Cedella Marley Siblings From Same Parents Are Only Stephen Marley And Ziggy Marley

Cedella Marley opens up to fans during the corona pandemic in 2020
Cedella Marley opens up to fans during the corona pandemic in 2020( Source : instagram )

Cedella Marley siblings are musicians Ziggy Marley and Stephen Marley born to her parents Bob Marley and Rita Marley. Cedella also has eleven half-sisters and half-brothers.

Cedella is a Jamaican musician and business executive. She started her career as a singer and dancer in her family band Ziggy Marley & The Melody Makers.

After the band dissolved in 2002, she went solo and released songs like Can You Feel The Love Tonight, Misunderstood, and Could You Be Loved.

Besides music, Cedella is a talented fashion designer with ownership of clothing lines like High Tide, Nice Time Kids, Nice Time Deconstructed, and Catch a Fire. She even designed the uniform of Usain Bolt during the 2012 Olympics.

Likewise, the 55-year-old is a successful business executive who previously served as the CEO of her father's company, Tuff Gong International.

She is also a published author with several children books under her name titled Three Little Birds, The Boy From Nine Miles, Every Little Thing, and One Love.


Cedella Marley Biological Brothers

Cedella Marley siblings from same parents are Ziggy Marley and Stephen Marley. Stephen and Ziggy are both successful musicians.

Cedella is the eldest among the three, whereas Stephen is the youngest child of his parents.

Ziggy Marley Is A Jamaica Based Singer-Songwriter

David Nesta Marley, aka Ziggy Marley, is a Jamaican musician and actor. 

Ziggy was born as the son of Bob and Rita Marley on October 17, 1968; he is currently 54 years old.

The musician rose to fame as a member of his family band, Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers. After the band broke up in 2002, he started a solo career via a self-owned record company, Tuff Gong Worldwide. Under the label, he has released eight studio albums to date. 

Further, Ziggy is a multi-award-winning personality with eight Grammy Award wins from 15 nominations.

Marley got married to Israeli author Orly Agai, aka Orly Marley, in 2004. The couple has four children from their marriage: a daughter named Judah, and three sons named Gideon, Abraham, and Isaiah.

Ziggy Marley with wife raise awareness about voting in October 2020
Ziggy Marley with wife raise awareness about voting in October 2020( Source : instagram )

The singer has three more children from former relationships, a son named Bambaata and two daughters named Justice and Zuri.

Apart from his musical success, Ziggy is also highly influential on social media. He has over 1.4 million followers on Instagram, 416.4k followers on Twitter, and 5.6 million followers on Facebook.

Stephen Marley Is A Grammy Award-Winning Musician 

Stephen is the third and youngest child born of Rita and Bob Marley's marriage.

He is currently 50 years old, born on April 20, 1972. Stephen also started his career as a part of Ziggy Marley & The Melody Makers until it was disbanded in 2002.

Marley has released four solo studio albums to date, including Mind Control [2007], Mind Control Acoustic [2008], Revelation Pt. 1 – The Root of Life [2011], and Revelation Pt. 2 – The Fruit of Life [2016]. Some of his famous solo songs are Break Us Apart, Hey Baby, Rock Stone, Jah Army, False Friends, and Tight Ship.

Stephen has won eight Grammy Awards from 11 nominations. He won three Grammy Awards as a solo artist, three as a member of his now-disbanded family, and two Grammys as his brother Damian Marley's producer.  

Stephen Marley promotes his plant-based family care brand KX Family Care in December 2022
Stephen Marley promotes his plant-based family care brand KX Family Care in December 2022( Source : instagram )

Marley is legally married to Kertia-DaCosta Marley. However, as per unofficial reports, the two are separated. Tabloids suggest the musician cheating on his wife as the reason for their split. Meanwhile, neither Stephen nor Kertia has opened up about the split rumors.

Likewise, the singer-songwriter fathers 13 children from multiple relationships. He has six kids, including Mystic Marley, with his wife Kertia, four with a girlfriend named Kerry, and three with another girlfriend named Kristina. 

Like his elder brother, Stephen is also a huge star on social media. He has over 3.2 million followers on Facebook, 781k followers on Instagram, 600k subscribers on YouTube, and 362k followers on Twitter.

She Was Born To Bob Marley and Rita Marley

Cedella Marley parents Bob Marley and Rita Marley gave birth to her on August 23, 1967, in Kingston, Jamaica.

Bob and Rita were married for 15 years from 1966 until the reggae musician's death in 1981. She was the first child born a year after her their wedding. 

Cedella Marley mother Rita Marley attend an award function in May 2022
Cedella Marley mother Rita Marley attend an award function in May 2022( Source : instagram )

Cedella's father Bob Marley was a legendary musician known for pioneering reggae music and his minority rights activism. Some of his famous songs include No Woman No Cry, Get Up Stand Up, Stir It Up, Three Little Birds, Buffalo Soldier, One Love, and more. 

Despite passing away over 40 years ago, Marley is still an inspirational figure in world music.

Similarly, Cedella's mother Rita Marley is a Cuban-Jamaican singer. Rita gained recognition as a member of the musical group I Threes and later as the wife of Bob Marley and his backing vocalists. She is also known for her solo songs like A Jah Jah, Harambee, Earth Runnings, One Draw, and That's the Way.

Cedella Marley Has 11 Half Siblings

Cedella Marley has six half-sisters and five half-brothers.

The names of her half-siblings are Imani Carole Marley, Sharon Marley, Karen Marley, Stephanie Marley, Makeda Jahnesta, Serita Stewart, Rohan Marley, Robbie Marley, Julian Marley, Ky-Mani Marley, and Damian Marley.

Outside of his marriage, Bob Marley had eight children from eight different partners. Similarly, Rita also has three children outside of her relationship with Bob. 

Cedella Marley with mother Rita Marley and half-brother Rohan Marley in 2014
Cedella Marley with mother Rita Marley and half-brother Rohan Marley in 2014( Source : geekwire )

Cedella's eldest half-sibling Imani, 59, was born from the reggae artist's relationship with Cheryl Murray. Imani was born before Bob and Rita's wedding.

Moreover, Rita also had a daughter Sharon Marley, 58, before she met the Jamaican musician. Bob adopted Sharon immediately after getting married to Rita.

During Bob and Rita's marriage of 16 years, the couple had mutually accepted extra-marital affairs. As a result, Marley fathered multiple children with different partners around the same time. 

For instance, Rohan, Karen, and Robbie were born from Bob Marley's affair with Janet Hunt, Janet Bowen, and Pat Williams, respectively. The three are all 50 years old and were born around the same year.

Marley also fathered Julian Marley (47) with Lucy Pounder, Ky-Mani Marley [46] with Anita Belnavis, Damian Marley [44] with Cindy Breakspeare, and Makeda Jahnesta [41] with Yvette Crichton.

On the other hand, Rita Marley also has a daughter named Stephanie, who was born during her marriage to Marley but from a different partner. She also has another daughter called Serita Stewart, who was born four years after Bob Marley's death.

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