Biography of Bob Marley, Net Worth(Forbes), Children And Secret Facts


Robert Nesta Marley, OM, who is regarded as one the greatest movers of the reggae genre was a Jamaican singer and songwriter. Bob’s efforts on global stage put Jamaican music and way of life on the World ma

What Age Did Bob Marley Die?

Though Bob Marley died at a very young age, 36 years of age, he remains a global figure. During his lifetime, Marley’s estimated net worth was exactly $130 million.

Each year on the May 11th Marley is still celebrated as an anniversary @39 years after his shocking demise. It might surprise you but, Bob Marley’s Children, biography-wiki, and facts live on.

Even after years of his death, Bob Marley legacy still lives on. Though many thought reggae music will soon go into extinction but the music is Rasta music, therefore it has no end and now a lifestyle within humans.

Full biography of Bob Marley

Bob Marley was born on 6 February 1945 in Nine Mile, Jamaica while he began his professional career in 1963 by forming a joint band, Bob Marley and the Wailers.


The music group released her debut studio album “The Wailing Wailers” in 1965 which hosted the single “One Love/People Get Ready”. Straight away, the single became a World popular track and established the group a rising prospect in reggae music.

Their track “Catch a Fire and Burnin” in 1973 gave then full globally recognition however, they disbanded a year after.

Meanwhile, Bob Marley went on to released the debut studio album “Natty Dread” in 1974. The album tagged as being a solo material had an unbelievable reception from all over the World.

The release of Rastaman Vibration in 1976 by the singer led to his declaration as the “King of reggae”.

When his songs began trending all over the world, he had to relocate to London after an assassination attempt in Jamaica.

In 1977, the failed attempt of assassination led to Bob Marley release of the album Exodus. Later that year, he was diagnosed with acral lentiginous melanoma which was alleged to have killed him in 1981.

Biography of Bob Marley, Net Worth(Forbes), Children And Secret Facts
Bob Marley was a father of 11 children from seven different mothers at 36(Wikipedia)

The breaking news was on that shocked the World while his fans couldn’t help but expressed their sadness. He was laid to rest in Jamaica where he was given a state burial.

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Bob Marley’s legacy continued as his greatest hits album “Legend” was thrown to the World in 1984 and became the best-selling reggae album of all time.

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He was honored with the Order of Merit by Jamaica, inducted into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1994 while Rolling Stone ranked him No.11 on its list of the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time.

True Facts 

What is Bob Marley Net Worth before death?

The Bob Marley was quite impressive little wonder he reached the height of a global musician. His net worth before his death was estimated at $130m.

What was the cause of Bob Marley death?

He died after he was diagnosed with melanoma skin cancer in 1977 which began from his toe and battled it till he finally died on May 11, 1981. Meanwhile, Bob Marley battled cancer for over four years.

How many children did bob Marley have?

Bob Marley was a father of 11 children from seven different mothers at 36 before he passed on.

Little advise from justnaijabase. Ensure to remove the beam in your eyes before complaining of the mote in another’s. While in “In spirit and in truth, JAH live.” Rasta

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Updated on January 1, 2021