List of Famous people with last name Marley
Robert Nesta Marley, was a Jamaican singer, songwriter, and musician. Considered one of the pioneers of reggae, his musical career was marked by fusing elements of reggae, ska, and rocksteady, as well as his distinctive vocal and songwriting style. Marley's contributions to music increased the visibility of Jamaican music worldwide, and made him a global figure in popular culture for over a decade. Over the course of his career Marley became known as a Rastafari icon, and he infused his music with a sense of spirituality. He is also considered a global symbol of Jamaican music and culture and identity, and was controversial in his outspoken support for the legalization of marijuana, while he also advocated for Pan-Africanism.
Skip Marley is a Jamaican singer-songwriter. He is the son of Cedella Marley and David Minto, and grandson of Bob Marley.
Azeez Adeshina Fashola, known professionally as Naira Marley, is a Nigerian singer,producer and songwriter. He is known as the president of his controversial fan base, "Marlians".
Cedella Marley is a Jamaican singer, dancer, fashion designer, actress, author, and entrepreneur. She is the daughter of reggae singers Bob Marley and Rita Marley and the mother of Skip Marley.
David Nesta "Ziggy" Marley is a Jamaican musician and philanthropist. He is the son of reggae icon Bob Marley and Rita Marley. He led the family band Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers, with whom he released eight studio albums. He has also released seven solo albums.
Stephen Robert Nesta Marley is a Jamaican-American musician who is the son of Bob Marley and his wife Rita Marley. Marley is an eight-time Grammy Award winner, three times as a solo artist, twice as a producer of younger brother Damian Marley's Halfway Tree and Welcome to Jamrock albums, and a further three times as a member of his older brother Ziggy Marley's group Ziggy Marley & The Melody Makers.
Rohan Anthony Marley is a Jamaican entrepreneur and former football player. He is the son of reggae artist 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 until moving to live with Marley's mother after his father died of cancer in Miami in 1981.
Alpharita Constantia Marley, OD, is a Cuban-born Jamaican 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.
Damian Robert Nesta "Jr. Gong" Marley is a Jamaican DJ, singer, songwriter and record producer. A renowned lyricist, Damian is the youngest son of reggae singer Bob Marley. He was 2 years old when his father died; he is the only child born to Marley and Cindy Breakspeare, Miss World 1976. His nickname Junior Gong is derived from his father's nickname of Tuff Gong. Damian has been performing since the age of 13.
Laurence Marley was a Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA) member from Ardoyne, Belfast, Northern Ireland. He was one of the masterminds behind the 1983 mass escape of republican prisoners from the Maze Prison, where Marley was imprisoned at the time, although he did not participate in the break-out. Marley was described by British journalist Peter Taylor as having been a close friend of Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams. Marley was shot dead by an Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF) unit two years after his release from the Maze. His shooting was in retaliation for the killing of leading UVF member John Bingham the previous September by the Ardoyne IRA.