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Bob Marley (Robert Nesta Marley) was born on 6 February, 1945 in Nine Miles, St. Ann, Jamaica, is a Soundtrack, Music Department, Composer. Discover Bob Marley's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of Bob Marley networth?
|Popular As||Robert Nesta Marley|
|Age||36 years old|
|Born||6 February 1945|
|Birthplace||Nine Miles, St. Ann, Jamaica|
|Date of death||11 May, 1981|
|Died Place||Miami, Florida, USA|
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Bob Marley Height, Weight & Measurements
At 36 years old, Bob Marley height is 5' 6¾" (1.7 m) .
|Height||5' 6¾" (1.7 m)|
|Body Measurements||Not Available|
|Eye Color||Not Available|
|Hair Color||Not Available|
Who Is Bob Marley's Wife?
His wife is Rita Marley (10 February 1966 - 11 May 1981) ( his death) ( 5 children)
|Wife||Rita Marley (10 February 1966 - 11 May 1981) ( his death) ( 5 children)|
Bob Marley Net Worth
His net worth has been growing significantly in 2020-2021. So, how much is Bob Marley worth at the age of 36 years old? Bob Marley’s income source is mostly from being a successful Soundtrack. He is from Jamaica. We have estimated Bob Marley's net worth, money, salary, income, and assets.
|Net Worth in 2021||$1 Million - $5 Million|
|Salary in 2020||Under Review|
|Net Worth in 2019||Pending|
|Salary in 2019||Under Review|
|Source of Income||Soundtrack|
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He was voted the 11th Greatest Rock 'n' Roll Artist of all time by Entertainment Weekly.
The City of New York renamed a portion of Church Avenue from Remsen Avenue to 98th Street in Brooklyn Bob Marley Boulevard (2006).
It was announced that his wife plans to have his remains exhumed and moved to Ethiopia (January 2005).
Inducted into the UK Music Hall of Fame for his outstanding contribution to British music and integral part of British music culture (11 November 2004).
Was voted the third greatest lyricist of all time by BBC News Online users, following Bob Dylan and John Lennon (May 2001).
His granddaughter Selah Louise was born on 18 November 1998.
Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1994.
Lived in Germany for a few months in 1981 for treatment for his cancer.
In 1980 he was the only foreign artist to participated in the independence ceremony of Zimbabwe. It was a time of great success for Marley, and he started an American tour to reach blacks in the US.
He played two shows at Madison Square Garden, but collapsed while jogging in NYC's Central Park on September 21, 1980. The cancer diagnosed earlier had spread to his brain, lungs and stomach.
Returning to Jamaica in 1978, he continued work and released "Survival" in 1979 which was followed by a successful European tour.
In 1977 Marley consulted with a doctor when a wound in his big toe would not heal. More tests revealed malignant melanoma. He refused to have his toe amputated as his doctors recommended, claiming it contradicted his Rastafarian beliefs. Others, however, claim that the main reason behind his refusal was the possible negative impact on his dancing skills. The cancer was kept secret from the general public while Bob continued working.
In 1976, during a period of spiraling political violence in Jamaica, an attempt was made on Marley's life. Marley left for England, where he lived in self-exile for two years. In England "Exodus" was produced, and it remained on the British charts for 56 straight weeks. This was followed by another successful album, "Kaya. " These successes introduced reggae music to the western world for the first time, and established the beginning of Marley's international status.
In 1974 Tosh and Livingston left the Wailers to start solo careers. Marley later formed the band "Bob Marley and the Wailers", with his wife Rita as one of three backup singers called the I-Trees. This period saw the release of some groundbreaking albums, such as "Natty Dread", "Rastaman Vibration".
Is father, with his wife Rita of Sharon Marley Prendergast (adopted), Cedella Marley, Ziggy Marley, Stephen Marley, and Stephanie (possibly adopted). He also had seven illegitimate children Rohan (b. 1972) (with Janet Dunn/Hunt), Robbie (b. 1972) (with Pat/Lucille Williams), Karen (b. 1973) (with Janet Bowen), Julian Marley (with Lucy Pounder), Damian Marley (with Cindy Breakspeare), Ky-Mani Marley (with Anita Belnavis) and Makeda Jahnesta who was born to Yvette Anderson/Crichton 11 days after he died in 1981.
By 1969 Bob, Tosh and Livingston had fully embraced Rastafarianism, which greatly influence Marley's music in particular and on reggae music in general. The Wailers collaborated with Lee Scratch Perry, resulting in some of the Wailers' finest tracks like "Soul Rebel", "Duppy Conquerer", "400 Years" and "Small Axe. " This collaboration ended bitterly when the Wailers found that Perry, thinking the records were his, sold them in England without their consent. However, this brought the Wailers' music to the attention of Chris Blackwell, the owner of Island Records. Blackwell immediately signed the Wailers and produced their first album, "Catch a Fire". This was followed by "Burnin'", featuring tracks as "Get Up Stand Up" and "I Shot the Sheriff. " Eric Clapton's cover of that song reached #1 in the US.
Norval died in 1955, seeing his son only once.
Bob Marley was born on February 6, 1945, in Nine Miles, Saint Ann, Jamaica, to Norval Marley and Cedella Booker. His father was a Jamaican of English descent. His mother was a black teenager. The couple planned to get married but Norval left Kingston before this could happen.