WHO Is Bob Marley

WHO Is Bob Marley???
By: The Who Ville
(Araceli V, Nadia H, Kareem etc.)
• Born as Nesta Robert Marley.
• On February,6 1945.
• Birth Place was in a village of Nine Mile, Saint Ann
• Bob Marley was mixed raced.
• His father, Norval Sinclair was a White EnglandJamaican whose family cam from Sussex, England.
• His mother, , Cedella Booker, an Afro-Jamaican.
• Bob Marley was constantly made fun of because he
was a mixed child.
• Throughout his life and because of his beliefs he selfidentified as a Black African.
• Bob Marley's only formal education was at
the Stephaney All-Age School in Nine Miles.
• He consisted of ordinary schooling until the
age of 14.
• While Bob Marley was still in school, he
continued to play music with his half brother
Neville Livingston( Bunny Wailer).
Early Life:
• Bob Marley was born in Rhodan Hall in the
North Jamaica.
• Bob moved to Kingston in the late 50’s in his
• After Kingston, Marley and his mom moved
to Trench town.
• When Marley was 10, his dad died from a
heart attack.
• Bob Marley was once a member of the
Rastafari movement (development of
• Rastafari practice called Ital, a strict diet…
Marley was a vegetarian.
• He was known as "Tribe of Joseph", because
he was born in February.
• Bob Marley was baptized by the
Archbishop of the Ethiopian Orthodox
Church in Kingston, Jamaica, on 4 November
His Family:
• Bob Marley had three with his wife Rita, two
adopted from Rita's previous relationships.
• Others with different women. The Bob
Marley official website says 11 children.
• 7 sons
• 4 daughters
• He passed away when he was 36 years old
• He died May 11, 1981 in Miami
• He was playing soccer and injured his foot,
it got worse since then and the doctor said it
had to be amputated but, he didn’t want to
because of his strict religion.
• Marley later was diagnosed with
• What impacted did his religion have on Bob
Marley’s life?
• What was Bob Marley’s ethnicity?
• What age did Bob Marley stop attending
• What were his health issues?
• Who did he have his first 3 children with?
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