July 18, 2024

Skip Marley Minto (born June 4, 1996) is a celebrated Jamaican singer-songwriter renowned for his profound impact on the music industry. He traces his musical lineage to his grandfather, the legendary Bob Marley, whose monumental influence resonates through Skip’s captivating melodies.

Skip Marley has garnered widespread acclaim for his compelling compositions, earning him prestigious accolades such as two Grammy Award nominations and a coveted MTV Video Music Award nomination. His artistic prowess and distinctive sound continue to captivate audiences globally, cementing his status as a dynamic force in contemporary music.

Facts & Wiki

  • Full Name: Skip Marley Minto
  • Birthday: June 4, 1996
  • Age: [age]19960604[/age] years
  • Place of Birth: Kingston, Jamaica
  • Father: David Minto
  • Mother: Cedella Marley
  • Grandfather: Bob Marley
  • Profession: Singer, Songwriter
  • Nationality: Jamaican
  • Net Worth: US$5 million
  • Wife: N/A
  • Children: N/A 

Early Life

Skip Marley was born in Kingston, Jamaica, but his parents took him to Miami, Florida, for his formative years. His father is David Minto, and his mother, Cedella Marley, is the daughter of the legendary Bob Marley. He shares his birthdate with that of his uncle, Julian Marley.

While growing up, Marley was passionate about learning instrumentals, and he ended up teaching himself Guitar, Drums, Piano, and Bass. He also ventured into music and began adopting the pattern of his mother and grandfather.

Career

Skip Marley began his music career in 2015, releasing his debut, Cry To Me and Life, on the Tuff Gong label.

Marley gained prominence in the entertainment industry after touring with his uncles Damian and Stephen Marley on the Fire Tour.

2016 Skip Marley’s popularity increased after being featured in a Gap 1969 Denim campaign.

In 2017, He bagged a record deal with Island Records and released”Lions,” a single that gained notoriety for its use in a Pepsi commercial. 

He further collaborated with Katy Perry on “Chained to the Rhythm,” which led to performances at the Grammy Awards, Brit Awards, and iHeartRadio Music Awards in 2017.

In 2020, Skip Marley released his debut E.P. titled Higher Place. One of the tracks, “Slow Down,” featured H.E.R., which received critical acclaim and a Grammy nomination. Marley also featured other talented and prominent artists like Rick Ross, Ayra Starand Ari Lennox.

Personal Life

Skip Marley is a very discreet person and has yet to share any information about his family. There are currently no details about his wife or children on the internet.

His mother, Cedella Marley Minto, is also a reggae singer and songwriter who has earned prominence as Bob Marley’s daughter. She has won about three Grammy awards while in the group Ziggy Marley and Melody Makers alongside her sister and brothers.

His grandfather, Bob Marley, was a legendary and iconic Jamaican reggae singer, songwriter, and guitarist. He is recognized as the pioneer of the reggae genre. He was married to  Alfarita Constantia “Rita” Anderson, and they both had many children, including the ones from Rita’s previous marriage, which Marley adopted as his.ones from Rita’s previous marriage which Marley adopted as his.

Social Media

  • Instagram: @skipmarley

Net Worth

Skip Marley is a prominent figure with a net worth of about US$5 million.


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