Nicki Minaj baby: name, gender age, photos & more

6 October 2021, 10:31

Nicki Minaj's baby: name, gender age, photos & more
Nicki Minaj's baby: name, gender age, photos & more. Picture: Instagram

Find out more about the star's first child here.

Nicki Minaj shocked fans when she revealed she was pregnant earlier in July this year. The 37 year-old broke the internet when she shared professional photos of her baby bump.

Nicki Minaj shares sweet audio clip of baby son’s voice

A few months later, TMZ reported the star has given birth. Ever since, Minaj has shared little piece of information about motherhood and her little baby – but what do we know about the star's first child so far?

  1. How old is Nicki Minaj's son?

    Nicki Minaj gave birth to her first child on September 30th, 2020, according to TMZ, making her son one year old.

    The rapstress and her husband, Kenneth Petty, celebrated their little boy's first birthday with a star-studded Kung Fu Panda-themed celebration.

    Nicki and her husband, Kenneth Petty, celebrated their son's first birthday with a star-studded Kung Fu Panda-themed celebration.
    Nicki and her husband, Kenneth Petty, celebrated their son's first birthday with a star-studded Kung Fu Panda-themed celebration. Picture: Instagram/@nickiminaj
  2. What is Nicki Minaj's baby's name?

    While Nicki Minaj has kept the details about her baby boy to a minimal, fans have taken it upon themselves to guess what the child's name is.

    The baby has been unofficially been named 'Simba' by Nicki's loyal Barbz, while Nicki herself refers to him as 'Papa Bear'.

  3. What is the gender of Nicki Minaj's baby?

    A month after giving birth, Nicki revealed that she had welcomed a baby boy with her husband, Kenneth Petty.

    In an Instagram post, the 'Anaconda' rapstress shared images of gifts for her son from some of her celebrity friends.

    The star told fans she was "madly in love" with her son, who she referred to as her "favorite liddo boy in the whole wide world".

  4. What was the controversy around Nicki Minaj's baby's name?

    On Friday (Oct. 16) Nicki Minaj checked a fan who lied about knowing the star's son's name and his face.

    A Twitter account wrote, “Welcoming Jeremiah Maraj-Petty. You are a blessing to us, and we love you so much." Alongside the caption was a photo of a baby dressed in turquoise.

    The post by @alzminaj received thousands of likes from fans who believed the information to be true, but Nicki Minaj was not having it.

    “116K likes. Not my baby. Not his name. Imagine doing this. Pls delete this person’s child from your page,” she wrote before blocking the Twitter account.

    Nicki Minaj slams fan who posted an image of a baby, claiming it was hers
    Nicki Minaj slams fan who posted an image of a baby, claiming it was hers. Picture: Twitter

    After Nicki Minaj responded to the tweet, @alzminaj apologised. “Omg ya, [I] am deleting my existence,” read one tweet.

    In another tweet, the user wrote, “OK. I made the post as a joke, and I never knew how it would go.

    "[I] am really sorry to anyone I offended, I take all the blame, and [I] am really sorry to Nicki for offending her. I love you, and I hope you can forgive me.”

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