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Nicki Minaj Net Worth

January 19, 2019
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What is Nicki Minaj’s Net Worth? $85 million.

How did Nicki Minaj earn her wealth and money?

Onika Tanya Maraj, known as Nicki Minaj, is a Trinidadian-born American female rapper, singer, songwriter, and actress. She was born in Trinidad and Tobago on 8th December 1982, but she grew up in New York. During the span of time from 2007 to 2009, she released three mixtapes which brought her a lot of recognition and led to her getting signed by Young Money Entertainment in 2009. Nicki Minaj’s first studio album, “Pink Friday”, was released in 2010, and its continuation came in the form of her second album, “Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded”, released in 2012. Both these albums bagged top position on the U.S. Billboard 200. The singles “Super Bass” and “Starships”, from both albums respectively, proved to hit.

She became the first ever female solo artist with seven singles registering on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 at the same time, in 2010. In 2014, her third album – “The Pinkprint” – was released. “Anaconda” was a single from this album that charted at number two on the Billboard Hot 100, and still remains Nicki Minaj’s highest-charting singles. Nicki Minaj does not only earn from her record sales. She is also a television/movie personality. By 2012, Nicki Minaj had made her debut in the film “Ice Age: Continental Drift” (2012), followed by supporting roles in “The Other Woman” (2014) and “Barbershop: The Next Cut” (2016). And she was a judge on American Idol (Twelfth season, 2013).

Her endorsement deals include MAC Cosmetics, Pepsi, Adidas, and Nokia Lumia 900. She has partnered up with various brands over the years and developed cosmetics and electronic gadgets, such as nail polishes with OPI Products and Pink Pill speakers with Beats Electronics, among other things. She also launched a fragrance line in collaboration with Give Back Brands.

She is the first female artist who was part of MTV’s Annual MC List. She was also included on Time’s annual list of 100 most influential people in the world for 2016. Nicki  Minaj has had the most entries on Billboard’s Hot 100 for a female ever. Other than this, she has several other accolades to her name as well. She has bagged six American Music Awards, eleven BET awards, seven BET Hip-Hop Awards, three MTV Video Music Awards, and four Billboard Music Awards. Also, she has eleven Grammy nominations.

Moreover, she has been the recipient of Billboard’s Women in Music 2011 Rising Star honor. She has sold more than 5 million albums across the globe, 20 million singles as lead vocalist, and 60 million as the featured artist.Nicki Minaj is the best-selling female rap artist in the history of female rappers.

What are Nicki Minaj’s highest-selling albums/songs?

STUDIO ALBUMS:

1. Pink Friday: 3,750,000
2. The Pinkprint: 2,661,000
3. Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded: 2,135,000

COMPILATION ALBUMS:

1. We Are Young Money: 578,000
2. Rise of an Empire: 422,000
3. Rich Gang: 294,000

MIXTAPES:

1. Playtime is Over: 204,000
2. Sucka Free: 141,000
3. Beam Me Up Scotty: 87,000

SINGLES:

1. Where Them Girls at: 528,000
2. Super Bass: 636,000

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