Sister named Maya, a younger brother named Micaiah, and a younger sister named Ming. She lived with her grandmother in Saint James as a young child. Minaj's mother Carol had moved to New York City to attend Monroe College. When Nicki was five, her mother moved the children to Queens, New York. Carol worked in payroll and accounting departments during Minaj's youth. Minaj's father was addicted to alcohol and other drugs and had a violent temper. He burnt the family house down in December 1987.
Minaj successfully auditioned for admission to Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts. After graduation, Minaj wanted to become an actress, and she was cast in the Off-Broadway play In Case You Forget in 2001. At the age of 19, as she struggled with her acting career, she worked as a waitress at a Red Lobster in the Bronx but was fired for being rude to customers. Over the years, Minaj has admitted to being fired from "at least 15 jobs" for similar reasons.
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