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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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 2015 Monster Trucks (performer: "Hey Mama") (post-production)
  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")
 2012-2015 The Voice (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- 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")
 2013-2015 Todd's Pop Song Reviews (TV Series) (performer - 6 episodes)
- "Dear Future Husband" by Meghan Trainor (2015) ... (performer: "Hey Mama")
- Top Ten Best Hit Songs of 2014: Part 2 (2015) ... (performer: "Anaconda")
- Top Ten Best Hit Songs of 2014: Part 1 (2015) ... (performer: "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")
  Britain's Got Talent (TV Series) (performer - 4 episodes, 2015) (writer - 4 episodes, 2015)
- 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)
- Episode #9.5 (2015) ... (performer: "Bang Bang" - uncredited) / (writer: "Bang Bang" - 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")
  The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes, 2014 - 2015) (performer - 1 episode, 2014)
- Jane Fonda/Sean 'Diddy' Combs/The Vaccines (2015) ... (writer: "Anaconda" - uncredited)
- Madonna/Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (2015) ... (writer: "Bitch I'm Madonna")
- Julia Louis-Dreyfus/Scott Eastwood/Flo Rida (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")
 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)
  Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (performer - 3 episodes, 2011 - 2014) (writer - 2 episodes, 2011 - 2014)
- James Franco/Nicki Minaj (2014) ... (performer: "Bed of Lies", "Only", "All Things") / (writer: "Bed of Lies", "Only", "All Things")
- 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)
  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)
  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 - 2 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 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 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 Tu cara me suena (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Episode #3.1 (2013) ... (writer: "Girl on Fire")
- Episode #2.12 (2013) ... (writer: "Starship")
 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 The X Factor (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Live Results Show 7 (2012) ... (writer: "Girl on Fire" - uncredited)
- Live Show 1 (2012) ... (writer: "Starships" - uncredited)
 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")
 2012 Spring Breakers (performer: "Moment 4 Life") / (writer: "Moment 4 Life" - as Onika Tanya Maraj)
 2012 Ice Age: Continental Drift (courtesy: "We Are (Theme from Ice Age Continental Drift)") / (music: "We Are (Theme from 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) (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)
  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:

Music video: Appeared in Jay Sean video "2012" 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:

I don't think intimidated is the word. I definitely get excited by it. I don't want to let anybody down. I've always been the type of person to make everybody happy and get things done. I want everything to be 100% perfect. I do feel it when people hold me to high expectations. See more »

Trivia:

Minaj will be the supporting act for Britney Spears on her Femme Fatale tour in America and for three of the UK dates. Minaj also featured alongside Kesha in the remix of Britney Spears' song "Till the World Ends". See more »

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Different colors/styles of wigs See more »

Nickname:

Nicki Lewinski See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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