The world knows him as Bob Marley, the Reggae legend. However, the real name of this Jamaican musician is Robert Nesta Marley. He was born on February 6, 1945, in the village of Nine Miles in Saint Ann Parish, Jamaica. His father, Captain Norval Marley, was a Jamaican of English descent. He married his mother Cedalla Booker, a Jamaican girl in 1944.