Five Facts About Nicky Minaj’s New Husband, Kenneth Petty
The 36-year-old rapper took to Instagram on Monday to announce her marriage to 41-year-old fellow music industry professional Kenneth “Zoo” Petty.
After less than a year of dating, the couple is said to have obtained a marriage license at a Beverly Hills courthouse at the end of July, according to E!
In December 2018, Minaj made her relationship with Petty public. She frequently referred to him as the “Ken to her Barbie.”
He Met Nicky Minaj When She Was 16
TMZ claims that the couple has been together since Minaj was in high school. Petty first met Minaj when she was 16 and was still residing in Queens. People pointed out that in her verse on Chance the Rapper’s song “Zanies and Fools,” Minaj had also discussed the couple’s shared past.
He Is A Sexual Offender On Record
Petty has been charged in the state of New York as a level two registered sex offender. According to Us Weekly, he was sentenced to almost four years in prison after being found guilty of attempted rape in 1995.
He Has Even More Problems With The Law
Petty entered a guilty plea to a first-degree manslaughter charge related to a shooting death in 2002. He was given a 10-year prison term, but he was released in 2013. Petty admitted to operating a vehicle while his license was suspended, according to TMZ, which published the news in March. In September 2018, he allegedly ran a stop sign on Long Island before being stopped by a police officer. The website claims that Petty was fined $88 for the incident. According to Media Take Out, who called the recently wed “a TOP LEVEL Queens, NY street ‘OG’,” Petty has a total of 12 mugshots on file with the various New York police departments.
He Has Five Children
“Media Take Out” claims that Petty is actively involved in his children’s lives, whereas Bossip has reported that he is the father of five children.
The Couple Might Have More Kids In The Future
The “Barbie Dreams” rapper announced in September that she was quitting music to devote more time to her family on Twitter. She expressed regret and wrote that her love for her fans is “still madly in love” with her.
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