Jelani Maraj is famous for being a Trinidad and Tobago-born convicted rapist as well as a pedophile. As of now, Jelani Maraj is presently facing a potential 25-years-to-life sentence in New York, United States of America. Know more about the prominent one’s professional as well as personal life.
Table of Biography
Maraj was born on November 27, 1978. His birthplace is Saint James, Port of Spain, Trinidad, and Tobago. According to his date of birth, his zodiac sign is Sagittarius. As of now, Maraj is 43 years old. Maraj’s nationalaity is Trinidadian. However, her ethnicity is not accessible.
The name of his parents is Robert and Carol Maraj. Professionally, Maraj’s father is a financial executive as well as a part-time gospel singer. On the other hand, his mother sings gospel songs as well. By the same token, Maraj was raised with his four siblings. The name of his sisters is Maya, Onika, and Ming, and brother Micaiah.
Maraj’s father was an alcoholic. And, he developed addictions to other drugs as well. Moreover, he had a turbulent personality and also would resort to violence whenever he got angry. When his mother settled in The Bronx, she sent for her children. Jelani came to New York when he was nine years old. Contradictorily, his academic qualification is not much disclosed publicly.
Professional Life and Career
Before Maraj got arrested, he was a business owner. Not only this, he had a day-care center. And, the name of the center was the Ozone Park Daycare in Queens. Amazingly, he seemed to had a successful venture. Actually, he was thinking of setting up another branch in New Jersey.
Similarly, one of the sisters’ names is Onika. And, Onika is none other than the most known rapper, Nicki Minaj. There would be fewer fans and followers who do not know about the all-time well-known singer as well as celebrity. Nicki Minaj is one of the most prolific rappers in today’s world. In at least three of her songs, she has written about him in those songs. The names of those songs are “I’m the Best”, “Top of the World”, and “All Things Go”.
Other than that, there is no further information as well as particulars in regards to his career and professional life. Maraj has never claimed about his professional and career in detail and thoroughly.
Based on some latest research, Jelani’s estimated net worth is more or less around $10 million. His primary source of income was through his venture. Nevertheless, his details such as personal belongings, annual salary, and other endorsements are always kept a low profile.
Talking about Maraj’s personal relationship, he is a married man. Jelani Maraj had tied the knot with his long-time girlfriend. His partner’s name is Jacqueline Robinson. The wedding ceremony was held at Coral Houses in Baldwin, New York. According to some sources and reports, Nicki Minaj had spent $30,000 on the wedding.
Previously, Maraj did not seem to have any earlier relationship. Or it might be that he did not make her previous and past relationships public in any other possible way. Besides, he has a stepdaughter as a child.
Sentence and Arrest
In charge of raping a minor, Maraj was arrested in Nassau. He was arrested in December 2015. Surprisingly, the victim was his stepdaughter. His stepdaughter was just 11 years old when the alleged crimes occurred. When Maraj was apprehended by the police when she was 12 years old.
According to some reports, the judge ruled that Maraj had to pay a $100,000 bail. The 11-year-old girl had explained about the sexual assault. On top of that, she said that she was threatened as well as beaten whenever she refused to do so. As per the evidence, Maraj’s DNA was found on the girl’s pajama pants.
Body Measurements and Social Media
Regarding his body measurements, Maraj’s height is 5 feet and 8 inches. Likewise, he is 85 kg in weight. His biceps size is 16. Maraj’s exact body measurements are 44, 36, and 42 of chest, waist, and hips respectively. By the same token, his shoe size is 9 (UK). Both of her eye color and hair color are dark browns.
Moreover, Maraj does not seem to have any official and verified account on social media platforms. Jelani Maraj is not active in any kind of social media such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter as well.