Bob Marley Net Worth: Bob Marley was a Jamaican reggae singer/songwriter and musician who has a net worth of $130 million dollars. Born February 6, 1945 in Nine Mile, Saint Ann, Jamaica, he began his career in 1963 with the group the Wailers and forged a distinctive songwriting and vocal style that would later resonate with audiences worldwide. The Wailers released some of the earliest reggae records with producer Lee Scratch Perry. After the Wailers disbanded in 1974, Marley pursued a solo career that culminated in the release of the album Exodus in 1977, which established his worldwide reputation and put Marley on the map as one of the world's best-selling artists of all time, with sales of more than 75 million albums and singles. Marley was a committed Rastafari who infused his music with a profound sense of spirituality, which he soon found would resonate with his audiences. According to Marley's biographers, he affiliated with the Twelve Tribes Mansion, one of the Mansions of Rastafariand belonged to a denomination known as Tribe of Joseph, because he was born in February (each of the twelve sects being composed of members born in a different month). He signified this in his album liner notes, quoting the portion from Genesis that includes Jacob's blessing to his son Joseph. In July 1977, Marley was diagnosed with a type of malignant melanoma under the nail of a toe. This lesion was a symptom of the already-existing cancer in his body. Marley turned down his doctor's advice to have his toe amputated, citing his religious beliefs, and instead the nail and nail bed were removed and a skin graft taken from his thigh to cover the area. Despite his illness, he continued touring and scheduling a world tour for 1980. Marley's health deteriorated as the cancer had spread throughout his body and Bob Marley died on May 11, 1981 at Cedars of Lebanon Hospital in Miami (now University of Miami Hospital) at the age of 36.
Bob Marley Net Worth
Date of Birth
Feb 6, 1945 - May 11, 1981 (36 years old)
Singer, Musician, Guitarist, Songwriter
5 ft 7 in (1.72 m)
BobMarley, Marley Bob, Nesta Robert Marley, Robert Nesta Marley, Tuff Gong, Nesta Robert "Bob" Marley, Bob
Feds To Seize $392 Million Of "Wolf Of Wall Street" Moneyon Jul 25, 2016
The 15 Richest Russian Billionaireson Jul 23, 2016
Sheikh Walid Juffali Has Died Just Days After Record Breaking Divorce Settlementon Jul 25, 2016
India's Legendary "Gold Man" Murdered In Money Disputeon Jul 25, 2016
Jeff Bezos Just Passed Warren Buffett To Become The Third Richest Person In The Worldon Jul 22, 2016
This 13-Year-Old Artist Has Sold $3.2 Million Worth Of Paintingson Jul 24, 2016
Is Elizabeth Holmes A Genius Or A Con Artist?on Jul 25, 2016
Ray Rice Will Donate His Entire Salary If Someone Will Sign Himon Jul 22, 2016
Divorcing One Of Vladimir Putin's Billionaire Best Friends Is A Dangerous Propositionon Jul 23, 2016
How K-Pop (That's Korean Pop) Is Taking Over The Worldon Jul 24, 2016
All net worths are calculated by applying a proprietary algorithm. The results are then fact checked and confirmed by a team of editors. We scan all publicly available data and resources and work diligently to ensure that our numbers are the most accurate and up to date net worth data you will find anywhere on the internet.
Did we make a mistake?
Submit a correction suggestion and help us fix it!Submit a Correction
Have something to add to this net worth? Share it by adding comments below.