Graduated from LaGuardia High School, where she participated in the drama program. She had planned to sing at LaGuardia but lost her voice on the day of the audition.
Has "God you are always with me" tattooed in traditional Chinese letters on her left arm.
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".
In 1998, she had an abortion after being raped at age 15. She called it very hard decision and never got pregnant again.
Engaged to Meek Mill [April 2015].
Through Twitter, she started a contest on May 21 2017 to help fans pay off college tuition, student loans and other educational expenses. The stipulations were they had to show her straight A's or a 4.0 GPA.
Recieved endorsement deals from Adidas, MAC Cosmetics, Pepsi, among others.
Friends with Foxy Brown, Keke Wyatt, Ariana Grande, and Kate Upton.
Is of Afro-Trinidadian and Indo-Trinidadian descent.
Was inspired by R&B singer Monica, singing "Why I Love You So Much" at every talent show she entered. Performing in Atlanta on her Pink Friday Tour, she called Monica one of her all-time greatest musical influences.
Artists who have influenced her musical style include Lisa 'Left Eye' Lopes, Lil' Wayne, Smokey Robinson, Lauryn Hill, Jadakiss, Natasha Bedingfield, Remy Ma, Lil' Kim, Missy Elliott, Janet Jackson, Madonna, Beyoncé, Britney Spears, Marilyn Monroe, Grace Jones, M.I.A., Cyndi Lauper, TLC, Kanye West, Trina, and Drake.