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Rohan Marley
Jamaican entrepreneur and football player

Rohan Marley

Rohan Marley
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Intro Jamaican entrepreneur and football player
A.K.A. Rohan Anthony Marley
Is Musician American football player
From United States of America
Field Music Sports
Gender male
Birth 19 May 1972, Kingston
Age 51 years
Father: Bob Marley
Siblings: Ziggy MarleyDamian MarleyStephen MarleyJulian MarleyKy-Mani Marley
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Rohan Anthony Marley (born 19 May 1972) is an entrepreneur and former American football player. He is the son of reggae artist Bob Marley and Janet Hunt. He was born during his father's marriage to Rita, and went to live with her from the age of four then lived with Marley's mother after his father died of cancer in Miami in 1981.
A 1991 graduate of Miami Palmetto Senior High School, Marley played linebacker for the University of Miami football team, where he played alongside, Dwayne Johnson, Warren Sapp and Ray Lewis. In 1993 he led the Hurricanes with 95 tackles. He later played professional football in the Canadian Football League with the now defunct Ottawa Rough Riders.


In 2009, he co-founded Marley Coffee, an organic coffee plantation and "sustainable" farming business in Jamaica's Blue Mountains, although the majority of coffee sourced through Marley Coffee is from Ethiopia. The business is run on a 52-acre estate in Portland Parish. In 2011, Marley Coffee went public under the name Jammin Java Corp (OTC:JAMN).

In January 2012, Marley advertised a new 'House of Marley' range of eco-friendly headphones at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Marley also helps run his family's charitable organization, 1Love, as well as the Tuff Gong Clothing Company.

He made an appearance in the documentary film Motherland.

Personal life

On 18 March 1993, while a sophomore in college, Marley married his girlfriend Geraldine Khawly. They had a daughter, Eden, and a son, Nicolas, who currently attends Tulane University and is a linebacker on the school's football team

Marley met musician Lauryn Hill in 1996. They had five children: Zion David (b. August 1997); Selah Louise (b. September 1998); Joshua Omaru (b. 2002) John Nesta (b. 2003); and Sarah (b. 2008). Marley and Hill lived apart for most of their relationship, which ended for good in 2009.Marley took temporary custody of their five children while Hill served a three-month prison sentence for tax evasion in 2013.

For years, Hill referred to Marley as her husband, but they never married. Rolling Stone suggested that Marley had never divorced Khawly. However, in 2011, Marley produced a Haitian divorce decree which demonstrated that he had divorced Khawly in 1996.

Marley was briefly engaged to Brazilian supermodel Isabeli Fontana, but the engagement ended in early 2013.

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