Barbie has found her Ken. Minaj made the news official with an announcement on Instagram. . Onika Tanya Maraj-Petty 10•21•19, Nicki Minaj, via Instagram. Minaj and Perry obtained their marriage license in late July and had 90 days to tie the knot. The couple sparked marriage rumors for months, after making their relationship Instagram official at the end of last year. The rapper recently announced that she would be retiring from music to start a family. I've decided to retire and have my family ... To my fans, keep reppin me. Do it til da death of me, in the box—cuz ain't nobody checkin me. Love you for LIFE, Nicki Minaj, via Twitter.