Rita Marley: Family, Spouse, Children, Dating, Net Worth, Nationality and More

Biography - A Short Wiki

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Rita Marley is a Jamaican musician and the widow of the Jamaican reggae legend Bob Marley. She was a member of the I Three vocal group, which was formed by her late husband in 1974. Together with Judy Mowatt and Marcia Griffiths, she formed the backing vocalist team for her husband and the Wailers band. After the death of Bob Marley, she pursued her solo career in music, where she recorded several albums.

Career Highlights

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Rita Joined the Bob Marley and his band in the mid-1960s and formed a team of backup vocalists with her cousin Constantine and Marlene Gifford. She later replaced Bunny Livingston in The Wailers band for several months after he was jailed for being in possession of banned substances, cannabis. During her time with the Wailers, she helped the band release singe records like Bend Down Low, Dem Haffi Get-a Beatin’, and Hypocrites.

Family and Personal Life

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Rita and Bob Marley got married in February 1966 just before Bob Marley relocated to Delaware in the U.S, where he had got a job in Dupont Hotel. Bob’s stay in the US was short, and he returned to Jamaica later that year to continue with his music career. By the time she married Bob Marley, she had a daughter, Sharon Marley, who was born in 1964.

Family Information
Husband's/Spouse's NameBob Marley (m. 1966, Died,1981)
Children/KidsNo/Yes ( Sharon Marley, Cedella Marley, David Nesta Marley, Stephen Marley, Stephanie Marley, and Serita Stewart)
Boyfriend/Girlfriend (Dating)N/A/Yes (name)
Civil StatusMarried

Net Worth, Nationality and Other Facts

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More Interesting Facts
Full/Real NameAlpharetta Constantia Rita Marley
Gender (Biological)Female
Age (as of today)76 years
Date of BirthJuly 25, 1946
Place of BirthSantiago de Cuba, Cuba
Height1.72 m, 5 feet 8 inches
Weight74 kg, 163 lbs
Net Worth / Wealth$55 million

Height, Weight, and Age

Rita Marley's height is pretty average measuring 1.72 m. Boasting a weight of 74 kg. Being born on July 25, 1946, translates to an age of 76 years as of todays date (July 21, 2023).