Bob Marley Children – How Many of Them?

Bob Marley (Robert Nesta Marley), a singer, songwriter and politician from Jamaica. He is the author of such worldwide famous and million times covered hits as “No Woman, No Cry”, “Jamming”, “I Shot the Sheriff”, “Get Up Stand Up” and many more.

Bob Marley

Robert Nesta "Bob" Marley, OM (6 February 1945 – 11 May 1981)

Bob Marley Portrait by HORNBY

He recorded 13 albums and was warded by 12 prominent awards (including Bad of the Year by Rolling Stone), but these are not the only two great achievements of him. The number of children he was a father of might be too called a record.

We all know that Rastafari Movement professes free love, which lots of us would call a ‘promiscuous sexual life’, but Bob Marley was a true Rastaman, unlike the majority of singers we watch on our TV screens.

So, being a man of love he became a father to either 11 or 13 children, depending on the source. The thing is that Makeda and Imani Carole are called to be offspring of Robert, but they are not mentioned on Bob Marley official website.

Below you can find 11 children who are too listed on BobMarley.com. Name in brakes is the child’s mother name.

Children of Bob Marley

  1. Sharon (Rita)
  2. Cedella (Rita)
  3. David “Ziggy” (Rita)
  4. Stephen (Rita)
  5. Robert “Robbie” (Pay Williams)
  6. Rohan (Janet Hunt)
  7. Karen (Janet Bowen)
  8. Stephanie (Rita). Bob Marley actually was not a father of her. Stephanie is a daughter of Ital, the man with whom Rita had an affair.
  9. Julian (Lucy Pounder)
  10. Ky-Mani (Anita Belnavis)
  11. Damian (Cindy Breakspeare)

I am also adding a short video interview with Bob Marley where he speaks about how many ‘queens’ he has.

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