Outline of Bob Marley

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Bob Marley:

Bob Marley deceased Jamaican reggae singer, songwriter, musician, and guitarist who achieved international fame and acclaim. Starting out in 1963 with the group The Wailers, he forged a distinctive songwriting and vocal style that would later resonate with audiences worldwide.

Career of Bob Marley

Bands with Bob Marley

Bob Marley and the Wailers

Bob Marley and the Wailers

Band members

Discography of Bob Marley

Studio albums of Bob Marley
Live albums of Bob Marley
Compilation albums with Bob Marley
Songs by Bob Marley

Concerts featuring Bob Marley

Tours featuring Bob Marley

Other ventures of Bob Marley

Legacy of Bob Marley

Awards and honors

Bob Marley in popular culture

Personal life of Bob Marley

Religious affiliations of Bob Marley

Family of Bob Marley

  • Rita Marley Cuban-born Jamaican-Ghanaian singer and the widow of Bob Marley. She was a member of the vocal group the I Threes, along with Marcia Griffiths and Judy Mowatt, who gained recognition as the backing vocalists for Bob Marley and the Wailers.
Children of Bob Marley
  1. Sharon Marley (born 23 November 1964) biological daughter of Rita Marley and was adopted by Bob Marley when the two married. She was in the group Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers along with her young sister and brothers. With the group, she has won three Grammy awards.
  2. Cedella Marley (born 23 August 1967) Jamaican singer, dancer, fashion designer, actress, and entrepreneur. She is the first-born daughter of Bob Marley and Rita Marley.
  3. Ziggy Marley (born 17 October 1968) son of Bob Marley and Rita Marley.
  4. Stephen Marley (born 20 April 1972) American/Jamaican reggae musician. Stephen is a six-time Grammy award winner as an artist, producer, and member of Ziggy Marley & The Melody Makers. He is the son of Bob Marley and Rita Marley.
  5. Robert "Robbie" (born 16 May 1972) born to Pat Williams.
  6. Rohan Marley (born 19 May 1972) son of Bob Marley and Janet Hunt. He was born during his father's marriage to Rita and went to live with her from the age of four then lived with Marley's mother after his father died of cancer in Miami in 1981.
  7. Karen (born 1973) born to Janet Bowen
  8. Stephanie (born 17 August 1974) according to Cedella Booker she was the daughter of Rita and a man called Ital with whom Rita had an affair; nonetheless she was acknowledged as Bob's daughter
  9. Julian Marley (born 4 June 1975) British Jamaican reggae musician, and son of Bob Marley and Lucy Pounder. He follows into his father's footsteps and is a devout Rastafarian who uses his music to inspire his life and spirituality.
  10. Ky-Mani Marley (born 26 February 1976) Jamaican reggae and hip-hop artist. His name is of East African origin, and means "Adventurous Traveler". He is the only child of Bob Marley with Anita Belnavis, a Jamaican table tennis champion.
  11. Damian Marley (born 21 July 1978) youngest son of Bob Marley; his mother is Cindy Breakspeare, Miss World 1976. Damian was 2 years old when his father died.

See also


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  7. "Grammy Hall of Fame Awards Complete Listing". Grammy.com. Archived from the original on 24 December 2010.