Cindy Breakspeare

Cindy Breakspeare

Jamaican Musician and Model
Born Oct 24, 1954

Cynthia Jean Cameron Breakspeare, better known as Cindy Breakspeare, is a Jamaican jazz musician and former model. She was crowned Miss World 1976, and is the mother of Grammy-winning reggae musician Damian Marley, born in 1978, with Bob Marley. Bob wrote the song "Turn Your Lights Down Low" about his relationship with her. Breakspeare was born in Toronto, Canada, to a Jamaican father, Louis Breakspeare, and a Canadian mother, Marguerite Cochrane.… Read More

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    Huffington Post - Apr 20, 2012
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1954 Birth Born on October 24, 1954.


1976 21 Years Old 1 More Event
She was crowned Miss World 1976. … Read More
1978 23 Years Old Breakspeare had an infamous relationship with the legendary reggae musician Bob Marley. From their relationship she gave birth to a son, Damian Marley (aka Jr. Gong), in 1978.
1981 26 Years Old However, 3 years later she married senator and attorney Tom Tavares-Finson in 1981 with whom she has a son Christian (1982) and a daughter Leah (1986). Breakspeare and Tavares-Finson divorced in 1995. … Read More
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