Bob Marley Net Worth

Net Worth: $130 Million
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  • Source of Wealth:

    Music
  • Age:

    36
  • Birth Place:

    Nine Mile, Jamaica
  • Marital Status:

    Married (Rita Marley)
  • Full Name:

    Nesta Robert Marley
  • Nationality:

    Jamaican
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About Nesta Robert Marley

Nesta Robert Marley, popularly known as Bob Marley is among the finest musicians we have ever seen. Marley’s net worth stands at an impressive $130 million at this time. He is a singer and songwriter from the Caribbean Island nation of Jamaica.

Bob Marley is credited for making the Rastafari movement and reggae music popular. He started off as a lead singer and rhythm guitarist for “The Wailers” (between 1963 and 1974), and then he joined “Bob Marley & The Wailers” (between 1974 and 1981).

To this day, Marley remains the most popular reggae musician ever. In fact, he has become an icon not just in reggae, but in music across all genres as well. He has sold more than 75 million albums across the world. Marley is so famous in Jamaica that there is even a statue of him in Kingston. He was able to play a lot of instruments, such as guitar, piano, saxophone, harmonica, percussion, and the horn. Over the years Bob has produced a lot of songs, most of which went on to become huge hits. Some of his hits are No Woman, No Cry; "I Shot the Sheriff; Duppy Conqueror; Could You Be Loved; Get Up Stand Up; Stir It Up; Redemption Song; Jamming; Three Little Birds; and One Love.

The music that Bob produced was greatly influenced by social issues. Often, he would give voice to cultural and political issues of Jamaica. But most of these issues had a global appeal. This is why people from across the world could relate to his work. That was one reason why he was so popular. And of course another reason was that Marley absolutely excelled at his work.

Sadly, Bob Marley didn’t live for too long. He died at the age of 36 on 11th May 1981. He died of cancer. His final words to his son were, “Money can't buy life”.

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Earnings 2005

Record Sales 2005
Estimated earnings from the compilation album Gold (certified gold by Music Canada)
$50,000
Record Sales 2005
Estimated earnings from the compilation album Africa Unite: The Singles Collection (certified gold by BPI)
$100,000

Earnings 2001

Record Sales 2001
Estimated earnings from the compilation album One Love: The Very Best of Bob Marley & The Wailers (certified platinum by ARIA and Music Canada, and gold by BPI)
$230,000
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