Nicki Minaj, Kenneth Petty (source: Instagram)
Nicki Minaj, Kenneth Petty (source: Instagram)

After months of obtaining marriage licence, American rapper Nicki Minaj has tied the knot with her lover Kenneth Petty.

The couple had a surprise wedding on 21 October, even though many of Minaj’s fans saw it coming but the date was uncertain.

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Announcing the news of their wedding, the rapper shared a video clip of their wedding swag, “Mr. and Mrs. mugs,” and a “Bride” baseball cap.

The bride captioned the post, “👰🏽🤵🏽😢🙏🏽🎀 Onika Tanya Maraj-Petty 10•21•19.”


Minaj and Petty dated as far back as when they were in high school and rekindled their romance at the end of 2018.

The rapper’s new husband is allegedly father to five children although it is unknown how old they are or who he had them with.