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Ziggy Marley

Jamaican Musician
Male
Born Oct 17, 1968
Age 47
Hometown Trench Town
Other Names David Nesta Marley

David "Ziggy" Marley is a Jamaican musician and leader of the band Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers. He is the oldest son of famed reggae musician Bob Marley. His father gave him the nickname "Ziggy"; he has stated that it means "a small joint".

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Ziggy Marley
Ziggy Marley
Age 47

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children

  • Daniel Marley
    Daniel Marley
    Son, Age 26
  • Justice Marley
    Justice Marley
    Son, Age 24
  • Zuri Marley
    Zuri Marley
    Son, Age 20
  • Judah Victoria Marley
    Judah Victoria Marley
    Son, Age 11
  • Gideon Robert Nesta Marley
    Gideon Robert Nesta Marley
    Son, Age 9

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News + Updates

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  • John Varvatos Taps Ziggy Marley, Chris Pine For Stuart House Benefit
    LATimes - Apr 14, 2015
  • Michael Buble, Ziggy Marley Pick Up Early Grammys
    CBS News - Jan 27, 2014
  • Broke Girls Guide: How To Not Go Crazy This Weekend
    Huffington Post - Jul 03, 2013
  • Jeryl Brunner: A Peek Inside This Year's Race To Erase Ms Gala
    Huffington Post - May 24, 2013

Timeline

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CHILDHOOD

1968 Birth Born on October 17, 1968.
1979 10 Years Old In 1979, Ziggy and his siblings Cedella, Stephen, and Sharon made their recording debut with their father, "Children Playing in the Streets". The Melody Makers, as the group came to be known, played occasionally for several years, including at their father's funeral in 1981. … Read More

TWENTIES

1991 22 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1991, Marley and the Melody Makers contributed the song "Give A Little Love" to the Disney album, For Our Children. … Read More
1996 27 Years Old In 1996, Marley and the Melody Makers recorded the reggae-style theme song for the children's television series Arthur called "Believe in Yourself".

THIRTIES

2004 35 Years Old He voiced Ernie, one of Sykes' (Martin Scorsese) Rasta jellyfish henchmen in the 2004 film Shark Tale. … Read More

FORTIES

2009 40 Years Old 1 More Event
On 5 May 2009, his third solo children's album Family Time, was released on his independent record company Tuff Gong Worldwide. … Read More
2011 42 Years Old In April 2011, Marley announced his fourth album, entitled Wild and Free would be released on 14 June. … Read More
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