Nicki Minaj Net Worth 2017
Nicki Minaj’s net worth is $75 million according to the year of 2016 – 2017. Annually Minaj earns USD 20,500,000.00.
What is the real name of Nicki Minaj?
Onika Tanya Maraj, popularly known by her fame name, Nicki Minaj, is a Trinidadian American rapper, singer, songwriter and actress born in St. James, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago on December 8th, 1982. She is currently signed to Young Money Entertainment since 2009, holding the record for the number 1 spot when it comes to females with the most Hot 100 hits in 2017 after releasing three of her mixtapes during the years 2007-2009.
Early Life of Nicki Minaj:
Robert Maraj, who happens to be the rap queen’s father and a financial executive part-time working as a gospel singer belongs from Indo-Trinidadian descent. Minaj’s mother named as Carol Maraj, who also worked as a gospel singer, belongs from an Afro-Trinidadian descent. When Minaj was young, Carol worked in accounting departments and payrolls.
Nicki Minaj has four siblings named Brandon Lamar, Jelanie Maraj, Micaiah Maraj and Ming Maraj. Robert Maraj, her father, had been a violent drug addict and drunkard in the early years of her life. Minaj spent her childhood with one of her siblings living in Saint James under the guardianship of her grandmother while her mother moved to attend Monroe College in The Bronx, New York till Minaj turned five, after which her mother brought the entire family to Queens, New York. If you want to know latest net worth of trending celebrities I will recommend visiting today net worth
LaGuardia High School of Music and Arts in Manhattan was where Nicki Minaj gave her audition for admission to study visual and performing arts. After successfully graduating, Minaj became an actress and was cast in the play In Case You Forget in 2001. Still struggling with her career as an actress, by the age of 19, Minaj worked as a waitress at Red Lobster and was fired for the incivility of the customers. Later she worked as an administrative assistant, in customer service and as an office manager for a business owned by Wall Street.
Nicki Minaj Career:
In 2004, a group called Full Force from Brooklyn signed Minaj and recorded an entrance song for WWE Dive Victoria called “Don’t Mess With”, in which Minaj rapped. The song got featured on the album of ThemeAddict: WWE The Music, Vol. 6. But the reggae genre of the group went unsuccessful causing Minaj to leave the group. She later uploaded songs on her MySpace profile and sent her songs to several people in the music industry.
In 2007, the CEO of the Brooklyn label Dirty Money Entertainment, Fendi signed a 180 days contract with Minaj. Nicki Minaj adopted the stage name originally after switching it from “Nicki Maraj.”
Playtime Is Over was Minaj’s first mixtape which was released by Dirty Money Records back in 2007, on July 5th. After releasing her second mixtape called Sucka Free, Minaj was named the Female Artist of the Year at the 2008 Underground Music Awards. The following year, she released her third mixtape named Beam Me Up Scotty on April 18th. Successfully receiving a wide coverage on channels like MTV and BET.
In 2009, Minaj signed a contract with Lil Wayne and his recording label, Young Money Entertainment. The year remained quite successful for Minaj as she worked with Mariah Carey and Jay-Z getting certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America.
In the years 2010 and 201, Minaj released “Massive Attack”, a leading single from her upcoming debut album in March 2010. Her first debut album was called Pink Friday, releasing in November that landed her a major breakthrough in the Hollywood Industry.
Releasing her 2nd studio album, Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded in 2012, April, Minaj was the first female rapper ever to perform at the Grammy Awards. The album debuted no. 1 on the Billboard 200 and eventually got certified platinum by the critics. Later in May, Minaj went for her Pink Friday Tour.
The next month Minaj, voiced the character ‘Steffi’ in the animation movie Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012). And won several awards. Minaj joined the judges’ panel on American Idol season 12fth, in September with Mariah Carey and Kieth Urban.
The Other Woman was Nicki Minaj’s first live-action theatrical film released in the year 2014, later followed by her third debut album, The Pinkprint which was officially released in December 2014 scoring number 2 on the Billboard 200 chart. On June 29, Minaj became the only artist to win the BET Award for Best Female Hip-Hop Artist for five consecutive years. On November 9, 2014, Europe MTV Music Awards was hosted by Nicki Minaj at The SSE Hydro, Glasgow, Scotland. Minaj commenced her third tour called The Pinkprint Tour in March 2015. The tour was successful in Europe.
In 2016 May, Nicki Minaj was likely to make an appearance as a hairdresser in the movie, The Barbershop: The Next Cut, the film got released in April 2016. It was later announced that Minaj would be executively producing a series for the ABC Channel called Nicki based on her personal life growing up in Queens, New York. Currently working on her fourth studio album that hasn’t been named yet, Minaj released a couple of singles. Do you know the Jeffree Star Net Worth: https://todaynetworth.com/jeffree-star-net-worth/
In February 2017, her song featuring Jason Derulo’s Swalla, that reached number 6 on the UK singles chart, and the following month, Nicki Minaj signed with the major modeling agency, Wilhelmina Models.
Interesting Facts About Nicki Minaj:
1) Mattel released a Nicki Minaj inspired Barbie Doll in the year 2011.
2) Mangoes are Minaj’s favorite fruit.
3) Kit-Kat and Twix are her favorite chocolates as she confessed herself as a chocoholic.
4) She has my alter-egos as Cookie, Harajuku Barbie and an alter-ego named Nicki Teresa and Rosa.
5) Pink is her favorite most color.
6) She had rapped in a quartet group named ‘The Hood$tars.’
7) Nicki Minaj has been featured over the songs of more than 20 artists.
8) She used to play clarinet in her early years of life.
9) Nicki Minaj loves to shop in costumes stores.
10) Minaj was the first female rapper to perform at the Yankee Stadium.