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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|
Nationality, Net Worth and Other Facts
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|Full/Real Name||Damian Robert Nesta “Jr. Gong” Marley|
|Age (as of today)||44 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. Damian Marley weighs 71 kg. Being born on July 21, 1978, translates to an age of 44 years as of todays date (July 16, 2023).
It might sound like I’m a dreamer, but economic models have reached their height of evolution. Technology has evolved. What hasn’t evolved is mankind’s spirituality; everything is from 3,000 years ago. With spirituality comes morals, a better way of thinking.Damian Marley
You say ‘African music’ and you think ‘tribal drumming.’ But there’s a lot of African music that’s like James Brown, and a lot, too, that sounds very Hispanic.Damian Marley
Jamaica full of ghetto, but boy, I tell you: me never see it like that.Damian Marley
I like singing all songs, really, but I find that writing social commentary comes naturally.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