Damian Marley’s Siblings Ranked Oldest To Youngest

13 Damian Marley’s Siblings Ranked Oldest To Youngest

Damian Marley is one of Bob Marley’s children. Similarly to most members of his family, he became a renowned musician and toured the whole world thanks to his music.

Damian has 13 siblings, most of whom came from his father’s side.  If you want to know more about their life, keep reading. Below, you will find a list of Damian Marley’s siblings ranked oldest to youngest.

14. Sharon Marley (November 23, 1964 – present)

Current Age (as of January 2023): 58 years, 1 month, 21 days
Birthplace: Kingston, Jamaica
Profession: Entertainer 

Sharon Marley is Damian’s oldest sister, as she was born in 1964 and is currently 57 years old. Similarly to most members of her family, Sharon decided to pursue a career in the entertainment industry. She is now a renowned Jamaican dancer, singer, and curator.

Sharon is not Bob Marley’s biological daughter but was adopted by the king of Reggae after his marriage with Rita Marley.

Did You Know?

Sharon performed in the famous groups Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers with some of her siblings.


13. Cedella Marley (August 23, 1967 – present)

Current Age (as of January 2023): 55 years, 4 months, 21 days
Birthplace: Kingston, Jamaica
Profession: Singer 

Cedella Marleyphoto source: www.instagram.com

Cedella Marley is one of Damian’s oldest sisters. She was born in 1967 and is now 55 years old. Similarly to her older sister, Cedella is working as a singer and was one of the members of the Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers. She is the biological daughter of Bob and Rita Marley.

Did You Know?

Cedella is serving as the acting director of the Bob Marley Foundation. This organization provides educational and community development initiatives in several areas in Jamaica.


12. Ziggy Marley (October 17, 1968 – present)

Current Age (as of January 2023): 54 years, 2 months, 27 days
Birthplace: Kingston, Jamaica
Profession: Singer 

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Ziggy Marley is Damian’s oldest brother. He was born in 1968 and is currently 54 years old. Ziggy is probably one of Bob Marley’s most famous sons and now works as a singer, songwriter, and musician.

He was the leader of the Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers band, with whom he released eight albums. Even though the band disbanded in 2002, Ziggy did not stop playing music. He started a successful solo career and released an extra eight albums.

Did You Know?

Throughout his career, Ziggy has won a total of eight Grammy Awards.


11. Stephen Marley (April 20, 1972 – present)

Current Age (as of January 2023): 50 years, 8 months, 24 days
Birthplace: Wilmington, Delaware, United States
Profession: Singer 

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Stephen Marley was born in 1972 and is now 50 years old. Similarly to his siblings, he decided to pursue a music career and did so successfully. He released four studio albums, one of which, Revelation Pt. 1 – The Root of Life, was awarded the Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album in 2012.

Stephen lives in Miami, California, where he owns both a private house and a studio.


10. Robert Marley (May 16, 1972 – present)

Current Age (as of January 2023): 50 years, 7 months, 28 days

Robert Marley is probably one of Bob Marley’s least-known sons. He truly values his privacy. 


9. Rohan Marley (May 19, 1972 – present)

Current Age (as of January 2023): 50 years, 7 months, 25 days
Birthplace: Kingston, Jamaica
Profession: Entrepreneur 

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Rohan Marley was born in 1972, similarly to Robert, and is now 50. Unlike most of his siblings, he decided to pursue a different career from his father’s and became an entrepreneur.

Rohan was born during Bob Marley’s marriage to Rita Marley, but his biological mother is Janet Hunt.


8. Karen Marley (1973 – present)

Current Age (as of January 2023): c. 49/50 Years Old
Birthplace: England
Profession: Global Creative Consultant and Entrepreneur 

Karen Marleyphoto source: www.instagram.com

Karen was born in 1973 and is currently 49 years old. Similarly to her brother Rohan, she chose a different path from his siblings and now works as a global creative consultant.

Karen was born in London and studied interior design. She started her career by launching a home décor boutique in Jamaica which became extremely successful. Karen now has her brand centered around slow fashion.

Did You Know?

Karen has a keen interest in environmental rights reflected in her brand.


7. Stephanie Marley (August 17, 1974 – present)

Current Age (as of January 2023): 48 years, 9 months, 27 days

Stephanie Marley is one of Damian’s sisters. She was born in 1974 and is currently 48 years old. Her father is not Bob Marly, as she was born from an extramarital affair.

However, Bob adopted her as his kid and gave her his last name. Stephanie prefers to stay away from media attention. 


6. Julian Marley (June 4, 1975 – present)

Current Age (as of January 2023): 47 years, 7 months, 9 days
Birthplace: London, United Kingdom
Profession: Singer 

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Julian Marley was born in 1975 and is now 47 years old. He grew up between England and Jamaica and learned to play the keyboard, bass, guitar, and drums early.

In 1989, Julian became involved with a production company known as Ghetto Youth International. His first album, A Lion in the Morning, was released in 1996 and was followed by a world tour.

Julian then proceeded to publish other three studio albums, A Time & Place in 2003, Awake in 2009, and, more recently, As I Am in 2019. In particular, Awake was nominated for the Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album.

Concerning his personal life, Julian had a daughter who was born in 2007. Unfortunately, she died extremely young in 2019 due to a brain tumor.


5. Ky-Mani Marley (February 26, 1976 – present)

Current Age (as of January 2023): 46 years, 10 months, 18 days
Birthplace: Falmouth, Jamaica
Profession: Singer 

Ky-Mani Marleyphoto source: commons.wikimedia.org

Ky-Mani Marley was born in 1976 to Anita Belnavis, a Jamaican table tennis champion, and Bob Marley. When he was only nine years old, he relocated to Miami, where he started to practice sports. Only later in life, following his mother’s suggestion, he decided to take piano and guitar lessons.

In his teenage years, Ky-Mani embraced his love for music and started to rap and DJ. He published his first album, Like Father Like Son, in 1996 and then proceeded to release other seven records, the last of which was titled Conversations and published in 2016.

Did You Know?

Ky-Mani is married to Janie E.K. Green.


4. Damian Marley (July 21, 1978 – present)

Current Age (as of January 2023): 44 years, 5 months, 23 days
Birthplace: Kingston, Jamaica
Profession: Singer 

Damian Marleyphoto source: commons.wikimedia.org

If you’re reading this article because you probably already know him, let us still give you some extra information about Damian Marley.

This talented musician came into the world in 1978 in Kingston and is now 44 years old. Damian was born to Cindy Breakspeare, Miss World in 1976.

Throughout his career, Damian published a total of four studio albums and was awarded a total of four Grammys.

This talented musician identified his music style as dancehall and reggae and stated: “I’ve noticed … people trying to separate the two of them (…) It’s Jamaican culture in general. I don’t try to classify or separate.”

Did You Know?

Damian first performed at the early age of 13 years old.


3. Makeda Jahnesta (May 30, 1981 – present)

Current Age (as of January 2023): 41 years, 7 months, 14 days

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Makeda is one of Damian’s youngest sisters. Not much is known about her except that in 2010 she was found guilty of growing marijuana. Makeda was offered two choices: a seven years probation or a shorter prison term. She chose the former.   


2. Christian Tavares-Finson (1982 – present)

Current Age (as of January 2023): c. 40/41 Years Old
Birthplace: Unknown
Profession: Honorary Consul of the Kingdom of the Netherlands 

Christian Tavares-Finson was born in 1982 and is currently 40 years old. He was born to Tom Tavares-Finson and Cindy Breakespeare and was appointed honorary consul of the Kingdom of Netherlands in Jamaica in 2017. Apart from this, not much is known about him.


1. Leah Tavares-Finson (1986 – present)

Current Age (as of January 2023): c. 36/37 Years Old

Leah Tavares-Finson is Damian Marley’s youngest sibling, as she came into the world in 1986. Similarly to her older brother Christian, she was born to Tom Tavares-Finson and Cindy Breakespeare.

Unfortunately, not much is known about her, except that she had a baby with Christopher Linton, a criminal widely known as ‘Dog Paw’.

Did You Know?

Unfortunately, Christopher Linton was killed by the police 11 days after his 35th birthday, leaving Leah to raise her kid by herself.

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