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Rita Marley Net Worth

Rita Marley Net Worth is
$50 Million

Rita Marley Bio/Wiki 2018

Rita Marley is the widow of reggae star/musician Bob Marley and a part of the trio the I Threes, her husband’s backup singers. She’s brought in her net worth estimated at $50 million. She is occasionally called “Nana Rita” and also the “Queen of Reggae.” Born Alpharita Constantia Anderson on July 25, 1946 in Santiago de Cuba, she grew up in the upper level of Beachwood Avenue in Kingston, Jamaica. She was raised by her Aunt Viola while her daddy went to London to look for work but never returned. She described this in her book No Woman, No Cry: My Life with Bob Marley that premiered in 2004.

Rita Marley Net Worth $50 Million

They afterwards sang for the Wailing Wailers, an area group made from Bob Marley, Peter McIntosh and Bunny Livingston. The trio got to an audition with Clement “Coxsone” Dodd after the group liked what they heard. They soon became known as the Soulettes. Dodd requested Bob Marley as the mentor for the youthful group. Rita and Bob fell in love and married in 1996. Rita both fought financially and professionally. After Bob’s passing in 1981, she’s famous for carrying on her late husband’s musical heritage and developing her own livelihood as a solo artist. She recorded a few albums under her name with some success in the United Kingdom. She also established a charitable association called the Bob Marley Foundation that helps fight poverty and hunger in developing countries. She made your decision to convert her late husband’s home into the Bob Marley museum in 1986. IN 2006, she appears in the song Mary Jane Shoes on Fergie’s multi-platinum album The Duchess.

Full NameRita Marley
Net Worth$50 Million
Date Of BirthJuly 25, 1946
Place Of BirthSantiago de Cuba, Cuba
NationalityJamaican, Cuban
SpouseBob Marley (m. 1966–1981)
ChildrenZiggy Marley, Stephen Marley, Cedella Marley, Sharon Marley, Serita Stewart, Stephanie Marley
ParentsLeroy Anderson, Cynthia "Beda" Jarrett
NicknamesRita Marley & Ernie Smith , Alpharita Constantia Anderson , Rita Anderson , Marley, Rita , Nana Rita , Bob Marley's spouse
Music GroupsBob Marley and the Wailers, I Threes, Three Little Birds, Is This Love, Waiting In Vain
1Has 6 children: a daughter Sharon Marley Prendergast (b.November 23, 1964), a daughter Cedella Marley (b.August 23, 1967), a son David Nesta Marley (aka Ziggy Marley, b.October 17, 1968), a son Stephen Robert Nesta Marley (aka Stephen Marley, b.April 20, 1972), a daughter Stephanie (b.August 17, 1974) and another daughter Serita Stewart (b.August 11, 1985). She gave birth to Cedella, David and Stephen from her late husband Bob Marley; he also adopted 2 wife's children from previous relationships - Sharon and Stephanie; gave birth to her daughter Serita after husband's death.
2Is of African descent.


Marley2012Documentary writer: "Natty Dread", "Crazy Baldhead"
The Social Network2010writer: "Crazy Baldhead"
Grand Theft Auto IV2008Video Game writer: "Rat Race"
Africa Unite: A Celebration of Bob Marley's 60th Birthday2008Documentary performer: "He's a Legend" / writer: "So Jah Seh"
How High2001performer: "One Draw" / writer: "One Draw"
The Eternal1998writer: "Johnny Was"


Africa Unite: A Celebration of Bob Marley's 60th Birthday2008Documentary executive producer


The Mighty Quinn1989Wedding Singers and Band

Music Department

The Mighty Quinn1989reggae music consultant


The Reggae Movie1995Documentary special thanks
Caribbean Nights: The Bob Marley Story1982Documentary special thanks


DreadtownDocumentary post-productionHerself
Queen Nanny: Legendary Maroon Chieftainess2015TV Movie documentaryHerself
OnePeople: The Celebration2012DocumentaryMatriach of Marley Family
Rocksteady: The Roots of Reggae2009Documentary
Africa Unite: A Celebration of Bob Marley's 60th Birthday2008DocumentaryHerself
Impact: Songs That Changed the World2007TV Mini-Series documentaryHerself
Bob Marley: The Legend Live2003Video documentaryHerself - The I-Threes
Reggae: The Story of Jamaican Music2002TV Series documentaryHerself
The 43rd Annual Grammy Awards2001TV SpecialHerself
American Masters2000TV Series documentaryHerself
One Love: The Bob Marley All-Star Tribute1999TV Movie documentaryHerself - Performer
Classic Albums: Bob Marley & the Wailers - Catch a Fire1999Video documentary
Extra Rosa1998TV SeriesHerself
Marley Magic1996Video documentaryHerself
Zona franca1995TV SeriesHerself
Taratata1995TV SeriesHerself
Children of Africa1993TV SpecialHerself
Late Night with David Letterman1986-1991TV SeriesHerself - Musical Guest / Herself
A Reggae Session1988TV MovieHerself
Bob Marley and the Wailers: The Bob Marley Story1984DocumentaryHerself
In Our Hands1984DocumentaryHerself
Cool Runnings: The Reggae Movie1983Herself
Caribbean Nights: The Bob Marley Story1982DocumentaryHerself

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