Kenneth Petty is a controversial figure who gained notoriety for being the husband of the famous rapper Nicki Minaj.
He was born on April 7, 1978, in Queens, New York, and grew up in the same neighborhood as Nicki Minaj.
Petty has a criminal record, including convictions for attempted rape and manslaughter, which has sparked controversy and criticism.
In 1995, Petty was convicted of attempted rape in the first degree and served four years in prison.
In 2006, he was convicted of manslaughter and served seven years in prison for shooting a man named Lamont Robinson.
After his release from prison, Petty was required to register as a sex offender in New York State.
Petty and Minaj reportedly rekindled their childhood romance in 2018 and got married in October 2019.
Their relationship has been the subject of much scrutiny and criticism, with many people questioning Minaj’s decision to marry someone with a criminal record.
Despite the controversy surrounding Petty, he has remained a relatively private figure and has not spoken publicly about his past or his relationship with Minaj.
What does Kenneth Petty do for a living?
According to The Sun, Petty is a ‘music industry professional’ and works within the industry.
He has even starred in two of Nicki Minaj’s music videos – Megatron and Hot Girl Summer.
After appearing in the music videos, Petty started getting other offers to be involved with other music videos and songs.
However, details regarding his career seem to lie mostly under the radar.
Kenneth Petty and Nicki Minaj
Nicki Minaj and Petty’s relationship has been a topic of discussion since they went public in December 2018.
The rapper debuted her romance with Kenneth ‘Zoo’ Petty in December 2018, and they married in October 2019.
Petty is a registered sex offender, which raised eyebrows and caused backlash when Nicki Minaj went public with their relationship.
Despite the criticism, the couple has been unfazed and continues to share their journey on social media.
In June 2019, Minaj revealed that she had obtained a marriage license, and the couple tied the knot later that year.
According to Tuko.co.ke, Minaj and Petty have a child together.
It is reported that Nicki Minaj and Petty actually knew each other in high school, before they reconnected and started dating.
While the couple has faced criticism due to Petty’s criminal history, they have remained together and seem to be happy.
Nicki Minaj has defended Petty on social media and has expressed her desire to start a family with him even though fans and media outlets have expressed concern about the relationship.