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Stephen Marley Net Worth

Stephen Marley Net Worth is
$20 Million

Stephen Marley Biography

Stephen Robert Nesta Marley, born on 20 April 1972, is an American-Jamaican singer and producer who became famous in the world of reggae music with his band Melody Makers with his siblings, and later on through his solo career.

So how much is Marley’s net worth? As of late 2016, based on authoritative sources, it is over $20 million, acquired from his years in the music industry.

Stephen Marley Net Worth $20 million

Born in Wilmington, Delaware, Marley is the son of Rita Marley and the late reggae artist, Bob Marley. Even though he has plenty of siblings from both parents, they all grew up knowing each other, and his big family eventually became the starting point of his career.

With his father’s background and strong influence in music, Marley and his siblings were eventually introduced to the art as well. His career started at a young age when, together with his sisters Cedella and Sharon, and brother Ziggy, he recorded the song “Children Playing in the Streets”; written by his father, the song aimed to shine a light on the poor living conditions of children in their towns in Jamaica. The proceeds of the song were then given to the United Nations Children Fund to help the organization’s cause. Although the song was meant to help the charity, it also paved the way for Marley’s career and his siblings.

The four Marleys decided to form a band named Melody Makers and went on to record their first album in 1985 entitled “Play the Game Right”. Unfortunately the debut album failed to perform well in the charts, but it did start-off their professional career, and net worth.

Disregarding their first album’s performance, Marley and his siblings released their second album “Hey World” the following year, and it achieved success compared to the first one. The band then decided to change their name to Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers, and also changed their music style to reach more fans. In 1988, they released their third album “Conscious Party” and it became a huge success, going on to win the band’s first Grammy Award and increasing their net worth. Their following albums including “One Bright Day” and “Babylon is Fallen” were also well-received by fans, and ended up winning awards. After the ‘90s the band decided to break-up and go their separate ways.

While on a break from the music industry, Marley worked in the background and helped his other brother, Damian, with his own album by becoming its producer. This move also increased his wealth.

In 2005, Marley went back to performing, and became a solo artist. Some of the albums he has released include “Got Milk?”, “Mind Control” and “Revalation Pt.1 – The Root of Life” that helped his net worth and also garnered him more Grammy Words.

Today, Marley is still active in the music industry. He recently released an album entitled “Revelation Pt. 2 – The Fruit of Life”.

In terms of his personal life, Marley was married to Kertia DeCosta-Marley and together they have 13 children.

Known for movies

Quick Facts

Full NameStephen Marley
Net Worth$20 Million
Date Of BirthApril 20, 1972
Place Of BirthWilmington, Delaware, United States
ProfessionRecord producer, Singer
NationalityAmerican
SpouseKertia DeCosta Marley
ChildrenJo Mersa Marley, Lailah Marley, Mystic Marley, Jeremiah Marley, Sasha Marley, Nyah Marley, Summer Marley, Stephen Marley, Jr., Zipporah Marley, Binghi Marley Son Yohan Marley Son Bengimen Marley Son Shacia Marley Daughter
ParentsBob Marley, Rita Marley
SiblingsDamian Marley, Ziggy Marley, Ky-Mani Marley, more
NicknamesRagamuffin , Stephen Robert Nesta "Raggamuffin" Marley , Stephen Robert Nesta Marley , Ragga
Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/stephenraggamarley
Twitterhttps://twitter.com/stephenmarley
Instagramhttps://www.instagram.com/stephenmarley/
MySpacehttps://myspace.com/stephenmarley
Wikipediahttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stephen_Marley_(musician)
Allmusichttp://www.allmusic.com/artist/stephen-marley-mn0000024309
AwardsGrammy Award for Best Reggae Album (2012)
NominationsNAACP Image Award for Outstanding Duo or Group
MoviesAfrica Unite, The Best of the Jammys: Vol. 2, Santa Rosa, CA, United States, Miami, FL, United States


Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Is of African descent.
2Brother of Sharon Marley Prendergast, Cedella Marley, Ziggy Marley and Stephanie Marley.
3Son of Bob Marley and Rita Marley.
4Half-brother of Rohan, Robbie, Karen, Julian Marley, Damian Marley, 'Ky-mani Marley' and Makeda Jahnesta.


Filmography

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Perfect Guy2015/Iwriter: "WELCOME TO JAMROCK"
Grand Theft Auto IV2008Video Game performer: "Chase Dem" / writer: "Stand Up Jamrock"
Africa Unite: A Celebration of Bob Marley's 60th Birthday2008Documentary performer: "Get Up, Stand Up" / writer: "Love and Inity"
Illegal Tender2007writer: "Welcome to Jamrock"
Knocked Up2007performer: "All Night" / writer: "All Night"
Valiant2005producer: "Three Little Birds"
Shark Tale2004producer: "Three Little Birds"
Honey2003performer: "Still Searchin'" / writer: "Still Searchin'"
Shottas2002writer: "Welcome To Jamrock", "Catch A Fire"
Anaconda1997writer: "Tipsy Dazy"

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Jo Mersa Marley: Comfortable2013Video short

Composer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Shottas2002

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Bob Marley Legend Remixed Documentary2013Documentary executive producer

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
DreadtownDocumentary post-productionHimself
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon2017TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
Good Morning America2017TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
Oroville Rock Reggae Jamfest 20152015Himself
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2007-2015TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest / Himself
Stephen Marley Live at the Gothic Theatre - Revelation Part II: The Fruit of Life Tour2014TV MovieHimself
Love & Hip Hop2013TV SeriesHimself
Bob Marley Legend Remixed Documentary2013Documentary
OnePeople: The Celebration2012DocumentaryRecording Artist
The 16th Annual Caribbean Festival2009Himself
Africa Unite: A Celebration of Bob Marley's 60th Birthday2008DocumentaryHimself
Best of the Jammys, Volume Two2007VideoHimself
Paul Simon: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song2007TV SpecialPerformer
Late Night with Conan O'Brien2007TV SeriesHimself
Austin City Limits2007TV Series documentaryHimself
Being Bobby Brown2005TV Series documentaryHimself
E! Special: Famous Last Names2004TV Movie documentaryHimself
One Love: The Bob Marley All-Star Tribute1999TV Movie documentaryHimself
Sesame Street1998TV SeriesHimself
The Arsenio Hall Show1989TV SeriesHimself
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