Nicki Minaj net worth is $29 million.
Nicki Minaj bio starts from a very complicated childhood with an abusive father, who got used to drugs and alcohol. To forget about her troubles and sorrows, the girl created numerous alter-egos, made experiments on her image and played music a lot. As a result – she is a popular rapper, hip-hop artist, actress and a very rich woman.
Nicki Minaj Biography
Onika Tanya Maraj (Nicki Minaj) was born on the 8th of December in 1982. She spent her childhood in Saint James (Trinidad and Tobago).
Her mother, Carol Maraj, worked as an accountant and her father, Robert Maraj, was a financial specialist and a gospel singer as well. Onika Tanya had two siblings.
Her childhood was full of horror and disasters. Her father was drug and alcohol addicted. He beat his children and his wife. Carol was too weak person, so she couldn’t leave her husband. A future celebrity dreamed that one day she would become successful and would help her mother to become stronger.
When the girl was 5 years old, her father put their house on fire. The family became homeless. Onika’s mother took the children to USA, where she used to live. Later her parents joined them. Thus Onika spent her childhood in Queens, New York.
She attended La Guardia High School of Music and Art and dreamed to become an actress. She changed her alter-egos in order to escape from sad reality. The world of dreams was extremely important for a girl. She invented new names for herself, like Harajuku Barbie and others.
Finally she chose the moniker “Nicki Minaj”. Now the singer is known under Nicki Minaj name.
Nicki Minaj started her career as an actress and participated in several performances in the local theater. But her acting debut was not successful. That’s why she found the work of a waiter. But she was fired for her too abusive attitude towards visitors. According to Nicki Minaj information, “she was fired from numerous jobs” before she discovered her music talent. The girl started to create her own rap; she made some home records and created her page at MySpace. There she was noticed by Dirty Money CEO Fendi. He hired the young female rapper and recorded several mixtapes with her.
In spite of her talent, Nicki Minaj life could remain poor and boring without help and support of the rapper Lil Wayne. Their talented cooperation helped Nicki Minaj to release mixtape that made her popular. It was “Playtime is Over”.
In 2010 she recorded her first album “Pink Friday”. The album was a real break out. Seven songs from this album were included into 100 most popular songs of the year in USA. She got several awards for her album, including BET Award for the New Artist, which she devoted to Lil Wayne.
Nicki Minaj Salary
Per year: $14 million
Per month: $1, 2 million
Per week: $292, 000
Per day: $41, 666
Nicki Minaj Net Worth from 2010 to 2015
The main source of income of Nicki Minaj is selling of her albums and world tours. Now the star has 3 albums. Nicki Minaj latest songs are “Fly”, “Fire burns”, “Flawless Remix” and many others. For her every live show she gets $1 million salary.
She takes part in various short films. She also earns her money as a voice actress. The most popular Nicki Minaj movies are “The Other Woman” (Lydia), “Ice Age: Continental Drift” (voice work) and her movie “Barbershop: The Next Cut” that is released in 2016.
Nicki Minaj used to work at the show “The American Idol” and this gig brought her extra $15 million.
She endorses Pepsi and it brings her a couple of extra millions.
These profitable deals help Nicki Minaj to remain one of the highest paid rappers in the world.
Nicki Minaj Personal Life
Personal life of the star is very complicated. She is rumored to be bisexual. Since 2015 Nicki Minaj is dating Robert Rahmeek Williams, who is known under the name Meek Mill, the rapper.
Nicki Minaj used to make an abortion in her teens. To that sad event in her life the singer devoted a song “All Things Go”.
She dated numerous rappers, including Drake and Safaree Samuels. She was rumored to be in relations with Lil Wayne, but it is not confirmed.
Now the actress seems to be happy in her personal life, although she is not married officially and she has no children. Extravagant star lives in exotic Monster House.
Nicki Minaj Houses
- Monster House – $11, 8 million
Nicki Minaj house is situated in Malibu. Electric drive gates lead the guests into the house. The yard is cozy and roomy. There’s a big swimming pool and five garages on the territory of the house. There are 7 bedrooms and 7 bathrooms inside the house. There are 6 fireplaces too.
Nicki Minaj Cars
- Lamborghini Gallardo– $200, 000
Nicki Minaj is fond of expensive vehicles. She has red Lamborghini Gallardo and pink Bentley Continental. The star changes her cars all the time.
Nicki Minaj is a simple girl from Trinidad, who managed to make an amazing career and now she enjoys her net worth!
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