Damian Marley is a deejay, rapper, songwriter, vocalist, and record producer. He is the youngest son of Bob Marley, the reggae artist.

Wiki, Bio, Family, Siblings, Childhood & Education

Marley was born in Kingston, Jamaica, on July 21, 1978, to parents Bob and Rita Marley. He has 13 half-siblings, 11 from his father and two from his mother. He was the son of Bob Marley and Cindy Shakespeare.

Damian began performing when he was only 12 years old. When he was 13, he established the Shephards, a musical group that included the daughter of Freddie McGregor and the son of Third World’s Cat Core.

Damian Marley’s Profession & Career

Damian Marley is 44 years old as of today, July 28th, 2022, having been born on July 21, 1978. His height is 1.77 meters, and his weight is 66 kilograms.

Damian Marley
Damian Marley

Damian Marley’s Profession & Career

Marley’s career as a reggae performer began when he was 13 years old. He began his career with the musical group Shephards. Damian started his solo career after the band disbanded in the 1990s.

Mr. Marley, his debut album, was released in 1992, and Halfway Tree, his second album, was published five years later. The record was such a smash hit that it topped the charts for as long as 158 weeks. It also earned him the Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album in 2002.

Welcome to Jamrock was released in 2005. The album was named one of the Top 100 Albums of the Decade by Rolling Stone. Furthermore, it peaked at #55 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in the United States and #13 on the UK Singles Chart. At the 2009 Grammy Awards, he won Best Reggae Album and Best Urban/Alternative Performance for this album. The album, which was certified gold, sold over 86,000 copies in its first week of release.

In 2012, he collaborated with artists such as Skrillex on a song called “Make It Bun Dem.” This song was also a hit in the 2012 video game Far Cry 3. Damian Marley’s fourth studio album, Stony Hill, was released in July 2017.

Damian Marley’s Girlfriend, Marriage & Relationship

He typically avoids bragging about his personal life in the media and in public. Damian wants that people concentrate on his work rather than his personal life.

The name “Halfway Tree” stems from his mother, Cindy Breakspeare, being from the vibrant part of town, and his father, Bob Marley, being from the unfortunate role in the city, therefore him being “a tree halfway in between the ‘rich’ world and the ‘poor’ world.” Furthermore, Halfway Tree is a well-known landmark that defines the cultural hub of Half-Way-Tree, and the clock tower is prominently shown behind Marley on the album cover.

Damian Marley’s Salary and Net Worth

Damian Marley has a net worth of $22 million as of July 2022 because of his incredible career.

Quick Facts

Celebrated Name Damian Marley
Real Name Damian Robert Nesta “Jr. Gong” Marley
Gender Male
Age 44 years old
Birth Date July 21, 1978
Birth Place Kingston, Jamaica
Nationality Jamaican
Height 1.77 m
Weight 66
Sexual Orientation Straight
Marital Status In a relationship
Wife N/A
Children Yes (Elijah Marley, Christian Marley)
Dating Cristal Chaitram
Profession Singer
Salary $100K
Net Worth $22 million
Brands N/A
Hobbies N/A

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