Do you like to listen to Nicki Minaj songs? You may wonder about her net worth since she is very great in being a rapper. She is not only a rapper, but also she is a model, actress, and R&B singer-songwriter. Now, let’s check her net worth and also the other information related to her.
Nicki Minaj Net Worth
As informed by Celebrity Net Worth, Nicki Minaj has a net worth of $85 million. More than 100 notable awards were won by her. Some of the awards are four Billboard Music Awards, 10 BET Awards, six American Music Awards, three MTV Video Music Awards, and two People’s Choice Awards. She has been a nominee for 10 Grammy Awards.
Nicki Minaj also got income from endorsing a number of products. A November 2010 endorsement deal was her first collaboration with MAC Cosmetics for a lipstick, “Pink 4 Friday”. To promote her album entitled Pink Friday, it was sold for four consecutive Fridays.
She helped to launch the Nokia Lumia 900 in Times Square in April 2012. Then, in the following month, she made an appearance in tv and internet advertisements for “LiveForNow” campaign of Pepsi. This advertisement featured a remix of her single entitled Moment 4 Life. With Ricky Martin, she endorsed the 2012 Viva Glam campaign. It collected $270 million for the Mac AIDS Fund.
There was an announcement in December 2014 that Nicki Minaj was the new face of the Roberto Cavalli spring/ summer 2015 campaign.
In 2017, she became a star in H&M’s holiday campaign. Also, she has a successful line of fragrances.
In the list below, you are able to see the career earnings of Nicki Minaj by year.
- In 2010, she earned $4 million.
- In 2011, she earned $6.5 million.
- In 2012, she earned $15.5 million.
- In 2013, she earned $29 million.
- In 2014, she earned $14 million.
- In 2015, she earned $21 million.
- In 2016, she earned $20 million.
- In 2017, she earned $16 million.
- In 2018, she earned $10 million.
- In 2019, she earned $20 million.
The total of her earnings until 2019 was $156 million and this number was before taxes.
Early Life of Nicki Minaj
Nicki Minaj was born as Onika Tanya Maraj. She was born on December 8th, 1982 in Saint James, Trinidad and Tobago. Nicki Minaj has an older brother and sister and also a younger brother and sister. When she was a child, she lived with her grandmother in Saint James. Her mother named Carol had moved to New York City. She moved there to attend Monroe College. To Queens, New York, her mother moved the children. This movement happened when Nicki was five years old.
During Nicki Minaj’s youth, her mother worked in payroll and accounting departments. Minaj then joined an audition for admission to Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts and she was accepted. After she graduated from high school, she played in the Off-Broadway play entitled “In Case You Forget”. To supplement her acting income, she also worked at Red Lobester in the Bronx. However, she was fired.
Career of Nicki Minaj
Lil Wayne was the one who discovered Nicki Minaj. Soon after that, she signed a deal with his Young Money Entertainment record label and management film. Her first mixtape was Playtime Is Over and it was released in 2007. After that, she released a number of mixtapes and those included Sucka Free in 2008.
At the Underground Music Awards in 2008, she won the Female Artist of the Year award. In 2009, she made an appearance in XXL magazine and her third mixtape was released. Another mixtape was released entitled Beam Me Up Scotty in 2009. In 2010, she released her debut album entitled Pink Friday on the Young Money Entertainment label. This album was sold for 4 million copies globally.
Her second album was released in April of 2012. The title of the album was Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded. This album was certified platinum. During the 2013 season of American Idol, Nicki Minaj became one of the celebrity judges. Then, in December 2014, her third studio album was released entitled The Pinkprint. Until now, this album has sold more than 650,000 albums globally. Her fourth studio album entitled Queen was released in August 2018. This album made a debut at #2 on the Billboard 200. Then, it was certified Platinum in the United States with sales of 1 million.
In May 2017, she could overtake the record of Aretha Franklin for a number of songs on the Hot 100 for a female artist. For more than 40 years, Aretha’s record stood. It is important for you to note that Nicki Minaj is a featured artist on a lot of her tracks. Meanwhile, Aretha was the sole-credited artist on all 73 of her tracks.
Nicki Minaj proved her success by winning more than 100 notable awards. Those included 10 BET Awards, six American Music Awards, four Billboard Music Awards, two People’ Choice Awards and three MTV Video Music Awards. Also, she has been a nominee for 10 Grammy Awards, but she has not won yet.
Real Estate of Nicki Minaj
Real Estate is another thing which is interesting to talk regarding a public figure. Nicki Minaj and Meek Mill rented a mansion in Beverly Hills for $34,000 a month in August 2016. In 2008, the home was built on the site of Frank Sinatra’s former residence. The width of this home is 10,340 foot and it has panoramic views of the city and mountains. There are a two-story foyer in this house, a big living room completed with a fireplace and arched French doors which lead outside.
Besides, there is an eat-in kitchen, a formal dining room, a wood-lined library with built-ins, eight bedrooms and a family room as well. In the outside of the house, there is a swimming pool, a spa and a barbeque. When they broke up, Mill moved out and the mansion became all hers until February 2018, when she decided to move out.