Damian Robert Nesta “Jr. Gong” Marley born on 21 July 1978 in Kingston, Jamaica. He also known as Jr. Gong derived from his father’s nickname of Tuff Gong. He is a Jamaican reggae artist. He is the youngest son of reggae legend Bob Marley. He was only 2 years old when his father died and he is the only child born to Marley and Cindy Breakspeare, Miss World 1976. He has been performing sing the age of 13. Damian Marley has one son. Being the son of bob Marley, Damian is easily recognizable for his own unique dreadlocks.Marley’s dreds have grown that they have now grown past his feet and drag on the floor. Let know how much is total Bob Marley net worth in 2018? and his tattoo.
Bob Marley Wiki and Career
At very early age of 13, he performed a musical group by the name of the Shephards, in which there are two other members’ daughter of Freddie McGregoally son of Third World’s Cat Core. The group opened the Reggae Sunsplash in 1922. But band don’t perform well in 1990s and Damian started his solo career. In 1996 Tuff Gong released his debut album Mr. Marley which surprised many who were unaccustomed to hearing a Marley deejaying rather than singing Then his second album came in the market with the name of Halfway Tree. This name comes from his mother, Cindy Breakspeare. As he lied between rich and poor because his mother is from rich family and father from poor family so “the tree halfway in between the ‘rich world’ and ‘poor’ world”.
Albums and songs
Marley released his third album Welcome to Jamrock on 12 September 2005 in the United States and 13 September 2005 in the United Kingdom. It was very successful his first week collection was good and 86000 copies and was eventually certified gold after selling 500,000 copies in U.S. He also worked with electronic artist Skrillex on a song called ”Make It Bun Dem” in 2012.
Cause of his Death
He died on 11 May 1981 due to the skin cancer (melanoma). He was an cultural icon of the country and reached to the international level. When he was fall ill, he taken to the hospital immediately but it was late. The reason behind his death was reach of the cancer to his lungs and the brain. The vital parts stopped working and he lost his life. His fans were shocked and sad after his death news.
How much was Bob Marley Net Worth?
The Bob Marley net worth is estimated as the $20 Million in his career. He earned love and respect in his life from the fans. The Jamaican singer performed at the different platforms achieving worldwide success. He made millions each year by just selling the million copies of his album. He was among one of the finest musicians in his time. He was just known for his amazing songs and skills to the world. The legendary artist died due to the skin cancer. He lost the battle of life against cancer. He left his huge net worth behind for his family and charity.