Nicki Minaj has risen to become one of the most, if not the most, dominant female rapper in the world. Going from struggling as a waitress in her teens to producing platinum-selling albums, we wondered, where does Nicki Minaj live now?
You know we got the dirt, don’t you!? Of course. But we’ve got a lot more about the superstar’s Hollywood lifestyle and how she came to be so famous, too!
Where does Nicki Minaj live?
Nicki Minaj house is a gated Beverly Hills mansion sitting high in the Hollywood hillside. The house boasts some pretty cool views of Downtown LA and the mountains beyond, something most of us can only dream of!
But as of February 2018, Nicki has moved on from this mansion. You’ll never guess the new renter…Mariah Carey! Yes, Nicki’s arch-nemesis on American Idol, the Mariah Carey.
What does Nicki Minaj house look like?
Located in an exclusive gated community, the 10,337 square-foot mansion is terracotta coated and has a kind of Mediterranean, Spanish-type vibe going on on the outside.
Inside it has a two-story foyer, mural ceiling, a HUGE living room with a beautiful fireplace and stunning arched French doors that lead outside to the swimming pool, spa, and barbecue.
The house also includes a wooden-lined library with built-in shelves, a large modern-style kitchen, family room, EIGHT bedrooms, a walk-in wardrobe and a five-car garage.
The house reportedly cost Nicki $30,000 per month. Casual.
On a tragic note: Nicki was robbed in February 2017 and the burglars destroyed the inside of her home and made off with $200,000 in jews and other items. Let’s hope Mariah beefs up the security.
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What state does Nicki Minaj live in?
Nicki Minaj lives in California!
Which country is Nicki Minaj from?
Nicki Minaj, born Onika Tanya Maraj on December 8th, 1982, is originally from the Caribbean island of Trinidad and Tobago. She spent five short years there before her family decided to move to the borough of Queens in New York.
Why does Nicki Minaj talk with a English accent?
Nicki has been known to drop a random British accent into her raps and even switches from cockney-English back to her American accent in some interviews. She also posted a video on her Instagram page talking about how tired she was in a full-blown British accent back in 2015.
Why? Well, although the weirdness of the accent swap seems pretty awkward and therefore ignored by other talk show hosts, our favorite gal Ellen wasn’t afraid to call her out on it. In an interview in 2012, Ellen asked the rapper why she shut down her Twitter account to which Nicki answered ‘I don’t know’ sounding as if she has just been teleported from a London borough.
When Ellen stopped her in her tracks and asked her where ‘that’ came from, Minaj’s British alter-ego answered, “Certain questions that you ask channel a different person, and I have to, you know, brainstorm and decide what I’m going to say to you. And that’s also a way to get the audience laughing and for you to forget your question.”
So maybe her accent switch occurs when she’s feeling awkward or vulnerable? Interesting, right?! There may be another reason though…..
Why does Nicki Minaj call herself Roman?
Minaj has admitted to embracing a ton of varying alter-egos. Ever since a young age, Nicki has tried to hide the true version of herself by creating a string of alternative personalities. The very first made an appearance in early childhood and was named Cookie. Cookie was used whilst she still lived in Trinidad and Tobago and took over when Nicki felt like she needed an escape from her arguing parents and tough upbringing.
Since then, many other egos have been introduced to the star’s life including the most famous – Roman. Roman originates from London, England (another reason for her on and off British accent) and is said to be a much more wild, crazy and outspoken version of Nicki herself, almost like her ‘flamboyant twin brother’. Roman is said to be her ‘gay-boy alter-ego’ and is exuberant and super-extravagant.
Roman has been the inspiration behind many of Nicki’s own songs including Roman in Moscow but has also featured in other artist’s tracks including Bottoms Up by Trey Songz and Monster by Kanye West.
What color eyes does Nicki Minaj have?
Nicki has daaarrrrk brown eyes. She’s worn contacts to change the color of her eyes to match certain outfits, but her eyes are most definitely brown.
What does it say on Nicki Minaj arm?
Nicki got her first tattoo when she was only 16 years old! And it’s a big one. Her arm is inked with large Chinese characters on her arm which spread from the middle of her upper arm to just above her elbow crease. The characters meaning? ‘God is always with you’.
Does Nicki Minaj have an Instagram?
She sure does! You can find her account @NickiMinaj where she posts regularly to her 84.5 million followers. Her posts and videos average around 1 million likes and views each.
Does Nicki Minaj do charity work?
In an interview with Ellen back in 2012, Nicki admitted that she would much rather spend her hard-earned money on others rather than on herself. And that became evident when we found out that she has been quietly donating to an Indian Village for the past few years.
Through her generous donations, the village has been able to access clean water for the first time through the completion of a water well. She also helped residents in the area to get a proper education. Nicki posted on social media saying, “This is the kind of thing that makes me feel the most proud,” Minaj wrote. “The money I’ve sent to this village in India for the last couple years [via my Pastor Lydia Sloley], has gotten them a Computer Center, a Tailoring Institute, a Reading Program, and 2 WATER WELLS. We complain about the most ridiculous little things when some ppl don’t even have clean water. Blessings to India. Our work is far from done. I’ll tell you guys more about my charity work in the near future in case you’d like to be a part of it. Love.”
Does Nicki Minaj play any instruments?
We know that Nicki played the clarinet during her school years but when asked if she would play it at any shows or on any tracks, the rapper replied: “No, I’m not going to be playing the clarinet, I don’t think that’s sexy.” LMAO
Does Nicki Minaj have a wax figure?
Of course! What’s Nicki Minaj without her very own wax figure? The ‘statue’ lives in Las Vegas’ Madame Tussauds but after taking 6 months to complete with 20+ artists, the wax figure was displayed in the museum and quickly caused an uproar.
The figure was designed as per her Anaconda music video, showing the artist on all fours with very little to be left to the imagination. After the attraction announced a selfie competition along with the new model, fans were left offended and disappointed with guests that took photos with the model in crude and inappropriate manners.
Thanks to you dirty people, the Las Vegas attraction is now redesigning the figure so that Minaj can be looked upon respectfully.
Why does Nicki Minaj say pause?
Nicki has been known to say ‘pause’ in many interviews and raps but what does she mean by it? Well it is usually said right after a sentence that could be deemed to have a sexual meaning, but wasn’t meant in that way. When asked about it Nicki simply replied, “we say it when we are trying to negate the sexual connotation of the comment.”
How much does Nicki Minaj make per show?
To book Nicki for a show you’re gonna need to have a few dollars yourself because this queen does NOT come cheap. She gets between $250K – $300K per live performance.
Yep, that’s a quarter of a million dollars for every show she performs. And for club appearances? Just $200,000 for ONE HOUR.
Ok! According to Forbes, Minaj made $20.5 million in 2016 from touring, live performances and endorsement deals. So yea, I hope y’all got good jobs…or a sugar daddy…or sugar momma. #NoJudgment
How many siblings does Nicki Minaj have?
Nicki has a total of 4 siblings including one sister Ming Maraj and 3 brothers, Micaiah Maraj, Brandon Lamar and Jelani Maraj.
Her brother, Jelani, has been accused of sexual misconduct. Although he’s in the midst of a pending trial, he claims it’s an elaborate extortion scheme to get a payout from him via his superstar sister.
What kind of phone does Nicki Minaj have?
In July of this year Nicki told fans she had just joined Snapchat and without realizing her account was on the ‘public’ setting, she immediately was inundated with thousands of Snapchat messages, videos, and calls. She posted a video on Instagram asking fans to stop so that she could fix the problem.
The star eventually had to call the company and ask Snapchat to help her…A-list status problems I guess! We can see from this video it looks like Nicki owns an iPhone 7. But with the release of the iPhone X just a few months back, we are guessing she has probably upgraded herself to one of those.
Where does Nicki Minaj shop?
Minaj is known for her wacky outfits and bold clothing choices but we also know she is partial to a designer piece or two. We’ve seen her in everything from Versace and Louis Vuitton, to Alexander McQueen and Chanel.
What, you can’t afford those brands? Us either! But there’s hope. She partnered with H&M to bring us some pretty dope styles at an insanely affordable price! It’s called Nicki Minja x H&M.
Where does Nicki Minaj get her wigs?
Nicki is forever changing it up thanks to her never-ending weird and wonderful wig collection. From bright blue to multicolored and everything in between, the singer has earned quite the reputation for bringing the best wig to any occasion.
She told Elle Magazine, “I was always inspired by people who did wild stuff but didn’t always have the balls to do it myself. Now I can’t leave it alone. Even with my wigs, I get bored. I can’t believe I used to wear the same hairstyle every day of the year.” When asked when her love of wigs began she said, “When I met a person who could do them. I don’t want a wig that looks like a wig; I want one that could pass for a weave. And I have an amazing hairdresser [Terrence Davidson]. I could literally tell him to put a jukebox on my head, and he would figure it out.”
Terrence actually assembles Nicki’s wigs himself and then styles and dyes them to perfection. Check out our other article about Nicki here – there’s a whole lot of wig talk from Terrence!