Who Is Nicki Minaj's New Husband, Kenneth Petty?

BY Sara AlHumiri / Oct 23 2019 / 14:46 PM

It seems that the rapper-Barbie finally found her Ken...

Who Is Nicki Minaj's New Husband, Kenneth Petty?
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It's Mrs Petty now.

It wasn't too long ago that Nicki was rapping to 'Superbass' and claiming her crown as the Queen of Rap, as an independent, single woman of course. There were even times back then where we were rooting for her and Drake to finally be an item. But oh how times have changed. If you're a fan of the Barbz and have listened to her music, you should know how Minaj has been aspiring to get married and have a family for some time now. Shes not only mentioned this in her songs previously, but has also tweeted: "I’ve decided to retire & have my family. I know you guys are happy now. To my fans, keep reppin me, do it til da death of me … Love you for LIFE." We were just as shocked about her retirement news as we are now finding out she's a wife! 

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Shorty ima only tell u this once, u the illest...

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The 36 year old award-winning artist announced her nuptials over an Instagram post where she videos 'Mrs' and 'Mr' matching mugs, along with a hat that has 'Bride' embroidered on it. Minaj captions "Onika Tanya Maraj-Petty 10•21•19", officially letting us know that she tied the knot with Petty two days ago. 

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Onika Tanya Maraj-Petty 10•21•19

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Although Kenneth "Zoo" Petty is not an artist like Minaj, there has been plenty of buzz around him ever since they began seeing each other last December, which is not too long ago. Minaj has previously mentioned that she's known her current husband since childhood, and has reported to Billboard that he was one of her first real relationships. The 41-year-old "Zoo", as he prefers to be called, also has a controversial past criminal record. 

Unlike the recent celebs that have happily gotten married this year, Nicki and Petty did not have the 'big white wedding', like Justin & Hailey Biebers. Is it possible that the couple are still planning their more public event? We can't wait to see whats next (and of course the bride's dress).