Ziggy Marley
Ziggy Marley
Celebrated Name: Ziggy Marley
Real Name/Full Name: David Nesta “Ziggy” Marley
Gender: Male
Age: 55 years old
Birth Date: 17 October 1968
Birth Place: Kingston, Jamaica
Nationality: Jamaican
Height: 1.75 m
Weight: 70 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Orly Marley
Children: Yes ( Bambaata Marley, Zuri Marley, Justice Marley, Judah Victoria Marley, Abraham Selassie Robert Nesta Marley, Gideon Robert Nesta Marley, Daniel Marley)
Profession: Jamaican musician and leader of the band Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers
Net Worth in 2024: $12 million
Last Updated: May 2024

Ziggy Marley is a musician from Jamaica. He is the son of the worldwide cultural icon Bob Marley and the Cuban Jamaican singer Rita Marley. Ziggy Marley is the lead singer of the Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers band.

Maybe you know about Ziggy Marley very well But do you know how old and tall is he, and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, We have prepared this article about details of Ziggy Marley’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life

Ziggy Marley’s birth name is David Nesta Marley. He was born on October 17, 1968, in Kingston, the capital of Jamaica. Ziggy Marley’s father was the singer-songwriter icon Bob Marley, and his mother is the Jamaican singer who was born in Cuba, Rita Marley.

Ziggy Marley has many brothers and sisters who are all popular. His brothers are the Jamaican artist Damian Marley, Jamaican American musician Stephen Marley, Jamaican artist Ky-Mani Marley, British musician Julian Marley, former football player and entrepreneur Rohan Marley, and Robert Marley. Ziggy Marley’s sisters are the singer, dancer, actress, entrepreneur, and fashion designer Cedella Marley, Jamaican singer and dancer Sharon Marley, Karen Marley, Makeda Jahnesta, Serita Stewart, Imani Carole Marley, and Stephanie Marley.

Personal Life

For his own life, marriage, and children, Ziggy Marley has been married to the Israeli born Orly Marley, who was the vice president of a Hollywood based talent agency named William Morris Agency. Ziggy and Orly have one daughter and three sons together, Judah Victoria Marley was born on April 21, 2005, Gideon Robert Nesta Marley was born on January 5, 2007, Abraham Selassie Robert Nesta Marley and Isaiah Sion Robert Nesta who has recently come to life.

Furthermore, Ziggy Marley has one son and two daughters from his previous relationships. His son is rap artist Daniel Marley; his daughters are Zuri Marley and Justice Marley.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 17 October 1968, Ziggy Marley is 55 years old as of today’s date 18th May 2024. His height is 1.75 m tall, and his weight is 70 kg.


Ziggy Marley’s father the Jamaican icon musician Bob Marley passed away in 1981. His early career was with his friends in class, which consisted of performing with a band named “The Seven Do Bees.” During that time, Ziggy Marley was known as Freddie Dic, a name he got from fans, and later his father gave him the name of Ziggy Marley. Furthermore, he performed along with his brother Stephen Marley at their father’s concerts from time to time.

Ziggy Marley in Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers released their debut album “Play the Game Right” in 1985. Ziggy, along with the band, began experiencing huge success after releasing the “Conscious Party” album, which ranked on top charts.

Ziggy Marley released his first solo album “Dragonfly” in 2003, which had songs featuring several artists. His latest released studio album is a self-titled “Ziggy Marley,” and it successfully ranked on top charts.

Awards & Achievements

Ziggy Marley has an endless great list of award winnings and nominations. According to the Grammy Awards website, he has 14 award nominations and eight winnings in the categories of Best Reggae Album, Best Musical Album for Children, and the Best Reggae Recording. Ziggy Marley has also won the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Original Song Main Title and Promo for “I Love You Too” song from the “3rd & Bird” children’s program.

Net Worth & Salary of Ziggy Marley in 2024

Ziggy Marley Net Worth
Ziggy Marley Net Worth

As of May 2024, The Jamaican musician Ziggy Marley has an estimated net worth of $12.5 million. He earned his wealth of millions from the albums he released and performed solo and with other artists in collaborations. Ziggy Marley’s earnings from the sales of “Love Is My Religion” album are around $200 thousand.

Ziggy Marley is one of today’s most loved Jamaican reggae musicians. His father Bob Marley is considered by many as the top musician who ever came to life. Ziggy Marley has been happily living with his wife Orly Marley and their children.


  1. This is good to know. I love Bob Marley and all his songs. He was a prophet and will always be and remembered until the end of time.

    Thanks to Jehovah (JAH) that all Bob’s children are doing well in whatever they do best. One love brothers keep moving the zion train as Bob smiles where he is now.

    Jah bless i & i


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