Damian Marley Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Damian Marley Quick Info
Height5 ft 10 in
Weight66 kg
Date of BirthJuly 21, 1978
Zodiac SignCancer
GirlfriendUnknown

Damian Marley is a musician, singer-songwriter from Jamaica. After 2 years of his birth, he lost his father, Bob Marley. Damian, whose music is described as dancehall and reggae, has released various popular songs like Welcome to JamrockAs We EnterMake It Bun Dem, etc.

Born Name

Damian Robert Nesta Marley

Nick Name

Jr. Gong, Gongzilla, Big Gongzilla, Minister of Commerce

Damian Marley singing at Castillo Marroquín, Bogotá in November 2011
Damian Marley singing at Castillo Marroquín, Bogotá in November 2011 (Debarrio.co / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Sun Sign

Cancer

Born Place

Kingston, Jamaica

Residence

Miami, Florida, United States

Nationality

Jamaican nationality

Education

Damian studied at a Jewish private school called Jamaica: Hillel Academy. He revealed that he did apply for admission to the college. However, he decided to drop the idea and focus on his music.

Occupation

Deejay, musician, rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer

Family

  • Father – Bob Marley (Singer-Songwriter)
  • Mother – Cindy Breakspeare (Jazz Singer, Former Model)
  • Siblings – None
  • Others – Sinclair Marley (Paternal Grandfather), Cedella Booker (Paternal Grandmother), Rita Marley (Stepmother), Stephen Marley (Older Stepbrother) (Musician), Ziggy Marley (Older Stepbrother) (Musician), Ky-Mani Marley (Older Stepbrother) (Musician), Julian Marley (Older Stepbrother) (Musician), Cedella Marley (Older Stepsister) (Singer), Rohan Marley (Older Stepbrother) (Entrepreneur and Former American Football Player), Sharon Marley (Older Stepsister) (Singer), Makeda Jahnesta (Younger Stepsister), Leah Tavares-Finson (Younger Stepsister), Karen Marley (Older Stepsister), Stephanie Marley (Older Stepsister), Robert Marley (Older Stepbrother), Christian Tavares-Finson (Younger Stepsister)

Manager

Dan Dalton manages Damian Marley

Genre

  • Reggae
  • Roots reggae
  • Reggae fusion
  • Hip Hop

Instruments

Drums, Vocals

Labels

Damian is signed under the following labels

  • Tuff Gong
  • Ghetto Youth International
  • Republic Records

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 10 in or 178 cm

Weight

66 kg or 145.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Damian has dated –

  1. Cristal Chaitram (2013-Present) – Damian started dating Cristal in 2013. The couple welcomed their son Elijah Marley on August 19, 2009.
  2. Lisa Bonet – Damian has hooked up with actress Lisa Bonet for a brief period.

Note – Damian also has a son named Christian Marley. However, information about his mother is unknown.

Rapper Nas and Damian Marley performing in Wellington, New Zealand in 2011
Rapper Nas and Damian Marley performing in Wellington, New Zealand in 2011 (Brady Dyer / Wikimedia / CC BY 3.0)

Race / Ethnicity

Black

Damian is of African and Jamaican descent.

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Dreadlocks hairstyle
  • Usually sports a rugged look
  • His unkempt beard

Brand Endorsements

Damian has endorsed

  • House Of Marley Headphones
  • LIME
Damian Marley singing at the 2008 Smile Jamaica Concert
Damian Marley singing at the 2008 Smile Jamaica Concert (AlfredMoya.com / Jamaica MAX / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Religion

Rastafarianism

Although Damian’s father, reggae icon Bob Marley was baptized into the Ethiopian Orthodox Church, his father was an ardent promoter of the Rastafarian culture and values.

Like his father, Damian also supports Rastafarianism.

Best Known For

  • Being the only reggae artist to win 2 Grammy awards in the Best Urban/Alternative Performance category on the same night.
  • Being the son of famous Jamaican reggae artist Bob Marley.

First Album

Damian released his first studio album titled Mr. Marley on September 9, 1996, under his father’s label Tuff Gong. The album consisted of 12 tracks with a total playtime of 51 minutes and 46 seconds.

First Film

Damian has not made any theatrical movie appearances yet.

First TV Show

Damian made his television show debut on the drama series New York Undercover as himself in 1997.

Personal Trainer

Details about Damian’s diet and workout are unknown.

Damian Marley Favorite Things

Damian’s favorite things are unknown.

Damian Marley performing in México in 2011
Damian Marley performing in México in 2011 (Elizabeth Cacho / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Damian Marley Facts

  1. He revealed that he started smoking at the age of 13.
  2. Damian was a part of the band consisting of artists like Mick Jagger, Dave Stewart, and A. R. Rahman. Their band was formed on May 20, 2011, and was named SuperHeavy, a name which was inspired by Muhammad Ali.
  3. Damian’s father passed away when he was 2 years old.
  4. Damian forayed into the music scene at the age of 13.
  5. He dislikes people who are lazy.
  6. Visit his official website @ damianmarleymusic.com.
  7. Follow Damian Marley on Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter.

Featured Image by Debarrio.co / Flickr / CC BY 2.0

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