John Nesta Marley Bio, Age, Girlfriend, Parents Instagram & Many More

August 3, 2023   | August 6, 2023  | 

    John Nesta Marley is the son of the Grammy Award-winning American rapper Lauryn Hill with her former beau Rohan Marley. While his mom is an influential musician, his dad Rohan, a Jamaican entrepreneur is the son of reggae legend Bob Marley.

    Belonging to such a legendary family, John has always been in the spotlight ever since he was born. So, it’s quite obvious that the admirers of his mother and late grandfather want to know about him as well, isn’t it?

    Key Takeaways

    • John Nesta Marley, the son of Lauryn Hill, is an aspiring model. Besides, he currently studied at St. John University.
    • He was born out of wedlock. His parents were never legally married to each other.
    • John’s father Rohan Marley is the son of an iconic musician of the era Bob Marley. He is a former professional football player and an entrepreneur on his own.
    • Marley has 8 siblings in total.
    • John currently resides in New York.

    John Nesta Marley Was Born Out Of WedLocks

    The star kid, John was born out of wedlock on June 29, 2002, in the United States of America. He is currently 21 years old. He was raised by his parents together until the age of 7 and after that, his childhood seems to be divided between his mom and dad.

    However, Marley shares a great relationship with both his parents. On his birthday in 2020, his mom Lauryn shared pictures of his infancy to adulthood and wrote,

    To my beloved baby boy John,
    Happy belated birthday!!! I tell the story often of how your smile was a reflection of love and a source of clarity for me during challenging days. May you always connect to that source of love and let no fear or vain thing stop you from being your greatest. I love you always!! Mommy

    In a similar manner, his dad also absolutely adores him. He often features his son on his Instagram addressing him as ” Young Lion.”

    Nationality & Ethnicity

    Nesta, who is of mixed descent, holds dual nationality, American and Jamaican.

    John Nesta’s Parents Were Never Married

    His parents Lauryn and Rohan were in an on-and-off relationship for several years. The former duo first met in the summer of 1996 and soon started dating each other. During their courtship, they were in a live-in relationship and together resided in Hill’s childhood home in South Orange.

    John Nesta Marely's parents were never married
    John’s parents Rohan and Lauryn

    Though Lauryn publicly called her then-partner her husband, the duo was never married legally. After welcoming five children together, they called it quits in the year 2009 leaving temporary custody of the children to Marley.

    Ancestry: John’s Paternal Grandfather Is Bob Marley

    His late grandfather Bob Marley was one of the top singers and songwriters of his era who introduced the music genre Reggae to the world. Born on 6 February 1945 in Jamaica, he later became an international superstar selling 20 million records in his about two decades of career. Bob died of skin cancer on 11 May 1981 just at the age of 36.

    Likewise, his paternal grandmother was Janet Hunt. On the other hand, John’s maternal grandparents were Mal Hill, a computer consultant, and Valerie Hill, an English teacher.

    John Is In College At Present

    The 21 years old John currently studies at St. John’s University. As per his father’s post, he entered the college in the year 2022. On June 28, 2o22, his dad wrote,

    BLESSED EARTH STRONG MY BELOVED SON JOHN NESTA MARLEY . Entering our sophomore year St John’s University  You’re truly Blessed My Lion , don’t change anything .. you are what you are .. I Love You My Son …

    John Nesta Marley’s Siblings

    From his parent’s relationship, John has four siblings; two brothers Zion Marley, and Joshua Marley, and two sisters Selah Louise Marley and Sarah Marley.

    John has bunch of siblings
    John with his siblings and parents. Source: Essence

    Further, from his father’s other relationship, he has three half-siblings, Eden, Nico Rohan Marley, and Maria Fialho Marley. Marley is also an older brother to his half-brother Micah from his mother’s secret relationship.

    John Nesta Marley’s Father Is An Entrepreneur And Former Footballer

    His dad Rohan is an entrepreneur based in Jamaica. He is the co-founder of an organic coffee plantation, Marley Coffee.

    Previously, he was a sportsman. He played as a linebacker for the University of Miami football team. After that, he became a professional football player in Canadian Football League with the Ottawa Rough Riders.

    Nesta Is An Obedient Child

    While wishing him his 16th birthday, his dad Rohan reflects on the fact that John is actually an obedient kid. In the post, Rohan wrote,

     one thing about John Marley , you don’t need to tell him twice ..

    In the caption, the former football player even suggests his child keep that attitude all his life and blessed him.

    What Does John Nesta Marley Do For A Living? 

    Well, John is an aspiring model. He began modeling with the spring collection of the menswear line The Brooklyn Circus. Recently he has coordinated with the clothing brand Rag & Bone based in New York.

    John Nesta Marley is into modeling
    John Nesta Marley. Source: Instagram

    Like him, his sister Selah is also a model.

    Is John Nesta Marley Dating A Girlfriend In 2023?

    As far as the media is informed, John is not dating anyone. Despite coming from a legendary family, he mostly keeps his internal matters out of media access. Further, his socials don’t give any clue about his romantic relationships.

    So, it’s actually difficult to trace his current relationship status. However, there’s a high probability that the celebrity child in his 20s may have someone special in his life.

    John Is On Instagram

    He is active on Instagram with 11.2k followers. However, unfortunately, he is not very active on the platform for now.

    What Is His Net Worth?

    As per reports, he has a net worth of $500k at present. He reportedly earned a good amount of money modeling for some clothing brands. Meanwhile, his famous mother Lauryn Hill has a fortune of $9 million, while his father’s $20 million.

    Quick Facts
    Full Name John Nesta Marley
    Popular Name John
    Birth Place United States
    Birthday June 29, 2002
    Age 21 years
    Zodiac Cancer
    Nationality American and Jamaican
    Ethnicity Mixed
    Father Rohan Marley
    Mother Lauryn Hill
    Siblings 4 siblings and 4 half-siblings
    College St. John University
    Profession Aspiring model
    Net Worth $500k
    Height 5 feet 3 inches
    Eye Color Black
    Hair Color Black
    Sexuality Straight