Nicki Minaj is not just endowed with everything feminine as she is also a very talented artist. People have often wondered what makes her beautiful and what her height is. We will attempt to answer these questions in the discussion below. According to those in the beauty industry, a woman is considered beautiful based on her physical attributes like height, weight, bra-size, and other measurements.
We are going to consider the very same parameters in answering the question of what makes Nicki so gorgeous. Since beauty lies in the eyes of the beholder, we cannot just assume that she is beautiful to everyone. After laying down the facts for you, it will be left to you to decide if she fits your description of a beautiful damsel. We will also look at some of the other facts that probably only very few people knew about her.
Nicki Minaj’s Profile Summary
- Full Name: Onika Tanya Maraj-Petty
- Date of Birth: 8 December 1982
- Age: 40 years old
- Place of Birth: Saint James, Port of Spain, Trinidad, and Tobago
- Nationality: American, Trinidadian
- Father: Robert Maraj
- Mother: Carol Maraj
- Siblings: Ming Maraj, Jelani Maraj, Micaiah Maraj, Brandon Lamar
- Husband: Kenneth Perry
- Education: Elizabeth Blackwell Middle School, LaGuardia Community High School, New York City, New York
- Occupation: Rapper, singer, songwriter, actress
- Net Worth: $80million
- Height: 5 feet -2 inches or 1.57 meters
- Weight: 62kg or 137 pounds
- Chest: 40 inches
- Bra Size: 34F
- Waist: 28 inches
- Hip: 45 inches
- Shoe Size: 7 (US) / 37.5 (EU)
- Dress Size: 12 US or 44 EU or 16 UK
Nicki Minaj’s Height and Weight and Other Body Stats
Although she is a very talented and beautiful woman, Nicki Minaj’s height does not present a compelling argument for her beauty, according to the world’s perception of perfect beauty. Her height is 5 feet 2 inches or 1.57 meters which falls beneath the gauge through which a perfectly beautiful woman is judged these days. According to world beauty standards, tall women (at least 5 feet 8 inches) are considered beautiful because of their beautiful long legs.
Nicki Minaj’s ancestry may have few contributions to the fact that she’s not a tall lady; therefore, it wouldn’t be fair to judge her on the same reasonable ground as other beautiful ladies of her age group. Nicki Minaj is a native of Trinidad and Tobago, a country whose citizens are not known for their height, but when compared to her fellow natives, she could have a stake as being pretty tall.
In terms of weight, Nicki has done well to maintain a healthy and sexy weight. It appears she really knows how to work out and she is determined to achieve her best. She currently weighs just 62 kg (137 pounds) which is not bad for an entertainer of her caliber. Weight management is a very big problem especially for ladies in show business. This is why lots of ladies would do anything to control and maintain such perfect weight as Nicki does. A quick calculation of her body mass index (BMI) will give you a figure of 25.1 which is the perfect measure for normal, healthy weight. It appears she works too hard to maintain this shape.
How Does Her Body Stats Compare To Other Rap Queens
There is no doubt that with Nicki Minaj’s height and other curvaceous body, she stands out as one of the sexiest female rappers many people admire. But still, there are others who can be compared to her for being equally good-looking. Currently, on any list of top 10 sexiest female rappers, you won’t miss notable mentions like Cardi B, Lizzo, Missy Elliot, Megan Thee Stallion, Rico Nasty, Saweetie, Kamaiyah, Doja Cat, and of course, Nicki Minaj. Their respective body statistics are listed below –
- Nicki Minaj: 5 feet 2 inches or 1.57 meters in height, 62 kg or 137 pounds in weight. Her bust measures 40 inches, her hips measure 28 inches while her hips are 45 inches.
- Cardi B: 5 feet 4 inches or 1.62 m in height and 55 kg or 121 lbs for body weight. Her body contours are bust measuring 34 inches, a waist size of 27 inches, and hips measuring 36 inches.
- Lizzo: 5 feet 6 inches or 1.67 m in height and weighing 64 kg or 141 lbs. Her body stats are 48 inches bust, 32 inches hips, and 54 inches waistline.
- Missy Elliot: 5 feet 2 inches or 1.57 m in height, 59 kg or 130 lbs weight and body stats of 36 inches bust, 34 inches hips, and 26 inches waist.
- Megan Thee Stallion: 5 feet 8 inches or 1.78 meters in height. 65 kg or 143 lbs in weight. Her other body stats are 36 inches bust, 26 inches waist, and 38 inches hip.
- Rico Nasty: 5 feet 3 inches or 1.61 m in height, weighs 50 kg or 110 lbs. Her bust measures 34 inches, her waist is 26 inches while her hips are 35 inches.
- Saweetie: Height is 5 feet 6 inches or 1.73 m while weight is 55 kg or 121 lbs. Her bust measures 34 inches, waistline 26 inches, and hips 38 inches.
- Kamaiyah: 5 feet 6 inches or 1.67 m in height while her body weight is approximately 68 kg or 150 pounds. She has a bust of 38 inches, a waist of 38 inches, and hips that measure 39 inches.
- Doja Cat: Height is 5 feet 3 inches or 1.6 m. Her bodyweight is 55 kg or 121 lbs. Her bust measures 34 inches, hips 26 inches, and waistline 38 inches.
Other Facts About The Singer You Should Know
Here are other interesting facts you should know about her and also how Nicki Minaj’s height, weight, and other body stats compare to that of her siblings and husband.
1. Nicki Minaj Wears A Bra Size 32C
If you are abreast with the latest procedures in the cosmetic medical industry, you will realize that cosmetic surgeons rake in lots of money yearly from women seeking to enhance their breasts. The cosmetic specialists are so good at the process that it’s literally very hard to differentiate between natural and artificial breasts in today’s beauty standards.
We cannot determine whether Nicki Minaj has artificial or natural breasts because she has not spoken about it at any time. But from remarkable observations and news from some quarters who have noticed the hip-hop rapper’s sudden transformation, we can say with authority that Nicki Minaj must have done some boob job on herself.
2. Her Boob Job
No matter how positive we tried to remain about Nicki having natural boobs, their massive transformation, which defied gravity, will say otherwise. You can only know how big or small they are by inferring from the size of the bra she wears. Currently, she wears bra size 34F while her breast size is 40 inches and she sure knows how to show them off in her music videos and her raunchy photoshoots.
3. Nicki’s Body Stats: 40-28-45
Judging a woman’s beauty depends on more than just height, weight, and bra size. There are many other things to consider. Nicki enjoys a pear body shape that is as sexy as it can ever be. She feels good with her 40-inch bust size, her 28-inch waist, and gorgeous 45-inch hips. These measurements mean she can comfortably wear a dress of size 8.
At the age of 40 years old, the measurements make her look much younger. Seeing her for the first time, you’d struggle to believe she is over 35 years. As a matter of fact, I thought she was in her early twenties when I first saw her. Even with the knowledge I have today, I would still think the same.
As earlier mentioned, we lay down the facts and leave it for you to decide whether Nicki deserves to be called beautiful. She is considered beautiful and sexy by many people but I believe many more have reservations, actually critical points. Besides beauty, Nicki Minaj has a lot working for her and she has already made it to the history books as one of the most successful female rappers in the world.
4. Nicki is 40 with a Hot Body
Onika Tanya Maraj, also known as Nicki Minaj, is a native of Trinidad and Tobago. On December 8th, 1982, she was born in St. James Trinidad and Tobago to the late Robert Maraj and Mrs. Carol Maraj. She is 40 years old. Her mother was a singer who later worked in Accounting while her Dad was a Financial Executive while he was alive. Her childhood was very troubled because she grew up in a dysfunctional home with a drug-addict father, which negatively impacted her. She later spent most of her childhood in Jamaica after her mum migrated over there.
5. She Always Wanted To Act and Sing
Nicki attended Elizabeth Blackwell Middle School, from where she proceeded to audition and gain admission into La Guardia High School, where she studied performance arts; acting, and singing. From a very young age, she has always wanted to act and sing. Although Nicki Minaj’s acting career didn’t entirely take off when she graduated at 19, she was remarked as having a talent for the entertainment industry.
6. Nicki Minaj’s Body Stats Compared To Her Siblings
Nicki Minaj has three siblings; an older brother named Jelani, a younger brother named Micaiah, and a younger sister named Ming. Compared to Nicki’s height of 5 feet 2 inches and body weight of 62 kg, her elder brother Jelani Maraj stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches or 174 cm and weighs about 85 kg or 187 lbs. He has a chest measurement of 44 inches, a waist size of 36 inches, and a hip size of 36 inches. His eyes are dark brown in color, the same as his hair.
Nicki’s younger brother, Micaiah’s height and weight are unknown but we know that Ming Maraj stands at a height of 5 feet 1 inch (155 cm) and weighs about 45 kg or 99 lbs. Like her famous sister, she has black hair color, dark brown eyes, and an hourglass shape. Thus, Nicki may not the shortest person in her family.
On the other hand, in November 2017, Nicki Minaj’s brother Jelani was sentenced to 25 years to life in prison for predatory sexual assault and child endangerment when he sexually assaulted an 11-year-old in his Long Island home. This is a sensitive topic that Nicki hasn’t quite commented on since it happened although she referenced the incident with her brother in the opener of her pink print tagged “All Things Go.”
7. Who Is Her Husband?
Nicki Minaj is married to Kenneth Petty, who is 44 years old. He stands at a height of 5 feet 11 inches and weighs 78 kg while his chest size, waist size, and hip size, are 40-32-35 inches, respectively. She started dating him in December 2018. In January 2019, she announced publicly that they would be getting married. They officially tied the knot on October 21st in the same year, and she changed her surname to a hyphenated version of Maraj-Petty. The marriage has produced one male child.
Kenneth Petty, who also goes by the name Zoo, is a registered sex offender convicted in 1995 for attempted rape of the first degree. He pleaded guilty to the crime in 2006 and served four years in prison for the crime. Despite being an ex-convict, Nicki is quite fond of her husband whom she nicknamed “Papa Bear” and has spoken fondly of his influence since they got married.
On September 30th, 2020 in Los Angeles, Nicki Minaj became a first-time mom. She gave birth to her son with Kenneth and hid details of the winsome tot for much of the time till he clocked 3 months old. The baby was first seen on January 2nd, 2021 when she first shared his pictures in 3 photos she posted online. She clad him to the nines in Versace and Fendi designer apparells.
Details of the boy’s birth like how much he weighed at birth, for how long Nicki was in labor, the hospital she gave birth to him, and other juicy details surrounding the birth of the celeb’s son, have not been made public. However, concerning his would-be name or perhaps his present name, she had earlier joked about naming him Ninjah.
8. Nicki Minaj’s Net Worth
Nicki has had quite an illustrious and successful career spanning over 15 years. She has a reported net worth of $80 million, as of 2021. She has a career as a rapper, singer, and songwriter and occasionally features in some movies. A huge portion of Nicki Minaj’s net worth comes from her album sales, performance fees, and tours. But aside from these, the talented female rapper also makes money doing music with other music superstars like herself. She also made money working as a judge on American Idol in 2013 which reportedly was about $12 million. In addition, her brand endorsement deals with business giants like OPI, MAC Cosmetics, Pepsi, etc all pay her huge sums of money to endorse their brands and or do adverts for them.