Nicki Minaj was born on December 8, 1982, in Onika Tanya Maraj in Saint James, Trinidad and Tobago. Nicki was born as “Onika Tanya Maraj”. She is an American Rapper, singer, songwriter, model, and actress.

Nicki Minaj’s parents are Carol (Daniel) and Robert Maraj. Her paternal grandfather was Maraj. It appears that the rest of her family is of Afro-Trinidadian ancestry. She has evidently stated that her great-grandfather was Japanese. It is not clear if this is accurate.

Nicki Minaj Ethnicity, Religion & Ancestry Race
Nicki Minaj [Photo: Complex]

Nicki Minaj Ethnicity

Indo-Trinidadian (Grandfather), Afro-Trinidadian, possibly 1/8th Japanese

Nicki Minaj Religion

Nicki’s birth country Trinidad is Hindus, Catholics, and Muslims religious. Her father was probably from a Muslim family, but Minaj seems to be more interested in using religion to advance her fame rather than for spiritual guidance.


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