Zion David Marley got into media light for being the eldest son of Grammy Award-winning singer & songwriter, Lauryn Hill. His mom gained popularity as the lead vocalist of the hip-hop musical group, Fugees.
Besides gaining popularity as a star kid, what about his professional career? Furthermore, what about his love life? Is he a married man? Does he have any kids?
On top of that, what about his father? Who is Zion’s biological father? Are Zion David’s parents still together? Furthermore, we will also try to explore various facts about Zion David Marley’s life including, his age, wife, net worth, and many more!
Early Life And Birth Details
Zion David Marley was born on 12th November 1998, which makes his birth sign, Leo. Zion is 25 years old as of 2022. He is the eldest son of Lauryn Hill (mother) and Rohan Marley (father).
Zion had quite a fascinating early life and spent most of his childhood in Hill’s house in South Orange, NJ, with his four siblings, Selah Louise Marley, Sarah Marley, Joshua Omaru Marley, and John Nesta Marley.
Besides, Zion also has three other half-siblings from his father’s side, Eden, Nico, and Maria, and has one half-sibling from his mother’s side, Micah Hill. Talking about his ethnicity, he belongs to African- American ethnical background and holds American citizenship.
Who is Zion David Marley’s biological Father?
As mentioned earlier, Zion’s biological father is Rohan Marley who was born on May 9th, 1972. As of 2022, Rohan Marley is 50 years old. Rohan is the son of the legendary reggae singer and songwriter, Bob Marley. Rohan Marley is a well-renowned Jamaican entrepreneur and former football player.
Marley graduated from Miami Palmetto Senior High School. He later went to the University of Miami, for his further studies and played as a linebacker for the University of Miami football team.
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Back in 2009, Zion David’s father founded Marley Coffee. The coffee comes straight from Ethiopia. Marley’s business is on a 52-acre land in Portland Parish. However, only after 2011, did the Coffee go to the public as Jammin Java Corp.
How Did Zion David Marley’s Parents Meet? Are They Still Together?
Lauryn Hill and Rohan Marley’s first meeting was at the backstage of a concert in 1996. At that time, Lauryn had a recent breakup with one of her band members, Wyclef Jean. According to Rolling Stone, her friends encouraged her to move on from Jean with Marley. Rohan and Hill dated from 1996 to 2008 and have five kids together.
Zion’s parents separated in 2008 on the heels of news that spread like wildfire that Lauryn Hill got pregnant with another man’s baby. While talking with The Voice, Bob Marley’s son, Rohan explained,
“As a man, there are certain things I don’t accept. And it just so happened that I didn’t accept certain things [in the relationship]. It doesn’t mean she’s a bad person, or I’m a bad person, it just didn’t work out.”
He further added,
[Our relationship] is good as in …in terms of being a mother and father to our children, it’s good. It’s not as perfect as one might want it to be. It’s just the way the road went.
However, Lauryn Hill denied all the rumors and concluded all the allegations of cheating aren’t true at all. Both of them aren’t together and have already parted ways.
Zion became The Father Of A Child At The Age Of 19, Who Is The Mother Of His Kid?
Many of you might not know that Zion is the father of two kids, Zephaniah Nesta Marley and Azariah Genesis Marley whom he shares with his girlfriend, Tania. However, the many details about her girl Zion welcomed his first kid, Zephaniah when he was 19, in 2017. Back in 2021, Zion again became a father yet again of a baby girl named, Azariah Genesis Marley.
Marley’s father, Rohan shared a photo of Zion’s girlfriend on his Twitter handle. However, Rohan didn’t mention the name of the girl but uploaded a photo of her and thanked her for making him grandfather, and expressed his happiness. He wrote,
“Another super strong woman in my life right here! Zephaniah’s mother. Thank you for bearing him and putting up w everything I put you thru. IDK how you do it, but you deserve all the love and all the respect. you are a WARRIOR bringing in little Zeph Curry.”
Is Zion Active on Social Media Platforms?
Well, the star kid is quite active on his Instagram handle. Zion David has many followers and keeps on posting his lifestyle through his social networking site.
On other hand, his father, Rohan Marley is also quite active on social networking sites. Rohan has around 490k followers on his Insta handle. He often shares about his lifestyle, his father, Bob Marley, family, and many more through his social networking sites.
Zion David Marley’s Net Worth
Undoubtedly, Zion has lived his life in a quite luxurious manner after being born into a rich family. As of 2022, he has an estimated net worth of around $2 million.
On the other hand, Rohan Marley has an estimated net worth of $20 million. He had earned a fortune from his business career.