Rita Marley net worth

Rita Marley net worth

Net Worth: $50 Million

About Rita Marley

Rita Marley net worth

It has been estimated that the total sum of the current Rita Marley net worth reaches as high as 50 million dollars. Rita Marley is a well known name in music world, where she is known as a member of the group called “I Threes”. The group was well known in accompanying Bob Marley, a popular reggae musician. Rita Marley is also known as his widow, in addition to her musical career. Rita Marley in the music industry is also known by her nicknames ‘The Queen of Reggae’ and ‘Nana Rita’.

The musician was born in Santiago de Cuba in 1946 and her real birth name is Alpharita Constantia Anderson. Rita Marley was raised in Kingston, Jamaica. When she was little, her father moved to London to seek for a job and he never came back. Therefore, Rita Marley was raised in a care of her aunt Viola. In 2004, Rita Marley published her autobiographical book called “No Woman, No Cry: My Life with Bob Marley”, where she also described her experience with growing with her aunt. The sales of this book, in fact, have also added up to the total size of Rita Marley net worth.

Rita Marley got interested into music when she listened to radio stations and started to sing songs along when they were on air.

She soon found herself spending time with her cousin and friends singing songs. Together with them, Rita Marley belonged to the group called “The Soulettes”. Bob Marley served as a mentor of this band, too.

Soon after, Bob Marley fell in love with Rita and the duo decided to get married. Their wedding ceremony happened in 1996. However, it was also this time when both of them had financial and professional troubles. In 1981, unfortunately, Bob Marley passed away. After his death Rita Marley decided to continue her husband’s musical legacy and she also became known as a solo act, which has also added up revenues to the total size of Rita Marley net worth.

She has released a couple of albums as a solo artist, which had moderate success in the United Kingdom. In addition to that, she is also known as a humanitarian. She has started her foundation called The Bob Marley Foundation, which is helping people living in poverty and hunger. In 1986, Rita Marley decided to run a Bob Marley Museum based in his own house.

Now you have an idea why Rita Marley net worth is this huge


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