her life and career.

About Nicki Minaj

Nicki Minaj Net Worth

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Nicki Minaj is an American based rapper, songwriter and actress. She is mostly known for her unique style of music among the top female rap artists in the world.

She started out with acting but later decided to devote more time into music. She is also among the best selling artist of her time.

Nicki Minaj Net Worth has placed her among the best rappers in the world.

What is Nicki Minaj Net Worth? Keep reading to find out more about Nicki Minaj Net Worth.

Full Name: Onika Tanya Maraj
Profession: Rapper, Singer, Actress
Date of Birth: December 8, 1982
Nationality: Trinidadian & Tobagonian
Age: 36
Net Worth: $85 Million

Nicki Minaj Early Life and Career

Her real name is Onika Tanya Maraj. She was born on December 8, 1982, in Saint James, Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago to parents Robert and Carol Maraj. Both parents were into gospel music so we see that she inherited some of her musical talents from her parents.


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Her upbringing wasn’t smooth as her dad was an alcohol and drug addict and also violent in nature who once set the house ablaze to kill her mother.

As a child, she stayed with her grandmother in Trinidad but later moved with her sibling to New York to stay with her mom.

Nicki Minaj studied at Fiorello H. LaGuardia High school in New York City. A school that specializes in arts. She started her career when she finished High School.

She wanted to be an actress but couldn’t succeed as she had to leave it for a job in a restaurant. Nicki’s stint at working was short-lived as she got fired from about 15 jobs due to her poor performance.

In 2004, her professional career in music started when she was briefly signed to ‘Full Force’ a Brooklyn based group. In 2007, Nicki broke into stardom when she released her first mixtape ‘Play Time is Over’.

She consequently released another in 2008 and 2009 that won her numerous awards.

She got a big breakthrough in her career when she got signed to ‘Young Money Entertainment’ a company owned by Lil Wayne.

In 2010, Nicki Minaj officially released her first album ‘Pink Friday’ which was a major success and sold many copies worldwide.

She is known for her unique style of rap music. She has worked with top artists such as Dj Khaled, Birdman and Drake. Nicki has also starred in movies such as ‘The Other Woman’ and ‘Barbershop: The Next Cut’.

Nicki Minaj Net Worth

As of today, Nicki Minaj Net Worth is $85 million. Nicki Minaj Net Worth is accumulated from music as she earns a lot from her endorsements deal and from guest appearances in talent shows.

Nicki also reportedly has a 3% stake in ‘Tidal’ a streaming company, which is owned by Jay- Z. Nicki Minaj Net Worth has grown further.

It was reported, that she made $300,000 and $500,000 for performing at a Bar Mitzvah in 2015. Then in 2013, Nicki earned $12 million as a judge on ‘America Idol’ before she left.

However, Nicki’s showing up at Floyd Mayweather’s daughter’s 14th birthday earn her $50,000 in one day.

Awards and Recognition

Nicki has won 137 awards but below are few of the awards she has gotten;

-Best New Artist at the BET Awards: 2010

-Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Album at American Music Awards: 2011

-Made You Look (Best Hip Hop Style) at BET Hip-Hop Award

-Top Streaming Song (Video) at the Billboard Music Awards: 2012

-2011/2012/2013/: Award-Winning Songs (Video) at the BMI Awards

-2012/2013/2014/2016: Award-Winning Songs (Video) at the BMI Pop Awards


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