Robert Nesta Marley born February 6 1945 and died May 11, 1981, was a Jamaican singer, musician, and songwriter who was considered one of the pioneers of reggae.
Bob Marley’s musical career was marked by fusing elements of reggae, ska, and rocksteady, as well as his distinctive vocal and songwriting style.
Bob Marley’s contributions to the music industry increased the visibility of Jamaican music worldwide and made him a global figure in popular culture to this day.
Over the course of Bob Marley’s career, he became known as a Rastafari icon, and he infused his music with a sense of spirituality.
He is also recognized as a global symbol of Jamaican music and culture and identity and was controversial in his outspoken support for democratic social reforms.
In 1976, Bob Marley survived an assassination attempt in his home, which was considered to be politically motivated. Bob Marley also campaigned for the legalization of marijuana and advocated for Pan-Africanism
Bob Marley’s other achievements include a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and induction into the Black Music & Entertainment Walk of Fame.
Bob Marley’s Net Worth At The Time Of His Death
According to reports, the famous “Three Little Birds” singer was worth $11.5 million when he died of an acral lentiginous melanoma in 1981.