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Damian Robert Nesta “Jr. Gong” Marley is a Jamaican based deejay, rapper, songwriter, singer and record producer. He is the youngest son of reggae singer Bob Marley. His nickname Junior Gong is derived from his father’s nickname of Tuff Gong.
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When he was 13, Damian Marley already began his career as a reggae artist. He started with the musical group Shephards. The band fell apart in the 1990s, and Damian started his solo career.
Family and Personal Life
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He usually doesn’t like to brag about his private life in the media and public. Damian prefers people focusing on his work rather than his own life.
|Children/Kids||Yes (Elijah Marley, Christian Marley)|
|Boyfriend/Girlfriend (Dating)||Cristal Chaitram|
|Civil Status||In a relationship|
Net Worth, Nationality and Other Facts
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|Full/Real Name||Damian Robert Nesta “Jr. Gong” Marley|
|Age (as of today)||43 years|
|Date of Birth||July 21, 1978|
|Place of Birth||Kingston, Jamaica|
|Height||1.78 m, 5 feet 10 inches|
|Weight||71 kg, 156.5 lbs|
|Net Worth / Wealth||$22 million|
Height, Weight, and Age
Damian Marley's height is above average measuring 1.78 m. Boasting a weight of 71 kg. Being born on July 21, 1978, translates to an age of 43 years as of todays date (July 3, 2022).
Technology has changed things, same as everywhere. But the economy has changed drastically. When Jamaica first won independence, our dollar was stronger than the U.S. dollar. Now ours is about 90 to one. That’s had a big impact on crime and poverty.Damian Marley
Being Bob Marley’s son has done many things for me, in terms of having a career in music. I’m very proud of my music, and I’m very proud of where I’m from. People hear that I’m Bob Marley’s son, and they turn on my music to listen just out of curiosity.Damian Marley
I would never say that being Bob Marley’s son has been a pressure. It has been a door opener.Damian Marley
I like singing all songs, really, but I find that writing social commentary comes naturally.Damian Marley
I can remember the first time I ever recorded my vocals on to a beat. Cat Coore from Third World – a legendary Jamaican band – had a little demo set up at his house. I’m very good friends with his eldest son, Shiah, who plays with me now. So we were rhyming over a track by the dancehall artist Peter Metro. I’ve still got it somewhere.Damian Marley