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Nicki Minaj Net Worth

Nicki Minaj Net Worth

Net Worth: $75 Million

  • Source of Wealth Music, Film
  • Birth Place San Fernando, Trinidad and Tobago
  • Height 5' 2" (1.57 cm)
  • Marital Status Single
  • Full Name Onika Tanya Maraj
  • Nationality American
  • Date of Birth December 8, 1984
  • Ethnicity Indo-Trinidadian, Afro-Trinidadian
  • Weight 120 lbs (54 kg)
  • Occupation Rapper, Songwriter, Actress
  • Education LaGuardia High School
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About Nicki Minaj

American rapper and R&B singer-songwriter, Nicki Minaj, has an estimated net worth of $75 million. In 2011, Nicki Minaj became the first female rapper to join the Forbes Magazine’s Hip-Hop Cash Kings list at No. 15 with $6.5 million earnings between 2010 to 2011. Currently, she is the only female on the list.

Her debut album Pink Friday went platinum shortly after its launch in 2011, and she’s not shy about her earnings: on Kanye West’s “Monster,” she boasts that she gets $50,000 for her guest verses. She is known for her brightly colored wigs and ensembles whose style ranges from a girlish voice to a guttural growl. Influenced by the unpredictable rhymes of Missy Elliot along with the sexually charged attitudes of Lil’ Kim and Foxy Brown, the Queens native was discovered thanks to her MySpace page. It was there that Dirty Money Entertainment CEO Fendi first heard her ability to freestyle and first laid eyes on her steamy set of promo shots. With killer curves, she was obviously proud to flaunt, plus a background in the performing arts thanks to the Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music and Art (the school that had inspired the movie Fame), Minaj was a perfect fit for Fendi’s urban DVD magazine, The Come Up.

Minaj appeared in numerous volumes, including number 11, which spotlighted her future label boss, superstar rapper Lil Wayne. Through Fendi, Wayne contacted Minaj and signed her to his Young Money label. They began building her career through mixtapes like Lil Wayne’s Dedication 3 and Minaj’s own Sucka Free. Meanwhile, appearances on various remixes — everything from T.I.’s “No Matter What” to Jeffree Star’s club track “Cupcakes Taste Like Violence” — helped spread the word. The big breakthrough came when Wayne added his rhymes to her “High as a Kite” single, a mixtape favorite in 2008.

The year 2009 saw more guest appearances and mixtapes, including the Beam Me up Scotty mixtape, featuring the street single “I Get Crazy.” In 2010, the singles “Your Love” and “Check It Out” preceded the release of her official debut album, Pink Friday. Nicki was born Onika Tanya Maraj on December 8, 1982 in Saint James, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago. To date, she has sold 20 million singles as a lead artist and 60 million singles as a featured artist worldwide.

Earnings & Financial Data

The below financial data is gathered and compiled by TheRichest analysts team to give you a better understanding of Nicki Minaj's net worth by breaking down the most relevant financial events such as yearly salaries, contracts, earn outs, endorsements, stock ownership and much more.

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Earnings 2016 $20.5 Million
Earnings 2015 $21 Million
Earnings 2014 $14 Million
Record Sales 2014

Estimated earnings from her album The Pinkprint (certified 2x platinum by RIAA, and gold by BPI and IFPI-SWE)

Record Sales 2014

Estimated earnings from the collaboration album Rise of an Empire as part of Young Money

Earnings 2013 $29 Million
Performance Fee 2013

Estimated earnings from the collaboration album Rich Gang as part of Rich Gang

Asset 2013

Value of her Lamborghini Aventador

Asset 2013

Value of her Malibu Monster House

Earnings 2012 $15.5 Million
Record Sales Jan. 2012

Estimated sales of the album, Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded

Performance Fee Jan. 2012

Estimated performance fee

Salary Jan. 2012

Salary as judge of American Idol Season 12

Ticket Sales Jan. 2012

Estimated ticket sales of Pink Friday Tour

Record Sales 2012

Estimated earnings from her album Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded (certified 2x platinum by RIAA, platinum by BPI and IRMA, and gold by ARIA)

Record Sales 2012

Estimated earnings from her reissued album Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded – The Re-Up

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Earnings 2011 $6.5 Million
Asset 2011

Value of her Bentley Continental

Earnings 2010 N/A
Record Sales Jan. 2010

Estimated sales of the album, Pink Friday

Record Sales 2010

Estimated earnings from her album Pink Friday (certified 3x platinum by RIAA, and platinum by ARIA and BPI)

Earnings 2009 N/A
Record Sales 2009

Estimated earnings from the collaboration album We Are Young Money as part of Young Money (certified gold by RIAA)

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