Nicki Minaj Net Worth is $85 Million (as of 2019)
Nicki Minaj net worth currently amounts to $45 million. For the first 5 years of her life this hip-hop artist lived with her grandmother in Trinidad. Her actual parents lived nearby, but Minaj’s mother moved the girl out trying to save her from an aggressive, drug-abusing father. Nicki later immigrated to the United States, where with the help of Lil Wayne she launched a career in music industry. She gained prominence in 2010 and during the same year has featured on seven singles that entered Billboard Hot 100. In 2012 Minaj entered a popular reality show/singing competition American Idol as one of the judges. Since her debut on the big scene this artist has released two successful studio albums: Friday and Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded.
|Net Worth:||$85 Million|
|Age:||37 years old|
|Height:||5 ft 1 in (1.57 m)|
|Date of birth:||Dec 08, 1982|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
|Occupation:||Singer, Actor, Rapper, Musician, Artist, Singer-songwriter, TV Personality, Voice Actor, Composer, Visual Artist|
Nicki, real name Onika Tanya Maraj, was born in Tobago and Trinidad, in 1982. According to the artist, her difficult childhood, marked by the constant fear of her father and pity she felt for her battered mother, has built her character. Back in the day Nicki Minaj net worth was just as miserable as her parents’ and the girl grew up dreaming about escaping the poverty. As a child Minaj had mixed feelings about her mother. On the one hand, she has secretly blamed her for weakness and inability to resist her abusive husband. On the other hand, she felt the deepest sympathy for her mom and could have done anything to change her life for better. Nicki realized that in order to gain independence and help her mother she first has to earn some cash. In other words, Nick Minaj net worth was primarily supposed to serve as a means of helping her family.
Long before working her way onto the big stage, Onika Tanya Maraj started developing fictitious alternative personalities as the way of running away from the cruel reality. Before settling on her current stage persona Nicki Minaj, the artist called herself “Harajuku Barbie” and “Cookie”. She developed a passion for music early in her childhood and wrote her first piece of rap at the age twelve. A few years later, when studying at the famous La Guardia High School of Music and Art, she dived into the theatre productions.
Nicki started her music career as a backup singer for unrecognized New York rappers and later decided to try her hand at writing her own material. She made a first major step towards the coveted fame by signing with Fendi’s label Dirty Money. Following this the future millionaire was introduced to Lil Wayne, with whom she recorded a number of mixtapes. The first of them, entitled Playtime is Over, was finished by summer 2007. However, it was not until 2010, that Nicki Minaj net worth started to grow on the fast track.