Until Nicki was five years old, she and her husband were living in America without her and looking for work and a home for the whole family, leaving Nicki to live with her grandmother.
She has worked as an accounting clerk, a foreign exchange teller at the National Commercial Bank, and a nursing assistant.
She is the tenth child of eleven total kids who were raised in Saint James, Trinidad and Tobago. She married her husband, Robert Maraj, when she was 20 years old.
Her superstar daughter Nicki Minaj shared a photo of the two of them to celebrate Carol's birthday in December 2020.