Birth Name: Onika Tanya Maraj
Place of Birth: San Fernando, Trinidad and Tobago
Date of Birth: December 8, 1982
Ethnicity: Indo-Trinidadian (grandfather), Afro-Trinidadian
Nicki Minaj is an American rapper, songwriter, and actress. She is a protege of Lil Wayne. Nicki was born Onika Tanya Maraj in San Fernando, Trinidad and Tobago. She moved to New York during her childhood.
Her paternal grandfather, whose surname was “Maraj”, was of Indo-Trinidadian descent. It appears that the rest of her family is of Afro-Trinidadian ancestry.
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