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Onika Tanya Maraj, better known as Nicki Minaj was born on December 8, 1982 in Saint James, Trinidad and Tobago and raised in Jamaica, Queens, New York. She grew up in a troubled family with a father that was a drug addict who later changed after he checked into rehab and started going to church. Minaj went to LaGaurdia High School and studied ... See full bio »

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Known For

Despicable Me 2
Despicable Me 2 Soundtrack
(2013)
The Hangover Part II
(2011)
Pitch Perfect
Pitch Perfect Soundtrack
(2012)
Friends with Benefits
(2011)

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 2016 Sing (performer: "Anaconda") / (writer: "Anaconda") (completed)
 2016 Bad Moms (performer: "Hey Mama") / (writer: "Hey Mama")
 2016 Lip Sync Battle Philippines (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Gardo Versoza vs. Carmi Martin (2016) ... (writer: "Super Bass")
- Mark Herras vs. Winwyn Marquez (2016) ... (writer: "Anaconda")
 2012-2016 The Voice (TV Series) (writer - 5 episodes)
- Blind Auditions 1 (2016) ... (writer: "Bang Bang" - uncredited)
- Live Show Final, Part 1 (2015) ... (writer: "Bang Bang" - uncredited)
- The Blind Auditions, Part 4 (2015) ... (writer: "Bang Bang" - uncredited)
- The Blind Auditions, Part 1 (2015) ... (writer: "Bang Bang" - uncredited)
- Live Show 2 (2012) ... (writer: "Turn Me On")
  Girls (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2016) (writer - 1 episode, 2016)
- Love Stories (2016) ... (performer: "Feeling Myself" - uncredited) / (writer: "Feeling Myself" - uncredited)
  Britain's Got Talent (TV Series) (performer - 5 episodes, 2015 - 2016) (writer - 5 episodes, 2015 - 2016)
- 2016: Auditions 2 (2016) ... (performer: "Bang Bang" - uncredited) / (writer: "Bang Bang" - uncredited)
- 2015: The Live Final (2015) ... (performer: "Bang Bang" - uncredited) / (writer: "Bang Bang" - uncredited)
- 2015: Live Semi-Final 3 (2015) ... (performer: "Bang Bang" - uncredited) / (writer: "Bang Bang" - uncredited)
- 2015: Live Semi-Final 2 (2015) ... (performer: "Bang Bang" - uncredited) / (writer: "Bang Bang" - uncredited)
- 2015: Auditions 5 (2015) ... (performer: "Bang Bang" - uncredited) / (writer: "Bang Bang" - uncredited)
 2013-2015 Tu cara me suena (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Gala 11 (2015) ... (writer: "Anaconda")
- Gala 1 (2015) ... (writer: "Bang Bang")
- Episode #3.1 (2013) ... (writer: "Girl on Fire")
- Episode #2.12 (2013) ... (writer: "Starship")
  Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (performer - 4 episodes, 2011 - 2015) (writer - 2 episodes, 2011 - 2014)
- Amy Schumer/The Weeknd (2015) ... (performer: "The Hills (Ft. Nicki Minaj)" - uncredited)
- James Franco/Nicki Minaj (2014) ... (performer: "Bed of Lies", "Only", "All Things" - uncredited) / (writer: "Bed of Lies", "Only", "All Things" - uncredited)
- Anna Faris/Drake (2011) ... (performer: "Make Me Proud")
- Jesse Eisenberg/Nicki Minaj (2011) ... (performer: "Right Thru Me" (uncredited), "Moment 4 Life" (uncredited), "The Creep") / (writer: "Right Thru Me", "Moment 4 Life" - uncredited)
  Ferdinando Show (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2015) (writer - 1 episode, 2015)
- Nicole Bahls e Sanderson (2015) ... (performer: "Bang Bang", "Anaconda" - uncredited) / (writer: "Bang Bang", "Anaconda" - uncredited)
 2015 2015 MTV Video Music Awards (TV Special) (performer: "Trini Dem Girls", "The Night is Still Young") / (writer: "Trini Dem Girls", "The Night is Still Young")
 2012-2015 The X Factor (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Auditions 1 (2015) ... ("Bang Bang") / (writer: "Bang Bang")
- Live Results Show 7 (2012) ... (writer: "Girl on Fire" - uncredited)
- Live Show 1 (2012) ... (writer: "Starships" - uncredited)
  Casualty (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2015) (writer - 1 episode, 2015)
- Forsaking All Others: Part Two (2015) ... (performer: "Bang Bang" - uncredited) / (writer: "Bang Bang" - uncredited)
 2015 Tu cara me suena - Argentina (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.5 (2015) ... (writer: "Pound the Alarm")
  The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes, 2014 - 2015) (performer - 1 episode, 2014)
- Paul Giamatti/Alicia Vikander/Robin Thicke (2015) ... (writer: "Back Together")
- Jane Fonda/Sean 'Diddy' Combs/The Vaccines (2015) ... (writer: "Anaconda" - uncredited)
- Madonna/Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (2015) ... (writer: "Bitch I'm Madonna")
- Gwyneth Paltrow/Josh Gad/Panda Bear (2015) ... (writer: "Anaconda" - uncredited)
- Christoph Waltz/Nicki Minaj feat. Skylar Grey (2014) ... (performer: "Bed of Lies") / (writer: "Bed of Lies")
  Lip Sync Battle (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2015) (writer - 1 episode, 2015)
- Alison Brie vs. Will Arnett (2015) ... (performer: "Bang Bang") / (writer: "Bang Bang")
  Todd's Pop Song Reviews (TV Series documentary) (writer - 10 episodes, 2010 - 2015) (performer - 6 episodes, 2013 - 2015)
- "Dear Future Husband" by Meghan Trainor (2015) ... (performer: "Hey Mama") / (writer: "Hey Mama")
- Top Ten Best Hit Songs of 2014: Part 2 (2015) ... (performer: "Anaconda") / (writer: "Anaconda")
- Top Ten Best Hit Songs of 2014: Part 1 (2015) ... (performer: "Bang Bang") / (writer: "Bang Bang")
- Top Ten Worst Hit Songs of 2014: Part 2 (2015) ... (performer: "Anaconda")
- "Bang Bang" by Jessie J, Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj (2014) ... (performer: "Bang Bang") / (writer: "Bang Bang")
 2015 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Day 8 Catch-Up (2015) ... (performer: "Buy a Heart" - uncredited)
  Britain's Got More Talent (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 2015) (writer - 2 episodes, 2015)
- 2015: Live Semi-Final 2 (2015) ... (performer: "Bang Bang" - uncredited) / (writer: "Bang Bang" - uncredited)
- Episode #9.5 (2015) ... (performer: "Bang Bang" - uncredited) / (writer: "Bang Bang" - uncredited)
 2015 2015 Billboard Music Awards (TV Special) (performer: "The Night is Still Young", "Hey Mama")
 2012-2015 Rap Critic Reviews (TV Series) (performer - 6 episodes)
- "Time of Our Lives" by Pitbull Feat. Ne-Yo (2015) ... (performer: "Starships")
- The Top 10 Worst Lyrics of 2014 (2015) ... (performer: "Only", "Roman's Revenge", "BedRock", "Roman in Moscow", "Flawless Remix", "Stupid Hoe")
- Anaconda by Nicki Minaj (2014) ... (performer: "Anaconda", "I Endorse These Strippers", "Your Love", "Lovin Ass", "Dance (A$$)")
- "Work It" by Missy Elliott (2014) ... (performer: "Super Bass")
- "Fancy" Iggy Azalea feat. Charli XCX (2014) ... (performer: "I Endorse These Strippers")
 2015 Pitch Perfect 2 (performer: "Bang Bang") / (writer: "Bang Bang", "Where Them Girls At" - as Onika Tanya Maraj)
 2015 Tom Felton Meets the Superfans (TV Movie) (performer: "Bang Bang" - uncredited) / (writer: "Bang Bang" - uncredited)
 2015 Get Hard (performer: "Beez In The Trap") / (writer: "Beez In The Trap" - as Onika Tanya Maraj)
 2015 The Block (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Meet Our New Blockheads (2015) ... (writer: "Bang Bang" - uncredited)
  Strictly Come Dancing (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2014) (writer - 1 episode, 2014)
- The Grand Final: Show 2 (2014) ... (performer: "Bang Bang" - uncredited) / (writer: "Bang Bang" - uncredited)
 2014 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show (TV Movie) (writer: "Bang Bang" - as Onika Maraj)
  Revenge (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2014) (writer - 1 episode, 2014)
- Atonement (2014) ... (performer: "Bang Bang" - uncredited) / (writer: "Bang Bang" - uncredited)
  Open Air Outreach (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2014) (writer - 1 episode, 2014)
- Straight Pride Crashes Gay Pride (2014) ... (performer: "Bang Bang" - uncredited) / (writer: "Bang Bang" - uncredited)
 2014 American Music Awards 2014 (TV Special) (performer: "Bed of Lies", "Bang Bang") / (writer: "Bed of Lies", "Bang Bang" - as Onika Maraj)
 2014 The Concert for Valor (TV Special) (writer: "Bang Bang" - as Onika Maraj)
 2014 The Mysteries of Laura (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Mystery of the Mobile Murder (2014) ... (performer: "Anaconda" - uncredited)
  Stalker (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2014) (writer - 1 episode, 2014)
- The Haunting (2014) ... (performer: "Bang Bang" - uncredited) / (writer: "Bang Bang" - uncredited)
  Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode, 2014) (performer - 1 episode, 2011)
- Episode dated 12 October 2011 (2011) ... (performer: "Super Bass" - uncredited)
 2014 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Viewers' Choice Night (2014) ... (writer: "Bang Bang" - uncredited)
 2012-2014 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Switch-up (2014) ... ("She Came to Give It to You") / (writer: "She Came to Give It to You", "Bang Bang")
- Week 1: Premiere (2014) ... ("Bang Bang") / (writer: "Bang Bang" - as Onika Maraj)
- The Finals (2013) ... ("Beauty and a Beat") / (writer: "Beauty and a Beat")
- Performance Show: Week Eight (2012) ... ("Turn Me On") / (writer: "Turn Me On")
  Guapas (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2014) (writer - 1 episode, 2014)
- Suerte con la beca Lorena (2014) ... (performer: "Give Me All Your Luvin'" - uncredited) / (writer: "Give Me All Your Luvin'" - uncredited)
  New Girl (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2014) (writer - 1 episode, 2014)
- The Last Wedding (2014) ... (performer: "Bang Bang" - uncredited) / (writer: "Bang Bang" - uncredited)
 2014 Beyond the Lights (performer: "Give It All To Me")
  So You Think You Can Dance (TV Series) (performer - 10 episodes, 2010 - 2014) (writer - 3 episodes, 2010 - 2014)
- Winner Announced (2014) ... (performer: "Senile")
- Top 10 Perform + Eliminations (2014) ... (performer: "Bang Bang") / (writer: "Bang Bang")
- Top 18 Perform, 2 Eliminated (2014) ... (performer: "Senile")
- Finale (2013) ... (performer: "Hello Good Morning" (Remix))
- Top 4 Perform (2013) ... (performer: "Hello Good Morning" (Remix))
 2014 2014 MTV Video Music Awards (TV Special) (performer: "Anaconda", "Bang Bang", "She Came to Give It to You") / (writer: "Anaconda", "Bang Bang", "She Came to Give It to You")
 2014 Nicki Minaj: Anaconda (Video short) (performer: "Anaconda") / (writer: "Anaconda")
 2014 Unfriended (performer: "Fly") / (writer: "Fly")
 2014 Think Like a Man Too (performer: "I'm Out") / (writer: "I'm Out" - as Onika Tanya Maraj)
 2014 Blended (writer: "Girl on Fire" - as Onika Maraj)
 2014 Catch Me Daddy (performer: "Roman's Revenge")
 2014 21 Hottest Girls in Pop Right Now (TV Movie) (performer: "Pills N Potions")
 2014 Ride Along (performer: "I Love Dem Strippers") / (writer: "I Love Dem Strippers" - as Onika Maraj)
 2013 Justin Bieber's Believe (Documentary) (writer: "Beauty and a Beat" - as Onika Maraj)
 2013 The Crazy Ones (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2013) ... (writer: "Starships" - uncredited)
 2013 Boom Town (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2013) ... (performer: "Starships")
 2013 Madonna: The MDNA Tour (TV Movie documentary) (performer: "I Don't Give A", "Give Me All Your Luvin'") / (writer: "I Don't Give A", "Give Me All Your Luvin'")
 2013 Despicable Me 2 (performer: "Where Them Girls At") / (writer: "Where Them Girls At")
 2013 The Hangover Part III (writer: "Dark Fantasy" - as Onika Maraj)
 2013 2013 Billboard Music Awards (TV Special) (performer: "High School") / (writer: "High School")
 2012-2013 Glee (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Feud (2013) ... (writer: "I Still Believe / Super Bass" - uncredited)
- Nationals (2012) ... (writer: "Starships" - uncredited)
- On My Way (2012) ... (writer: "Fly / I Believe I Can Fly" - uncredited)
 2013 Conan (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Kathy, Will You Marry Me? Give Me Your Answer in Tomorrow's Episode Title (2013) ... (writer: "Super Bass" - uncredited)
  The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes, 2011 - 2013) (performer - 5 episodes, 2011 - 2012)
- Episode #21.98 (2013) ... (writer: "Pound the Alarm" - uncredited)
- Episode #21.39 (2012) ... (performer: "Pound the Alarm" - uncredited) / (writer: "Pound the Alarm" - uncredited)
- Episode #20.203 (2012) ... (performer: "Starships" - uncredited) / (writer: "Starships" - uncredited)
- Episode #20.176 (2012) ... (performer: "Pound the Alarm") / (writer: "Pound the Alarm")
- Episode #20.86 (2012) ... (performer: "Super Bass" - uncredited) / (writer: "Super Bass" - uncredited)
 2012 This Is 40 (performer: "Roman's Revenge", "Where Them Girls At") / (writer: "Roman's Revenge", "Where Them Girls At" - as Onika Maraj)
 2012 Voice - Danmarks største stemme (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Fjerde blindtest (2012) ... (writer: "Starships" - uncredited)
 2012 Pitch Perfect (performer: "Starships") / (writer: "Starships" - as Onika Tanya Maraj)
  Danville 2nd Ward Young Men (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2012) (writer - 1 episode, 2012)
- Youth Conference 2012 (2012) ... (performer: "Starships") / (writer: "Starships")
 2012 Waterloo Road (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Read My Lips (2012) ... (performer: "Turn Me On" - uncredited)
 2012 Spring Breakers (performer: "Moment 4 Life") / (writer: "Moment 4 Life" - as Onika Tanya Maraj)
  The Filthy Frank Show (TV Series short) (performer - 1 episode, 2012) (writer - 1 episode, 2012)
- Filthy Compilation #2 (2012) ... (performer: "Starships") / (writer: "Starships")
 2012 Ice Age: Continental Drift (performer: "We Are (Theme from Ice Age Continental Drift)")
  2 Broke Girls (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 2012) (writer - 2 episodes, 2012)
- And Martha Stewart Have a Ball: Part 2 (2012) ... (performer: "Starships") / (writer: "Starships")
- And Martha Stewart Have a Ball: Part 1 (2012) ... (performer: "Starships") / (writer: "Starships")
 2012 American Idol (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Top 9 Results (2012) ... (performer: "Starships")
 2012 The 54th Annual Grammy Awards (TV Special) (performer: "Roman's Revenge", "Roman Holiday") / (writer: "Roman's Revenge", "Roman Holiday")
  Le grand journal de Canal+ (TV Series documentary) (performer - 4 episodes, 2012) (writer - 4 episodes, 2012)
- Episode dated 9 February 2012 (2012) ... (performer: "Give Me All Your Luvin'") / (writer: "Give Me All Your Luvin'")
- Episode dated 8 February 2012 (2012) ... (performer: "Give Me All Your Luvin'") / (writer: "Give Me All Your Luvin'")
- Episode dated 7 February 2012 (2012) ... (performer: "Give Me All Your Luvin'") / (writer: "Give Me All Your Luvin'")
- Episode dated 6 February 2012 (2012) ... (performer: "Give Me All Your Luvin'") / (writer: "Give Me All Your Luvin'")
 2012 Super Bowl XLVI Halftime Show (TV Movie) (performer: "Give Me All Your Luvin'") / (writer: "Give Me All Your Luvin'")
 2011 Kinect Sports: Season Two (Video Game) (performer: "Check It Out")
 2011 New Year's Eve (performer: "2012 (It Ain't The End)") / (writer: "2012 (It Ain't The End)" - as Onika Maraj)
 2011 Britney Spears Live: The Femme Fatale Tour (TV Movie) (performer: "Till The World Ends")
 2011 Dance Central 2 (Video Game) (performer: "Massive Attack") / (writer: "Massive Attack" - as Onika Maraj)
 2010-2011 So You Think You Can Dance Canada (TV Series) (performer - 4 episodes)
- Top 16 Performance (2011) ... (performer: "Massive Attack")
- Top 20 Performance (2011) ... (performer: "Roman's Revenge")
- Top 22 Performance (2011) ... (performer: "Super Bass")
- Top 18 Performance (2010) ... (performer: "Lil Freak")
 2011 Friends with Benefits (performer: "Girls Fall Like Donimoes") / (writer: "Girls Fall Like Donimoes" - as O. Maraj)
 2011 The 2011 Billboard Music Awards (TV Special) (performer: "Till the World Ends", "Super Bass") / (writer: "Super Bass")
 2011 The Hangover Part II (performer: "Monster") / (writer: "Monster" - as Onika Maraj)
 2011 Gossip Girl (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Princesses and the Frog (2011) ... (performer: "Fly" - uncredited)
  Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (performer - 3 episodes, 2010) (writer - 3 episodes, 2010)
- Episode #18.45 (2010) ... (performer: "Right Thru Me" - uncredited) / (writer: "Right Thru Me" - uncredited)
- Bruce Willis/will.i.am/Nicki Minaj (2010) ... (performer: "Check It Out") / (writer: "Check It Out")
- Episode #17.84 (2010) ... (performer: "Shakin It 4 Daddy" - uncredited) / (writer: "Shakin It 4 Daddy" - uncredited)
 2010 Jimmy Kimmel Live! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #9.39 (2010) ... (writer: "Bottoms Up")
 2010/I Runaway (Short) (performer: "Dark Fantasy" - uncredited)
 2010 MTV Video Music Awards 2010 (TV Special) (performer: "Your Love", "Check It Out")
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Other Works:

Album: "Pink Friday" See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Interviews | 1 Article | 1 Pictorial | 5 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Nicki Teresa | Roman Zolanski

Height:

5' 2" (1.57 m)
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Personal Quote:

Don't get it twisted. It's not about money, it's not about the fame. It's about I don't have to worry about if my little brother is gonna be able to get a new toy for Christmas. It's those little tiny things that really make up the bigger picture. So, my happiness doesn't come from money or fame. My happiness comes from seeing life without struggle. See more »

Trivia:

Has "God you are always with me" tattooed in traditional Chinese letters on her left arm. See more »

Trademark:

Busty and curvy figure See more »

Nickname:

Roman See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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