Ziggy Marley is a musician from Jamaica. He is the son of the worldwide cultural icon Bob Marley and the Cuban Jamaican singer Rita Marley. Ziggy Marley is the lead singer of the Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers band. Go on reading to know Bob Marley’s net worth in 2018, professional career and personal life below.
Ziggy Marley Early Life
Ziggy Marley’s birth name is David Nesta Marley. He was born on October 17, 1968 in Kingston, the capital of Jamaica. Ziggy Marley’s father was the singer-songwriter icon Bob Marley, and his mother is the Jamaican singer who was born in Cuba Rita Marley.
Ziggy Marley has many brothers and sisters who are all popular. His brothers are the Jamaican artist Damian Marley, Jamaican American musician Stephen Marley, Jamaican artist Ky Mani Marley, British musician Julian Marley, former football player and entrepreneur Rohan Marley and Robert Marley. Ziggy Marley’s sisters are the singer, dancer, actress, entrepreneur and fashion designer Cedella Marley, Jamaican singer and dancer Sharon Marley, Karen Marley, Makeda Jahnesta, Serita Stewart, Imani Carole Marley and Stephanie Marley.
For his personal life, marriage and children, Ziggy Marley has been married to the Israeli born Orly Marley who was the vice president of a Hollywood based talent agency named William Morris Agency. Ziggy and Orly have 1 daughter and 3 sons together, Judah Victoria Marley was born on April 21, 2005, Gideon Robert Nesta Marley was born on January 5, 2007, Abraham Selassie Robert Nesta Marley and Isaiah Sion Robert Nesta who has recently came to life.
Furthermore, Ziggy Marley has 1 son and 2 daughters from his previous relationships. His son is rap artist Daniel Marley, his daughters are Zuri Marley and Justice Marley.
Ziggy Marley Career, Awards & Achievement
Ziggy Marley’s father the icon Jamaican musician Bob Marley passed away in 1981. His early career was with his friends in class which consisted performing with a band named “The Seven Do Bees”. During that time, Ziggy Marley was known as Freddie Dic a name he got from fans, and later his father gave him the name of Ziggy Marley. Furthermore, he performed along with his brother Stephen Marley at their father’s concerts from time to time.
Ziggy Marley in Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers released their debut album “Play the Game Right” in 1985. Ziggy along with the band began experiencing huge success after releasing “Conscious Party” album which ranked on top charts.
Ziggy Marley released his first solo album “Dragonfly” in 2003, which had songs featuring several artists. His latest released studio album is a self-titled “Ziggy Marley” and it successfully ranked on top charts.
Awards & Achievements
Ziggy Marley has an endless great list of award winnings and nominations. According to the Grammy Awards website, he has 14 award nominations and 8 winnings in the categories of Best Reggae Album, Best Musical Album for Children and the Best Reggae Recording. Ziggy Marley has also won the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Original Song Main Title and Promo for “I Love You Too” song from “3rd & Bird” children’s program.
Net Worth of Ziggy Marley
The Jamaican musician Ziggy Marley has an estimated net worth of $12.5 million. He earned his wealth of millions from the albums he released and performed solo and with other artists in collaborations. Ziggy Marley’s earnings from the sales of “Love Is My Religion” album are around $200 thousand.
Ziggy Marley is one of today’s most loved Jamaican reggae musicians. His father Bob Marley is considered by many as the top musician who ever came to life. Ziggy Marley has been happily living with his wife Orly Marley and their children.