Damian Marley Biography: Age, Songs, Father, Net Worth, Wife, Hair, Wikipedia, Albums, Mother, Medication, Pictures
Reggae great, Bob Marley may be dead, but his legacy still lives.
So, it is proven following the rise of his son, Damian Marley into fame.
Like his late father, Damian Robert Nesta “Jr. Gong” Marley (born July 21, 1978) is a Jamaican super reggae artist.
He differs from his father career-wise as he doubles as a rapper and a songwriter.
In addition, he is also a music producer.
|Wiki Facts & About Data|
|Full Name:||Damian Robert Nesta “Jr. Gong” Marley|
|Stage Name:||Damian Marley|
|Born:||21 July 1978 (age 44 years old)|
|Place of Birth:||Kingston, Jamaica|
|Children:||Elijah Marley, Christian Marley|
|Parents:||Bob Marley, Cindy Breakspeare|
|Siblings:||Stephen Marley, Julian Marley, Ziggy Marley, Rohan Marley, Ky-Mani Marley, Cardella Marley|
|Girlfriend • Wife:||Lisa Bornet|
|Occupation:||Singer • Songwriter|
|Net Worth:||$20 Million|
Damian Marley’s birth and growth place is in the city of Kingston, located in Jamaica.
He was born on July 21, 1978, making him the last son of legendary reggae singer, Bob Marley.
His birth came out of wedlock, and his mother is a supermodel known as Cindy Breakspeare.
The beautiful Cindy Breakspeare won the Miss World in 1976. Bob Marley died two years after his birth.
Damian Marley has other siblings, namely Stephen Marley, Julian Marley, Ziggy Marley, Rohan Marley, Ky-Mani Marley, and Cardella Marley.
Bob Maley did not marry his mother as he had a wife named Rita Marley. He had eleven children; Four with his wife, two adopted from Rita Marley’s Ex-husband, and others from previous relationships.
Damian Marley grew up with his father as a role model, no wonder he has his father’s incredible dreadlocks and adopted his father’s Rastafarian faith.
Damian Marley’s educational background and qualifications are not obtainable but would be updated in due time.
However, it is believed that the Jamaican had a formal education.
Damian Marley’s career in music started at a very tender age learning from his father’s old records. His father was a significant inspiration towards achieving his career goal.
He released his first album in 1996 titled “Mr. Marley.” He made another album in 2001 with the title “Half Way Tree.” His third album, “Welcome To Jamrock,” was released in 2005.
His major hit came with a collaboration with E.D.M. Producer Skrillex titled “Make it Bun Dem” in 2012. Then, he cracks the globe with another hit, “Welcome to Jamrock,” that same year which was on repeat in most rotations.
The highlight of his career includes awards and nominations under his belt. He won an award for Best Reggae Album and Best Urban/Alternative Performance for “Welcome To Jamrock.” He also won an award for his hit single “Stony Hill” at the Grammy Awards.
Bob Marley, during his time, did not have social media to his advantage. However, his son Damian Marley leverages social media platforms to promote his career, which is a big plus.
He socializes on
- Instagram: @damainmarley
- Twitter: @damainmarley
- Facebook: Damian Marley
Damian Marley is not much of a talker (unlike his late father); thus, his personal life is kept out of reach. For example, he has refused to comment about his wife or girlfriend in all of his interviews.
However, they are rumors that he had a romantic relationship with Lisa Bornet, but it cannot be established if they are still together. We can prove about his personal life that he has two sons named Elijah Marley and Christian Marley.
Damian Marley has done well for himself. The singer is alive with an estimated net worth of $20 million. His money indeed comes from album sales, stage performances, and some of his landed properties in Jamaica.
Damian Marley strives to impress his fans just like his late father, Bob Marley. It is why he has an impressive array of music;
- Speak Life
- There For You
- All Night
- Affairs of the Heart
- Welcome to Jamrock
- It was Written
- Love With A Quality
- Road to Zion
- Pimpa’s Paradise
- Khaki Suit
- As we Enter
- Hey Girl
- My Name Jr. Gong
- For The Babies
- Looks Are Deceiving
- Slave Mill
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