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Bob Marley Net Worth 2016 Update – Short bio, age, height, weight

Bob Marley Net Worth

Bob Marley made money by Singers niche. For all time, at the moment, 2016 year, Bob Marley earned $130 Million. Exact sum is $133900000.


Short biography, height, weight, dates:

Birth date: February 6, 1945, Nine Mile, Jamaica
Death date: May 11, 1981, Miami, Florida, United States
Birth place: Nine Mile
Height:5 ft 7 in (1.72 m)
Profession: Singer, Musician, Guitarist, Songwriter
Nationality: Jamaica
Spouse: Rita Marley (m. 1966Р 1981)
Children: Ziggy Marley, Damian Marley, Ky-Mani Marley
Parents: Cedella Marley-Booker, Norval Marley


Bob Marley Net Worth
Bob Marley Net Worth


Wikipedia Source: Bob Marley
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. Norval died in 1955, seeing his son only once. Bob Marley started his career with the Wailers, a group he formed with Peter Tosh and Bunny Livingston in 1963. Marley married Rita Marley in February 1966, and it was she who introduced him to Rastafarianism. By 1969 Bob, Tosh and Livingston had fully embraced Rastafarianism, which greatly influence Marleys 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 Claptons cover of that song reached #1 in the US. 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. In 1976, during a period of spiraling political violence in Jamaica, an attempt was made on Marleys 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 Р™