Damian Marley is a popular Jamaican vocal artist who got his fame as reggae music artist. He is a musician as well. He is best known as the son of Bob Marley. His nickname Junior Gong is followed by his father’s name Tuff Gong. He started his journey as a child artist. He is recognized as a DJ, singer, songwriter and record producer in the music industry. Here is a quick summary of the net worth, career, and earnings of Damian Marley in 2018.
Early Life & Biography:
The reggae artist Damian Marley was born on 21st July 1978 in Kingston, Jamaica to Cindy Breakspeare and Bob Nesta Marley. His birth name is Damian Robert Nesta Marley. Bob Marley was the Jamaican Reggae legend. At the age of two, Damian lost his father, Bob Marley. He was grown up by his mother Cindy Breakspeare who was crowned as Miss World in 1976.
He was in a long-term romantic love affair with Cristal Chaitram since 2006. He has never married. The couple is blessed with a son named Elijah Marley in 2009. The couple split up later. Damian lost his father at his age of 2 only. He belongs to a strong musical background within his family. His son develops a passion for drumming. Damian considered that his musical magic passed to his son by heredity.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Damian Marley began singing and performing at a very young age. At present, he has been placed him among the successful people list in the music industry. At the age of 13, he started his career as a musician forming a musical group named Shephards. In 1996, he released his first album, Mr. Marley. Afterward, his second and third album Halfway Tree Welcome to Jamrock came in 2001 and 2005 conclusively.
In his musical career, Damian has honored with a number of awards and titles. For Welcome to Jamrock, he won Best Reggae Album and Best Urban/Alternative Performance award in 2006. For his fourth studio album, Stony Hill he bagged Grammy award for Best Reggae Album. In 2018 Damian Marley has been considered as one of the top 12 Richest Caribbean Celebrities.
Net Worth & Earnings:
Damian Marley is a famous Jamaican Musician, Singer, and Artist who has an estimated net worth of $24 million. Estimation of his net worth comes from his music career. He earned lots of money through his live performances as well. Damian earned $134,000 from his album Distant Relatives with Nas in 2010. Damian Marley is the owner of a big mansion in Pinecrest, Florida, US. He has many luxurious cars in his garage like Mercedes, Lamborghini, and Range Rover, etc.
Damian Marley is associated with some charity work, donations, and philanthropy. He is a member of 1Love Organization, an NGO which promote global peace, protecting the earth as well as empowerment of young people. Damian Marley is active on different social platforms including Facebook and Instagram, where he has been followed by 7 lakh fans.